Translation of yuppie flu in Spanish:

yuppie flu

enfermedad de los yuppies, n.

noun

  • 1informal

    enfermedad de los yuppies feminine
    encefalomielitis miálgica feminine
    • Women are being diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome in huge numbers and yet the illness is still called ‘yuppie flu’ and treated with anti-depressants.
    • Once called the ‘yuppie flu’, there has been a history of prejudice and scepticism about ME, among some in the medical profession as well as ordinary people.
    • About 240,000 people are thought to have the illness, which in the past was dismissed by some as ‘yuppie flu’.
    • Because they have no obvious biological cause, some doctors and researchers dismissed them in the past as hysteria or the ‘yuppie flu.’