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I Overcame Diverticulosis And Came Off 5 Meds

Author: Carol Ann F.
Date: 07-10-2012
Views: 10,881
Word Count: 385
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7593-OR
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For the last 6 years I've been struggling with Diverticulosis. I have been hospitalized for a severe flare up. I had extremely bloody bowel movements and terrible pains in my stomach. I barely avoided major surgery. Instead, I was placed on many medications.

To avoid Diverticulosis flare ups I was taking Librax and Nexium daily. The Nexium was giving me Migraine headaches daily, so I took Ultracept for my headaches. And I suffered from extreme anxiety with a constant fear of being sick again. I took Xanox for this anxiety. I also took anti-inflammatories for joint issues.

I was introduced to Young Living Essential Oils in August 2011 by my 2 nieces one day at the beach. I attended their intro to oils class and decided to see if I could be successful ridding myself of medications, like my niece had done. I spoke to my primary doctor & my GI doctor and was cleared to start weaning off my medications. Instead of my stomach meds, I use Peppermint essential oil and DiGize. I put 1 drop of Peppermint oil in a cup of water and drink it. I also rub Peppermint oil or DiGize on my stomach as needed. I take Life 5 Probiotic to strengthen my stomach. Instead of taking my Migraine medicine, I use the Deep Relief roll-on on the top of my head & the back of my neck. My headache stops quickly.

I was able to stop taking my anxiety medication as well. Instead, when I feel anxious, I use Peace & Calming, Stress Away or Tranquil until it subsides. I apply them to my temples, behind my ears, on the top of my head, and wrists. I use RutaVaLa to fall asleep at night. I always carry in my pocketbook Stress Away, Deep Relief, and Tranquil to use as needed.

I stopped all 5 of my medications in 2 months of starting Young Living Essential Oils. I feel better than I did when taking the medicine. I have not had any flare ups since using the oils. At my last GI appointment in May 2012, I was told everything is fine and keep on using your oils.

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