Understanding the IDO Metabolic Trap Hypothesis

‘Typical IDO2 is protective against ME’ might be a better way around to describe it? IDO2 variants on their own don’t result in ME but people without these variants don’t get ME whatever stressors they encounter? Continue reading

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Waxing lyrical: ME Awareness

Everyone has had the experience of finding song lyrics meaningful to their circumstances, despite this not being the original purpose of the lyrics. An ME Awareness Day playlist with some explanation could be a new angle to help you understand my experience. Continue reading

Review: Rejuvenation Lotion

This post is the first time I have been given the product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Continue reading

Are you Disabled?

On Twitter there have been some interesting discussions this week about disability identity and ME. I think this is worth everyone with ME thinking about. For most of us ME is enduring, substantial & has a significant effect on our life. These are the very requirements of defining a disability. Continue reading

Paradoxical Research Funding

An argument has erupted this week between UK psychologists and funders that has relevance for the problems we face with ME research. Could a common purpose create a very unexpected alliance to improve appropriate allocation of research funding? Continue reading