Tag Archives: Nutrition

Paleo vs vegan for fatigue recovery

Alex Howard talks to Kirsty Cullen (Director of Nutrition at the Optimum Health Clinic) about whether people should follow a paleo or vegan diet for recovery from fatigue. Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Explore Alex’s website https://www.alexhoward.tv/ to find out more about his projects at The Optimum Health Clinic, Therapeutic […]

Is eating well enough?

Alex Howard talks with nutritional therapist Kirsty Cullen about whether eating a healthy diet is enough to support recovery from fatigue. Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Explore Alex’s website https://www.alexhoward.tv/ to find out more about his projects at The Optimum Health Clinic, Therapeutic Coaching and Conscious Life.

Why isn’t my energy coming back?

Alex Howard works with OHC patient Anna to help her understand why it feels like her energy isn’t coming back despite all her work in pacing, nutrition and psychology, and uses the stages of recovery model to map what is actually happening. Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Explore Alex’s website […]

Recovery is a jigsaw

  Alex Howard talks to practitioner Samantha Quemby about how her recovery from ME/CFS was like solving a jigsaw. Watch the full interview on The Fatigue Super Conference at https://fatiguesuperconference.com/

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 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 […]

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 91 – Healthy Living James’ recovery story

James became ill with ME CFS in 2010, so ill he was bed-bound and his father had to carry him to the hospital. With support from his family, James slowly has recovered to 85% over 9 years by listening to his body and pacing carefully, and is now sharing what he has learned about healthy […]

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 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 […]