1. Patients launch $1.27 million crowdfunding campaign for ME/CFS gut microbiome study.
    Check out the website, Facebook and Twitter. Join in donate and spread the word!
Dr. Kerr, I presume?
Clark Ellis brings us a rare interview with British researcher Dr. Jonathan Kerr who is now living in Colombia.
Discuss the article on the Forums.

Anyone been at Spenaugle institute?

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by Lala, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. Lala

    Lala Senior Member

    Messages:
    317
    Likes:
    57
    EU
    If so, what is your experience? They announced they succesfuly treat ME/CFS, lyme disease, mental disorders and much more.

    http://sponauglewellness.com/
  2. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois prairie, USA

    Messages:
    2,519
    Likes:
    1,868
    Midwest, USA
  3. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

    Messages:
    3,318
    Likes:
    3,553
    Midwest USA
    Their website made me want to pack up for a visit so their marketing is working anyway. I'm curious too!
  4. SOC

    SOC Moderator and Senior Member

    Messages:
    5,291
    Likes:
    6,278
    USA
    Yes, very appealing. A little too appealing maybe... too glossy. I'm always a little suspicious of people or organizations that claim to help a wide variety of illnesses for which there are no easy answers. It smacks of all those quack cures that cure whatever ails ya.

    But who knows? Maybe these people (who we've never heard of in the ME/CFS world) have educated themselves in the best treatment modalities for these hard-to-treat illnesses and will be a wonderful resource for PWME. We'll just have to wait and see, I suppose.
  5. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

    Messages:
    3,318
    Likes:
    3,553
    Midwest USA
    They also seem to run a rapid detox clinic.

    But the most interesting factoid I found on the site was a statement about the relationship between estrogen and serotonin on their anxiety page. They state that estrogen levels below a certain threshold don't allow for proper serotonin receptor function which may explain some symptoms. But then the units are not standard so the whole thing makes little sense. I did call to ask for a clarification and left a message. No return call yet!
    Valentijn likes this.
  6. Lala

    Lala Senior Member

    Messages:
    317
    Likes:
    57
    EU
    Ema, please, let us know, I am very curious, too. I found their pages very interesting, but I live in the opposite part of the world. Though their marketing is very good, everything written there makes perfect sense..

See more popular forum discussions.

Share This Page