Thorsons Health - M.E.: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Practical Guide

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Thorsons Health - M.E.: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A practical guide
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Author Anne Macintyre
Language English
Series Thorsons Health Series
Subject Patient guide
Genre Medical
Publisher Thorsons
Publication date
1998
Media type print
Pages 426
ISBN 978-0722535394

Thorsons Health - M.E.: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A practical guide is a book by Dr. Anne Macintyre with a foreword by Clare Francis.

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A practical guide to understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

M. E., commonly called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is an illness about which very little is understood. Doctors have difficulty identifying it, and then can often offer no solution other than bed rest.

Dr Anne Macintyre has suffered from M.E. for over 10 years. But she has used her medical expertise to understand the causes of M.E., to communicate the reality of the disease to her sceptical colleagues and, most importantly, has learned how to recover from it. This revised edition of her much acclaimed book gives clear and comprehensive guidelines on:

  • exercise, rest and relaxation
  • nutrition and supplements
  • coping with a change in lifestyle
  • managing depression
  • particular problems for women with M.E.
  • psychiatric approaches to the illness

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The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.

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