Guidance for doctors - how to diagnose and treat electrosensitivity

Case studies

Interview with Dr. Dowson [coming soon]

HPA formal announcement

Other articles by Dr. David Dowson

Biography of Dr. David Dowson

Starting out as a general practitioner near Bournemouth, Dr Dowson spent 12 years incorporating complementary methods within his own practice. His increasing interest in complementary methods of treatment led to him found the British Medical Acupuncture Society in 1980, which now has over 1000 members.From 1984 to 1993 he was a partner at the Centre for the Study of Complementary Medicine, Southampton. He has written extensively on complementary medicine, including co-authoring two books and contributing to others, including the Readers Digest Family Guide to Alternative Medicine.

In addition he has done research, subsequently published, mainly in environmental medicine. He has a particular interest in the treatment of M.E. and conducted research which demonstrated the most effective treatment for this condition so far discovered.As well as his clinical commitment, Dr Dowson teaches acupuncture, homoeopathy, and allergy to fellow doctors, physiotherapists and to veterinary practitioners. He is a trustee of the ES charity, Electrosensitivity UK.

He lectures extensively, particularly on M.E., and has advised the House of Commons and the Select Committee of the House of Lords on Complementary Medicine.Dr Dowson considers that his treatment is primary through "Biological Therapy". This is treatment designed to encourage the body's natural healing and defensive mechanisms.

Dr Dowson is recognised by the major medical insurance companies (BUPA, PPP, Health First and WPA) as a specialist in acupuncture, homoeopathy and environmental medicine.