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Esther Crawley still plugging Lightning Process

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by MeSci, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    Esther Crawley has just been on the World Service plugging the Lightning Process on the News Programme. There was also a woman claiming to have been successfully treated with it (don't think she gave her name).

    This page http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldserviceradio/help/faq#contact

    gives a chance to comment on items.

    I don't know if you will be able to find the item or whether it will be repeated on a later news programme.
     
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    Wonko Senior Member

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    The other side.
    I know someone who claims there's a treatment for that - it apparently costs.......

    (edit- not explicitly, but presumably if it can cure M.E. it can cure one of the symptoms of M.E. toot sweet).
     
  3. Marky90

    Marky90 Science breeds knowledge, opinion breeds ignorance

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    It`s all over the news. I`m so disgusted by these quacks, and the journalists not doing their job. Will it ever end
     
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    It´s on the Guardian too, who gave it a pretty positive treatment.
     
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  5. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    That is the Today programme!
     
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    slysaint Senior Member

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    sorry:snigger: will try again tomorrow

    eta: what time was it you heard it as have been through the 'news' slots from 10-1pm and can't find any mention(?)
     
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  7. Mrs Sowester

    Mrs Sowester BRING BACK KINA

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    Don't listen to it again tomorrow @slysaint! Nobody needs to hear that more than once! You'll need therapy to recover from that sort of Crawley exposure.
     
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  8. Marky90

    Marky90 Science breeds knowledge, opinion breeds ignorance

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    Forgot to mention.. A part of LP is promising to stop thinking that you`re sick. Surely that`s a huge problem when questionnaires later serve to assess your level of function.

    I have some friends which LP worked for, but it`s not very many compared to how many I know.This kind of media is very damaging for the public view on the patients. It affects us personally, it`s very upsetting! Bizarre, actually
     
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  9. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    I heard it near the end of the programme ending at 1330 - the News Programme.
     
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    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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  12. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    Jonathan Savage introduces it. Patient is 'Anne'. Savage says, "These scientists, once sceptical, are now very keen to find out more" (!) Finishes 1620.
     
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  13. slysaint

    slysaint Senior Member

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    well done finding this.
    This piece is a heavily edited version of the Today programme with a different presenter.
    'Anne' did not do the LP (although this piece implies she did).
    She was a patient of Crawley, (also had had surgery which seems to have been edited out) and took 4 years to recover.
     
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  14. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    Should @charles shepherd read this and maybe offer a response?
     
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