The long-awaited independent assessment of Dr Myhill’s mitochondrial function test was published earlier this week.
Laura, now 25, has chosen to lay bare the brutal reality of life with M.E. – which affects 250,000 people in the UK.
“Many only succeed in obtaining the benefits they should be entitled to after going through a long and stressful appeal process.” Dr Charles Shepherd.
“Most days she is in bed, but we try to make life as normal as it can be for her. We have to stay strong for her.”
Dr Shepherd talks about the kind of tests employed by researchers, what clinical tests should be taken to rule out misdiagnosis and what those tests can reveal.