Tag Archives: diet

Video Blog: The OHC vision for ME and CFS Recovery

Welcome to this week’s video blog. You may have noticed that our video blogs have been a little less frequent the past month. This has been because we have all been madly busy setting up our new Head Office in North London (same building, just more rooms!) and also recruiting some additional practitioners. We’ll let […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS: Talk from the Optimum Health Clinic part 1

Welcome to this week’s video blog. Our first video this week is the introduction to Alex and Sanna’s talk in Stockport a few weeks ago. Although the video finishes on a bit of a cliffhanger, we promise to bring you the next part very soon! In the video, Alex talks about his own recovery story, […]

Video Blog: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS – Leaky Gut

Welcome to this week’s video blog. Our main video this week is with Sanna Anderson from out nutrition team talking about the role of Leaky Guy in CFS, ME and Fibromyalgia. For a subgroup of patients with CFS, this explains not only many of the digestive problems they can experience, but also can be the […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS Treatment: Candida

Welcome to this weeks video blog. For this week’s first video, we have Tanya Page (Nutrition Manager) talking with Alex about the role of candida in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. In the mid 1990s there were a lot of nutritionists that believed M.E. and candida were one at the same thing, and many patients ended […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Restrictive Diets

Thank you to everyone for the fantastic feedback on our report “The Art of Pacing”. We really feel that it is one of the most important documents we have produced, and judging from the feedback you guys feel the same. For this week’s video blog (in two parts), we have a video filmed in Alex’s […]

CFS and ME Treatment – Constipation

For this week’s main video, we have the latest in our series of videos from our nutrition department, this one is on Constipation, and is with Amy Pamment from our nutriton team.  Constipation can play a significant role in ME and CFS.  In the video Amy and Alex discuss why regular bowel movements are so […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inflammation and Chronic Fatigue Causes

Inflammation, as dubbed by Time Magazine, is one of the chronic fatigue causes and is a secret killer found to be the foundation for such diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, arthritis, heart attacks, Fibromyalgia, allergies, obesity and many more diseases. While many of these diseases are not related nor caused by the other, […]