On 3rd September 2015, Dr Myhill received a ‘Highly Commended Certificate’ at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2015 for her book, “It’s Mitochondria, Not Hypochondria!” having been shortlisted from 630 titles.
Dr Myhill has a history of working to help those with ME. Below is a short extract from her website at www.DoctorMyhill.co.uk to give you a bit of a flavour of her background and experience. I recommend a visit to her site to make up your own mind if this is an avenue that would benefit your situation. I don’t have personal experience of Dr Myhill’s work and would appreciate input and thoughts from any of our members.
“I believe modern Western Medicine has lost touch with patients. What patients actually want is an answer to the question why they have developed their particular problem followed by which nutritional, lifestyle or environmental changing factors need they put in place to allow improvements. In pursuing this object, I have become the Secretary of the British Society for Ecological Medicine, a medical organisation in which we have our own scientific journal, our own bi-annual scientific meetings at the Royal College of General Practitioners as well as running training meetings for GPs and Consultants. All the medicine that we practise has an excellent evidence base, but of course not the mega financial resources to sell this to the health industry in this country.
So my practice of medicine has evolved from an entirely conventional training at the Middlesex Hospital, London qualifying in 1981 to something very different. Now the focus of my practice is on looking for causes of problems with respect to diet, micronutrient status, allergies and lifestyle changes. This approach is highly successful at tackling the majority of medical problems. Indeed, if this package was applied across the board, then the pattern of chronic disease, degeneration and cancer in Western nations would undergo a radical change. ………”