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Through the shadowlands : a science writer's odyssey into an illness science doesn't understand / Julie Rehmeyer.

Rehmeyer, Julie, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 616.0478 REHMEYER (Text) 33946003231060 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781623367657
  • ISBN: 1623367654
  • Physical Description: xi, 324 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Rodale, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-324).
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1. Descent -- Construction and destruction -- Crippled -- Doctors -- The split between the worlds -- The great collapse -- The miracle -- Alone -- Part 2. Solitary -- Rage -- A life, limited -- The circus -- An unlikely hypothesis -- Part 3. The womb of the earth -- Death Valley -- The mold tour -- Homecoming -- An embryonic life -- A wake and a baptism -- Part 4. Emergence -- Connection -- The devil disease -- Moldy science -- Crazy neurological people -- Timmy the wood elf -- Rebirthday -- Psychic science -- A Shakespearean ending.
Summary, etc.: Julie Rehmeyer felt like she was going to die. She had spent years battling a mysterious illness so extreme that she often couldn't turn over in her bed. The top specialists in the world were powerless to help, and research on her disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, was at a near standstill. Having exhausted the plausible ideas, Julie turned to an implausible one. Going against both her instincts and her training as a science journalist and mathematician, she followed the advice of strangers she had met on the Internet. Their theory--that mold in her home and possessions was making her sick--struck her as wacky pseudoscience. But they had recovered from chronic fatigue syndrome as severe as hers.
Subject: Rehmeyer, Julie > Health.
Chronic fatigue syndrome > Patients > Biography.
Myalgic encephalomyelitis > Patients > Biography.
Chronic fatigue syndrome > Popular works.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Autobiography.

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