Tag Archives: yoga

How yoga supports trauma recovery

Alex Howard talks to George about the critical role that yoga played in helping process trauma and PTSD in his recovery from ME/CFS over 15 years.

OHC Live 72 – The importance of practices

Following up on the importance of the basics, Alex discusses the importance of practices – the practical activities we need on a day to day basis to encourage the recovery process. He also emphasizes the importance of following different practices during the right time and stage of the recovery process.   Sign up for a […]

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 […]

My Healing Journey with Yoga

Our second video this week is a recent interview filmed with Alex for Conscious TV about the role of meditation and yoga on his own healing path.  The video is a great introduction to why yoga and meditation can be so important, as well as an interesting insight into an area of Alex’s healing journey that […]

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 […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Leaky Gut

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients experience a condition commonly called leaky gut. The technical term for this is intestinal hyper permeability, which means the intestines have lost the ability to prevent food particles and toxins from entering the blood stream. This leaking of nutrients and particles into the bloodstream stimulates the immune system to take a […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Asthma

Chronic fatigue syndrome and asthma are autoimmune disorders that are treated with the same approach. Asthma is a condition that irritates the bronchial tubes and causes respiratory difficulties. In the worst-case scenario, asthma leads to death as a result of absolute respiratory failure. In the UK one in seven children will suffer from asthma and […]