I am looking forward to a two week long visit with family in Southern Utah. I will not have access to the infrared sauna, or my WBV machine for my exercise routine. So I am thinking I may give this “Conscious walking “, I learned about from John Pepper, a go.
John Pepper wrote:
“My first symptom of Parkinson’s Disease started in 1963, when I found that I could not throw a ball properly. I was finally diagnosed with PD in 1992 when my symptoms, most of which were being treated with medication, had slowly got worse and worse. Only when I started to shuffle was a neurologist able to diagnose the Pd.
Cutting a long story short. I started Fast Walking in 1994, together with managing my stress levels; Doing regular Mental Exercises; Learning How to Consciously Control My Movements; Maintaining a Positive Attitude; taking Selegilne for 8 years I was able to come off all PD medication in 2002. I am now 84 years old and lead a ‘Normal’ Life!
Because of severe back problems, I had been going to the gym every day, six days of the week, since 1968 and until diagnosis. Then I increased the time to 90 minutes a day. In 1994 my symptoms had accelerated and I therefore decided to stop going to the gym.
Since 1994 I have been doing Fast Walking plus taking an MAO-b inhibitor, managing stress levels, keeping a positive attitude and doing regular mental stimulation. By 1998 most of my visible symptoms had disappeared.
Many PD patients think that they will not be able to do Fast Walking! I have found that many other patients, who had walking difficulties, even those who were wheelchair bound, have been able to walk normally, once I have shown them how to use their conscious brain to control the movement. I go all over the world successfully showing hundreds of PD patients how to walk properly, with only three exceptions. One could not stand on his own legs and the other two were unable to understand how to use their conscious brain. Above all else, walking costs nothing and everybody’s health improves, when they do fast walking, and if you put everything into it, then that may include you!
Many neurologists throughout the world, who have never examined me, have told their patients that I do not have PD and should therefore not listen to anything I tell them. I have been examined by four different neurologists, the last of which was in 2015, and they all told me that I have PD. The problem is that I look so well and because there is no cure for PD, I obviously don’t have PD. It is not my fault that this is happening to me, but I am determined to share my good fortune with every other PD patient, at no cost to themselves
Obviously there is a lot at stake here, especially for the pharmaceutical industry, who have spent billions looking for a cure, and neurologists, because I have not needed to consult a neurologist since 2002, other than the one I asked to examine me in 2015.
Because no two people’s PD are the same, you can learn a lot from my website and you can ask me questions that cannot be asked on this chat room.”