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@jenbrea Jen what you say resonates w/ me, and one additional thing I find frustrating abt this pandemic is that Anthony Fauci involvement with the #ME/CFS outbreaks in the USA played a considerable role in the illness being deemed psychomatic in the first place
@jenbrea 2/ As detailed in the book Osler’s Web by @oslersweb, Steven Strauss headed the main lab at the NIAID charged w/ studying #ME/CFS during most of the #outbreaks (including the large outbreak in Tahoe Nevada)
@jenbrea @oslersweb 3/ Partly b/c many women got sick w/ ME/CFS during the outbreaks, Strauss was one of the biggest drivers of the (incorrect!) theory that ME/CFS was due to hysteria and was a psychosomatic rather than biological illness
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Dear @PaulGarnerWoof as a doctor myself, who’s been on same journey, it’s been interesting to read the evolution of your thoughts on experiencing #Covid_19 viral/postviral fatigue & then on Sx experienced by those who develop #ME/CFS . People who are so often wrongly disbelieved.
@PaulGarnerWoof to read u say,
“I am reading materials about pacing and CFS/ME and listening to the CFS/ME community. I am taken aback that doctors have been so dismissive of what these patients have been saying for so long” & to hear youve spoken to Charles Shepherd too is great
@PaulGarnerWoof so much work is being done by charities & individuals to advocate for patients but also to teach, educate & convince many doctors that these symptoms are REAL, debilitating & MUST be believed & correctly advised & managed.
@MEAssociation @MEActNet @actionforme
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There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 #AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY
#FlipTheSenate
THREAD of Democratic Challengers for all #Senate2020 GOP seats
per @Politics1com @ballotpedia

THREAD #23GOP
*MAY update Image
Hey #ALASKA! Can you help #FlipTheSenate?
#Senate2020
There is a Democratic Challenger
for Dan Sullivan's seat
Al Gross
dralgrossak.com
@DrAlGrossAK

#DemCastAK #23GOP
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Hey #ARIZONA!
Bye to @SenMcSallyAZ in 2020?
Special Election! VOTE Nov 3, 2020
#Senate2020 #AZ
Mark Kelly
markkelly.com
@ShuttleCDRKelly
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Merch here: store.markkelly.com
Get involved here: markkelly.com/get-involved/
THREAD #23GOP Image
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Thank you @PlzSolveCFS for including me this video that helps people better understand the devastating and debilitating disease #ME/CFS: m.youtube.com/watch?v=LPUxt3… Image
2/ A growing body of evidence indicates thst #ME/CFS involves neuroinflammation, possibly connected to the activity of #viral pathogens capable of persisting in the central nervous system (CNS): frontiersin.org/articles/10.33…
3/ There have been dozens of #ME/CFS #outbreaks over the years, many connected to #enteroviruses, coxsackie #viruses and even respiratory viruses (w/ enterovirus found in the brain of patients via autopsy in some cases) Image
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Hey! I have some thoughts on the paper below that attempts to position #ME/CFS as an “autoimmune disease” by associating 2 SNPs with very small odds ratios to differences b/t infectious & noninfectious disease onset (OR=0.54 & OR=0.64): frontiersin.org/articles/10.33…
2/ The team didn’t study the #ME/CFS immune response itself, but instead measured several common #SNPs associated w/ certain “autoimmune” conditions in their ME/CFS subjects. For example SNPs in the gene PTPN22 (connected to #Crohn’s, type 1 #diabetes etc)
3/ PTPN22 is a gene that, in simple terms, plays a role in regulating B and T cell activity. It’s actually just a gene that impacts the immune response (there doesn’t HAVE to be anything “autoimmune”-inducing about PTPN22 activity)
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I study the illness #ME/CFS - a neuroinflammatory condition that usually begins w/ a #viral infection (sometimes a #respiratory infection!). I have argued for years that infecting #pathogens tied to the illness might persist in the central nervous system (CNS) of such patients
2/ While I realize this article is talking about acute #infection and #COVID19 - it explains that #SARS-CoV-2 “might infect neurons, raising questions about whether there could be effects on the brain that play a role in patients’ deaths:”
the-scientist.com/news-opinion/l…
3/ Matt Anderson, (one of my favorite Beth Israel pathologists!) states, “Some of the purely respiratory symptoms that you might attribute to the #disease, the inability to get air into the #lungs, might actually be defects in #respiration controlled by the #nervous system.”
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We don't want to give 45 any excuse to Postpone #Elections2020
SO, let's start by all signing up to #VoteByMail
THREAD below with a
Tweet & a Postcard
with info, deadlines & links to sign up in all 50 States
#AbsenteeVoting
Congressional Bills, too, but do we trust #MoscowMitch?
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Here's my latest* update to my vetted collection of Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness hashtags. Please share it!

Thank you :-) Graffiti background. Foreground in black letters on a  white background to the left reads “Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness Hashtags”<br />
This collection is current as of 01.30.20, previous Twitter update 09.11.19.

