Why CFS/ME is the worst treated condition in Western medicine; The roadmap to recovery; The clinical picture of chronic fatigue syndrome; The mechanisms of energy delivery in the body; Thyroid and adrenal function; Diet - The fuel in the tank; The fermenting gut; Holes in the energy bucket; The immunological hole in the energy bucket - inflammation, allergy and autoimmunity, chronic viral infection, chronic bacterial infection, Lyme disease and its co-infections; Reprogramming the immune system; Pacing; Sleep; The ketogenic diet; Nutritional supplements; Avoiding infections; Detoxing; The emotional hole in the energy bucket; Reprogramming the brain; Other associated problems (fibromyalgia, osteoporosis) and the severely ill patient; The pattern of recovery - catastrophe theory; Appendices: Tests and interpretations; Exercise; Record keeping; Chemical sensitivity; Reducing chemical exposure; Studies on viral infection; Overview of the protocol; Probiotics; Welfare benefits; Sources of support; Bell CFS ability scale
Dr Sarah Myhill qualified in medicine (with Honours) from Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1981and has since focused tirelessly on identifying and treating the underlying causes of health problems, especially the 'diseases of civilisation' with which we are beset in the West. She has worked in NHS and private practice and for 17 years was the Hon Secretary of the British Society for Ecological Medicine (renamed from the British Society for Allergy, Environmental and Nutritional Medicine). She helps to run and lectures at the Society's training courses and also lectures regularly on organophosphate poisoning, the problems of silicone, and chronic fatigue syndrome. She has made many appearances on TV and radio.