Video Blog – Adrenal Fatigue in M.E., C.F.S. and Fibromyalgia

This week we have the first in a new series of videos with our nutrition team breaking down parts of the protocol into simple and easy to understand chunks.  In the first of these Amy Pamment from our nutrition team talks about the role of the adrenals in M.E.  This helps explain why so often […]

Case Study by Niki Gratrix

Case Study by Niki Gratrix Director of Nutrition The Optimum Health Clinic 17th December 2008 University of Bedfordshire Aims and Objectives The aim of this case sudy is to analyse the effectiveness of natural dietary and supplement therapy prescribed by a licenced nutritional therapist for the treatment of a patient diagnosed with with Chronic Fatigue […]

Clinical Trial Update November 2009

We know many patients would like to know more about the clinical trial we are undertaking, and how this is progressing, so we have decided to write this update for everyone. Plans for the clinical trial started at the end of 2008, and we began to implement those plans in February 2009. This year so […]

Video Blog: Alex Needs Your Help!

Welcome to this week’s video newsletter! It’s a very exciting week here at The Optimum Health Clinic. Six years after the original publication of Alex’s first book “WHY ME? My Journey from M.E. to Health and Happiness,” which was really the foundation of the clinic, the second edition is now available. The second edition is […]

Alex Howard Why ME? ConsciousTV Part 2

To tie in with the second edition of Alex’s book, this week’s second video is an excerpt from an interview Alex gave about his own recovery story for www.conscious.tv last year. [youtube AP1O8Jze_gw]

Clinic Response to XMRV Article

It is possible that in October this year, the most important research article in the history of CFS/ME was published. Why? Because the study found that most CFS/ME patients had the DNA of a retrovirus called XMRV in their blood – 67% of the sample. For the first time there could be concrete evidence of […]

Raw Food and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms

Chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms are greatly reduced by the introduction of raw foods. Uncooked foods are living. Their nutrients and enzymes actively interact with the body when consumed and cause a live energy effect. When food is cooked above 120 degrees farenheit the enzymes and nutrients are destroyed. Cooked foods cause an energy depleting reaction […]

Oil Pulling and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Oil pulling is an effective way to remove toxins for patients with Chronic Fatigue syndrome . Oil pulling is the swishing of oil in the mouth to remove unhealthy bacteria while adding health benefits through the tissue of the gums, tongue and sides of the cheeks. Oil pulling is referred to Kavla Gandoosha or Kavala […]

Menopause and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Some of the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and menopause overlap. Joint pain, headaches, lack of energy, depression and anxiety are present in both conditions. Menopause patients experience hot flushes, decreased libido and aging skin. The three stages of a women’s lifecycle are pre, peri and post menopause and all three of these stages can […]