MY HEALTH RECOVERY: The butterfly effect is the belief that small changes over time can create huge life changes.

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When I am not busy with my other life responsibilities I like to use the creative side of my brain to keep it active.  I painted this saying on an old picture from a thrift shop. I hope that it inspires you to belief and expect more is possible in terms of your health.

My recovery from multiple health challenges (environmental illness – EI, toxicant induced loss of tolerance – TILT, multiple chemical sensitivities – MCS, chronic fatigue – CF, severe gastrointestinal distress, irritable bowel – IB, stress sensitization, major depression, spasmodic dysphonis – SD) has taken a long time. The good news is that I now have good health and I can live and function in the real world and work.

My recovery path took many small changes over time and the resulting end product – good health, still amazes me at times; especially when I see other people still struggling with diagnoses that they were given decades ago.

More is possible in terms of your health, and possible is ‘doable by you’, with the right guidance. Where do you start to reap the same benefits that I have?

  1.  Use my holistic protocol found in my book, The Whole Person Well-being Equation.
  2. Green your healthcare using essential oil therapy and me as your guide. Read more in my post at http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1380.  I fffer the experience of results as a holistic wellness practitioner from many clients who have recovered from their health challenges. 
  3. Follow my path to healthy longevity – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=2049

Wishing you healthy longevity; it is available to you!

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca  elisabethlhines@gmail.com

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YOUR BODY CAN HEAL ITSELF: Follow My Road Map to Get There

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Sometimes I forget how ill I really was. A blessing for sure!

I am revisiting my multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), toxicant induced loss of tolerance (TILT), environmental illness (EI), chronic fatigue (CF), multiple food allergies, irritable bowel, depression, seasonal affected disorder (SAD), stress sensitization and spasmodic dysphonia diagnoses today.  I am often reminded about how severely ill and affected I was by these conditions when I get inquires from all over the world asking for help from those still suffering.

All of the preceding diagnoses (plus more) were given to me in the past. I suffered severely for many years and I now have good health and feel good. I can eat all foods and feel save in many environments, avoiding toxic environments as everyone should.

On my journey to good health I tried many strategies, always looking for ‘the cure’.  Like many people I read every article about the latest supplement and cures and spent a lot of money on trying them.  From today’s view point it is clear to see that one cannot regain their health by merely supplementing/adding on something; one must start at the very beginning. Regaining health requires implementation of a series of  ‘stop, start and change’ strategies. The biggest challenge, in ‘hind sight’ and from the successes of my clients has been knowing ‘what do you stop, start and change‘. That’s were my road map can help you.

“Search for the cure within the cause,

            the body itself is the best healer”            

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As a holistic wellness practitioner I share my variety of holistic strategies with my clients, on my website, in my blog posts and through more detailed guidance in my booke-books and consultations.  My book THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION is the holistic protocol or road map where I share the stop, start and change’ strategies that helped me to recover from my conditions.  The cure for what ails you starts with your personalized ‘stop, start and change’ protocol. Contact me to get you started on your holistic protocol. You can also find this information in my book. I offer holistic retreats at my location for people who travel from afar seeking health recovery from these and other conditions. Regardless of your condition, the first step to recovery is a personalized ‘stop, start and change’ protocol.

When I first started my website I was challenged to pick a website address and a page title that reflected my philosophy, belief and hopes despite the fact that I was still suffering from many of the diagnoses. Now many years later I know it was the right pick because ‘my body can and did heal itself’ with help from a variety of natural strategies and therapies.

The human body comes equipped by the Creator with amazing abilities to heal. Many factors can potentially interfere with these amazing abilities. This is why it is important to determine your ‘stop, start and change’ list. Your body can heal itself with some help and proper navigation – let me help you navigate your well-being journey.

“Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work.The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.”

Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, Greek Physician (460BC-377BC)

Health by Design, the name of my web and blog pages reflects how I designed my health using a variety of strategies. These are now all a part of my holistic protocol which you can find in my books and blog posts. Good health is an achievable goal.

Get started on a healthier you today!

Remember – small changes can have a big impact.

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My goals are now focused on achieving healthy longevity and sharing these strategies with clients, so stay tuned. euromuscularbiofeedback assessments throughout the years on multiple clients has provided a bounty of useful information to promote healthy longevity.

