This article about Nima Najafi’s path to recovery from multiple sclerosis on the Gerson Therapy originally appeared in the Gerson Institute’s quarterly newsletter, Healing News. Nima Najafi was born in Teheran, Iran, a few months before the Iran-Iraq war began. His family left for Germany for eight years to escape war, finally immigrating to Los […]
My father’s birthday is December 8th. There was a time, about 12 years ago, when we weren’t sure he would see any more birthdays, let alone important milestones in our life. He had undergone surgery, radiation, and chemo with no success and the next step, said the doctors, was high-dose chemo to prolong what […]
In 2009, when I was 31 years old and still nursing my one-year-old daughter, I found a lump in my breast. Then, I learned that I was pregnant again. I just knew something was wrong inside of me. Soon afterwards, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer, and I underwent multiple surgeries and […]
I first met Marie, one of the protagonists of my upcoming documentary The Food Cure, in the sunny courtyard of the licensed Gerson clinic in Mexico. We had spoken on the phone once before, and she greeted me with a big, radiant smile. I was expecting someone who looked and acted “sick,” but it struck […]
In 2010, Marcia Schaefer’s “perfect” year ended with a dual diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer and malignant melanoma, which had spread to her lungs and lymph nodes. Newly married, and with a 4-month-old baby, Marcia had a lot to fight for. Marcia chose to heal herself with the Gerson Therapy–and emerged victorious from her […]
Filmmaker Crowdfunding New Documentary About Her Mother’s Cancer Journey on the Gerson Therapy. Help Make it Happen!
We recently heard from a young filmmaker named Sara Bellin, whose mother was recently diagnosed with cancer. When her mother made the life-changing decision to forgo conventional medical treatment in favor of the Gerson Therapy, Sara was inspired to document her mother’s treatment. Sara is currently raising funds to make a documentary film about her […]
March of 2013 is my one-year anniversary of completing the Gerson Therapy for Lyme disease. And I have to report, so far, so good!
During a routine exam in 2007, the doctor found a nodule on my prostate. I got a biopsy and they found cancer on half of my prostate. They wanted to remove or radiate it but they couldn’t guarantee that I would be cancer free. Afterwards, I spoke to my friend Allison. She told me about […]
Guest post by Lucie D’Alessandro, a Gerson patient in New Zealand When I mention to people that I make thirteen fresh juices and do four coffee enemas a day – and this will go on for two years in total – there’s a slightly awed silence. True, the Gerson Therapy isn’t for people who lack […]