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Dr Cheney goes his own way – again

Sunday 6 September 2009

Dr Paul CheneyCort Johnson has written an article about Dr Paul Cheney (pictured) and the surprising findings of his recent research involving echocardiographic testing:

In April Dr. Cheney startled ME/CFS patients he announced that based on echocardiographic testing, that several commonly used supplements, some of which he had previously championed, were actually bad for ME/CFS patients. They included glutathione/whey protein, coenzyme Q. 10, D-Ribose and Vit D. Now he’s casting doubt on another core treatment; omega-3 fatty acids (fish oils).

Dr. Cheney is using something he calls ECHO Terrain mapping to assess the effectiveness of chronic fatigue syndrome treatments. This appears to involve placing a substance on the patients skin and then measuring their IVRT (speed with which the heart expands during diastole). Substances which increase IVRT are believed to have negative effects.

The full article can be found here.

 


 

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