Posts Tagged ‘surgery’

A Nurse Hypnotherapist and Chronic Back Pain Sufferer to Be Interviewed on the Holistic Health Show

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

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On Saturday, Dr Carl O Helvie, Host of the Holistic Health Show will interview Seth-Deborah Roth (left) and Karen Hummel, (right).

Seth-Deborah is a certified instructor and faculty member of the National Guild of Hypnosis and a Nurse Anesthetist. She is a member of the National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists, the International Hypnosis Federation, the American Board of Hypnosis, the International Medical and Dental Hypnosis Association, Imagery International and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
She is an instructor of medical hypnosis at the Hypnotherapy Center in Oakland, California and received the 2005 “Award of Excellence” in the category of Health Care from the International Hypnosis Federation. She has been featured on the discovery Channel’s “Myth Busters” segment on hypnosis.
She has also presented to the National Guild of Hypnosis, the International Medical and Dental Hypnosis Association, the International Hypnosis Federation, the American Board of Hypnosis, the Institute for the Advanced Studies of Health World Conference, and the Dermatology Nurses Association on the many uses of hypnosis in the area of health. She lectures at hospitals on medical hypnosis including St Rose Hospital, Seton Hospital, and the Bay Area Cancer Forum at Sutter Hospital. Seth-Deborah teaches a teleseminar course on Medical Hypnotherapy Certification and often speaks on the San Francisco radio station KEST “Seeing Beyond” with Bonnie Colleen. She also writes a blog called “Hypnotic Health” at www.hypnotichealth.blogdpot.com

Karen Hummel is a wellness coach whose passion is helping others with pain. She holds a masters degree in Health Service Management and a baccalaureate degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Karen is a Certified Personal Trainer with eighteen years of training experience and has served as a Wellness Director for several large corporations.

In 1998, after years of perseverance to reach her own fitness goal she was seriously injured in an automobile accident and told prior to surgery that she would almost certainly be a paraplegic. Karen refused to believe this and after three surgeries her surgeon told her that had it not been for the muscles she had developed from years of exercise she would not have walked away.
Several years later after excruciating pain, doctor’s visits, and medical tests, a piece of hardware from her original surgery was found to be piercing the spinal canal. This had caused tremendous nerve pain throughout her spine and eventually the loss of feeling in her right leg. Another surgery was scheduled but the chronic pain continued. One year later, testing found that a second device in her back had broken and the area had not healed properly., Karen had her last back surgery to correct the problem in 2006.
Karen has made tremendous improvements since her last surgery and is happy to be back at the gym, but still lives with chronic pain daily. She is in the process of writing a book about her experiences and hopes it will be an inspiration to others battling pain. More information is available at: http://www.karenhummel.com

Natural Ways to Deal with Back Pain

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

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On the Holistic Health Show yesterday Dr Carl O Helvie interviewed Frank Titus (left) and Mitchell Yass (right) on natural ways to treat back pain.
Frank has a B.S. degree in Exercise {Physiology and is founder of Health Through Motion and uses Titus Motion Therapy with high profile entertainment and sports individuals. More information was presented earlier on this blog or can be found at www.titusmotiontherapy.com

Mitchell Yass is a physical therapist and is known as the “Miracle Man” on Long Island for his work with pain. His goal is to help others avoid surgery and drugs in the resolution of back pain. More information is available on an earlier blog and on www.mitchellyass.com

Both practitioners say they have achieved over a 90% success rate in resolving pain with natural methods.

Enjoy the interview below.

St Barnabas and Cancer Treatment Center of America as Models of Care on Holistic Health Show

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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On Saturday, August 15 Dr Carl O Helvie, Host of the Holistic Health Show, interviewed Dr Adam Perlman (top left), Dr Timothy Birdsall (top right) and Mrs Kelly Swobode (lower right). Dr Perlman is Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at the St Barnabas Health Care System and Medical Director of the Carol and Morton Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine in Livingston, New Jersey. The Center provides a comprehensive traditional and integrative treatment program for cancer patients. Further information about Dr Perlman and the center appeared previously and can be found at; www.umdnj.edu/icam/about/perlman.htm

My second guest was Dr Timothy Birdsall, Vice President of the Cancer Treatment Center of America who talked about their model of care that incorporates traditional and integrative care for cancer patients. More information on Dr Birdsall and the program can be found on a previous blog or at: http://www.cancercenter.com/western-hospital/doctors/timothy-birdsall.cfm

My final guest was Mrs Kelly Swobode an 31 year cancer survivor with melanoma who was given 3 months to live and who used laetrile and prayer for recovery.

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Dr Carl O Helvie Interviews 5 Cancer Survivors

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

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On Saturday, July 18, I interviewed 5 cancer survivors pictured from left to right–Aurea McGarry, Linda Wilson, Regina Leeds, Les Thiele, and Lori Kuban .

Aurea is a 9 year Non Hodskins Lymphoma survivor who won the Mrs. U.S. Beauty of Georgia Contest in 2003 and the title of Most Inspirational Contestant. She is the creator, producer and host of the television show Live Your Legacy with Aurea McGarry. Earlier she worked on the soap opera Edge of Night. She discusses her experiences with cancer in her book I Won’t Survive, I’ll Thrive. More information is available at: www.liveyourlegacytv.com

Linda had a tumor of the kidney and used alternative interventions. She and her husband have owned a rare and used book business for 25 years. She has degrees in English Literature, and Respiratory Therapy, and a Masters in Theology. She is an ordained Episcopal Minister but currently works with the Catholic Apolistic Church. She writes when she has time and has a novel placed with an agent currently. She can be reached at: littlegidding@hughes.net

Regina is a 7 year survivor of third stage uterine cancer who used traditional and alternative interventions. She is a professional organizer and authored six books including the New York Times best seller One Year to an Organized Life. More information is available at www.reginaleeds.com

Les is a 3 time ovarian cancer survivor who used complementary interventions. She talks with cancer patients several times a week and is in the process of putting up a web site. She can be reached at: (617) 834-1597.

Lori is a brain tumor survivor who used traditional and alternative interventions. She has a baccalaureate and masters degree and is a research librarian. She is also a cancer and health care advocate who speaks and provides workshops for cancer survivors and professionals including being a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society. She also gives radio and television interviews. More information is available at www.cancerologist.com

The interviews for this show follow.

Four Breast Cancer Survivors Interviewed by Dr Carl O Helvie on the Holistic Health Show on June 6

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

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My four interviews last night on the Holistic Health Show on BBS Radio (www.bbsradio.com) were with 4 cancer survivors pictured above from left to right-Carolyn Gross, Linda Andersen, Heather Hose, and Lauren Miller. Since recovery they have been involved in helping others through lecturing, writing, and counseling. Activities for each one was presented earlier and are presented in the streaming button below. Additional information can be found at: Carolyn Gross- www.treatableandbeatable.com
Linda Andersen-www.angelanimals.net; Heather Jose-www.GoBeyondTreatment.com; and Lauren Miller- www.laurenmiller.com

A streaming of the show follows. It is 1 hour in lenght. If interested in a download button sign up on a separate page and this and all future programs will be sent to you free of charge.

Interview on BBS Radio with Dr Bernie Siegel and Padma

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Dr Bernie Siegel and Padma were interviewed on BBS Radio (www.bbsradio.com) Station 3 on the Holistic Health Show on Saturday, December 6 at 5 p.m. PST or 8 p.m. EST. Bernie discussed his holistic approach with cancer patients and Padma discussed meditation. Listen to these interesting interviews.