Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Are Our Bodies Slowly Starving?

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by leela, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. leela

    leela Slow But Hopeful

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    I was reading this poignant article about WWII-era starvation research.

    As I read, it occurred to me that in ME, with the gut issues/malabsorption, as well as blockages/inefficencies in cell transport, and the very severest ME patients being almost totally unable to eat or metabolize what is given, it is possible many of the symptoms that psychiatrists like to hang on their peg may in fact be the direct result of malnutrition/starvation.

    Below is a link to the full article, but look at this list of recommendations for treating the starved men liberated from concentration camps:

    Reading this made my heart break for Karina and others who are being held on psych wards and subject to basically the opposite of the above advice/insight.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25782294
     
  2. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois Prairie ❀❤✿Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ✿❤❀

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    I heard this on the radio last night.
     

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