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

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SIGNAL LOST: Please Stay Tuned For Your Body To Resume Normal Function

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The electrical interactive communication systems of the body (nervous system) are responsible for the production of all biological and biochemical mechanisms (body functions). Neurons send signals to other cells through thin fibers called axons, which cause chemicals known as neurotransmitters to be released at junctions called synapses. Sensory neurons react to physical stimuli such as light, sound and touch and send feedback to the central nervous system about the body’s surrounding environment. Motor neurons, located in the central nervous system or in peripheral ganglia, transmit signals to activate the muscles or glands.

Interference or blockage of these necessary communication signals can disrupt normal healthy body functions, natural protections, immunosurveillance, immunoresponse and tumor suppression.

We have all experienced a loss of satellite signal and lost our favourite television show, probably in the midst of an exciting scene. What happens when the body’s communication signals are disrupted regularly? Could it be a contributing factor in conditions like Parkinsons, MS or spasmodic dysphonia? I strongly believe it is. I also know from the success I have seen in my conditions and those of my clients that following my holistic protocol can help your body to restore normal communications and function.

Recently I presented a workshop where I discussed all of the factors with the potential to disrupt our balance on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level.  Part of the workshop focused on endocrine disruptors, commonly a part of body pollution, and how they interfere with vital communication, hormone production, utilization and balance functions. These factors can disrupt normal healthy and required body communication and signalling. Body pollution, toxic chemicals (in foods, personal care, feminine hygiene, laundry and cleaning products, the air), stressors, sleep disruption, electromagnetic radiation, microbes and drugs are just a few potential communication and normal body function disruptors.

I see many clients with a wide range of health challenges.  The first step of my holistic protocol is to stop all ‘communication and body disrupting’ factors. What do they need to ‘stop, start and change’? You can read more information about these factors in my other blog posts.

My ‘stop, start and change’ holistic protocol is all that you need to get started on your path to ‘a healthier you’.  My clients are always surprised at the impact of my protocol on the way that they feel in a short period of time.

Get started today on your ‘stop, start and change’ protocol and start feeling better. Green your diet, personal care, healthcare and cleaning products. Strive for life balance. My holistic protocol can be found in my book THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION.

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Consult your regular healthcare provider before starting your ‘stop, start and change’ protocol.  There may be contraindications due to health status, medications or other factors. Do not stop taken prescribed medication.

ENJOY better health today!

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

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UPDATING OUTDATED BODY SOFTWARE: For Symptom Free Living

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Do you feel like you are living in a bubble and that there is no place outside of your bubble that is safe? Do you suffer from multiple chemical sensitivities and environmental illness? If so you are not alone. There was a time when I lived in a ‘virtual bubble’ to protect myself from all of the chemicals that caused my body to react. Many years later, after much research and trial and error strategies I have escaped my bubble and can help you to escape yours as well.  I can now feel safe in the world, go anywhere and eat anywhere, without fear or reacting. Yes, I still go with informed vigilance and protection because there are many harmful substances in the world that could potentially hurt me, and everyone else out there.

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG

Most people have a considerable quotient of well-being.  For those whose health is challenged by a variety of daily symptoms and conditions, well-being can be elusive.

My health journey has taken me through multiple health challenges. Symptom relief was a daily challenge for many years. For many people this is the case. The pre-occupation with extreme and chronic symptoms, and the search for symptom relief can leave little time to address ‘root causes’ of the symptoms, a must for health true recovery.

Symptoms Iceberg Analogy

Symptoms are like the ‘tip of the iceberg’. To achieve symptom free status you must deal with the underlying ‘base of the iceberg’ issues. Learn more here http://www.mybodycanhealitself.ca/AllergiesandIntolerances.htm .

All of the above factors can cause damage or changes to the body’s original ‘software’ and body’s default settings, and subsequent way of responding. Software is the entire set of programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and especially a computer system. Your body’s operating system is more complex than a high tech computer and comes equipped with preprogrammed criteria for responding, your software.

In cases of multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), allergies, toxicant loss of tolerance (TILT), heightened sense of smell, auto immune and other disorders; the body’s normal way of responding has been altered because the body’s software and body’s default settings have been altered by a major trauma, in my case it was the off gassing of a new house added to my body pollution. One of the resulting challenges was an overwhelming awareness and offense to the smell of all chemicals and scents, event in small amounts. A heightened offended sense of smell can also be an indicator of body pollution.

BODY POLLUTION: Who Is Responsible? – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=455.

Synthetic fragrances comes with potentially harmful health risks. FRAGRANCE: Oh How Sweet The Smell and How Potentially Dangerous To Your Healthhttp://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1454.

