Sunday, November 14, 2010
Here is a video of Maija Haavisto speaking about her experience with Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN).
The Patient Advocate has wanted to write something about this amazing young woman for some time. Now, with this excellent and informative video, is a good time to do this. Maija Haavisto, a ME/CFS patient herself, has written an excellent book on drug and supplement treatments for ME/CFS. The book is called "Reviving the Broken Marionette" and it can be purchased on her blog site or on Amazon. This book is a must read for anyone dealing with this illness. The Patient Advocate, in his efforts to help his daughter, has consulted this book many, many times. If the PA were to recommend buying one book on ME/CFS, this would be it.
Maija is a self-starter who has done a tremendous amount of research on various drugs that can potentially be helpful in ME/CFS. This self-directed research evolves from her desire to cure herself of this illness. Maiji clearly believes that there are existing drugs and therapies that can bring relief or partial relief to this strange illness. While she is correct in this assessment, she is also open to suggestion. She is a particularly strong advocate of LDN as a ME/CFS therapy. Take a look at this video and admire the efforts of this young woman.