Tag Archives: functional medicine

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 […]

OHC Live 96 – Why work with a practitioner?

Solving the individual puzzle of ME CFS and/or Fibromyalgia for each patient is a very complex problem in the personalised medicine approach.  In this video, Alex explains why it would be beneficial to work with a practitioner specialising in interpreting tests and personalising your therapy for your best healing journey. The Optimum Health Clinic works […]

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 71 – The importance of the basics

Alex talks about the importance of the fundamental basics of recovery in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia – deep rest, staying in a healing state, and fundamental nutritional basics. After we start to recover with the fundamentals we can start to look at more complex and interesting reasons why we might struggle to reach full recovery. […]

OHC Live 89 – The OHC approach to supplements

Alex talks to Helen Lynam, Director of Nutrition at The Optimum Health Clinic, about our approach to supplement, why we recommend what we do, how individualised each patient’s protocol is, and why we use the suppliers we do.  Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up for a […]

OHC Live 87 – Paulie’s recovery story

Paulie from the Netherlands shares her story and recovery journey through ME/CFS. Beginning as a teenager, Paulie suffered from anxiety, IBS and severe fatigue, which fluctuated for a few years before steadily becoming worse. A friend had told her about The Optimum Health Clinic when Paulie could no longer stand unassisted, and she began her […]

OHC Live 31 – Why should nutrition patients do psychology?

Are you a patient with our nutrition team and wondering whether or not to also join in with some work with the psychology team? In this 10 minute Facebook Live Alex discusses how our patients can benefit from complimenting functional medicine with stress management and psychology work. The OHC does not in any way promote […]

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OHC Live 83 – Paddy’s Recovery Story

Alex talks to patient Paddy, who at the time of this recording was in the late reintegration stage of the recovery process. Paddy discusses the onset of his symptoms and what helped him most through working with The Optimum Health Clinic.  Through the 90 Day Programme and the Psychology sessions, Paddy learned how to listen […]

OHC Live 023 – What is possible in recovery?

What is possible in recovery from ME, CFS, and Fibromyalgia? When we start making some progress on our journey, the recovery process can feel incredibly slow and we start to wonder what exactly is possible from recovery from ME, CFS or Fibromyalgia. Alex explains that you do not need to be perfect biologically or psychologically […]

Nutrition – The value and quality of supplements

In this clip, Helen Lynam explains that the clinic recommends only the best quality supplements for patients, as these are most likely to benefit the patients’ recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia.  Each patient at the OHC has a personalised supplement plan based on their test results and individual symptoms. The OHC does not have […]