In this video Alex shares the story of his own recovery from ME/CFS and the story behind The Optimum Health Clinic. Click on the video below.
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In this video Alex explores “environmental tiredness,” what it is, and what we can do to change it. If you find yourself feeling stale and flat in your environment, or that sometimes you can get an energy boost by changing what you are doing, this video will be particularly useful. Click on the video below. […]
Physical pain can be a challenging symptom on the path to recovery from ME/CFS. In this weeks video, Alex explores how sometimes physical pain can be related to emotional pain which needs attention and care to help process. Click on the video below to watch
As tempting as it can be on the recovery path to look to abdicate responsibility to the “experts,” a key ingredient of the OHC approach is the collaboration between practitioners and the patient, and ultimately the patient learning to be the captain of the ship of their own recovery. In this weeks video newsletter, Alex […]
Battling with our body to find a way to make it heal from ME/CFS can be extremely frustrating, and it is easy to forget the remarkable capacity our body has for its own healing. In the video below, Alex explores the potential within all of us for health and healing.
Alex Howard explores how the breakthrough at one stage on the recovery path can actually become the limitation at the next.
Daily Telegraph article 28th October claims: “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers can overcome symptoms of ME with Positive Thinking and Exercise” We were extremely disappointed to see the above headline and subsequent article appear in the Daily Telegraph. Not only is this headline an inaccurate summary of the findings of the paper which was published in […]
This video explores the concept of being ‘tired and wired’ and its relationship to CFS/ME. Alex explains what the difference is between “normal tiredness” vs the “wired” feeling experienced as part of ME/CFS. This is often referred to as being ‘tired and wired,’ and in this short video Alex explores the impact of being wired. Click on […]
The video below explores the area of why ‘miracle’ recovery stories inspire but can also be a source of slowing ones progress down. Alex explains what the difference is between a ‘miracle’ recovery and a sustainable recovery. Here at the OHC we take the view that recovery is a process made up of many smaller steps that go towards achieving […]
In this short video Alex talks about introducing exercise into your recovery path and when this might be appropriate. One of the key points that Alex makes to treat exercise as a dialogue with your body rather than something to push through regardless. Click on the video below to view more.