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COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY

SYNOPSIS 
On this page, I include only those therapies that I can vouch for, because they have benefited me personally.
 
Please note that I accept no financial inducement from any of the individuals or companies mentioned below.

You can obtain details of other therapies from the UK and US Associations mentioned lower down this page.

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
Acupuncture
Over a three month period, I was permanently healed of a severe tobacco smoke allergy.  Contacts:

British Medical Acupuncture Society, 12 Marbury House, Higher Whitley, Warring ton, Cheshire, WA4 4QW
Tel: 01925 730727 : Fax: 01925 730492.
E-mail: admin@medical-acupuncture.org.uk
URL: www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk

British Acupuncture Council, 63 Jeddo Road, London, W12 9HQ
Tel: 020 8735 0400 E-mail: info@acupuncture.org.uk
URL: www.acupuncture.org.uk/
Equimentum for rheumatic patches
Equimentum is a profoundly therapeutic form of bodywork where the skilled practitioner acts as a mirror of the patient’s own system, thus serving to reflect back to it the means whereby it may find it’s own way back, mentally, emotionally and physically, to alignment and balance.

Homeopathy
I use a Petrol/Diesel homeopathic pills if I drive for a long distance - they eliminate the allergenic effects of road fumes. Contact: Dr Julian Kenyon.
The Dove Clinic, Hockley Mill Stables, TWYFORD SO21 1NT UK
Tel: 01962-718000 E-mail: juliankenyon@doveclinic.com
URL: www.doveclinic.com

Hypnotherapy

Hypnosis can prove to be a useful tool in the management of ME and related conditions.  In just two sessions, I was permanently healed of a severe scent allergy. Contact:

The National Secretary, British Society for Medical and Dental Hypnosis, Angela Morris, 22 Dale Park Gardens, Cookridge, LEEDS. LS16 7PT Tel/Fax: 07000-560309
URL: www.bsmdh.com You can e-mail them from within their website.
Indian Champissage for rheumatic patches
Rheumatic patches may be the principal source of pain for Fibromyalgia sufferers.
I have had much relief for my rheumatic patches from a local practitioner of Indian Champissage.
This is a gentle type of massaging process which is applied to the face and the neck. For your local practitioner, contact:
The London Centre of Indian Champissage, 136 Holloway Road, London N7 8DD
Tel: +44 (0) 207-609-3590 / +44 (0) 207-607-3331 Fax: +44 (0) 207-607-4228
E-mail: mehta@indianchampissage.com URL: www.indianchampissage.com
Kinesiology
This complementary therapy helps me to make decisions about which nutritional supplement to try next, at any given stage of my progress towards improved well-being.  A UK Kinesiology Directory of practitioners is available from the Association of Systematic Kinesiology
Tel: 020-839-3215 E-mail: mariecheshire@hotmail.com


Massage for rheumatic patches

MassagerRheumatic patches may be a source of pain for Fibromyalgia sufferers.
I found an excellent mains powered massager with which I treat my rheumatic patches effectively at home. In the UK, contact:
Helen of Troy, Unit 7, Riverside Court, Newhall Road, SHEFFIELD S9 2TJ
Tel: 0114-242-0405 Fax: 0114-242-0406
E-mail: info@hot-uk.co.uk
URL: www.hot-uk.co.uk
Meditation
Regular Transcendental Meditation is known to strengthen the immune system. It engenders peace of mind an has many beneficial effects on the physiology of the body. It is relaxing and restful if you sleep badly.

Tel: 08705-143733 URL: www.transcendental-meditation.org.uk

Neutralisation Therapy
This has kept my allergies under control for many years. Contact:
Allergy, ME and Fibromyalgia Clinic, SALFORD, Greater Manchester
Dr David Freed Tel & Fax: 0161-795-6225
E-mail: dljfreed@doctors.org.uk
Prime Directive
A nutritional supplement and probiotic that has had a greater therapeutic effect on my ME than any other single measure.
However, a small minority of patients are PARTICULARLY SENSITIVE to this product. which must be used in tiny doses in the early stages of treatment. More information on dosage may be obtained from the distributors, SAFE Remedies, 12 North Road Estate, Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom TD15 1UN
Tel: 01289 332888 Fax: 01289-331888
E-mail: sales@saferemedies.co.uk
URL: http://saferemedies.net

IF YOU DECIDE TO TRY THIS THERAPY, do so either on your own responsibility or under the guidance of a competent practitioner.
Reflexology
Works on the feet to heal the whole person. Suitable for all ages. Dates back to Ancient Egypt.

E-mail: www.aor.org.uk URL: info@aor.org.uk

Yoga
I am aware that a gentle form of Yoga can help some ME sufferers, though in the past I have found it too energetic. Have a look at:
 http://www.yoga-health-education.org.uk

Click here for a link to our 'Yoga' film

DIRECTORY OF LINKS
For a comprehensive, world-wide, Directory of Complementary, Alternative and Holistic Healing Resources, try the following website:
www.worldwidehealthcenter.net/directory.php

MONITORING THE EFFECTS OF COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY
It may be possible to monitor the effects of therapy using a technique called Live Blood Microscopy.  Overton Studios Trust has established a Live Blood Microscopy Service in Colwyn Bay, North Wales and is conducting research into this possibility.

Click here for a link to our 'Live Blood Microscopy' film


COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE ASSOCIATIONS
This UK Association will provide you with information about your nearest practitioner or clinic, together with much other useful information.
www.positivehealth.com



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