Extreme Fatigue, Foggy Mind, Shoulder Pain, Hip Pain, Dry Eyes, Chronic Hives, Depression, Digestive Problems, Post Nasal Drip
(Kitty, originally from Baton Rouge, LA) – realtor who moved to San Diego 2 months ago and was referred to Dr. Tong by a friend. Complained of extreme fatigue, foggy mind, shoulder pain, right hip pain, dry eyes, chronic hives, mild depression, digestive problems such as nausea after bowel movements and constipation, and post nasal drip. She feels that many of her symptoms arose from emotional trauma in her family, stress from her job, and raising 4 daughters. She has suffered from her digestive problems all her life and was diagnosed at the University of Alabama with Lupus 3 months ago. Her symptoms were getting progressively worse. The only medication she tried were steroids for her hives, which did not help. Her fatigue was very debilitating and eventually resulted in disability from work. She has had 4 treatments with Dr. Tong and has found much improvement. Her mind is clearer, she has more energy, her digestion is better, and the pain in her shoulder and hip are completely eliminated. After her very first treatment, she has felt more emotionally stable and she feels closer to her family. She now feels that she will soon be able to work again with continued treatments.
Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis, Low Back Pain, Kidney Damage
(Diane, see RS #62 1-5-02, from Anaheim, CA) – Once owned a lucrative house cleaning service 10 years ago until she became debilitated from a serious auto accident. She suffered from major damage to her spine, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis with pain in her low back, legs, and right hand, and severe kidney damage. She was put on a spinal stimulator with wires in her. She had a metal piece inserted in her back and could not walk without a walker. For the past year, she has also suffered from incontinence and diarrhea. Also diagnosed with bi-polar disorder about 6 years ago and has experienced severe fatigue for the past 2 years, which has gotten progressively worse. Her appetite fluctuates from no appetite at all to a large appetite and she has been depressed and has short term memory loss. She has had 3 treatments with Dr. Tong and she no longer needs a cane or walker or spinal stimulator in order to walk and her back pain is much improved. Her mental capabilities are back. She is now off all her medication for her manic depression. She feels confident that if she stays on Dr. Tong’s treatment schedule, she will be able to go back to work in a few months. Her depression is much better and most importantly she feels mentally capable again.
Severe Bleeding, Anemia, Hepatitis C, Edema, Esophageal Reflux, Itching, Gallstones, Vertigo, Diarrhea
(Barbara, see RS #55 10-27-01, RS #60 12-8-01, RS #64 1-19-02) Barbara suffered from severe bleeding where her hemoglobin (Hgb) dropped to 2 and had a 16 pint blood transfusion. It went up to 8.8 but started going down again. After treatments with Dr. Tong, her Hgb went back up again to 8.7. She could not move or think. She suffered from stomach bleeding, severe anemia, hepatitis C, edema in her legs, esophageal reflux, itching, gallstones, vertigo, and diarrhea. She has had 8 treatments with Dr. Tong and she feels alive again. She has energy to do things she could not do before and her symptoms are much improved. With continued treatments, she feels that her Hgb will go back to the normal range.
Mary – (caller) suffers from severe pain in her left heel for the past 4 months.
Osteoporosis, Gallbladder Disease, Kidney Problems, Liver Problems, Weight Loss, Lung Cancer, Lung Infections, Heart Palpitations
(Midge from Irvine, CA) – Retired school teacher for 20 years suffering from osteoporosis, gallbladder disease, kidney problems, liver problems, weight loss, a history of lung cancer, chronic lung infection, and heart palpitations. When she first came into Dr. Tong’s office, she was spitting yellow mucus, she was short of breath, coughing, and had profuse phlegm in her lungs. She was put on antibiotics by a lung specialist for 3 months for a lung infection, to no avail. After her first treatment with Dr. Tong, she was no longer coughing or spitting up phlegm and she didn’t need any more antibiotics. She has more energy now and she is less depressed. She has only had 2 treatments with Dr. Tong but she is breathing much better and feels like she is living in a different world, talking non-stop whereas in the past she was always short of breath.