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Controversial Lightning Process 'Helps Children With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'

Friday 22 September 2017

 

From UK newspaper The Guardian:

 

School children
One in every 100 children of secondary school age
has CFS, missing a year of school, on average.
(Photograph: Alamy)
 

Controversial Lightning Process 'helps children with chronic fatigue syndrome'

Trial unexpectedly shows combination of osteopathy, life coaching and neuro-linguistic programming helps children with CFS/ME get better

By Sarah Boseley Health editor
Wednesday 20 September 2017
© 2017 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

A controversial treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) called the Lightning Process can help children get better, a trial has shown, much to the surprise of the doctor who put it to the test.

One in every 100 children of secondary school age has CFS, also known as ME, and it can wreck their lives. Those affected miss a year of school on average, many of them getting to classes on just two days a week. Half are bedbound at some stage.

Esther Crawley, a paediatrician and professor of child health at Bristol University, runs the biggest centre for children with CFS in the country, seeing about 400 patients a year. She embarked on a trial of the commercial Lightning Process because the children she cares for and their parents were interested in it.

 

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