I thought I was going to die soon. I am not being dramatic, I honestly felt that if I continued on a path of strict western medicine I would die soon. I was loosing hope and the energy to fight. I could no longer see my future.
I have several incurable diseases which includes an autoimmune disease called Behcets’ Vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels). This is causing inflammation and fluid around my heart and lungs. As I continued to try the drugs to treat my autoimmune diseases and heart issues, I felt worse and got sicker instead of better. Side effects of these medications caused my other conditions to flare and more damage to my body. The last medication option presented to me was a chemotherapy drug which I declined. I felt hopeless and could barely get off the couch most days.
I started researching and studying all things nutrition and learned the best way to heal MY body naturally. I read Amy Myer’s “The Autoimmune Solution”, and ordered her cookbook. I started juicing organic vegetables everyday, added many of her supplements, completely eliminated all processed foods, refined sugar and practiced gratitude every day.
Dr. Myers helped me understand that our bodies have incredible healing power if given the right nutrition. I have always been a believer of nutritious food, but with a paralyzed stomach (Gastroparesis) it’s difficult for me to eat whole foods or eat enough nutrients. Juicing along with her supplements have given me nutrients my body hasn't…