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God truly sent me to you Dr Sponaugle.
You put the puzzle together, you never stopped teaching me, or giving up on me when would grow tired and frustrated!
I have been home for almost a year now and everyday gets better as I live my life after Lyme disease.
I wish people would understand that it takes time to heal. After living with Lyme disease for so many years, I knew better that I would not be 100% a couple of weeks after treatment.
People sometimes need to setup proper expectations, specially when dealing with such invasive disease. Honestly, my gut was completely destroyed and my immune system was completely shut down from all the toxins.
Just to break that it took longer than the expected. But after almost a year being back home and getting my life back I can definitely said that it was all worth it and I wouldn't be here today if I haven't found Dr Sponaugle.
Been in the clinic for several months. No progress only $4-5,000 going out the door. Doctor is erratic. Keeps patients waiting 3-5 hours for appointments
I couldn't be happier with my Lyme treatment with Doctor Sponaugle.
Truth to be told the whole team at Sponaugle Wellness were always ready to help me.
Without getting into private details I didn't think I have much time left... until I found Dr Rick Sponaugle.
I went to Sponaugle Wellness seminar and left there knowing that I have finally found the help I needed!
My daughter had Lyme disease for about five and a half years. She was infected, we know for sure with 14 at least ticks at camp in Missouri.
She had weird flue like symptoms and we couldn't place what was going on. And I sent her back to the same camp. Where she got another 13 tick bites the next year.
We are lucky that we do know that she had actual tick bites. But, it became very severe and finally after a year and three months after the first infection we figured it out. We sent her to a doctor to get her properly tested. She came back very CDC positive which is very hard to get. It is unusual to get such a positive.
A few months later Bartonella showed up. Another few months after that bacillus showed up. We've been through years of antibiotic therapy. Ups and downs and ups and downs. We tried many, many other modalities and IV's and just by chance finally happened to find Dr. Sponaugle's wellness Center in Florida.
We've only been here for four weeks and when I brought her here she hadn't been able to get out of the house for five or six months she was bed ridden. She was almost catatonic. She could not even take care of herself. She was in a wheelchair to take her anywhere. She could barely even stay awake the first day we were here.
Over the few weeks all of a sudden with all of the IV's within a few days this is now my daughter. She still has a little ways to go because we still need to do more. But she is talking, she is walking, she went to the mall! She is back. And I can't tell you enough how this has turned her life around and mine.
And thanks to Doctor Sponaule and the whole medical team at Sponaugle Wellness Institute I can finally say she is on the road to recovery!
I would like to share my story as to how I ended up at Sponaugle Wellness Institute. My family history is full of mental health issues and addiction. Through most people’s eyes I look like I have had a happy healthy life. This is the farthest thing from the truth. As a child I can vividly remember waking up every morning full of anxiety.
I was paralyzed with fear all the time. I couldn't believe that at such a young age I was so sick. As I mentioned I had severe anxiety and depression. I was also always fighting chronic sinus infections and was treated with tons of antibiotics. I would get better for a week or so then be sick again. This is where the cycle of antibiotics would continue.
At age seven my mother was desperate for help to figure out why I continued to tell her every day there was something wrong with my body and brain. That is when our family Psychiatrist put me on Prozac.
From then on I saw over fifteen different Psychiatrists and multiple specialists who seemed to want to help me. I became more depressed and anxious to the point of not wanting to leave my own house. As you can imagine I was extremely frustrated and lost faith in everyone and everything.
My mother, who had been searching for years to help find, helped me find the right help. She found Dr. Sponaugle’s wellness clinic. After a tour it was finally clear to my mother that his research and treatment would address not just the outer layer but look at the underlying chemical imbalances of the brain that caused my mental health issues and addictions.
It was long five years of research and a few other cards that fate played in our families life that allowed me to be a grateful patient of Dr. Sponaugle and his team at SponaugleWellness Institute.
Seriously, I thought I had the onset of Parkinson's disease. I couldn’t focus, my muscles were so stiffed and my hands couldn’t stop shaking. I had been dealing with an unknown illness on and off for the past few years. In the winter, my symptoms had returned in full force and I was desperate to find an answer. I always lived in an older home and never occurred to me that all my symptoms could be related to black mold.
After researching online for Parkinson's symptoms like I found out that mold toxicities can have similar symptoms in your body. Looking for treatments and people that had similar symptoms, I found Sponaugle Wellness website explaining about mold toxicity. They have several patient testimonials on YouTube and the video about Amy called my attention because it was exactly what I was feeling. Amy was exposed to mold toxins while volunteering to clean an abandoned dorm for the Red Cross volunteers after hurricane Katrina.
