As well as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS), my daughter also has Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTs), Autism (ASD), and Trichotillomania (Trich). Side effects of these are Anxiety and Depression. All of these things feed into each other and create a domino effect. *Autism causes struggles with sensory overload, from heat, light, sound, touch. It also causes a … More The cycle of ME/ASD/POTs/Trich
No one talks about it. All anyone talks about when you mention Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is tiredness or fatigue. Part of this is because of the correlation and inter use of the term Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Another reason why I am very much against the term being used.No one talks about or prepares you for, … More Brain Fog in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
Pet Therapy is under rated Elizabeth has always preferred to be around animals than people. She has had pet goldfish, cats, hamsters and guinea pigs but has always wanted a snake. This is where I own up to being terrified of snakes and admit to having the ‘ when you have your own home you … More My Daughter with ME and her Pets
Trichotillomania Facts Trichotillomania is a hair pulling disorder and is often known as Trich. Trichotillomania is when someone can’t resist the urge to pull out their hair. They may pull out the hair on their scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, under arms, legs, pubic regions and anywhere hair grows on their bodies. Sufferers have an intense urge … More What is Trichotillomania and how did it present in my daughter?
I believe my daughters Myalgic Encephalomyelitis was triggered by a toxic reaction within her body to Fluoxetine (Prozac) an anti depressant prescribed by Children and Adolescent Mental health Service (CAMHS) for her social anxiety and generalised depression. (later diagnosed with Autism). I also believe it caused her to have Trichotillomania (Obsessive Hair Pulling Disorder), • … More Did Fluoxetine Cause my Daughters ME?