Science Journalist Julie Rehmeyer suffered from crippling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She's plugging a new book discussing her experiences with the not-medically-established treatment. The article in this link post discusses her decision to attempt the treatment, as well as first-order, meta-level suggestions about pursuing this type of independent research for other conditions. It's nothing groundbreaking (especially to anyone who read Inadequate Equilibria), but it's an interesting to see the same idea being pitched to a wider audience.
(h/t Andrew Gelman)