From that moment I knew I needed to call Dr Sponaugle. Within a very short period from when I started my treatment, everything began to return to normal. With all I have gone through relating to my mold problems, I think that not having someone to help and understand what I was going through was the worst. I was feeling even sicker because all the several doctors I’ve seen where only trying to treat the pain, I spent thousands of dollars with “doctors” that didn’t even look at me when I went to see them.
Dr Sponaugle was very kind and literally walked me through the whole process. Dr Sponaugle really loves what he does and you can feel that while he talks to you. He really cares for your health. He spent the weekend studying my case, he came back on Monday with more answers than all the other doctors I received treatment ever did. And he explained in a way that made sense. I was so grateful I finally found professional help that actually knows and cares about that they do.
I am feeling so much better these days. I know I still have a ways to go to feel 100% again but I now feel that this goal is reachable. For anyone that is suffering from this illness, please do not give up. I know that it may feel like you will never get better. I hope that by telling my story it will help others who are going through this ordeal to know that there is hope out there. I am sending prayers for your speedy recovery. God Bless Dr Sponaugle and his staff!
Be attentive to your kids, my 16 years old daughter, was having all the Lyme disease symptoms, but no signs of a bite was present or detected, and for other several reasons we didn't think about insects bites in the beginning.
Our family doctor treated her for a cold, but I'm glad that I pointed out that she was unusually fatigued and depressed. Blood tests were made, against my daughter teary request not to do it, because she is afraid of needles and she was found positive to Lyme disease.
Her main symptoms were constant pain in her back and joints, she was also very fatigued and used to sleep 10 - 14 hours per day. She had loss of short-term memory and was unable to concentrate.
After my daughter was found positive for Lyme disease, we searched local for a Lyme specialist in our home town, but apparently, there are not a lot of real specialists or accurate information out there and the CDC wasn’t much of a help. We were lucky enough to know a close friend that had received treatment at Sponaugle Wellness Institute in Oldsmar, FL and we saw how amazing she was after a few weeks of treatment with Dr Sponaugle.
My daughter is now in the right path of recovery. I understand enough to know that there is no magic here, you can’t cure years of a horrible disease in a few days, but her recovery is being a true miracle. In less than 2 months, she can now exercise again, she is going back to school… I can say that we got our daughter back!
I know now how hard is to get the right help, that is why I am sharing my experience with Dr Sponaugle. I would like to keep my daughter’s information private, but as a mom, I want to be able to share with other parents what we went through and that thanks to Dr Sponaugle, we start seeing our daughter being herself again!
Lyme disease is a nightmare, especially when it goes undiagnosed for so long.
I don't care what my past doctors said, I was the one who was suffering from this awful disease for years.
I wonder how they would feel if they woke up almost every day with burning head pain like someone was lighting a match to it, or a neck so stiff that it hurts to hold your head up or agonizing ear pain, or continuous discharge from your eyes to name only a few of the symptoms.
I found Dr Sponaugle when researching about natural Lyme treatment, my previous antibiotics treatment were only making me worse. After checking Sponaugle Wellness website and watching several of their YouTube video testimonials, I knew he was the right person to help me.
Dr Sponaugle was always very caring and truly understood what I was going through. I didn’t know that he has a family member that suffered with Lyme disease just like me. That’s why he is the best at what he does, he knows Lyme disease is real and he knows how this disease affects people and their loved ones.
I am honestly thinking about writing a book so that people will be aware of what I have been through and hopefully not have to suffer like I did. My advice is to not give up, ask questions, do your research and seek help!
After a decade of fibromyalgia symptoms, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and searching for a doctor that could actually help me, I found Dr. Rick Sponaugle at Sponaugle Wellness Institute.
At my worst I was unable to work, I was on disability, on really bad days I had to crawl from the bed to the bathroom.
I was absolutely devastated, specially after being told by several other doctors that there was nothing wrong with me.
None of the doctors even thought about testing me for Lyme disease. Even after I mentioned being in a farm area near horses my whole childhood.
Now, looking back, it looks so clear when my symptoms started to show. I wish I knew then what I know now, after being treated at Sponaugle Wellness Institute.
At my first appointment with Dr. Rick Sponaugle I knew for sure that I would get better. He completely understood everything I was going through and his step by step approach and natural Lyme Disease treatment has fully restored my health.
I am now almost completely recovered and look forward to a healthy future.
Thanks to Dr. Sponaugle I have my life back!
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