Tag Archives: energy

Helper Subtype

In this audio clip from Secrets to Recovery, Alex Howard focuses on the Helper, which can be quite a common psychological subtype in ME, CFS , Fibromyalgia and that group of illnesses. To discover more about Psychology at The Optimum Health Clinic, please click here

Exercise is a conversation not a lecture in ME/CFS recovery.

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.

Secrets to Recovery LIVE – Katherine Mountford

On Secrets to Recovery Live in April, Alex talked with Katherine Mountford, a former patient with The Optimum Health Clinic.  Katherine suffered with ME/CFS for 3 years which resulted in having to give up work and move back in with her parents.  Now fully recovered, Katherine works as a personal trainer and talked with Alex […]

Reactions to supplements part 5: Detoxification Part 2

Welcome to this week’s video blog. This week we have the latest in our series of videos looking at some of the reasons we find people have reactions to supplements. In this video, Alex is talking with Tanya Page (Director of Nutrition at The Optimum Health Clinic) about the role of lymph congestion, the impact […]

Reactions to supplements part 4: Detoxification Part 1

Welcome to this week’s video blog. This week, we have the latest video in our series on the reasons why we find people have reactions to supplements, and how we effectively work with this at The Optimum Health Clinic. In this video, Alex is talking with Tanya Page (Director of Nutrition at The Optimum Health […]

Reactions to supplements video 2

Welcome to this week’s video blog!  Thank you for the positive feedback on last week’s first video in our series on some of the reasons why we find people react to supplements.  This week we have the second in the series which is looking at the role of the maladaptive stress response and adrenal fatigue […]

CFS Treatment: Blood Sugar in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia

Welcome to this week’s video blog! This week we have our latest video with Alex and Julia from The Optimum Health Clinic nutrition team, this time talking about the role of blood sugar in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. Alex and Julia discuss why this area is so important for many patients, some of the signs […]

Video Blog – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS: The Stages of Treatment

Welcome to this week’s video blog. When the first draft of this was written, the sun was shining in London, England were still in the world cup and it hadn’t yet rained at Wimbledon. Alas, one of these has already changed at the time of sending. It just goes to show how much can change […]

Video Blog: Relating to symptoms in ME and CFS

Welcome to this week’s video blog. Our first video this week is a very insightful perspective on relating to symptoms in ME and CFS. With some approaches encouraging ignoring symptoms, and other approaches teaching patients to let their symptoms dictate what they should and shouldn’t do, it can all get very confusing. In this video […]

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 […]