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Woman Battling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 'Owes It All' To Doctor Who Changed Her Life

Tuesday 26 December 2017


From UK news outlet Metro:


Rita Williams
Rita Williams’ life has been transformed since her diagnosis
(Picture: Rita Williams)

Woman battling chronic fatigue syndrome ‘owes it all’ to doctor who changed her life

By Tom Herbert for
Tuesday 26 December 2017

When Rita Williams first became ill in 2001, she didn’t know what was wrong with her.

A viral infection initially led doctors to diagnose her with chicken pox – but when this cleared she was suddenly struck down by crippling chronic fatigue.

The recently retired deputy teacher felt sick, couldn’t eat, and it felt as if she had weights dragging on her muscles.


Rita, of Staffordshire, Stafford, was ill for about 14 months, but in January 2003 she found hope through her daughter. Her daughter found out through a chance conversation at work that the daughter of her director had suffered similar symptoms to Rita.

The Perrin Technique is a system of manual diagnosis around five physical symptoms, and is based on the theory that CFS/ME is a disorder of the lymphatic drainage system.


Full article…


For an alternative view of the Perrin Technique, read this person's experience.




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