Exactly what causes ME is still a bit of a mystery. Jeremy discusses a Brexit deal, dog thefts, a deaf and blind doctor and Northern rail. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0008ps8 Soul, R&B, funk, disco and tunes from James Brown, Terence Trent D'Arby and DJ Spoony. Within two days of her treatment, she was walking unaided along the beach with her mother. ME is recognised as a neurological illness by the World Health Organisation, and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence is expected to publish guidelines on its treatment in April. ME is the lay person’s term for an illness medical professionals call Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Jeremy discusses Manchester, schools, parcels and doing nothing. Post and discuss general ME/CFS news here. She heard about the technique on BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show. She then folded up her wheelchair and told her mother: ‘I will never use this again.’ One year on, Leonie is still feeling great. Jeremy discusses the general election, work relationships, feeling tired and the NHS. 'We should like to see some evidence that there is an adrenaline rise in ME sufferers, and if there is, whether lowering adrenaline induces a "lightning" cure,' he says. Nothing could put the three Adlington sisters off their stroke when they caught glandular fever - until a brain virus almost killed one of them. It was Leonie’s mother Lorna who found out about the Lightning Process from an ME chatroom. Although Amir and his colleagues have not conducted any studies on the adrenaline levels in ME patients, it is generally accepted that constantly raised levels of the hormone are bad for your health, and have been linked to a range of problems including high blood pressure and ulcers. Jeremy discusses parliamentary rhetoric, labradoodles, alcohol pricing and BBC Music Day. Exactly what causes ME is still a bit of a mystery. At 1:10:00 onwards there is a discussion on glandular fever that soon touches on... Thread by: InitialConditions , Sep 23, 2019 , 6 replies, in forum: General ME/CFS News Showing results 1 to 1 of 1 This physically ‘cuts off’ the stress response to stop it from progressing. And I am still well today.’. She hadn't been able to go to school for three years and had to rely on a wheelchair. So I took myself to Wales with very little hope. 'I remember sitting with Amir and very suddenly feeling a coolness at the top of my head that went down my spine and all through my body. Amol Rajan discusses Northern Ireland, work emails, Brexit and wild mushrooms. The human success stories describe the programme as 'miraculous'; in the other camp are those for whom it has not worked, as well as sceptics who worry that the process has not been scientifically proven, while pointing to the high cost - around £500 - for the treatment. The principles are similar to those in neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) – a technique used to help change negative thoughts and behaviour patterns. Have you had a flu vaccination either this year, or within the past five years? Jeremy discusses Thomas Cook, the Labour conference, glandular fever and BBC Music Day. Trevor Nelson and Tony Blackburn enter a pub quiz... Read about our approach to external linking. The idea is that stepping on the cards reinforces the thought process. Nothing worked. Once convinced to give the Lightning Process a try, Leonie had to undergo a wearing six-hour trip from her home in Essex to the 'retreat' in Llansteffan in Wales for the treatment.