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General:

1. I’m a little skeptical about the program. I was told my symptoms are due to toxic overload. I don’t see how this fits with a limbic system impairment.

2. What is a limbic system trauma loop and how does it work?

3. Can the Dynamic Neural Retraining System be taught over the phone or by email?

4. Will the program work for my specific issues?

5. Is the program suitable for pain?

6. Aren’t my symptoms due to toxic overload?

7. Will medications interfere with the program?

8. Will the program work for Candida?

9. I’ve tried so many different kinds of treatments and have spent so much money trying to get better already.  I don’t want to be disappointed again.

10. I’ve had this illness longer than others and I don’t think it will work for me.

11. My symptoms are not as bad as others who have benefited from this training, so I don’t think it will work for me.

12. My symptoms are much worse than others who have benefited from this training so I don’t think that it will work for me.

13. I still have a really stubborn belief that the MCS can't get better until my "leaky gut" gets better because of the "total load." (Leaky gut is causing internal toxicity that makes my body unable to handle external toxins).

14. Are there scholarships available?

15. What are the differences between the DVD version and the In-person program?

16. I welcome my sensitivities that they alert me where to engage and where to avoid. It is my opinion that these synthetic smells are in fact noxious, unpleasant and neurotoxic and that the mainstream that uses them has a "distorted" sense of them.

The DNRS™ In-Person Program:

1. I don’t know how I will be in a class environment or if it will be safe for me.

2. I have a lot of pain and fatigue issues and I don’t know if I can make it through 3 full days of training.  And even if I do manage to stay, I don’t know how much I can learn because my brain is so foggy.

3. Why is full payment due at the time of the interview?

4. What is your cancellation policy for the live in-person program?

The DNRS™ DVD Series:

1. I am unable to view DVDs on a television due to my Electric Hypersensitivity Syndrome. What other options do I have?

2. Can I fully recover just using the DVD program?

3. Will the discs work in DVD players outside of North America?

4. I have MCS and cannot tolerate the smell of plastic and/or inks.

5. Do you offer a money back guarantee on your DVD?

 

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1. I’m a little skeptical about the program. I was told my symptoms are due to toxic overload. I don’t see how this fits with a limbic system impairment.

Answer: It is normal to be a bit sceptical about the training. Keep in mind that the science of neuroplasticity and the brain’s innate ability to heal various conditions is relatively new and hence, a somewhat foreign concept.

On each day of the program (whether in person or on DVD), we address the science of neuroplasticity as well as the parts of the limbic system and what they are responsible for in terms of our functioning. As we delve deeper into how the limbic system operates it becomes possible to understand that while toxic overload can initiate brain trauma, the on-going symptoms are due to a limbic system impairment. When our limbic system does not operate in the way it was intended, it sets off a survival or fight or flight response in our body which then takes energy and resources away from various body systems, including detoxification. While avoidance of toxins such as mercury may prevent further injury and diminish some symptoms, it does not correct the underlying cause or root problem. This is where we see other aspects of a limbic system impairment surface, such as food and environmental sensitivities, anxiety, pain, fatigue, in addition to a host of other sensory disorders. Our program, while cognitive in nature, addresses the functioning of the limbic system. It is much more than simply changing one’s attitude or thinking a different way. It actually creates structural and functional changes in parts of the limbic system. We are in the process of securing brain imaging research to demonstrate this in a very concrete way.

Most people that come to our program have a certain degree of skepticism. Many have tried everything in conventional and alternative medicine to recover, and nothing has fully worked so they question if our program will work. What one has to understand is that DNRS™ is based on the latest research in neuroscience and is a completely new paradigm in health and healing. Someday, programs like ours will be mainstream in health care, but in the meantime we are on the forefront of pioneering a new way of teaching people to self-direct neuroplastic changes so that they may reclaim their own health. It takes a level of openness and a willingness to set aside what we think we know about health and healing in order to fully embrace this new paradigm. I can tell you from firsthand experience, it is absolutely worth doing and it creates profound changes for people on many different levels. I encourage you to take the time to work through the program and gain the understanding about neuroplasticity and the limbic system. Watch the video documentaries – they show in a concrete way that this isn’t far-fetched or wishful thinking, but that neuroplasticity can be applied to a variety of disorders on physical, psychological and emotional levels.

2. What is a limbic system trauma loop and how does it work?

Answer: Chemical injury / stress, physical, psychological or emotional stress, or bacterium or viruses can lead to trauma within the limbic system which can over-activate threat and survival mechanisms that result in impaired sensory perception and a chronic fight or flight response.  Your entire brain/body goes into a protective mechanism - there is no energy for growth processes anymore (like detoxification, digestion, elimination, sleep etc.).  For some, higher forms of thinking seem inaccessible because of brain fog, and memory is poor because really, the brain and body are on survival mode.  Living in a a state of fear, or having bursts of rage, depression or emotional swings become the norm in this cycle.

When you are stuck in a limbic system trauma loop you only have access to certain thought patterns, and emotional patterns, which are most likely very depressive and full of anxiety.  The body is also expressing as illness that is perpetuated by this injured system and this chronic stress response affects the body's immune system. The ensuing unconscious anxiety causes increased elevations of stress hormones and strengthens this cycle, perpetuating a chronic inflammation cycle, pain, and various physical, psychological and emotional symptoms.

