One of the things that disturbs me is the statement "ME (or CFS) is a physical/real/non-psychological disorder" that is almost a pre-requisite part of a media story in many parts of the world. The problem with this is that it begs the question and potentially suggests the opposite. Eg guilt by association. Wouldn't it be great if journalists, instead of making this statement actually reported on the many (albeit non-specific) biological abnormalities that have been associated with ME or CFS? Most readers are truly ignorant and honestly confuse the concept that there are no specific and agreed upon biomarkers with the idea that there are no biological abnormalities worth worrying about. It is this ignorance that is reflected by many journalists when writing articles. So when commenting on the internet, or speaking to people, never say "ME is a physical disorder", but try to jump straight to the point and mention the many abnormalities that have been discovered. Don't attack people for being ignorant, but try to simply re-educate them in a polite manner.