Courtney Craig

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Doctor Courtney Craig is a Nutritionist and Chiropractor who has a special interest in treating patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM). She became ill with ME/CFS in 1998, at the age of 16, but greatly improved in 2010 utilizing both conventional and integrative medicine.[1] She is featured in the 2016 documentary film, Unrest, which is about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.[2]

Dr. Craig hosted a podcast called Spoonie Radio for two years in which she interviewed doctors, researchers, and patients within the ME/CFS community.

Education[edit | edit source]

  • Undergraduate study in exercise science at the College of William and Mary, Virginia
  • Graduated with honors from the University of Bridgeport’s Human Nutrition Institute Master's program.
  • Clinical training at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida
  • Visiting Scientist at Cornell’s Center for Enervating Neuroimmune Disease
  • Master Student in Nutrition and Biomedicine at Technical University Munich in Germany.
  • Member of the American Nutrition Association, the American College of Nutrition, and the Institute for Functional Medicine.

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

She published a paper hypothesising that ME/CFS could be treated by improving mitochondrial function using fasting, caloric restriction and a ketogenic diet.[3]

Clinic location[edit | edit source]

She has relocated to Germany and consults with patients via phone or Skype.

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Personal interview on the Intelligent Medicine Podcast: Part I and Part II

Books[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

  • Wikipedia
  • Institution

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  3. Craig, Courtney (November 2015), "Mitoprotective dietary approaches for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Caloric restriction, fasting, and ketogenic diets", Medical Hypotheses, 85 (5): 690-693, doi:10.1016/j.mehy.2015.08.013, PMID 26315446 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome

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