Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #68 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Medication!

This post is the seventeenth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

Medication! I’m gonna tell right up front, I’m not a fan! Yes, I take meds, but I wish I didn’t … for reasons that I will explain later … and part of my plan is to get off them.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #67 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Spiritual Practice!

This post is the sixteenth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #66 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Emotional Healing!

trustThis post is the fifteenth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

One of the most challenging aspects of overcoming the symptoms of PD is healing and dissolving the emotional ‘root cause’ of the condition. Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now and A New Earth, refers to this, as dissolving the pain-body.

I was introduced to emotional root cause healing in 1993 when the massage therapist I was seeing referred me to a One-Brain-Therapy therapist. It was here that I learned that at the root of all health conditions and other dys-functions in our life, is unresolved emotional energy, such as, shame, grief, guilt, fear, etc. I used what I learned from OBT to overcome migraine headaches and food sensitivities.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #65 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Bodywork!

activatorThis post is the fourteenth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

Bodywork has been an integral part of my symptom management and recovery regimen since 2010 when I was referred to a Body Stress Relief therapist. When I first started BSR treatments, I had no idea if it would help, but within six months, the trembling I had been experiencing diminished by about 75%. I continued with the BSR treatments until the spring of 2015.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #64 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Exercise is Essential!

elationThis post is the thirteenth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

Of the 18 things that I’ve learned about living with the symptoms of PD, four are absolutely critical. They are: positive attitude, joyful thoughts, healthy diet and daily exercise.

I covered positive attitude, healthy thoughts [minimizing worry] and healthy diet in previous posts, and today I’m focusing on exercise.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #63 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — CBD Oil!

marijuanaThis post is the twelfth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

CBD oil has been part of my recovery regimen for almost two years.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #62 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Supplements!

vit cThis post is the eleventh of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

Supplementation is tricky. There is a lot of trial and error and they can be costly. Having said that, they are an important part of my daily regimen, particularly as it relates to strengthening my immune system, minimizing constipation, getting a good night’s sleep and minimizing anxiety. I have to admit though, supplementation is not my area of expertise. I have mostly learned through trial and error. If you really want to understand supplementation, you are advised to see a naturopath.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #61 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Detoxification!

detoxThis post is the tenth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

It is believed that chemical toxicity is a leading factor in the development of the symptoms of PD and therefore, detoxification is an essential element of any recovery protocol. There are four levels of detoxification that must be addressed to promote full recovery. They include detoxing our:

  1. Physical body
  2. Thoughts
  3. Emotions
  4. Chi

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #60 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Healthy Diet!

dietThis post is the ninth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

I have written extensively about my diet because it is really important and it has been a bit of a moving target. As a whole, my diet has been comparatively healthy for over 30 years due to food intolerances and migraine headaches.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – A Journey of Love #59 … 18 Things You Need to Know About Living with the Symptoms of PD — Positive Thoughts!

clappingThis post is the eighth of the 18 things you need to know about living with the symptoms of PD.

The state of of our physical body is largely a reflection of the quality of our thoughts. Positive, happy thoughts, therefore, generally create a happy, healthy body and vice versa.

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