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The challenge in major health challenges like those listed in the previous paragraph is to get your body to differentiate between scents and chemicals that really harm and those that you are simply fearful of. The body/mind can become very vigilant after a major trauma and initiate various ‘skewed’ responses, like a heighted olfactory response, in an attempt to protect you. Many people find that they are also offended and sometimes negatively affected by natural scents. Getting your body/mind to differentiate will allow you to live in the real world and not become a prisoner to your fears, diagnosed condition and it’s initial limitations. It will also allow you more recovery options, like therapeutic essential oil therapy, a safe solution for symptom relief. You can desensitize your heightened and offended sense of smell by smelling ‘safe for you’ (a practitioner who using neuromuscularbiofeedback testing can help determine these) daily doses of 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oils.

What alters your body’s software?

Alterations to your body’s software can be the result of a combination of physical, mental, emotional or spiritual assaults or reprogramming. These changes and the ability to restore original programming can be affected by what you have been told in a diagnosis and prognosis, acceptance of your situation, ownership of a diagnosis and prognosis (I have _______), what you believe, what you think, what you say and what you expect. Although I use the words allergies, MCS, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, stress sensitization and spasmodic dysphonia when I relay my journey to improved health – I was always careful to say, my body is affected by these symptoms or  conditions instead of ‘I have’ these conditions which denotes ownership.

There was a time when I reacted every time I ate any food and was so afraid of every chemical and every smell because they offended me, and so I determined that they all hurt me.  The truth is that many of the foods, chemicals and smells that I experienced were harmful or toxic to me because of my injury and did have a negative effect on my body. The reality was that there were also many chemicals (everything is made up of chemicals) and scents that although offensive to me were not hurting me.  The ‘all or none’ thinking that person’s with MCS and other conditions experience is understandable. There was a time when MCS was considered a psychological condition, maybe the reason for that is the ‘all or none’ thinking that sufferers sometimes revert to protect themselves from further harm.

How do you restore your body’s ‘software’ and normal way of responding?

To restore your body’s software and normal way of responding it is important to update the software with corrections. The software on a computer requires regular updates to stay current. If your body has been responding in a ‘skewed’ fashion due to trauma – it’s time to update your body’s software. That is what I did to get my body to stop mounting ‘skewed responses’ and achieve symptom free living.

It is important to continue with protection strategies and keep an open mind about what is possible, allowing your brain to update your software. This will require letting go of the ‘all or none’ thinking. Following are some strategies that were successful for me that you can use to help you to update your body’s altered software and way of responding.

Change your internal dialogue:

  1. Although I am offended and affected by many chemicals and scents, I am not negatively affected by all chemicals and scents.
  2. Although some foods cause me to feel unwell, making me suspicious of many foods, there are foods that are safe for me to eat.
  3. Although my body has been reacting with ‘skewed responses’ at times, I know that my body can and does respond normally as well.
  4. Although I have been told that there is no cure for my condition and nothing can be done, I know that my body can heal itself and restore normal responding.
  5. I believe that more is possible and that possible is doable by my body. This may require some paradigm shifts to my thinking. (You can learn more at my blog and web posts NATURAL CURES: Implementing Paradigm Shifts to Become Symptom Free – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=718, BELIEVE: Your Most Powerful Well-being Tool – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=793, http://www.mybodycanhealitself.ca/believe.htm )

Give the authority for resolving your health challenges to your ‘doctor within’, your primary healthcare practitioner:

“Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.”

Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, Greek Physician (460BC-377BC)

  • Your complex body was created with many amazing abilities. Every moment of every day, without any action on your part hundreds of processes are taking place and abilities are available to you, even while you are asleep. The healthy human organism, with its complex high-tech operating system, is continually self-detecting, self-diagnosing, self-renewing, self-healing, self-repairing, self-cleaning and self-protecting. The body has an internal pharmacy, which when functioning properly produces natural analgesic, anti-depressant, anti-anxiety, anti-stress, sleep-inducing, immune system strengthening and gastrointestinal normalizing chemicals.[1]  Many of the body’s processes and abilities are automatic and are often taken for granted. There are many factors that can interfere with these normal processes and abilities.  It is your responsibility to understand and protect these abilities and the internal communications required to ensure they function normally. You can learn how in my book THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION, my website www.mybodycanhealitself.ca and my blog http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress .
  • This does not mean you should stop seeing your doctor. He or she is the person you consult for additional assistance and assessments. 

