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LYMPHOMA (HODGKINS) NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Barbara presented to my clinic in June of 2007, with a diagnosis of Hodgkin's Lymphoma. She had been previously diagnosed by oncologist in She had been in remission for 4 years but in January 2007 she had a recurrence and had been in treatment with Chemotherapy and radiation off and on for the past 6 months.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Barbara told me that she had been admitted to the hospital and had been there for 3 months because the Chemotherapy was so strong and she had become very sick. She refused any further conventional Allopathic treatments. In June 2007 she checked herself out of the hospital and stopped the Chemotherapy because she “felt like she was going to die” from the treatments. She was very scared and did not know where to go or what she was going to do, but she knew that there must be a better way.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Physical: Findings on 1 st Consultation: 1.Painless Enlarged bilateral axillary LN’s 2.Painless Enlarged bilateral cervical LN’s 3.Painless Enlarged L inguinal LN. 4.Painless L side large supraclavicular mass 5.Lymph stasis in upper and lower body 6.Bilateral non-pitting edema of feet and legs 7.Fatigue and weakness throughout whole body 8.Pallor of skin: ashen/grey 9.Vitals: BP: 150/80, Pulse: 78 and strong, Temp: 98.4, Resp: 16
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA ROS: revealed: 1.Head: Bald, Decreased short term memory, and Migraine headaches 2.Eyes: Bilateral: profuse lacrymation 3.Mus/skel: cramps/spasms esp. in bilateral grastrocnemius at night. Weak legs needs a cane to walk (only after chemo). 4.GI: bloating, gas, diarrhea, water retention, difficulty swallowing food 5. Weight loss lbs since admitted to Hospital 6. Anemia: Past history of 7. Hysterectomy at 38 Note: even with all this: her vital force was still good and she looked very young for her age. We can rebuild her!
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Mental emotional: for Homeopathy 1.Perfectionist 2.Workaholic (started working at 15 and opened her own business at 21 until she was 80) very successful. 3.Extremely Demanding 4.Very creative; artistic 5.Harbors anger does not forgive easily 6.Loves dancing (fast music: Benny Goodman/Jitterbug…) 7.Grande dame: Her business catered to the Hollywood stars for 50 yrs. 8.Fearful of disease and death 9.Fear and dislike of other woman (but very nice to men) 10.3 husbands (demanded a lot of attention from them 11.Loquacious 12.Loves the Desert 13.Craves sweets
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Imaging and lab work: 4/07 1.PET/CT scan: enlarged bilateral axillary LN’s present. Multiple level 2 LN’s seen and there is a large supraclavicular mass inseparable from the pectoralis minor and major muscles measuring 5.2 x 3.3 cm in diameter. -Small to moderate pericardial effusion seen. -Liver, pancreas, adrenal glands, spleen and kidneys are unremarkable. No abnormally enlarged retroperitoneal LN’s seen. -Pelvis: enlarged LN in L inguinal region, no free fluid identified. Uterus is surgically absent and small and large bowel are norm in caliber.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA - Impression: -Multiple new large focal areas of increased activity in the neck bilaterally, supraclavicular regions and axilla bilaterally. -New moderately sized focal areas of increased activity in the mediastinum and L inguinal region, consistent with neoplastic legions.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Blood labs: abnormalities: 5/07 1.RBC: 3.42 L 2.HGB: 11.2 L 3.HCT: 33.8 L 4.MCH: 32.8 H 5.RDW: 20.3 H 6.MPV: 6.5 L 7.MO%: 14.6 H 8.Chloride: 110 H 9.Total Protein: 5.3 L 10.Globulin: 2.1 L 11.Albumin: 3.2 L
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA TREATMENT SCHEDULE over the next 2 months modified when necessary. 1. Heartfelt Medicine Super Food Smoothie - organic: -Berries Frozen or fresh -Raw Cacao beans -E-3 Live -Raw Power -Noni Juice, Goji Juice, Mangosteen Juice -Verry Berry -Flax meal - Vitamineral Earth: Greens later when warmer constitution
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA -Raw almonds -Super Nutrition Antioxidant Powder -Vit C Raw Food Complex -Turmeric -Cordyceps 4:1 extract powder -Beta Glucan Synbiotic (has pre and probiotics in it) 5. Immune tincture: with SSKI 6. Magnesium malate at bedtime to bowel tolerance 7. Mag-phos cell salts 8. German Biologics : Itires (lymph stasis) and other drainage remedies as needed.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA 9. Herbal Tea: Hoxey Like and Rene’s Tea combined 10. Blood Builder 11. High dose Vit D: cholecalciferol 12.Econugenics: Mycophyto Complex, Chelation complex and Detox Complete (Chelation complex, Heavy metal detox and 7 mushroom formula: Chinese, Tibetan, and Western herbs…) 13. Hydrotherapy 3-4/week: as much as vital force can tolerate 14. Castor oil pack to the liver and GI
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA 15. AU Ramakrishnan’s Homeopathic Plussing method and Split dose method: 1 st week: Carcinosin 200c, 2 nd week: Baryta Iodata 200c alternate weeks. (Note Lachesis was tried 1 st then Sepia then Pulsatilla with no result): Carsinosin was used throughout the entire treatment bec. of family history of cancer and bec. there were no hard tumors or masses.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Follow up: 7/07: 1.Stressed 2.Need hearing aid in both ears now 3.Feels forsaken, beaten down 4.Energy better than before 5.Hair is growing in 6.Appetite good 7.Sleep good 8.Hydrotherapy showed she still had very strong vital force, that was increasing week by week. 9.Stay on regimen and do hydrotherapy 3x/week 10.Vitals: BP: 130/70. Pulse 90 strong, Temp: 98.7 Resp: 12
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA For the next 2 months we worked together closely. I personally gave her the hydrotherapies so I had a close watch on her progress. -I added a few different nutraceuticals, herbs and homeopathics. I could tell using ND principles that she was on a healing course. Her vital force increased each week.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA At the end of 10 weeks Treatment She had regained all her hair, had boundless energy, color returned to her face, Eyes clear and sclera white, no more lachrymation, sleep very good, mood good, decreased anxiety and telling me stories about her glorious past. -No more migraine H/A’s -No more cane, legs strong and balance good -Much better outlook on life, not so arrogant and demanding anymore. -She told me that she felt as if all the medicines she was taking had come together in her body at the same time.
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA Imaging and Labs and PE All LN’s returned to normal and the supraclavicular mass almost resolved. -Lab work: WNL -All edema had resolved -Vitals: BP: 130/70 P: 70 strong T: 98.4 Resp: 12
84 YEAR YOUNG FEMALE WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA 1.5 yrs later still in remission and still drinking a modified Heartfelt Medicine Superfood Smoothie Carcinosin 10M 1x/month and Baryta iodata 10M 1x/month alternating months. She went back to her oncologist and got another PET/CT scan which was all normal and her labs still WNL. Her oncologist told her that whatever she was doing, to keep it up and was very happy for her.
Dana Churchill, N.M.D. Heartfelt Medicine 1 Dana Churchill N.M.D Wilshire Blvd Ste. 202 Los Angeles, CA Office: Fax: Heartfelt Medicine Highway 111, Ste: D Rancho Mirage. CA Office: Fax: