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Andy’s recovery

Alex speaks to patient Andy about his inspiring recovery from being bedbound to trekking in Nepal. Share your inspirational story or revelation on the recovery path with the community – email [email protected] with your experience (Through 2019). Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Subscribe and hit the bell for notifications to […]

Archive of Facebook Live Posts

The links below link to the original Facebook Live session. You can also view on our YouTube playlist, Click Here for YouTube 2017 OHC Live Ep 001 – ME, CFS, and Fibromyalgia recovery goals for 2017 OHC Live Ep 002 – Cultivating positive habits for recovery OHC Live Ep 003 – Is it possible to […]

OHC Live 99 – New beginnings?

“Courage isn’t the absence of fear, courage is the ability to take action and keep moving forward in spite of the fear.” On the eve of announcing a new project Alex shares a moment on the launching pad about taking risks and trying new things – and we hope you’ll enjoy what’s coming up next […]

OHC Live 98 – AMA Part 3

Alex continues his Ask Me Anything list of questions from participants on Facebook and the Facebook Community Group – this week covering issues around how to afford treatment and deal with HR and benefits from work, building up confidence in stage 3 of recovery, and what can cause relapse after a full recovery was made. […]

OHC Live 97 – AMA Part 2

In this Facebook live session, Alex answers questions directly from users on Facebook. He answers questions about the achiever type and the inner critic, how to address anger and resentment with ME CFS, and ways to work with trauma other than EFT.  Chronic illness can be tough to navigate on many levels, and Alex hopes […]

James Sawyer’s recovery story

James S shares how he went from living an active successful life when a headache brought on a sudden onset of debilitating exhaustion. With the support of his wife, James then recovered over a year from CFS back to optimal health after attending the 90 Day Programme and the nutrition program at The Optimum Health […]

OHC Live 95 – AMA Part 1

Alex takes questions from The Optimum Health Clinic community group about recovering from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia and updates about the work at the clinic. Alex answers a questions about the immune system response in ME CFS, the role of the maladaptive stress response, and gives an update on the research projects at the OHC. […]

David B’s recovery story

Filmed as part of Secrets to Recovery 2014 – Alex interviews David about his journey through Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. David got ill at university after a series of infections, stressors, viruses and challenging living conditions. After a while he started the 90 day programme with The Optimum Health clinic which over time […]

OHC Live 62 – Emma Donohoe – ME and me

Alex interviews Emma Donohoe – presenter of the BBC documentary M.E. and me. Emma discusses her recovery including the part the Optimum Health Clinic played in her journey.   Watch ME and me on BBC Newsbeat  Click here to watch in the UK Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic […]

Alison T’s Recovery Story

Alison became ill with ME CFS when she restarted her nursing career – and was ill for 20 years. Here she shares her recovery journey and what helped and what didn’t work for her. For many years she continued to try to push through work as her GP had no reference for how to manage […]