I’m writing this blog because I’m not on other social media and I’ve had many people ask about my adventures with some alternative medicine practices, primarily applied kinesiology.
I’ve had an obvious autoimmune issue (alopecia areata, which progressed to alopecia universalis, and has now gotten comfortable, apparently, at a mix of that and alopecia ophiasis, all of which are forms of autoimmune hair loss) for two decades (and a gluten issue that I suspect I’ve had even longer than that). Prior to this experience with applied kinesiology, all the doctors I’ve been to over the last 20 years just tell me there’s no known cause and no known cure. (And that may be true, time will tell.) Over the last couple of years, I’ve also had a growing list of aches and ailments that they just chalk up to age and stress.
Given this, when a friend-of-a-friend mentioned that people he knew with ‘issues’ had great success with a doctor that I’ll simply call Doc, I thought I’d give him a shot. Of course, I waited nine months to take action, but in February 2017, I had my first appointment.
These are my own experiences with this, which clearly aren’t meant as medical advice for anyone else. But I know a lot of friends and family members are grappling with a huge variety of autoimmune issues and other ailments, so I’m happy to share my experiences.
If you’d like to follow along, click on the blog and away we go! (If this is your first visit, click here to go to the first entry, it’ll save you a bunch of scrolling.)
And no, that’s not me in the photo. It’s our lovely lovebug, Ella. I’ll add some sort of pic soon, though!