There's a PDF version coming up this weekend, to be posted to my Kofi profile. I'll add the link toward the end when it goes up, after the questions, where you can also sign up for email updates.
This version has added

- community suggestions,
- mental health hashtags,
- Medical crowdfunding hashtags,
- and a section for cancer-related hashtags.
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There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 in #AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY #FlipTheSenate #BlueWave2020THREAD

THREAD of
Democratic Challengers for #Senate2020 GOP seats

*JANUARY update
THREAD of All the Democratic Candidates for GOP #Senate2020 seats

#AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY

#BlueWave2020
Update JANUARY 2020

#FlipTheSenate
THREAD
Hey #ALASKA! Can you help #FlipTheSenate?
#Senate2020
There are 2 Democratic Challengers
for Dan Sullivan's seat
Al Gross
dralgrossak.com
@DrAlGrossAK
Valerie Nurr'araaluk Davidson
@LtGovDavidson
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Record number of GOPs leaving Congress!
(25 & counting...)
Incumbents win 90% of the time.
With these gone, #NoSafeSeats

Below is a THREAD of all the Democratic Candidates for those seats!
Support them!

#Congress2020
#VoteBlueToSaveAmerica #VoteBlueToEndThisNightmare
Re-election rate among House incumbents has been up to 98% in modern history & it's rarely dipped below 90%.
#NoSafeSeats #Congress2020
#AL1 #AL2 #CA8 #CA50 #FL3 #FL19 #GA2 #GA7 #GA14 #IL15 #IN5 #KS1 #MI10 #MT #NC2 #NY2 #NY27 #OR2 #TX11 #TX13 #TX17 #TX17 #TX22 #TX23 #TX24 #UT1
GOP @BradleyByrne is leaving Alabama District 1
Democratic Candidates for #AL1 are:
James Averhart
jamesaverhart.com
@James4congress1
and
Kiani Arkus Gardner
College Instructor & Biologist
kianigardner.com
@KianiGardner
#Congress2020 #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica

THREAD
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There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020#Senate2020 #AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY #FlipTheSenate #BlueWave2020THREAD
Democratic Challengers for #SENATOR all seats
per @Politics1com @ballotpedia
Update DECEMBER
THREAD of All the Democratic Candidates for GOP #Senate2020 seats

#AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY

#BlueWave2020
Update DECEMBER 2019

#FlipTheSenate
THREAD
Hey #ALASKA! Can you help #FlipTheSenate?
#Senate2020
There are 2 Democratic Challengers
for Dan Sullivan's seat
Al Gross
dralgrossak.com
@DrAlGrossAK
Valerie Nurr'araaluk Davidson
@LtGovDavidson
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Be A Guardian Of Democracy!
#BeAGuardianOfDemocracy
Be A #PollWorker
THREAD with info & links to signup in all 50 States.
Here's the #PostcardsforAmerica website link to this: postcardsforamerica.com/be-a-guardian-…
& a GoogleDoc: pc2a.info/BeAPollWorker2…
Share! We need 👀 at the Polls!
#DemCast
Wonder what the difference is between Poll Worker & Poll Watcher?
#PollWorker Nonpartisan,Paid
(Clerks, Judges, Inspectors, Checker, Precinct Worker)
#PollWatcher Partisan,Volunteer
(Observers, Monitors, Challengers)
Be A Guardian of Democracy!
Be a #PollWorker or #PollWatcher
And, if you think you're too young to Be A Guardian of Democracy, check out the ages for these states.
#BeAGuardianOfDemocracy
Be A #PollWorker
#YouthPollWorker
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49. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21 to 40. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
threadreaderapp.com/thread/1164175…
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#Thread
1/ #ME: Feeling a way about the incuriosity/obvious bias in the press. Thought I'd annotate an article with my thoughts/analysis.
2/ #CPS: The CTU won’t agree to the money until it gets the other items on what Jackson calls its “social justice bargaining” agenda.

#ME How do Black and Brown children get anything w/o a justice oriented agenda? Or, a demand? Better question: Why don’t they already have it?
3/ #CPS: That includes everything from affordable housing , a dramatic increase in “community schools”, enforceable caps on class size, mandatory hiring of support personnel written into the contract and more teacher prep time with potential to shorten the school day.
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#Impeachment THREAD
If you’re a GOP Senator up for reelection and you don’t vote to remove Trump from office, you’re just as corrupt as he & his Cabinet are.
washingtonpost.com/opinions/globa…
#Impeachment
19 GOP senators who’ll be asked to vote to cleanse the office of President or to condone its corruption:
#AK @SenDanSullivan 202-224-3004
#AZ @SenMcSallyAZ 202-224-2235
#AR @SenTomCotton 202-224-2353
#CO @SenCoryGardner 202-224-5941
#GA @SenDavidPurdue 202-224-3521
#Impeachment
19 GOP senators who’ll be asked to vote to cleanse the office of President or to condone its corruption:
#ID @SenatorRisch 202-224-2752
#IA @SenJoniErnst 202-224-3254
#KY @SenateMajLdr 202-224-2541
#LA @SenBillCassidy 202-224-5824
#ME @SenatorCollins 202-224-2523
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Here’s my latest update to the list of Twitter #Disability & #ChronicIllness Hashtags.

