Before I heard about Dr Dantini and his treatment, I had been bedridden for 4 years. I was told I had Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue.
My symptoms were chronic fatigue, pain in one side of the head, neck and body aches, constant headaches, burning stomachs, the feeling like something was stuck in my throat all the time, balance problems, nausea, heart playing up, brain fog constant yeast infections, feeling just ill all the time, no tolerance of noise or bright light. I was unable to go to shopping malls, grocery shopping or places where there were certain lights and noise.
Most Drs did not know what to do with me other than give me painkillers and muscle relaxers. I was offered anti depressants but refused them, as I did not want to take so many drugs. I missed out on doing a lot of activities with my children, I missed their graduations and taking them shopping etc. I was unable to go on a vacation as I could not cope with leaving the house and even going in a car for more than 10 mins was unbearable.
Once I got in contact with Dr Dantini and had all the tests done it was found I had 3 viruses and I was allergic to 15 foods. I came to see through talking to this Dr that a lot of my problems had started when I was a teenager when I came down with Mononucleosis (Glandular fever). The Dr explained that the virus caused by Mononucleosis goes dormant in the system causing havoc on the immune system over years. Now I understood why I had many different health problems over the years that could not be understood by many Drs.
When I first started the anti virals and coming off the food I felt really bad for about 3 weeks. Then one day I noticed I actually felt good although to be honest I did not know what good felt like anymore this good day might have felt like a bad day for someone who had never been ill.
I knew this treatment would mean discipline on my part regarding foods as most foods I was allergic to I loved. But I would say to myself do you want to stay sick or get well so you can live again. I was determined to get well even if I did have to give up those foods.
After 3 months I noticed I was able to start getting out and walking and after 6 months I was able to go shopping and out visiting people and most of my symptoms had disappeared.
The Dr said it would take a year before I would go for my first hike and it was a year almost to the day I did go for my first hike. Then the Dr said it would take another year or so for me to feel well enough to go back to work part-time. This is because I was ill for so long and bedridden it would take time for my immune system to heal.
As I write this I am in the second year it is 2008 and I have just taken my first vacation in 10 years and am able to go places without feeling ill.
The only symptoms I have at this time I am writing are some pain in my head and neck from time to time, which I am at the moment sorting out with physiotherapy. I still get fatigued occasionally but nothing like before. I sometimes get balance problems but have noticed that I get a few symptoms flare up a few days around my period and now that I am entering premenopause I am sure that a lot of that is hormonal.
I am now walking 30-45 mins a day I have just started to ride a bike. I am also now able to go out with friends to shops and parks etc. All my other many symptoms have disappeared completely. My husband and I are so excited that I can finally go out for dates with him again and go hiking and shopping with him. We are catching up on all the years we were not able to do those things together. My oldest daughter is getting married in a few months and I am going to be able to attend. Yahoo.
I am feeling for the first time that I am ready to start work again part time so will start looking maybe early next year as my husband said why not just enjoy life for a while after having all those years in bed.
I thank God for this recovery and for brining Dr Dantini into my life so I could finally get my life back again. Dr Dantini was the first Dr who actually understood all my symptoms and graciously listened to me without making me feel I was making everything up. Dr Dantini made every effort to make sure I would recover and went the extra mile in contacting me with advice I would need to help with my recovery.
I highly recommend anyone who is as sick as I was to contact Dr Dantini and find out if they too have viruses or food allergies. Once you know what you are dealing with it makes all the difference in your recovery.