In 1978 I was
living a few miles outside of Portland, Oregon and had developed
a colon cancer and the cancer had caused me to bleed internally
so bad that I lost over half of my blood and was given a blood
transfusion. Back then blood donors were not screened too
Then in 1995 after
I had moved to New Mexico to get away from the cold wet winters
of Oregon and had been then living in New Mexico for four
years I begin to have lots of different illnesses. And was
diagnosis to have Hepatitis C At that time none of the doctors
I had mentioned anything about any treatments other than usingmilk
thistle and changing my diet.
I started using
two pounds of milk thistle a month, cut out all sugar, fat,
red meat, starches, dairy products and started eating lots
of fish, grains, fruits, vegetables and getting lots of exercise.
went in to remission and I felt better than I had in years.
Then several months ago a so-called-friend whom I had saved
his life after he got cancer and got him help, he let me down
by taking back the machine that ground my milk thistle seeds,
cut off my supply of them, plus my supplies of other essential
herbs and organic foods I had been using to
arrest my hepatitis and since I have no transportation and
live in a real small town I could not get any of those things
locally. Within a month my hepatitis had returned far worse
than it had ever been before. When he saw that I was in acute
stages of the disease he brought back the grinder and two
pounds of milk thistle, but I had gone to see a liver specialist
who said because of my age (I am nearly 72) I was passed the
age of being treated. That after 65 no one can be treated
because the treatments will kill them.
And although I have been back on the milk thistle for a month
now my condition has worsened, I am tired all of the time,
am constipated, my skin itches terribly, I feel dizzy, sickish,
my heart beats too fast, I have breathing problems, my liver
hurts, I have leg cramps, my sight is blurred, I get confused,
I have short memory, I am fatigued, have headaches, gas, bloating,
insomnia, irritability, indigestion, feverish, dry skin, arthritis,
nausea, vertigo, weakness and rarely get thirstylike I used
to. My doctor said stopping my diet caused my system to go
in to shock and said he did not believe I would recover this
time even though I am back on my diet again. And since I am
on a low fixed income I can not any other kind of treatments.
But if anyone is
younger than me, I would recommend they try my diet while
they still have hope.
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