Last year, I was a new patient to acupuncture. For years I had heard about it and the benefits that go along with it. Unfortunately, it took me a very long time to get up the courage to give it a try. You see, I've always had a fear with needles.
I was suffering with hyperthyroidism, after the birth of my son. I was trying to regulate it through nutrition, chiropractic & massage. I would get small improvements with these, but I hit a plateau & stopped improving. My MD insisted that I get on medication for it, because my case was so bad & deteriorating quickly. I did a lot of research into it & wasn't impressed by the poor results of the medication (not to mention I'd have to be on it for life)! I eventually got down to 94 pounds. It was very dangerous for me. I couldn't lift my baby without straining a muscle or raising my heart rate. I thought I'd fall over every time I had to climb stairs. My heart typically felt like I could have a heart attack at any moment. I was told by another doctor if I didn't get this under control soon, I wouldn't be on this earth much longer.
I finally decided to overcome my "needle" fear and give acupuncture a try. I was amazed how the needles DIDN'T hurt! There was an occasional pinch, but not the pain I was expecting. My first session went very well. I was also amazed how RELAXING it was. The benefit & relaxation I experienced from acupuncture was much better than any massage I had ever received (and I have been a patient of massage for 11 years now)!
Thank God for CHAD!!! He sat down with me and always took the time to answer any question I had. He never hesitated to address my concerns. He also wasn't willing to give up on me!
To make a very long story short, through a tough battle.............and with the continued persistence of acupuncture, nutrition & chiropractic, I no longer have a hyperthyroid problem!
Thank you so much Chad for all you've done to help me! You are so gifted in what you do. I know you will continue to help more & more and make changes in lives like you did mine!