Why is ME such a controversial illness? In a series of special programmes we ask what the illness is, how it is diagnosed, what treatments are available both on the NHS and privately and we investigate the current state of medical research into the condition.
Listen again to the items from our series.
Dr Mark Porter looks at services for young people with ME
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