My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 257 … My Updated Recovery Protocol!

movementI am pleased to provide you with a link to my updated recovery protocol. It’s the book I would have written had I been so inclined! It is based pretty much entirely on my experience. I am posting it now even though I haven’t yet fully recovered because it is helping me manage and minimize my symptoms without using medication and because I truly believe it can help people!

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 254 … What has sustained me during this experience!

doveI recently received an email from a blog reader and friend who I have been corresponding with for the past year. He has been having a very difficult time, particularly because, until recently, he did not know what he was dealing with. He has now been diagnosed with dystonia, but he continues to struggle.

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 244 … Chiropractic treatment for TMJ!

tmjToday I went to see a chiropractor for the first time in 30 years. I made the appointment because my jaw is out of joint [commonly referred to as temporomandibular joint or TMJ] and my spine is curved [commonly referred to as scoliosis].

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 227 … My greatest challenge and the key to recovery!

calmI have written many posts on what I believe are the essential ingredients for my recovery! For instance, a healthy diet is extremely important, as is exercise, bodywork and a good attitude. So too, is eliminating stress! Stress of any sort works against my healing efforts. In fact, it causes the condition to worsen. In this regard, my most important challenge is to ensure that every single thought in my mind helps me to feel tranquil, joyful, loving, abundant and blissful!

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 214 … The 5 Essentials of Recovery!

fiveExperiencing a neurological condition has undoubtedly been the greatest challenge of my life. It tests me every single day! It has also been the greatest learning experience of my life! It has taught me a great deal about my body and about life itself! And so, based on what I have learned, I offer you the five essentials of what I believe to be the key to why I have fared relatively well given how long I have been experiencing this condition [at least 13 years] and why I believe I will recover.

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 178 … Practicing Spiritual Consciousness!

purpose - lifeIn two recent blog posts, I talked about spiritual consciousness. I believe it is both the purpose of and the solution to the neurological condition I’m experiencing, and thus, my new focal point.

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 171 … What helps me!

Cooks BaySomeone asked me recently what specific things I have found helpful on my journey with a neurological disorder, both in terms of minimizing the symptoms I experience and eventually leading to my recovery. This is what I listed:

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 141 … Homeostasis is the Key!

homeostasisHomeostasis is the innate tendency of the body to seek and maintain a condition of balance or equilibrium within its internal environment, even when faced with external changes. In other words, it wants to be in a normal state. For example, the body always wants to be at a temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. When body temperature rises above 98.6, it sweats in order to cool down. When it falls below 98.6, the body shivers in order to generate heat. The human body truly is a miracle!

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 112 … Synchronicity – Faith Over Fear!

synchronicityYou gotta love synchronicity!

Despite all the things I’ve been doing to return my body to homeostasis [maintaining a good attitude, eliminating stress, eating healthy foods, detoxifying, exercising, bodywork and strengthing my adrenal glands] I haven’t been making the progress I had hoped for. At least not as it relates to lessenlng the symptoms I experience. I’m not feeling discouraged because I know I’m on the right track. More like, feeling puzzled! But I’ve been doing this long enough that I know when I’m not making progress, it’s because there is something I’m missing, something I need to learn.

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