EXCITING RECOVERY OF 17 YEAR OLD CAPE TOWN BASED CFIDS PATIENT WHO NOT ONLY MANGED TO ENROL AT UNIVERSITY AFTER HER RECOVERY BUT ALSO BECAME HIGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVER ! (2012 REPORT)
WHEN WE CONSULTED YOU ROSE WAS TIRED, SHE HAD MUSCLE AND JOINT PAIN. SHE WASNīT SLEEPING WELL,HER IMMUNE SYSTEM WAS COMPROMISED AS SHE WAS CONSTANTLY GETTING FLU, COLDS,SINUS ETC.
In July 2007 Rose had a cocksackie virus and myocarditis
We consulted our GP and a cardiologist
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WE CONSULTED TWO PHYSICIANS WHO DIAGNOSED POST VIRAL FATIGUE AND PRESCRIBED VITAMINS.
A RHEUMATOLOGIST DIAGNOSED FIBROMYALGIA AND PRESCRIBED A DRUG WHICH WAS USED FOR MALERIA.and an anti depressant. We didnīt pursue this
Antibiotics would make Rose feel much worse. She was prescribed them for various sinus infections over this period.
We also consulted physiotherapists and homeopaths
When we consulted Petrovic Rose improved after 3 month and after a year she was almost back to normal. She responded well to the CFIDS protocol She had missed many months of school in2008 and 9 and returned in 2010
2012 She has been well and happy, back at school and was made vice head girl! She even played a term of hockey this year for the first time since 2007 when she fell ill. She is exercising and has paricipated fully in many extramural activities and is about to write matric.
With very many thanks.