My husband, Doug, had been suffering from heartburn for the almost 20 years that we’ve been together and we decided to visit with John at Alternative Health on Dr. Jim McCann’s recommendation. Dr. Jim is well aware of our adversity to medications being the band-aid fix to so many health issues and it just made sense for us to visit. During the initial visit, John had us both take a verbal stress test and it ended up that my body was under more stress than my husband’s – I just didn’t have the blatant sign that he did.
They developed a very succinct nutritional plan along with the necessary supplements – a strict 30-day commitment. In hindsight, it was a pretty easy plan. Originally it really did seem overwhelming but we committed to it! It was the single best decision we’ve made as a couple (with the exception of having our children.) The results have been absolutely amazing – inside and out. From day one, Doug’s heartburn went away almost completely. While we both feel better than we have in forever – which is the best part – another wonderful part is having people compliment you how great you look – healthy and refreshed. I don’t get the ‘you look so tired’ comments I used to get regularly. The switch in our meals and habits has made a huge difference in so many ways. We’re also slowly getting our kids to start making better decisions – less junk food, more exercise.
One of the standout differences in the way Alternative Health worked with us was the amazing support – it wasn’t a prescription and sending us on our way. We received daily phone calls with great tips and reminders. At first I was a little skeptical of this but I started to call Lisa back with follow up questions or new questions I came up with throughout the program. I have not left the office or hung up the phone with Lisa without learning (or relearning) something – whether it’s a helpful hint about portion control or a new recipe or idea for a snack or meal. Another great difference is the wellness checks they offer – it’s a continual measurement of how we’re doing overall and definitely a great reminder of how important good nutrition and habits are.
The experience continues to be just great. We are very grateful.
Doug and Mollie