Unrest – A Devastating Documentary On Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

"What terrifies me is that you can disappear because someone's telling the wrong story about you." The quote above is taken from the closing lines of Jennifer Brea's new documentary, "Unrest." The film purports to be about the neurological disease Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and the experiences of those diagnosed with it. Unfortunately, far from helping those … Continue reading Unrest – A Devastating Documentary On Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Pyrexic Disease (or, Why The Creation of SEID Should Concern Us All)

Since the recent release of the Institue of Medicine's report recommending the creation of a disease called Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease, there has been a lot of confusion over what exactly the report says, and whether it is a good thing for patients. Some are claiming the report itself is about something called "ME/CFS" and … Continue reading Pyrexic Disease (or, Why The Creation of SEID Should Concern Us All)