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Rare Blood Disorder That Enlarged The Spleen


Author: Sommany S.
Date: 01-28-2012
Views: 9,138
Word Count: 235
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 6801-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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My youngest daughter was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called Hemoglobin H Disease back in March 2007. She easily gets tired and more proned to getting sick.

Each time she gets sick her immune shuts down to a point where she needs a blood transfusion and her spleen would get enlarged to a point where her doctor wants to remove her spleen. As you can see, from a mother's nightmare, the thought of my little one having to go through surgery, which I didn't want.

I was desperately in need to find a more natural solution to keep her away from getting a blood transfusion and from getting her spleen removed! So I used a couple of oils to help her build her immune system, oils such as Frankincense, Lemongrass, Exodus II to name a few, and for her spleen, I used Marjoram essential oil, also she is taken a few other supplements as well.

It has been a little over two years now since she hasn't gotten a blood transfusion, also her spleen went down from 10 inches to 6 inches, they are still are still trying to get me to reconsider removing her spleen.

If anyone that is interested in knowing more about her conditions or want to keep an update on her health, for we do still go for her regular check-up at the Sick Children's Hospital, then please contact me using the link below.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: fatigue — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
2.Associated topics: fatigue — "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
3.Associated topics: immune-system — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
4.Associated topics: blood — "Cinnamaldehyde [in cinnamon] has antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic [cholesterol-lowering] actions in db/db mice and could be useful in the treatment of type-2 diabetes."Link
5.Associated topics: blood — "D-limonene is a major constituent in citrus essential oil.... Recently, d-limonene has been reported to alleviate fatty liver induced by a high-fat diet. Our data suggest that the intake of d-limonene may benefit patients with dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia and is a potential dietary supplement for preventing and ameliorating metabolic disorders."Link
6.Associated topics: immune-system — "Immunomodulatory activity of frankincense oil: Biologically, the oil exhibited a strong immunostimulant activity (90% lymphocyte transformation) when assessed by a lymphocyte proliferation assay."Link
7.Associated topics: immune-system — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link
8.Associated topics: immune-system — "These results suggest that the volatile oil of ginger influences both cell-mediated immune response and nonspecific proliferation of T lymphocyte, and may exert beneficial effects in a number of clinical conditions, such as chronic inflammation and autoimmune diseases."Link

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