Graded Exercise Therapy and The House Of Commons Gym
In Memory Of ME Patient
18 April 1934 – 13 December 1988
Compliments of Flying Officer Pam Gerrity
What Really Happened To Brynmor John?
First we have to look at the situation!
According to Malcolm Hooper’s “Magical Medicine:”
On 13th December 1988 Brynmor John MP died from ME/CFS.
His experience of the illness was all too familiar:
‘Though there is only a slight gradient from our house to the main road, it could have been the North face of the Eiger. I just could not get up it’ -Brynmor John
He found himself unable to dress; the slightest exertion exhausted him and it took days to regain his strength.
He was irritated by the profusion of psychiatric comment and was trying to ensure better understanding of ME/CFS.
Brynmor John suddenly…
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