Implement correcting strategies:

Consider parasympathetic nervous system resetting strategies, mind body healing strategies, stress management strategies, normalizing response strategies and natural self-help therapies and tools to restore your body’s default settings, perception, awareness, knowledge, understanding and beliefs. I provide consultations and BodyFeedback™ Interview & Therapy to clients to help them update their outdated software. You can learn about these at http://www.mybodycanhealitself.ca/assess.htm and in my book THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION, my website www.mybodycanhealitself.ca and my blog http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner,

Health by Design, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

[1] Clinic for Mind Body Medicine, Alberta Health Services, http://www.calgaryhealthregion.ca/programs/cmbm/journey.htm, 2009.

SPASMODIC DYSPHONIA and Voice Disorders: Working With A Diagnosis

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I receive many email inquiries from all over the world about spasmodic dysphonia. They are always a reminder of how bad my vocal spasms were in the past. Not a time I ever want to revisit. Spasmodic dysphonia and voice disorders are no laughing matter!

According to the medical system, spasmodic dysphonia is a neurological disorder affecting the voice muscles in the larynx, or voice box. In spasmodic dysphonia, the muscles inside the vocal folds experience sudden involuntary movements—called spasms—which interfere with the ability of the folds to vibrate and produce sound.  Spasmodic dysphonia causes voice breaks and can give the voice a tight, strained quality. There were times when I felt like there was a tight grasp around my neck preventing my speech.

Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder caused by a neurological injury or disease and it can affect one or more of the speech subsystems – respiration, phonation, resonance, prosody, articulation. Injury or disease to the speech musculature may also cause dysarthric like symptoms. When the part of the brain that controls speech production is damaged, the link from the brain to the muscles of speech is affected.

Damage, malfunction and interference from various sources (body pollution, drugs, stress hormones, etc.) in the areas of the brain and body responsible for speech and vocalization can all trigger vocal spasms and other voice dysfunction. Neurotoxins found in foods, water, air and personal care products (e.g. fragrances), household (laundry, fabric softeners, air fresheners), industrial and lawn and garden products can cause triggering of vocal spasms. Toxins and other factors can damage or remove the protective myelin from areas of the nervous system making it more vulnerable to stress and other factors leading to triggering. How do you repair damaged myelin? There are many emerging possibilities. I share what I used in my protocol available below.

The diagrams below of the cortical homunculus, a neurological ‘map’, is a physical representation of the human body, located within the brain. You can see the areas of the brain representation responsible for vocalization.

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Broca’s and Wernicke’s area’s of the brain are also involved in speech.   http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/a/a_10/a_10_cr/a_10_cr_lan/a_10_cr_lan.html

I was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia in 2001 and again in 2012 after laryngoscopic investigation. Both times I was offered botox injectons as treatment.  Both times I turned down the offer.  Botox is a drug made from a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It’s the same toxin that causes a life-threatening type of food poisoning. After spending years recovering from environmental illness issues caused by environmental toxins I was not about to allow any dangerous substances to be injected into my body. Besides that, there was no guarantee the treatment would work, and I was told I would loose my voice for about a week  each time and would have to repeat the treatment about every 3 to 4 months.

As a holistic wellness practitioner I had researched and tried many strategies in my quest to restore my health and repair my voice. I gained improvement from these strategies, but when I went through a period of extreme stress during my husband’s cancer struggle and subsequent death – my voice again became very strangled.

In September of 2012, I completed one series of  non-surgical voice repair lessons for spasmodic dysphonia with Diana Yampolsky at the Royan’s Professional Vocal School in Toronto. Diana’s approach combines special exercises with natural herbal remedies and customized variations of NLP (neurolinguistic programming), which she specifically developed and incorporated in her Vocal Science Method to change the body’s faulty voice response.  I practicing the vocal exercises for a period of time after.  I noticed that I had less spasms as a result.  The biggest bonus for me was that I was able to sing Christmas carols at church on Christmas Eve 2012.  I hadn’t been able to join in the singing at church because of my previously ‘strangled voice’.

During times of stress, nervousness and fatigue – especially on the phone – my voice continued to break up and spasm at times. Chemical stressors, environmental and contributing emotional stressors were the original cause of my vocal challenges.

I developed and added customized visualizations to ‘right’ the wrongs that may be present in spasmodic dysphonia. I have also used correcting energy treatments that I have developed. The five correcting body scan visualizations designed to correct what may be underlying in cases of spasmodic dysphonia and voice disorders, can be found in The Whole Person Well-being Equation.

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I continue to use stress management strategies ongoing to maintain balance, crucial to averting spasms and triggering.

