5 Heartwarming Stories of Ayurvedic Healing

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)

1. Chris's Healing Journey

Chris embraced meditation, Chinese medicine, diet changes, and a new lifestyle to combat stress. Her journey, influenced by a history of trauma and dietary challenges, led to a remarkable recovery in three-and-a-half years.

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Chris's Remarkable Recovery

After three-and-a-half years, blood tests confirmed Chris's full recovery. Her tale inspires trust in intuition and underscores the significance of inner healing.

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2. My Stroke Of Insight By Jill Bolte Taylor

Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist at 37, faced a life-altering brain hemorrhage, losing her abilities in hours. Surgery followed to remove a brain clot.

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Jill's Unique Perspective

Jill's stroke, an insight into her studies, brought a transformative shift in her perception. Recovering from her peaceful state, she aimed to teach others the path to internal peace and the brain's hemispheric dynamics.

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Journey to Recovery

Jill's daily healing journey led to full recovery in eight years. She credits caregivers and her brain understanding. Her book is a must-read for stroke survivors, caregivers, and doctors.

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3. The Woman Who Changed Her Brain By Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, born with severe learning disabilities, struggled with tasks like telling time and reading. Her left side felt foreign, leading to constant injuries.

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Barbara's Self-Healing Journey

Barbara's remarkable memory and determination led her to overcome learning disabilities. Inspired by neuroplasticity research, she created cognitive exercises that transformed her life.

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The Arrowsmith School

In 1980, at 29, Barbara founded Arrowsmith School in Toronto to address learning disabilities. Her methods promote neurogenesis and activity-dependent neuroplasticity, maintaining cognitive improvements over time, a testament to brain function change.

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4. Howard's Parkinson's Journey

In September 2009, Howard Shifke felt internal shaking, leading to a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease. His determination to fight stemmed from witnessing his mother's 24-year battle with the same condition.

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Howard's Unique Approach

Researching medications' side effects, Howard chose a drug-free path to recovery. Meditation, medical Qigong, and a vegetarian diet became his allies. Shifting his mindset to acceptance and compassion brought noticeable improvements in his symptoms.

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A Miraculous Turnaround

On June 9th, 2010, Howard's symptoms decreased by 50 percent, and three days later, they vanished completely. Nearly 10 years later, Howard remains symptom-free, offering hope and inspiration to those with Parkinson's.

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5. Dying To Be Me By Anita Moorjani

At age 43, Anita Moorjani found a lump on her left shoulder and was diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. She embarked on a journey seeking alternative healing methods.

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Anita's Quest for Healing

Anita explored various alternative healing methods, including hypnotherapy, meditation, prayer, chanting, and Ayurveda in India. After six months, both she and her yoga master believed she had healed.

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A Struggle for Belief

Upon returning home, doubts from friends made Anita question her recovery. Stress and confusion led to a rapid decline, and her doctor gave her three months to live. Anita fell into a coma, but her experience defied medical odds.

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