Reviews written by Maff

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Gastrointestinal
Reviewed by Maff     July 20, 2009
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Ease of use 
 
8.0
Value for money 
 
10.0
Usefulness of results 
 
8.0
Would you recommend? 
 
10.0

Useful in any unexplained chronic illness

The intestinal permeability test is so easy to perform at home and is relatively inexpensive (I paid about £40/$65) that I'd recommend anyone with unexplained chronic health problems does one,...

Reviewed by Maff     March 06, 2009
Last updated: July 20, 2009
Overall rating 
 
8.8
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
9.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
6.0
Ease of use  
 
10.0
Value for money  
 
10.0
Would you recommend? 
 
9.0

Turned winter into summer for a SAD sufferer

As someone who has suffered from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) for many years I have tried bright light therapy with various light boxes, a lot of anti-depressant medications, and even...

Antidepressants
Reviewed by Maff     December 16, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
4.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
2.0
Ease of use  
 
5.0
Value for money  
 
2.0
Would you recommend? 
 
4.0

Caused severe drowsiness

I used low dose amitriptyline (10mg) as a sleep aid for sleep problems associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). I found it helped with getting to sleep. It basically knocked...

Reviewed by Maff     December 11, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
7.2
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
6.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
10.0
Ease of use  
 
6.0
Value for money  
 
7.0
Would you recommend? 
 
7.0

Some improvement but a bit disappointing

I tried Armour thyroid after having no success with thyroxine. I suspected it would be more effective given that it includes the full range of thyroid hormones. Unlike conventional...

Reviewed by Maff     December 04, 2008
Last updated: December 10, 2008
Overall rating 
 
8.4
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
10.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
7.0
Ease of use  
 
7.0
Value for money  
 
9.0
Would you recommend? 
 
9.0

Rapid positive effects on mood and energy

After finding thyroxine (T4) to be totally ineffective it was not until years later that I tried T3 (in the form of cytomel) and the results couldn't have been more...

Reviewed by Maff     December 04, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
5.4
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
1.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
10.0
Ease of use  
 
10.0
Value for money  
 
1.0
Would you recommend? 
 
5.0

No noticeable effect

I developed chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) aged 11 and later in my teens had my thyroid function tested by a ME/CFS who suspected low thyroid function may have been contributing...

Reviewed by Maff     September 26, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
8.2
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
10.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
8.0
Ease of use  
 
7.0
Value for money  
 
7.0
Would you recommend? 
 
9.0

Improve detox ability effectively and quickly

To put it mildly the Lifewave glutathione patch is impressive. Within 15 minutes of first applying one I began to feel slightly nauseous and woozy. Since nothing enters the body...

Reviewed by Maff     September 11, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
7.8
Effectiveness  
 
8.0
Easy to stay on?  
 
5.0
Lack of side-effects  
 
10.0
Would you recommend? 
 
8.0

Significant improvement in brain fog and mood

As a long-term sufferer of chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), amongst other complaints, I have tried many dietary changes in an effort to relieve my symptoms....

Reviewed by Maff     September 03, 2008
Last updated: August 11, 2009
Overall rating 
 
8.4
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
8.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
7.0
Ease of use  
 
10.0
Value for money  
 
8.0
Would you recommend? 
 
9.0

Effective Mood Booster (N-acetyl form)

As a sufferer of both chronic fatigue syndrome and depression I had all the signs of catecholamine deficiency e.g. sluggish thinking, poor concentration and focus, lack of motivation and mental...

Alternative Therapies
Reviewed by Maff     August 26, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2009
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Perceived Effectiveness  
 
9.0
Lack of side effects (tolerability)  
 
10.0
Ease of use  
 
7.0
Value for money  
 
10.0
Would you recommend? 
 
10.0

Very calming - Great magnesium & sulfate source

I've used epsom salts as part of my treatment regime for a couple of years now and wouldn't be without them. Having suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) for going...

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