A new holistic treatment has been tested on fibromyalgia sufferers, with reported remission rates of 10 years (J Musculo Pain, 1998; 6: 133-49). The protocol includes: pinpointing allergies; restoring good digestion; establishing a healthy acid-to...
What is ME?
Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), although treated as a 21st-century mystery, or all in the sufferer’s head, is a disorder of the nervous, immune and endocrine systems.
As ME is a collection of similarly presenting disorders, the most effective measures are those concentrating on ‘metabolic rehabilitation’, or treatments to help your body return to normal function.
Q In 2001, my doctor told me that I suffered from mitral-valve prolapse (MVP), and that this heart abnormality was behind the atrial fibrillation with which I had been diagnosed two years earlier. Despite the MVP diagnosis, I remained symptom-free...
What is Lyme disease? Although the world’s attention was riveted on a small cluster of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) cases last year, it is Lyme disease (LD) that is considered one of the fastest-growing illnesses in the world.
Silicone-gel breast implants and other silicone prostheses may cause arthritis-like symptoms such as swelling of joints, pain, fever and chronic fatigue.
Q My son, aged 38, was diagnosed with hepatitis C about five years ago. He tried Chinese herbs and acupuncture for some months, but with little success. He was offered the then experimental chemotherapy
The government has finally issued its long-awaited paper on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).
One reader swears by the effectiveness of LDM-100 (a liquid tincture of the herb Lomatium Dissectum) for battling CFS while another believes that shifting the body's pH towards a more alkaline state is an answer to boosting energy levels (www...
CHRONIC FATIGUE: Tired old response from doctors