The Incurables



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  • Season 3
    • Dan Greathouse
      Dan Greathouse
      Episode 13
      In May of 1991, schoolteacher and avid diver, Dan Greathouse was on a diving trip in Lake Powell, Utah. He was out by himself at a depth of 500 feet when suddenly his regulator malfunctioned. Dan had heard of decompression sickness, but because there were no initial effects he figured he dodged a bullet. In the weeks following he began suffering from dizziness, disorientation, irritability and mood swings. Finally, after many misdiagnoses Dan was recommended to Dr. Paul Harch, a specialist in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.moreless
    • Schad Kolar
      Schad Kolar
      Episode 12
      As a teenager Schad was diagnosed with Gardner's Syndrome, a genetic disorder that caused desmoid tumors to grow unchecked over a person's internal organs. In 1994 doctors discovered over 1,000 polyps on Schad’s large intestine. Tumors also developed on in his small intestine and urethra and liver. His diagnosis: Stage 1 Hepatocellular Carcinoma, a disease that is usually fatal within 3-6 months. Schad was out of options, until he heard about Dr. Burzynski.moreless
    • Joyce Forsythe
      Joyce Forsythe
      Episode 11
      After going in for her yearly check-up, Joyce Forsythe found out she had a huge mass on her abdomen. Tests confirmed that it was Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Despite the warnings and doubts from all her conventional doctors, Joyce turned down chemo therapy and began delving into the world of a therapy that could save her life.moreless
    • June Stein
      June Stein
      Episode 10
      June Stein had no idea the struggle she was about to begin after graduating college. Severe pain caused her to go to the doctor and blood tests revealed that June had Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a rare spinal disease, for which there was no known cure. Not satisfied with the doctors’ prognosis, June began an alternative treatment no one believed would work.moreless
    • Doug Bookman
      Doug Bookman
      Episode 9
      Doug Bookman was always healthy until one day a small cut on his leg would not stop bleeding. Then other seemingly minor injuries refused to heal. Doug would soon have to make a life and death decision between surgery and an approach that defied convention.
    • Reyan Carlson
      Reyan Carlson
      Episode 8
      Reyah, a woman who had always been fascinated with honeybees, fell ill with severe muscle pain, joint pain and fatigue. She suffered for 15 years while being misdiagnosed and treated conventionally for Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Finally Reyah was correctly diagnosed with late-stage Lyme Disease, a tick-borne illness prevalent in the northeast. When all other treatments failed, Reyah found out about bee venom therapy and Apitherapy. She began treating herself with bee stings and since then, has gradually improved to near recovery. Who knew her fascination with honeybees could end up saving her life?moreless
    • Josie Nunez
      Josie Nunez
      Episode 7
      Eight year old Josie Nunez started showing strange symptoms of prolonged fever and nausea. Tests proved startling results, Josie was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma Cancer. After surgery, chemo and radiation treatments, the doctors said she was out of options and predicted that Josie had a week to live. Desperate for another choice, the Nunez family dove headfirst into alternative therapy.moreless
    • David Artuso
      David Artuso
      Episode 6
      When it came to school, David Artuso just wasn’t getting it. His parents and teachers couldn't seem to figure out the problem, especially when they found out he had a genius IQ. It wasn't until David went to college that he found hope.
    • Dustin Kunnari
      Dustin Kunnari
      Episode 5
      Jack and Mariann Kunnari's lives changed forever when they discovered that their two year old son, Dustin, had a brain tumor. Desperate for a cure for their son who was too young to undergo conventional chemotherapy or radiation, the Kunnaris turned to alternative treatment, despite opposition.
    • Rita Jones
      Rita Jones
      Episode 4
      At age 35 Rita Jones started developing allergic reactions to almost everything. Her symptoms included lethargy, headaches, stomachaches, rashes, hives, nausea and respiratory distress. She visited conventional doctors and allergists, but no one had an answer. One day Steve found her lying lifeless on their bed and called an ambulance. She was rushed to the hospital where doctors predicted she had only days to live. Then Rita’s private nurse Claudine had an idea and contacted Dr. William Lee Cowden in Dallas. Rita was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis, a disease she had contracted from pesticides being sprayed near her home. Through treatment of Mestinon, amino acids and homeopathic medicines, Rita slowly began to rebuild her immune system. Finally, she had her life back.moreless
    • Maria Holloway
      Maria Holloway
      Episode 3
      Concert Pianist, Maria Holloway never imagined she would not be able to play her beloved piano, until she discovered that she had been struck with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Her love of playing the piano and struggle for life motivated Maria to go to drastic measures to be cured.
    • Marisa Marinelli
      Marisa Marinelli
      Episode 2
      Marisa Marinelli grew up the heart of Brooklyn with heavy Italian influences. She had always dreamed of dancing in large Broadway productions and acting in television shows and movies. In September of 2001 Marisa had just moved out and began experiencing stomach problems. One day a disturbing development occurred when, following a bowel movement, Marisa noticed a large amount of blood in the toilet. She was rushed to the hospital and doctors ordered further tests. She was then diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, a chronic, incurable disease she would have to deal with for the rest of her life.moreless
    • Gina Russo
      Gina Russo
      Episode 1
      Being part of a strong Italian family, Gina developed a love for food at an early age. After her daughter’s birth she had to deal with Post Partum Depression, which led to unhealthy eating and weight gain. She was 250 pounds when she decided to make a change. It was then that she realized she had an underlying health issue that was causing all her symptoms.moreless
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