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My Tremors Are Gone: No More Head Shake


Author: Cyndi J.
Date: 07-01-2017
Views: 336
Word Count: 518
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 11192-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 7

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I am challenged with a disease called essential tremors. There is no cure and no specific drugs for this disease but there are drugs that help to lessen the effects of the shakes. I chose not to take the mega drugs because of the side effects.

Through a very dear friend I was introduced to quality essential oils. I am very much a researcher so away I went to read web sites, visit health stores and reading all I could to get informed. Young Living became my choice of oils for several reasons:

* Their seed to seal promise of purity
* Their personal involvement in the growing process
* Their careful processing of the oils
* Their commitment to education in bringing oils to your needs
* The amazing support groups who encourage, teach and support your desire for a healthier lifestyle

So far the Lavender, Frankincense and Stress Away oils have helped ease my Essential Tremor symptoms. I just use one drop of each and apply topically. I'm grateful to be able to use something so natural that brings me some calm.

I start my morning with a drop of Frankincense behind each ear and a drop of Lavender on my wrist. Then I rub my wrist together and take a sniff of the lavender. I'm an early bird so my shower is usually 3 hours later.

My next application after my shower is involves applying the Stress Away oil blend on the back of my neck. Again I put a drop of Frankincense behind my ears and a drop of Lavender on my wrist.

Last week I started putting a drop of the Thieves oil blend on the bottom of my foot. The first few weeks I found myself reapplying about every 3 hours but now I seem to be going 5-6 hours and still feeling great.

Before bed I do the same routine as after my shower, but I also run my diffuser, which came with the Premium Starter Kit, with Lavender and the Purification oil blend. I keep my diffuser next to my bed. This is my time to clear my head and just relax, sometimes I read and sometimes I just enjoy the fragrance and peace. This honestly relaxes me so much! I run the diffuser about 20 minutes.

A few weeks ago I started putting a little bit of Lavender on my pillow and its awesome! When I occasionally wake up in the middle of the night and smell it, puts me right back to dream land.

So here are the changes I have experienced. I haven't dropped anything in 3 weeks. My tremors show their ugliness much less. My "no-no" head movements have eased off. My internal jitters have practically disappeared, maybe 3-4 incidents since I started the oils. When I'm around chaos or stress I'm very calm now. The panic feeling is gone.

So all in all I'm feeling great, people close to me comment on the difference, I sleep soundly, I'm much happier, and I have more energy to get up and go.

I could not have been more blessed to have come across Young Living oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sleep — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
2.Associated topics: sleep — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
3.Associated topics: sleep — "[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
4.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
5.Associated topics: sleep — "Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
6.Associated topics: sleep — "This double-blind study suggests a significant reduction in snoring reported by bed partners in a group of snoring volunteers using either an essential oil spray or gargle formulation."Link
7.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian may be an alternative treatment for the symptom management of [restless legs syndrome] RLS with positive health outcomes and improved quality of life, [including improved sleep quality and decreased daytime sleepiness]."Link

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