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BACKGROUND STORY OF JAN PEREGRINE:

Hi, my name is Jan. 22 years ago I suffered a partial spinal cord injury from an unlucky fall in my parents’ home, bruising my spinal cord at the third vertebrae.

Since then I’ve learned to walk with a rolling walker, but after so many years muscle stiffness became more and more worse, which required greater dependence on a power scooter and home health aides. Nothing has been made available to regenerate my damaged spinal cord.

Very recently I was researching online about progress being made in spinal cord injury and one thing led to another. I made what looks to be my greatest discovery yet and it’s not a drug or surgery!

Intermittent Hypoxic Therapy (IHT) teaches your body to use less oxygen like athletes training for higher altitudes have been using for years to enhance their sports performance. For people with spinal cord injury, whether their injury is recent or old or partial or seemingly complete, clinical trials are showing that IHT will be a gamechanger.

IHT adapted to people with spinal cord injury stimulates your muscles and neurons into growing and making better connections. It may heal spinal cord damage fairly quickly!

Since I can walk with a walker and have full sensation, as well as excellent health, I believe I’ll respond very well to IHT and my physiatrist and nurse have given me to green light. The company Hypoxico found at hypoxico.com has IHT equiipment the clinical trials use and will allow you to buy or rent it.

I’ve asked many pertinent questions about how the spinal cord injury researchers are using the IHT equipment and would like to rent it (the mask must be bought) for a month for the safest and best results.

I need help with the money, especially since Medicaid is charging me for two social security checks because I had a scooter accident last June (it fell on top of me) and needed hospitalization and rehab for three months after my health care agency dropped me because they changed their accreditation policy.

The frigid temperatures make my muscle stiffness or imbalanced muscle tone from my injury much worse and so I’d like to order the IHT equipment as soon as possible. it should be noted that IHT will help a lot with my energy level so I can walk and exercise more, even if my spinal cord isn’t directly regenerated.

Thanks for reading my story and I hope you’ll agree that IHT is a very promising gamechanger that I’ve been waiting decades for. I’m excited to use it! I’ve felt like I’ve been living in  a prison that keeps closing in on me in spite of trying to heal my cord with nutrition and walking. That’s helped, but I keep getting stiffer.

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NEEDS

If medical insurance or medicaid has failed you. We want to hear your story. If you are a victim of a spinal injury and have research of your own to share, we want you to talk about it on our social media channels.

If you know someone who this campaign will benefit or you want to help with these causes, please click on the ASK 4 HELP tab at the top of our main page or directly contact us by emailing the director, Tim Frentz at tfrentz@hotmail.com.

The current needs for this campaign are limited to expense funding for IHT Equipment, travel and result tracking supplies. You may also help if you have contacts for these items directly to limit expenses.

VOLUNTEER

We could use assistance in Lincoln Nebraska at this time only but we hope to add more trial locations as this campaign spreads in awareness.

 

SUPPORT

We are now accepting donations to fund our volunteer efforts.  PLEASE DONATE directly to payPal ID: JanPeregrine@gmail.com

Thank you!!!!!!!!

 

BLOG UPDATES

https://freehelpinghands.wordpress.com/2016/01/24/spinal-injury-campaign-now-active/

 

Research on Hypoxia
http://www.medicaldaily.com/spinal-injuries-treated-hypoxia-what-promising-and-surprising-new-treatment-263872#.VqFSH144tDc.facebook

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Hello, I am Opal Lewis and my family needs your support to cover our travel expenses to and from medical surgeries.

I lost my Job and am trying to get a job now. The Husband/Father left us and provides no support.

My daughter has been sick for several years and has had numerous surgeries. She has a rare illness called Mens syndrome and Cushings and there are a lot of complications.

We have been to a lot of Doctors and she is now being treated by a brain tumor specialists in Houston. We live 4 hours NORTH in Jacksonville.

We have asked family, friends, and churches but no one is stepping forth with funds at this time. My son, JOE lives with us and he was working, but started having seizures and can no longer work now either.

We feel like the walls are falling in on us. Our daughter has suffered for a long time  and she is in so much pain all the time that she can not do much herself.

