What is Chuck’s condition?
Chuck has become semi-reclusive and believes that he suffers from electromagnetic hypersensitivity. He was amicably divorced from his wife, Rebecca Bois, a few years before the events of Better Call Saul. Rebecca divorced from Chuck unaware of his EHS.
Is electromagnetic hypersensitivity a real thing?
Electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) is a claimed sensitivity to electromagnetic fields, to which negative symptoms are attributed. A systematic review of medical research in 2011 found no convincing scientific evidence for symptoms being caused by electromagnetic fields.
Is Chuck actually allergic to electricity?
He has a ‘condition’, it’s said, which is later revealed to be electromagnetic hypersensitivity: a violently allergic reaction to all forms of electronic equipment that Chuck believes is a physical illness, but is believed by doctors to be a psychosomatic one.
Is Chuck McGill faking it?
This drastic betrayal is the last straw and forces Jimmy to cut ties to the McGill name. It is all in Chuck’s head, it’s a psychological condition. But that doesn’t mean he’s faking it. To Chuck, it’s completely real.