Lucy Stafford has Ehlers Danlos syndrome, which forced her to endure numerous joint dislocations.
One expert said Russia is 'essentially conducting a large population level experiment'.
Calls to the eating disorder charity Beat's helpline spiked by 51% during the broadcast.
Nine in 10 cases in the US are said to be missed because so few people are getting swabbed.
Antidepressants, which boost mood rather than specifically warding off suicidal thoughts, can take up to two weeks to be effective.
Millions of clinically vulnerable people in England will no longer need to stay at home from 1 August.