Managing triggers was an ongoing challenge as I noticed environmental factors as well as anxiety could trigger spasms.  Although anxiety is not the cause of spasmodic dysphonia it can trigger spasms. Electromagnetic energy from phones seemed to be real triggers for me for a long time.  I used various strategies to stop my body from triggering.  You can read about some of these in my blog post UPDATING OUTDATED BODY SOFTWARE: For Symptom Free Livinghttp://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1773.  I provide instructions and support to help clients with this in the options I offer at the end of this post.

In the summer  of 2014 I started to use 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oils in an attempt to resolve the remaining vulnerabilities of my voice and associated anxiety. The pure essential oils are third party certified, the only ones I would use therapeutically. I applied an essential oil blend to my sternum area, diaphragm, vocal cord reflexology points on my hands and feet and throat at bedtime and in the morning.  I also did this before I knew that I am going to speak at an event. I diffused an essential oil blend into the air at night and at times during the day. I noticed a great improvement in the consistency of my voice and calming effect after using the essential oils. Anticipatory anxiety becomes a contributing factor to triggering spasms.

I have come a long way using a variety of strategies in my journey to restore my voice. It has been a long struggle and I expect nothing less than complete voice recovery, voice consistency and dependability.

My message to you – don’t give up – don’t let a diagnosis or prognosis (‘there is no cure’) cause you to lose hope or waiver in your quest for symptom relief and recovery. More is always possible and possible is ‘doable’ by you!

Expect more! Do not settle! You may need to implement a series of paradigm shifts.

IMPORTANT UPDATE – February 11, 2015:

Although anxiety and nervousness are not the cause of spasmodic dysphonia, both can trigger vocal spasms. This is one of the challenges that those with the condition and other voice disorders deal with on a daily basis. Public speaking is often an overwhelming challenge as a result.

As a holistic wellness  practitioner I work one on one with clients.  I have often been asked to do talks about health related topics.  Sometimes I have accepted these invites and in recent years speaking at these events has always resulted in my body mounting skewed vocal responses and spasms, and feeling embarrassed.

I made a decision a long time ago that I was going to get my body to cure my spasmodic dysphonia, just as I got it to cure my depression, multiple food allergies and multiple chemical sensitivities. That was despite the fact that I was told that there was no cure for any of my diagnosed conditions, including spasmodic dysphonia.

Yesterday I taught a scheduled workshop that I was determined to do to a group of women interested in natural beauty. The event was to be held at the home of a client. When I woke up yesterday morning I felt nervous about my decision and the upcoming workshop.  I decided to use a custom blend of essential oil on my sternum/mid chest area (the place in my body where I feel my anxiety and nervousness rise). I applied it every 15 minutes throughout the morning.  Although I felt slightly calmer, my chest was reacting with nervousness, resulting in uneasy vocal comfort. I had great apprehension about teaching the workshop, fearing my voice would go into spasms.

I was on route to the workshop location and stopped to see my mother at the nursing home. She was experiencing a headache and asked me about relief.  I would usually pull a bottle of peppermint oil out of my purse for headaches but could not find it.  I had another oil that is the second choice so I pulled it out and applied it to my mom’s neck on the side where she was experiencing her headache.  As I applied the oil with my fingers I felt the nervousness in my chest subside.

I left the nursing home and reapplied the oils.  Within 15 minutes the feeling of nervousness and anxiety melted completely from my chest. When I arrived at the workshop site I spent two hours setting up and getting organized, feeling quite in control and calm – no apprehension. I reapplied the oils to my chest area before workshop participants arrived. I felt no nervousness or anxiety welcoming participants. I felt no apprehension.

After being introduced I started my presentation – WITHOUT EXCESS ANXIETY, APPREHENSION OR NERVOUSNESS – AND ABSOLUTELY NO UNCONTROLLABLE SPASMS.  Throughout the 4 1/2 hours of presentation and question and answers, I had absolutely no vocal cord spasms. This had been my ultimate goal for so long – to be able to speak publicly comfortably without uncontrollable vocal spasms. Although this may not seem like a big deal; for a person diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia or a voice disorder, public speaking can be a huge challenge. This had been a ongoing challenge for me for years. Last night I mastered that challenge by reaping the amazing effects of therapeutic essential oils that I selected and combined. And yes, there are still days that I may experience some vocal challenges – the good news is that it is seldom now and I can usually manage those challenges equipped with a supply of natural strategies. Speaking at workshops and on the phone are no longer spasm provoking challenges.  I only use the essential oils for spasms when needed now. The body has an amazing ability to heal – with the right direction and supports. The main focus of oil usage is now to deal with any anticipatory anxiety which I am sure those who have suffered from the condition can relate to.

