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February 3, 2022

How the right diagnosis and a new approach changed my life

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Editor’s note: This story was written by patient Lauren Quinn. I’ve always been an active girl. Running cross-country, playing lacrosse and dribbling down the basketball court is where I shined. But in 2008, my life was turned upside down, and it would be 13 years before things would get better. I vividly remember a family […]

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Tags: Dr. Adam Perlman, Dr. Elliot Dimberg, Integrative Medicine, Lauren Quinn, MayoClinicFL, Mitochondrial Disease

October 28, 2021

New therapies, holistic modalities and hope help photographer see future

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Had it not been for the persistence of a co-worker, Jeremy Paterno might be living a different journey. It was the first Tuesday in 2020 when Jeremy Paterno, a photographer at Mayo Clinic in Florida, began noticing some small oddities. “That day, I had a couple flighty moments where my right hand was off, like […]

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Tags: glioblastoma, Glioma, Integrative Medicine, Jeremy Paterno, MayoClinicFL, Meditation

October 21, 2021

Integrative health paves road to recovery for young breast cancer patient

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

October holds a bit more significance these days for Michelle Couchenour, a wife, mother of two and dance instructor from Jacksonville, Florida. It’s a time of year to raise awareness for breast cancer, especially since Michelle is not far removed from her initial diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas of 2018, Michelle found […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Integrative Medicine, Jacoby Center for Breast Health, MayoClinicFL, Michelle Couchenour

December 16, 2012

Psychologist finds help for shaking disorder through mindfulness training

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Bill Hunt found a way to shake anxiety and uncontrollable shaking with help from Mayo’s Integrative Medicine program.

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Tags: Amit Sood M.D., Bill Hunt, Integrative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, mindfulness

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