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Dr. Chia as clinician?

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by urbantravels, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. urbantravels

    urbantravels disjecta membra

    Los Angeles, CA
    I've been looking and I don't see any topic about Dr. Chia as a clinician. Has anyone here actually been to him for general CFS care?

    My impression has been that he is all about the enteroviruses and might not have a well-rounded clinical approach (i.e. looking at and treating various symptoms; knowing what to do about OI; which pain meds are best; giving good advice on other meds like immune modulators; etc.) But I really don't know for sure. Does anyone here have first hand experience with his treatment approach?

    In my ideal world, I'd go to see Nancy Klimas (and I might do that after all) but...she's in Miami and Dr. Chia is here in the LA area. So I thought I'd double check on Chia before writing him off.
  2. Timaca

    Timaca Senior Member

    I see Dr. Chia. I like him. I do have Coxsackie B3 and B4 infections. Oxymatrine has helped me. Since you live in the area, I would certainly give him a try. Heck I travel from out of state to see him, so I must like him. :)

    Best, Timaca

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