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Australia - Parliamentarians learn about ground-breaking science on debilitating neurological disease

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Sly Saint, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    "Don Staines explained that, given these findings, we could see that “recommendations to exercise patients are wrong” because it only places greater demand for calcium ions in the cells. This also explains why patients who meet the diagnostic criteria defined in the Canadian Consensus Criteria or the International Consensus Primer would in fact be worsened by a regime of Graduated Exercise Therapy. While patients who experienced the symptom of chronic fatigue without meeting these criteria may experience some improvement.

    As for recommendations to treat patients with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik said she was “not aware of any psychological treatment that can effect calcium ion transmitters”."

    full article here:
    https://ishoblog.com/2018/08/22/par...science-on-debilitating-neurological-disease/
     
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    Barry Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    As for recommendations to treat patients with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik said she was “not aware of any psychological treatment that can effect calcium ion transmitters”."

    Nice.
     
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    Sean Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  4. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    "world renowned scientists" and "ground-breaking findings", the Griffith hype train rumbles on.
     
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    strategist Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Can we have some replication and large representative cohorts to go with the hype?
     
  6. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Awesome to see politicians actively involved in educating their peers about ME.

    "Parliamentary Friends of ME" sounds like a scaleable advocacy concept.
     

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