I work as much as i can and will do almost anything, so if there is anyone that will help and I can work for them please let me know! I can clean almost anything, cater,do office help, or assisted living type of work.  I can do a lot of things. I also believe that we are to work to please God, so I put 110 percent into whatever I do.

I just want our daughter April and son Joe to get better. Joe is out of his medicine and we can’t buy it right now, so I’m praying he dosen’t have seizures.

Thank you very much to anyone who can help.

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Interview QnA with Helping Hands Network

1. what you have tried for funding? (What government programs are you on and what are and are they not doing for you? Media/churches/everyone including Medicare/caid welfare/food bank, unemployment checks etc.)

HELPING

FOOD STAMPS – as of today we will get food stamps on the 3rd
MEDICAID -3 prescriptions a month,all medical bills
UNEMPLOYMENT – Will start getting unemployment of 125 a week on the 30th

NOT HELPING (get us contact email/phone #s so we can complain to them)

Fellowship church- no funds
Central baptist church -hung up on me
hope-no funds
still need to try food bank
ketknbc-no answer
kltv-said they dont do stories like this
family -no funds
internet-a lot said they will pray

2. Why are you coming up short? (Why you have expenses beyond your means)

I lost my Job and am trying to get a job now.  My son JOE, started having seizures and can no longer work now either. The husband/father does not help us.

3. Please explain the health details?

My daughter has been sick for several years and has had numerous surgeries. She has a rare illness called Mens syndrome and Cushings and there are a lot of complications.

We have been to a lot of Doctors and she is now being treated by a brain tumor specialists in Houston. We live 4 hours NORTH in Tyler.

4. What have family and friends already done and not done?

We have asked family, friends, and churches but no one is stepping forth with funds at this time.

UNTIL 9/1 when people started listening.Read this wonderful update from funding team leaders Joe Lovell and Allison Jones in East Texas.

Hey guys! I just wanted to give everyone an update on my friend Opal and her daughter April. I also wanted to say THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART for donating and praying.
To date, April and Opal have been in Houston this week for testing and the doctors have decided they need to remove the tumor in April’s brain. While it is not malignant, it is pressing on the brain and causing problems. However, the doctors do believe a tumor on her pancreas IS malignant and are running more tests.
April and Opal are staying at the Salvation Army downtown, and while it is not the best place in the world, God is protecting them and they are doing well.
On the way to Houston, their alternator went out (but was fixed) and while they have been in Houston, they lost the tread on one of their tires and ended up needing three new tires.
Needless to say, this situation has not been stress-free and they continue to face some tough challenges ahead, but GOD IS GOOD and HE is protecting them.
And for the best news so far, my friend Joe and I, with the help of our amazing friends and family, and some we don’t even know, we have been able to raise over $1200 so far!!!!!!!!! This is more than I was even hoping for and have been so amazed by everyone’s generosity. Even friends I haven’t seen in 15-20 years have stepped forward to help. I can’t say thank you enough….you will never know how much it has meant to this family to know that there are still people in this world who are giving, loving people to others in need.
As I said, this family has a long road ahead and we are hoping to continue to go above and beyond to make the process a little better for them. Donations are still appreciated, and please pray pray pray for a miracle for April!

Checks payable to: Joe Lovell for April Lewis Fund. Chase Bank account # 978581049. Routing # 111000614 or mail to Allison Jones 16691 Lafourche Dr. Tyler, TX 75703

UPDATES:

9/15/11 – today April is having a biopsy done on her pancreas ,She will be having Brain surgery Monday,need all ur prayers,thank u -Opal

9/19/11 – Tumor encroaching the carotid artery.  Close call but April is out of surgery (thank GOD) and is in ICU. One battle won today but not out of the woods yet. Please keep praying!!!

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HELP Opal Lewis get to her families medical surgeries by donating at:

Checks payable to: Joe Lovell for April Lewis Fund. Chase Bank account # 978581049. Routing # 111000614 or mail to Allison Jones 16691 Lafourche Dr. Tyler, TX 75703

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