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Jacqueline Gilmore-Crow from Roslin

Jacqueline Gilmore-Crow from Roslin

A Roslin woman is sharing her experiences of living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) to raise awareness of the chronic condition.

Jacqueline Gilmore-Crowe (47) is one of 250,000 men, women and children in the UK affected by the illness.

May is ME Awareness month and Jacqueline hopes to help others understand what it’s like to live with ME.

Common symptoms include muscle pain, persistent exhaustion, poor concentration and memory problems, headache, un-refreshing sleep and digestive problems such as nausea or Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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