If you suffer from spasmodic dysphonia or other vocal disorders and the nervousness and anxiety that accompany those conditions, consider adding 100% pure doterra essential oils in your quest to become symptom free and master your public speaking goals.

The oils alone are not ‘a cure all’. Learn more about using third party certified 100% pure doterra therapeutic grade oils for improved health by contacting me.

Please review my option below. I have many inquiries from all over the world asking me which oils I used. Every person is unique and as such there is an experimenting process required using a variety of oils to see which mix works best for you. In combination with that, you would need to use the strategies in my holistic protocol to help you achieve my results.

Included are my complimentary ‘stop, start and change’ protocol with reflexology chart of the hands and feet with marked points for vocal cords for you to use when applying the oils. It also includes information on the accu-points associated with the meridian that controls speech. I am available to mentor/coach you through the ‘ups and downs’ or road blocks you may experience on your journey to symptom free status ongoing; via email during your initial one year wholesale membership(one email per month recommended).

PLEASE NOTE (this is updated information – October 1, 2017):

The following is the only option that I now provide and I only work directly with the client with the condition. I offer the following program to assist you in achieving ‘symptom free status’. I receive many inquires asking ‘what oils did I use’. Review the information below carefully before you email me.

My Spasmodic Dysphonia, Working with a Diagnosis Protocol is not an essential oils protocol that can be mentored by a wellness advocate. The protocol is a holistic protocol that is mentored by me, a holistic wellness practitioner, working directly with the client.

The essential oils alone are not ‘a cure all’ they are a part of the ‘recipe’. 

Customized Holistic Program for working with a spadmodic dysphonia diagnosis. 

This includes many strategies including detoxification, mind body healing, correcting strategies, diet and other natural strategies that have helped me and my clients to achieve their well-being goals.

Includes:

  • You will be required to purchase  The Whole Person Well-being Equation book which is a companion to the Spasmodic Dysphonia program. Proof of purchase will be required before the program is emailed to you.
  • Email mentoring (one email per month recommended) during your active initial one year membership to deal with the ups and downs and roadblocks that can be a part of the recovery. 
  • Diet & lifestyle review.
  • Medical history review.
  • Email mentoring (one email per month recommended) during your active initial one year membership to deal with the ups and downs and roadblocks that can be a part of the recovery. 
  • Wholesale doterra essential oil membership and initial first order submitted for you (approximately $300 wholesale US).  This selection of oils to be used for your essential oil therapy will be based on the  personal information that you provide me and my detailed protocol for working with a spasmodic dysphonia. 
    • It can be a challenge for me to offer the one year mentoring using doterra oils when people are using other types of oils or doterra oils purchased through amazon or other people which are sold for much cheaper but are suspected to be adulterated. I only mentor people in my program if they use the doterra essential oils purchased through me, as that is what I have used. If you already have a doterra membership, you can use it to reorder additional oils, which you will need, after you have used the initial oils. In this case a retail order will be submitted through my program. The retail cost of the program including initial oils will be approximately $450 US)

Contact me to get started elisabethlhines@gmail.com.

SPASMODIC DYSPHONIA RESEARCH UPDATE:

This research may provide further understanding into the cause of spasmodic dysphonia. https://www.dysphonia.org/clinical-trials.php
 
A new study is enrolling in San Francisco: Timing of Neural Activity in Spasmodic Dysphonia – Researchers John Houde, PhD, Srikantan S. Nagarajan, PhD, Katherine Yung, MD, and colleagues are seeking volunteers to participate in spasmodic dysphonia research study. The main objective of this research is to determine how spasmodic dysphonia of the voice affects brain activity during speaking using state-of-the-art noninvasive neuroimaging techniques. In this study, we seek to determine how spasmodic dysphonia (SD) of the voice affects brain activity during speaking.
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Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, Health by Design, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

ESSENTIAL OIL THERAPY FOR SYMPTOM RELIEF: Skip Harmful Drug Side Effects For Healthy Longevity – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1380

BELIEVE: Your Most Powerful Well-being Tool – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=793.

AN OUT OF BALANCE NERVOUS SYSTEM: The Possible Root of Your Symptoms – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1367

STRESS IDLING: A Modern Day Health Challenge – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1115

GOD’S MEDICINE CABINET: Stocked to Heal What Ails You – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1425

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS: http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?page_id=1683

Elisabeth Hines, Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

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