As if two conflicts weren’t enough, a third conflict appears for MS as compared to Parkinson’s Disease (PD) which was discussed inPart 2 of the series. With PD we have a motor conflict and a self-devaluation conflict (SDC) operating at the same time. With MS, a separation conflict enters the picture. It actually sets the whole stage for MS. Separation conflicts affect the skin of the body. Whereas less intense separation conflicts affect epidermal skin, extreme separation conflicts affect the skin that covers the bones, which is called the periosteum. This can be a bit of a complicated conflict to describe, but it can arise due to one of the following: if pain is involved in the separation from someone; if pain is suffered on the periosteum due to an accident, for example; desperately wanting to separate from somebody or something; not wanting to feel something, including pain itself; or, a conflict of not being able to feel.
In the conflict active phase of the separation conflict, numbness occurs in the affected area of the body and that part of the body feels very cold. We also see memory impairment or short term memory loss problems here. If the conflict is resolved, the first part of the healing phase exhibits worsening of numbness, cold extremities, and memory impairment.
Pausing for a moment, if a person goes to the doctor with the above symptoms while they are in the conflict active or first part of the healing phase, the symptoms are often labeled as MS. When a person hears they may have MS, a diagnosis shock can occur as they visualize themselves potentially worsening and having to live life in a wheelchair and/or not being able to move around easily. This is when the motor conflict occurs as a person fears losing one’s mobility.
And, as we saw with PD in Part 2 of the series, once a motor conflict sets in, it is often only a matter of time that a SDC onsets if a person is unaware of the symptoms to expect as healing occurs. To summarize, in the conflict active phase of MS, we see numbness due to the separation conflict, partial muscle paralysis due to the motor conflict as a result of the diagnosis shock, and muscular atrophy due to the SDC. If these conflicts are resolved, we see tingling, hypersensitivity, and intense rheumatic-like pain. Additionally, the motor paralysis worsens as well as the muscle atrophy. In the epi-crisis, or intense point of the healing phase, uncontrolled twitching or muscle spasms occur. In the second half of the healing phase, conditions of the body go back to normal, if a person is aware that the symptoms just described are signaling healing.
The longer a person has had PD or MS, the more layers of emotional conflict have likely occurred (see Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of the series for more detail). More conflicts, not surprisingly, translate into a more intense display of symptoms and often markedly decreased morale.
That being said, it is still possible to begin to resolve conflicts and to optimize healing. Certain cases may take longer than others. Patience is helpful in this process. Having too many symptoms healing all at once may be too exhausting or intense for a person, so it is optimal to allow the healing to occur gradually. A person may be able to resolve his symptoms through awareness of German New Medicine (GNM) concepts alone.
Certain emotional conflicts may be more stubbornly ingrained and so gentle use of energy therapies such as the Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), also known as “tapping”, can be used effectively in the process of the conflict resolution. A note of caution needs to be stated here. Since intense motor conflicts may often result in an epilectic seizure in the epi-crisis of the healing phase, medical care should be close at hand for a client who is intentionally focused on resolving a motor conflict. This is true whether or not the client is resolving the conflict through practical solutions and/or cognitive shifts, or, if the client is receiving an energy therapy intervention such as EFT.
An advanced approach utilizing EFT, called Matrix Reimprinting, allows one to revisit a conflict event, to allow resolution retroactively. It can be hypothesized that reduction of the intensity of the conflict event retroactively results in the lessening of the intensity of the healing symptoms, including that of the epi-crisis. Studies will need to be done on this to reveal if that is, indeed, the outcome.
EFT is also wonderfully helpful in the reduction of intensity of healing symptoms, during the time when one or more conflicts has been resolved. “Taking the edge off” of pain, trembling, and tingling allows a person to progress through the healing with more ease, comfort, and potentially less reliance on medications to dull pain and other unsavory symptoms that may slow down the healing process.
An important point to keep in mind is that, if a client is prescribed anticonvulsants by her doctor, this may keep the healing phase from being completed, as the natural course of healing, a seizure, is suppressed. Certainly no one would want to undergo a seizure, and there are risks involved if one occurs. A weighing of the pros and cons need to be undertaken between a patient and her doctor. A doctor who is aware of the science of GNM may possibly be the best guide for a person who intends to optimize their healing of PD or MS. Alternatively, working with a health practitioner who understands GNM and is willing to communicate with your medical doctor about the approach, is an option as well, since there is only a small, yet growing, number of MDs, DOs & DCs (chiropractors) that work through the lens of GNM.
This is the final article of a four-part series on Parkinson’s and MS. Part 1 discusses the common factor in Parkinson’s & MS, Part 2 discusses an additional conflict that creates Parkinson’s, and Part 3 looks at a third factor involved in MS.
To learn more about GNM and EFT and how they can be used to assist in healing, check out LifeCore’s blog or contact Lauren for more information.https://www.lifecoreonline.com/blog/part-4-optimizing-healing-parkinsons-multiple-sclerosis
*Lauren Sonnenberg, LMHC, D.PSc, CAP is not a medical doctor (MD) nor is LifeCore a medical treatment facility, and any information presented here on GNM is strictly educational and is not a replacement for medical advice.