- previous update 02.24.19 -

Please share it! Thank you. :-)

@ImageAltText Graffiti background. Foreground in white letters on a  red background to the left reads “Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness Hashtags”
There will be a PDF version up for download on my Ko-fi, likely tomorrow morning. The link is at the end.
Hashtags For Personal Narratives.

These hashtags are for sharing your stories & experiences. Also good for crowdsourcing solutions.

#InvisibleIllness
#MySpoons
#MyPainDay
#ShareOurPain
#ShareOurStories
#SpoonieStories
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Day 1
#stepmom - hey honey, your father had gone for business trip and won't be back for 30 days. It'll be only you and me alone in the house.
#me - okey stepmom.
#stepmom - please call be mother honey
#me - why? I don't see you as my mother
#stepmom - then what do you see me as? ImageImageImageImage
Day 2
#me - (oh wow! this bitch has got such a figure. I would really want to bang that ass. I should find a way to blackmail her into fucking me. but first I should take some pics and jerkoff.) ImageImageImageImage
Day 3
#stepmom - hey honey, did you took my charger?
#me - (what the....) yeah I was coming to return it.
#stepmom - what are you looking at?
#me - nothing! just looking at your dress.
#stepmom - you don't like it?
#me - no, it's nice. you should wear dress like these more often. ImageImageImageImage
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BE A GUARDIAN FOR DEMOCRACY!
Be a Poll Worker!
As well as VOTING & REGISTERING others, being a poll worker (or Poll Watcher) is one of the best ways to help Democracy & ensure fair elections in your State
THREAD of
State-by-State Requirements for 50 ALL STATES & links to sign up.
What’s the difference between Poll Worker & Poll Watcher?
#PollWorker Nonpartisan,Paid
(Clerks, Judges, Inspectors, Checker, Precinct Worker)
#PollWatcher Partisan,Volunteer
(Observers, Monitors, Challengers)
Be A Guardian of Democracy!
Be a Poll Worker or Watcher #Elections2020
Be A Guardian of Democracy!
#PollWorker #PollWatcher
A decade ago, Tea Party recruited saying “build relationships w/ election admins; they control access to vote” & they're still manning voting stations.
Volunteer. Help take back the vote. #Elections2020
pewtrusts.org/en/research-an…
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There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 #Senate2020
#AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY
#FlipTheSenate #BlueWave2020

Democratic Challengers for #SENATOR
(per @Politics1com & @ballotpedia)
Update Sep 2019

THREAD
There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 #Senate2020 #23GOP

#AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY
#FlipTheSenate #BlueWave2020
Dem Challengers for #SENATOR (per @Politics1com & @ballotpedia)
Update Sep 2019

THREAD
Hey #ALASKA! Can you help #FlipTheSenate?
#Senate2020
There are 2 Democratic Challengers
for Dan Sullivan's seat
Al Gross
dralgrossak.com
@DrAlGrossAK
Valerie Nurr'araaluk Davidson
@LtGovDavidson
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Lights for Liberty #50States #CloseTheCamps
#LightsforLiberty #Lights4Liberty
#NeverAgainIsNow

THREAD of all 50 States & DC
Find your State's & Retweet it to your Senators (I've tagged) & Rep
All Twitter Handles here:
Senators pc2a.info/TwitterHandles…
Reps pc2a.info/SenatorsPhones…
In the "very red, very small" town of Anniston #Alabama

#LightsforLiberty #Lights4Liberty
#AL @brookecarbo
@SenDougJones @SenShelby
THREAD #50States
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Great to be able to attend #IIMEC14 today in London, a full agenda and not sure my brain will take it all in but I’m here with some of the giants in ME biomedical research. @Invest_in_ME
And the venue is amazing
Dr Ian Gibson - we will conquer #ME , one day you will all need other jobs because we will have solved it #IIMEC14
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Everybody all around the World
Gotta tell you what I just heard

Everybody come along with me @RealTT2024 ↢follow🔜

London
Hamburg
Paris
Rome
Rio
Hong Kong
Tokyo
LA
New York
Amsterdam
Monte Carlo
Shard End &

Everybody everywhere
is gonna be here tonight
The Future is coming on!🙏🏻🌅

The Globalists are losing!

Finally...
#HeroesAndVillains

Make France France Again
#NationalSovereignty
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I’m excited.

On Monday, I’ll be starting a journey to Northern Canada to visit my hometown.

I haven’t been there in almost a decade.

It’s going to be an amazing and emotional adventure.

I’ll be gone for a little under a month.
I’ll be using this as a thread to record my adventures, that way you can check here to see what’s new or where I’m at next (or mute it if you don’t want to be inundated).

I won’t have internet connection all the time once I’m up there, so updates will eventually come in chunks.
I’ll also likely be compiling things into journal entries, and so if you’d like to get those, you can sign up for them here: eepurl.com/JS6tX
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