Hi all, thought I posted about this already I've been in hospital for the last 7 weeks. I've had cfs/fm/mcs for 11 years that started with severe digestive problems in late 2000. My whole story is at http://cfsjourney.org if interested. Basically have had adrenal insufficiency since late 2008 which has required hydrocortisone ever since. 2011 was hard as I had the flu 3 times which all lasted months each at a time requiring higher doses of HC each time. During the last 6 months I felt my gut worsening with the reflux etc + eventually late November, completely crashed, with a great worsening of digestive symptoms, tingling in the brain & body / muscles, extreme weakness, severe worsening of systemic muscle pain (fm), etc. Also all my allergies, intolerances, asthma and chemical sensitivities got drastically worse within a few days. I feel like my detox system basically just bottomed out completely, and now I'm like a bubble boy reacting to everything. I just feel systemically ill & toxic. I can barely think for the whole day & night, my muscles are so weak they barely work for sometimes 4-6 hours at a time, an almost paralysis type thing. Nerves tingle with pain in the brain & systemically. Weird skin rashes & breakouts. Constant viruses / bugs. Lost 8-9kg (20lb) in the first 2 weeks or so and am rather underweight. I've managed to keep my weight stable by forcing down food & just dealing with the horrible sick toxic feelings that eating gives for around 5-6hrs straight. Have had to restrict foods down to carbs only almost, as protein especially meats/eggs flare up the brain/nerve/muscle pain severely. Most proteins do it though to a degree. Living on rice and veg, veg juice, rice cakes. Not ideal for long. Even after those meals my brain shuts off into a weird almost coma like state for a couple of hours. I just feel extremely toxic. Interestingly, if I *only* drink water or vege juice for 8-12hrs straight, most of the symptoms die down greatly, and I have more strength & control of my body, much less pain and much better mental clarity. However not sustainable, and very concerned with further weight loss. They have not treated me well. Some drs have yelled at me even as if this is all my fault somehow, because most tests are relatively normal, except oi, heart rate of 150bpm on standing, but not always. Psychologists are saying its at least partially psychological / p-somatic, which is infuriating, being so weak & in so much pain. It feels like this is the end of my life, & I desperately don't want it to be! Being sent home Thursday with no answers & not much help. Very scary, this is the worst I've ever been. Feel rather lost. :/ Chris. 33, male, Australia.