Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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Dr. Mirkin ezine article on ME: "Gut bacteria and auto-immune diseases"

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by ScottTriGuy, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Stop the harm. Start the research and treatment.

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    Dr Mirkin has been around forever and has a large following so a lot of people will be reading this article.

    http://www.drmirkin.com/morehealth/gut-bacteria-and-autoimmune-diseases.html

    Overall a positive article, but he says some contradictory stuff about ME, :

    "People with this condition can take weeks to recover from minor exertion."

    but then in his recommendations

    "Exercise"
     
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    Old Bones Senior Member

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    @ScottTriGuy As a person with both ME and RA, I found this article particularly interesting. I guess it's not surprising that a sports medicine doctor would recommend exercise. And, if not for the strong emphasis on ME in the article, this advice may be appropriate. I've certainly noticed that my acquaintances with several of the other autoimmune illnesses listed (Crohn's, Lupus, MS, Diabetes Type 1, Sjogren's) are much less functionally-impaired than I am. So, I agree -- overall a positive article.
     
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