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  1. ‘Medically Unexplained Symptoms’ - Diverting 5-Year Funding from Mental Health

    by Nancy Blake

    Commissioning inappropriate mental health services for people with complex medical disorders would be an unethical use of funds which are desperately needed for people who have genu...

  2. A Beginner’s Guide to ME/CFS Part II: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by So Many Names

    by Nancy Blake

    So, as we who have ME know too well, just getting through the normal activities of daily living means we are functioning above our anaerobic threshold a lot of the time, which is w...

  3. A Beginner’s Guide to ME/CFS: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by So Many Names - Part I

    by Nancy Blake

    A Beginner’s Guide to ME/CFS is the title of a little book by myself which includes essential information and recommendations from Dr. Leslie O. Simpson, which will be available on...

  4. A Curious Thought - ME

    by Nancy Blake

    The author’s column is usually headed ‘Practical NLP’. She is also nearly fully recovered from ME, and is passionate about the often cruel treatment of people with ME and other chr...

  5. A Natural Approach to Healing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    by Barbara Hepburn

    All illness, both major and minor, is from an holistic point of view a combination of physical, emotional and spiritual imbalance. Each has a knock-on effect on the other. Therefor...

  6. A Radical Care Pathway for ME/CFS

    by Nancy Blake

    Much maligned and misunderstood, ME gets a radical makeover in this exclusive editorial for nhsManagers.Network. But is this pathway really so radical? Perhaps only if you are a he...

  7. Chronic Fatigue Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    by June Butlin

    Mark came to me in sheer despair. He was suffering from severe tiredness, a racing heartbeat and continuous noises in his head. The doctors and specialists had treated him for t...

  8. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome aka Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

    by Dr Gary Kaplan

    There are approximately 250,000 people diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) in the UK. It is a disease that crosses the boundaries of all age groups, racial / ethnic groups...

  9. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Immune Modulation with Coriolus Versicolor†

    by Dr Jean Monro

    The author describes the symptoms and signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, (within which she includes myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic viral syndrome and post-viral fatigue syndrom...

  10. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and NADH

    by June Butlin

    Just as Tim was initially in denial of his illness, many doctors suffer from the same problem. They refuse to recognise the condition because they can't find anything physically wr...

  11. Clinical Impovements in CFS/ME: The Role of Fatty Acids

    by Professor Basant K Puri

    In this article the author, Consultant/Professor at Hammersmith Hospital and Imperial College, shares his views on why he believes ME has an infectious cause and is more a physical...

  12. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

    by Liz Marsh

    Most medical practitioners now accept that attitude of mind – both positive and negative – can have a significant effect on the course of many illnesses. Although chronic fatigue s...

  13. Coming in from the cold

    by Dr Derek Pheby

    It is not for nothing that ME, or CFS, has been called 'the disease of a thousand names'. While confusing, consideration of these many names is also illuminating about the disease ...

  14. Complementary Therapies for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    by John Halford

    In view of the fact that orthodox medicine is not yet able to provide any really effective therapy for CFS, many sufferers turn to alternative or complementary medicine almost as a...

  15. Lost in Translation - The ME-Polio Connection and the Dangers of Exercise

    by Nancy Blake

    ‘The syndrome which is currently known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in the UK and Epidemic Neuromyasthenia in the USA leaves a chronic aftermath of debility in a large number of cas...

  16. Management and Treatment of ME - Part I

    by Dr Derek Pheby

    Part I - People with ME have suffered over many years as a result of a lack of knowledge of the disease among many health care professionals, accompanied in many cases by lack of s...

  17. Management and Treatment of ME - Part II

    by Dr Derek Pheby

    Part 2 - People with ME have suffered over many years as a result of a lack of knowledge of the disease among many health care professionals, accompanied in many cases by lack of...

  18. ME / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Causes and the Amygdala Retraining Recovery Programme

    by Ashok Gupta

    This article focuses on ME, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), which affects approximately 250,000 people in the UK. However, as yet, there is no agreement in the medica...

  19. ME a misunderstood and much maligned disease

    by Dr Derek Pheby

    Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is an illness which for years has divided the medical profession, yet no-one who has experienced it, or who has had the responsibility of caring for ...

  20. ME-CFS: Redefining Rest and Learning to be a Psychopath

    by Nancy Blake

    At this moment, I am struggling with at least three themes: Getting ‘rest’ recognized as ‘treatment’, getting the influence of certain psychiatrists recognized as part of our societ...

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