Assume personal responsibility for your own physical and mental health!
By establishing a personal commitment to overcome MS then victory is halfway accomplished. (Mind-body medicine is the most powerful resource at our availability). Continue to work with doctors and other healers, and take advantage of their expertise, but never accept just one opinion as the absolute. + Read
Rest and Meditation
Rest is the basis for all health and activity. Adequate rest is the most effective way the body has in repairing itself. Begin to practice Transcendental Meditation. All meditations are good but extensive scientific research has shown that TM is the most powerful tool anyone can use to improve his/her health.
Exercise and Yoga
Exercise is vital to good health! The ideal exercise would balance the whole human system, mind and body. It is also vital that exercise gives more energy than it takes, which is a concept foreign to most exercise programs. The gentle stretching of Yoga keeps anyone flexible and will help spasticity, flexibility, and pain. Start a comfortable aerobic exercise program of walking, cycling, wheeling, or swimming. Activity is essential to help the body stay functional! This aerobic activity is a wonderful complement to yoga. It is critically important to stay as active as you can within your own potential – but don’t overdo it! + Read • + Watch
It is critically important that an MS person adopt a diet that is balanced and wholesome! A diet that is as rich in the building blocks of a healthy body and healthy myelin! Use foods that are as natural, organic, wholesome, and fresh. Avoid fatty foods - especially red meats that are highest in fat content. If you must drink milk, use organic milk, and boil it before using as it is much easier to digest. Avoid refined sugars (sugar robs the body of Vitamin B) if you must sweeten, use apple juice, raw sugar, honey, maple syrup. Have a daily input of essential fatty acids (flax-seed oil, olive oil, evening primrose oil). . Even though it may be a challenge, drink plenty of water, (MS is considered a condition where the body is too dry. Drinking lots of water re-hydrates and purifies the human body). + Read • + Read
The majority of the energy our bodies use is from oxygen! Balanced breathing, is the most effective way for an individual to nourish every cell in one's body, providing us with extra energy and stamina. + Read
Adding Vitamin D, Systemic Enzymes, Evening Primrose Oil, Vitamin B and especially B12, and a multi-vitamin , to one’s diet can assist the rebuilding of myelin. A daily supplement of a probiotic may stop or even dramatically improve the MS + Read
A sense of Jubilation and Laughter Therapy - The Healer
Elation and Laughter is the best medicine. Creating neuro-peptides associated with happiness promotes the healing response. + Read
Soothing the body with a short massage helps give the physiology the opportunity to lubricate and rejuvenate itself. + Read
Many Health systems considers MS to be a condition where the body is too dry - by hydrating the physiology any MS person can achieve increased wellness. + Read
A Balanced Life
Live a balanced life in harmony with nature to maximize the body’s ability to heal. + Read
For a more detailed description of the Ten Point Program please contact Richard