Support, guidance & advice for todays primary carers
From chronically tired to feeling great
A TRUE RETURN TO HEALTH STORY
Hi, my name is Karen and I am the primary carer for my mother Enid who is in her mid 80’s.
Thank God, my mother is relatively independent, so she is not extremely demanding, but the little I had to do was extremely difficult. Knowing that I had a few years of caring in front of me, I was perplexed as to why I was always fatigued. I could barely keep up with life, and I didn’t know why everyone else seemed way more together than I was. I finally realised that it wasn’t because I was disorganised or inadequate but rather because I felt sick more often than I felt well. In fact, sometimes I felt so sick that I wasn’t able to help my beautiful mum.
Often, everyday tasks seemed as hard as scaling Mount Everest. I desperately wanted to give my mother the care she required, but I was simply too wiped out. When shopping, I would be tired for 2 to 3 days afterwards.
I also began to get behind on all family tasks and could never seem to catch up. I simply didn’t have the energy to keep up with life, and my insomnia was rapidly getting worse.
DOCTOR, DO SOMETHING!
I became desperate. When visiting several doctors, I was confronted with puzzled looks. I gave them a list of all my symptoms:
- Debilitating Headaches
- Weight Gain
- Abdominal Bloating (very noticeable when it occurred!)
- Lower Back Pain
- Intolerant To Exercise (exercise made me feel sicker and exhausted)
- Cracked Heels
- Heart Palpitations
- Sinus Drainage
I know. It’s a lot!! But it’s true. I was hoping with all my heart that when reviewing my symptoms, they would have a light bulb moment and identify the problem. But alas…
So, I began my own journey of investigation and discovery. Guess what my research revealed??
Many of the symptoms that I was experiencing pointed to my body being highly toxic. My body was overloaded with poison. I began to suspect that it might have something to do with my mercury fillings.
The research indicated that my symptoms perfectly fit the profile of a mercury-poisoned person.
A BIG DECISION
After much thought and prayer, I finally decided that I should have all my mercury fillings replaced. Never do that without researching your dentist and appropriate mercury replacement protocols-it can make you sicker otherwise.
PREPARATION BEFORE THE DENTAL WORK
Before I had my mercury fillings replaced, I made sure that my body was strong enough for the removal by taking appropriate supplements:
- B vitamins
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D
- Trace minerals
- Milk thistle for my liver
On the day of my dental work, my highly trained dentist took appropriate precautions to protect me from being exposed to mercury.
- He removed the fillings in chunks rather than drilling into them. (It only took seconds to pop out the old mercury fillings).
- I had oxygen over my nose to prevent me from inhaling mercury vapour.
- The dental assistant sprayed cold water in my mouth the whole time (also helps to protect from being exposed to mercury).
I tell you firsthand, Health is Wealth and without it you can’t do much.
The dentist replaced the mercury fillings with a biologically compatible material that did not compromise my immune system.
POST REMOVAL SAFEGUARDS
- I had a Vitamin C IV at my integrated doctor’s office.
- At home, I swished some activated charcoal around in my mouth to absorb any mercury particles.
- I took an activated charcoal pill.
I am so grateful that I feel great now! Although it was a long process, it was worth every minute! It also taught me so much about varying toxins and how they affect your body, and how, to the best of my ability, to avoid serious health problems in the future.
Needless to say, Mum is so much happier because I can visit her more often and meet all her care needs. I tell you firsthand, Health is Wealth, and without it, you can’t do much.
This post is not medical advice. I am not a doctor or medical professional. I share only my own experiences and research. Consult your own practitioner before making changes in your diet or supplements.
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