Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #30 … ‘Experience’ rather than ‘disease’!

dyerI am rereading Wayne Dyer’s book, change your thoughts change your life, living the wisdom of the Tao. Verse 2 addresses the concept of contrast…Long is defined by short, the high by the low.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #5 … The Benefits of Nutraceuticals!

nutraceuticalsThank you so much to Jimmy, who reads the blogs I post, for providing a link to an important article on the benefits of nutraceuticals in treating PD. It was published in the  September 2016 edition of NeuroMolecular  Medicine and contains a lot of medical terminology, but it’s well worth the read.

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #2 … Positive Frame of Mind!

elationA positive frame of mind is critically important for managing the symptoms of, and recovering from, a neurological condition. I do three things every day that help me stay upbeat!

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 230 … A simple technique to promote recovery!

skyRecovering from this neurological condition [parkinson’s]] is mostly about restoring body chemistry. It’s about ‘convincing’ the neurotransmitters that are produced in our brains [mostly dopamine and serotonin] and the hormones that are produced in our endocrine system [mostly adrenaline and cortisol] to return to normal  levels. We want more dopamine and serotonin and less adrenaline and cortisol. Which the body wants as well by the way. It wants to be in homeostasis.

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 229 … There will never be a medical cure for Parkinson’s Disease

moon landingI, admittedly, was hesitant to write this post. I didn’t want to be seen as a negative Nellie. Nor did I want to rain on anybody’s parade or dash anybody’s hopes. But I also think it’s important not to give people false hope.

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 228 … The purpose of parkinson’s … Understanding the gift of the disease

giftContrary to the language used on most parkinson’s disease websites, I do not consider myself to be battling parkinson’s. Nor do I think of myself as suffering from a disease. What you fight, fights back! When you believe you are suffering from something, you put yourself in victimhood! I’m not fighting with anything and I’m certainly not suffering!

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 190 … The importance of exercise!

cheetah runningPeople are now beginning to understand the importance of exercise in restoring health, particularly as it relates to neurological conditions, like parkinson’s. Indeed, exercise benefits us in many ways. Not only does it strengthen muscles and vitalize cardiovascular health, it stimulates and strengthens all of the internal body systems, including the immune system.

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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 176 … Inspirational Songs!

bagpipesIn a recent blog, I wrote about the role of laughter in my protocol to recover my health. Laughing triggers the release of endorphins and other feel good neurotransmitters. This, in turn, helps to alkaline the body, heal the gut, strengthen the immune system and dissolve inflammation, conditions necessary to return the body to homeostasis. In my experience, songs that elevate can have the same affect.

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 174 … Laughter, the best medicine!

mtmLaughter really is the best medicine! Studies have actually shown that laughter helps alkaline the body, reduce inflammation and strengthen the immune system, things that are necessary in order to return the body to homeostasis.

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