As we discuss in this episode, Jennifer had a monumental struggle with her health, a battle that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and more than 15 years of her life.
She has a background in education and combines this with various health/life coaching methods she has learned as well as functional medicine to help her clients back to health.
[1:50] – How a trip to Central America led to many years of chronic health issues
[5:10] – The symptoms that would lead to years of a long health struggle
[11:30] – Some of the conditions that Jennifer was diagnosed with; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Lyme Disease, Interstitial Cystitis.
[12:50] – A treatment with an integrative doctor that cost well over $200, 000…
[17:25] – How removing a 20 cm cyst on Jennifers liver led to huge improvements in her health and resolved the Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
[21:53] – The next health event that led to a complete and utter breakdown on all levels
[25:45] – How Jen started to unravel the complicated health picture that had developed as a result of many years of sickness and drug therapy
[27:18 ]– The importance of addressing physical stressors while working on the emotional/spiritual plane
[33:45] – The stress chronic illness can put on a relationship
[38:15] – The philosophy that Jennifer’s father passed on to her that has become the underpinning of her life and practice.
[41:45] – The way in which Jennifer works with her clients and the reason why she prefers a package approach to working with her clients
[47:00] – The way Jennifer layers her treatments
[51:45 ]– The functional tests that Jennifer uses in her practice
[56:35] – Jennifer’s health these days