Dr. Myhill is a general practitioner with a particular interest
in chronic fatigue syndrome. She
qualified from Middlesex Hospital Medical School with honours in 1981 and has
worked in the NHS and in private practice.
Dr. Myhill is an active
figure in the British Society of Allergy, Environmental and Nutritional
Medicine, and its Secretary and has been medical advisor to Action for ME.
Dr Myhill is interested in diagnosis in the correct sense, finding the cause
of illness, not simply in treating the symptoms.
She has a special interest in treating chronic fatigue syndrome
(CFS) and have consulted over 100 farmers with CFS following organophosphate
poisoning and 100 women with CFS following silicone poisoning either from breast
implants or injection.
Over the past twenty years Dr. Myhill estimates to have seen over 1,500 cases
of chronic fatigue syndrome largely caused by viral infection. During the early
years she reported these cases individually to the Medical Devices Agency.