Fighting the Dragon

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About the author:
Sandra Kischuk, writer, fine artist, and success coach, has written over 3,000 résumés, as well as award-winning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and scripts. In April 2012, she published her first children's picture book, "The Whose-its and Whats-its".

Sandra is a leadership coach at the University of Tampa. She has been the featured speaker at career-building organizations, business groups, writing associations, and at various chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society throughout the Tampa Bay area.

Sandra studied Premed at the University of Michigan, and completed her Associate in Interior Design and Bachelor in Business Administration at Indiana University, a Master of Science in Management Information Systems at the University of South Florida, and a Master Certificate in Project Management at George Washington University.

She had top scholarship in Fine Arts at Indiana University and did courtroom art for a CBS affiliate, along with technical writing, video scripting, advertising copy writing, and architectural rendering. Her articles about research in the USF College of Engineering were published statewide and nationally.
Sandra teaches online writing courses at (The First Edit: Finding and Fixing Your Own Writing Errors, Grantwriting, and Your Personal Editor). Her free motivational email newsletter is distributed to over 3,000 people on six continents.


Fighting the Dragon

How I Beat Multiple Sclerosis

Authored by Sandra Kischuk

For decades, traditional medicine had very little to offer for individuals suffering from multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. Today, medical science has brought us wave upon wave of immunomodulatory medications to try to slow disease progression. Unfortunately, these medications come with their own health- and life-threatening side effects. And sometimes, they just stop working.

"Fighting the Dragon: How I Beat Multiple Sclerosis" is the story of one woman's thirty year battle with multiple sclerosis and what she did to reclaim her life when she realized she would need an assisted living facility within a few years. The book contains detailed descriptions of what worked and what did not, where she got the help she needed (and how the reader can locate these resources within his/her own community), and the logic behind the non-conventional therapies.

"Fighting the Dragon" is a narrative of courage-courage driven by desperation, a story written by a patient who decided, when her neurologist told her, "You will never walk normally again," that she would dance.

"Fighting the Dragon" is also a book the MS patient can take to his/her physician . . . it contains well-researched, easy-to-follow guidelines for what to do and how. The information is also applicable to a wide range of other autoimmune conditions, cancers, and AIDS.

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. . . if your car kept breaking down and the mechanic you took it to kept doing the same thing to fix it-but it did not stay fixed, you would question the mechanic's competence. Maybe the mechanic pulled out a technical manual. "See. I fixed it exactly as the manual said. This is the industry-approved way to solve this problem." When the car broke down again a week later, would you be satisfied?
Probably not. You might decide it is time to replace the car. But that might be too expensive. So, what to do?
If you were smart, you would probably try to find a new mechanic. You might ask your friends who they would recommend. You might search on the Internet to see if other people had the same experience with their cars . . . and what caused the problem. You might telephone some repair shops to get some idea of what they thought the problem might be.
If you found a new mechanic and that mechanic looked over the car and said, "I have a solution that is not in any industry-approved repair manuals, but it is safe and it works,"-would you walk away and go back to the first mechanic who never got it right?
Why is your health worth any less than your car?

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"This is a remarkable book-well-written with solid research and a very inspiring story."

-Julian Whitaker, MD, Whitaker Wellness Institute
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"Good read, to the point and no propaganda."

-Skip Lenz, PharmD, Skip's Pharmacy
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"We applaud you on your bravery and perseverance. Not only have
you gone outside the box, you share your journey with so many others
that may feel alone and desperate until now. The use of Hyperbaric
medicine in the treatment of neurologic conditions is still an untapped
resource in our arsenal against MS, ALS, Alzheimer's, Stroke recovery,
Autism and many more."

-Staff of the Neubauer Hyperbaric Neurologic Center

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Publication Date:
0615678580 / 9780615678580
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Body, Mind & Spirit / Healing / General

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