The trouble with ME
We mark ME awareness week with a report on the latest research into chronic fatigue syndrome – and the controversy that surrounds the subject.
Thursday 13 May 2010 21.00 BST
Kay Gilderdale helped her 31-year-old daughter to kill herself over the course of one long December night,
crushing up sleeping pills and antidepressants when the morphine over-dose she gave her to inject did not immediately work.
It's almost incredible to think that a mother and daughter could be driven to such hellish extremes by a disease that is not fatal.
Lynn Gilderdale had ME.