OMF Ambassador Stuart Murdoch was interviewed by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Medical Reporter and neurosurgeon, on CNN’s Turning Points
. Stuart’s message is to raise awareness about ME/CFS. “It could be the most important thing I ever do,” he said.
Stuart shares his personal story:
But over the course of a summer, Murdoch felt his energy start to fade.
“It was like a battery dying in a car,” he said.
Murdoch was eventually diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis, more commonly known in the United States as chronic fatigue syndrome. (Researchers refer to the disease as ME/CFS
.) Although he had a diagnosis, his doctor didn’t have a treatment plan and told him, “You just have to rest.”
Read the rest of Stuart’s interview, written by Ryan Prior (CNN, Co-Producer Forgotten Plague, and ME/CFS Advocate), and watch the video interview with Dr. Gupta here
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