However, through rewiring your limbic system you can get out of this limbic system trauma loop. You can shift from a protective phase to a growth phase, one where your body and brain can access its innate ability to heal. Healing can then take place on all levels where there is impairment - physical, psychological or emotional. 

3. Can the Dynamic Neural Retraining System™ be taught over the phone or by emai?

Answer: The DNRS™ Neural Rehabilitation Training is an experiential program that cannot be taught by email or phone. At this time we offer one-on-one training in small groups of ten or twenty people, or you can purchase the 14 hour DVD version if you cannot attend our in-person program.

4. Will the program work for my specific issues?

Answer: If you have Chemical Sensitivities, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Electric Hypersensitivity Syndrome, along with Food Sensitivities or Anxiety, the program can work for you. Regardless if you are a late reactor, universal reactor, extreme reactor or other systems or organs are being affected, yes, the program can work.  When the disorganized circuits in the limbic system are corrected it will stop the inflammatory cycle and alarm messages that are being sent to all other systems of the body.  Sensory mechanisms return to normal function which means things like your sense of smell and taste return to normal as well. When this happens the organs that may have been affected have the opportunity to heal again as well. 

If you have not done so yet, please read Annie Hopper's book "Wired for Healing".  This will give you a foundation of neuroplasticity.  This new paradigm has to be seen from the perspective of neuroplasticity - not from the organ and symptom level.

5. Is the program suitable for pain?

Answer: Yes. Often times physical pain is associated with an inflammatory response in the central nervous system that is initially triggered by a trauma involving the limbic system. By retraining your limbic system to function optimally again, the pain response diminishes. 

6. Aren't my symptoms due to toxic overload?

Answer: While toxic overload is indeed associated limbic system impairments, the inability to detoxify can be a symptom of a limbic system impairment, not the source or cause of the problems.  When the limbic system is rewired, the body is then able to detoxify.

7. Will medications interfere with the program?

Answer: Medication should not interfere with your ability to rewire your brain. It is not unusual for people to be able to decrease their meds when they have finished the program. We would never say that you should go off your meds, however as people rewire their limbic systems and get better, they often find that they just don't need them anymore. If you decide to decrease or discontinue your medication, please consult with your medical practitioner prior to making changes. Please do not consider making any medication changes until you are well into the process of rewiring your limbic system.

8.Will the program work for Candida?

Answer: Yes we believe this program would help with Candida.  When our limbic system is malfunctioning our nervous system gets caught in a state of "Fight or Flight". This means that all of our energy and body resources are going to survival.  When we are in this survival mode energy is not going to our body functions that keep us healthy and well, including our immune system and detoxification system.  When we correct the limbic system impairment and our nervous system is no longer caught in Fight or Flight, our body can operate in its natural state of growth and recovery where it has the ability to deal with invasions, whether they are fungal, viral or bacterial in nature.  So long story short, I think the program would be useful for this condition.

9. I’ve tried so many different kinds of treatments and have spent so much money trying to get better already.  I don’t want to be disappointed again.

Answer: Looking at your illness from a brain perspective and one that you can personally influence through neuroplasticity is probably different from anything that you’ve tried to date.Focus on the participants who have illnesses similar to yours who have had tremendous success with the training.

10. I’ve had this illness longer than others and I don’t think it will work for me.

Answer:  Duration of illness does not affect the results of training.  Some people who have suffered with illness for over 30 years have tremendous shifts in health with the program. A training practice of one hour daily is recommended for the first 6 months to promote, strengthen and reinforce neuroplastic changes. 

11. My symptoms are not as bad as others who have benefited from this training, so I don’t think it will work for me.

Answer:  Whether your symptoms or mild or severe, they are the result of impaired limbic system function which can be corrected through neuroplasticity.

12. My symptoms are much worse than others who have benefited from this training so I don’t think that it will work for me.

Answer:  Severity of symptoms does not affect the results of the training.  However if you have a belief that that the illness that you are currently suffering from is permanent in nature and cannot be transformed, then your belief may get in the way of your potential success.

13. I still have a really stubborn belief that the MCS can't get better until my "leaky gut" gets better because of the "total load." (Leaky gut is causing internal toxicity that makes my body unable to handle external toxins).

Answer: When your sympathetic nervous system is aroused, it shuts town detoxification and can both stimulate or suppress your immune response.   By calming your nervous system and changing limbic system function, you can improve your detoxification and decrease your gut reactivity, which means you'll start absorbing more nutrients and increase detoxification function.  When your gut immunity is working, it can control overgrowth of unhealthy organisms like Candida and parasites.  

Sometimes it may be important to support the recovery process by also addressing underlying infections or bacteria, while keeping in mind that we are not focusing on symptoms of illness, but rather focused on how to support the brain and body for optimal health.  It's also important to ensure that we have proper nutrition and hydration to create the building blocks necessary for full limbic system rewiring and recovery. 

14. Are there scholarships available?

Answer: Limited scholarships are now available. We also offer a generous discounted rate for our in-person programs if you register within the Early Bird time frame. We also have a 14-hour instructional DVD program available at a significantly lower cost than an in-person program. Please click here for more information on our DVD series.

15. What are the differences between the DVD version and the In-person program?

Answer: The DVD program was originally created so that individuals suffering from a limbic system impairment that could not attend a live program due to illness restrictions would have access to this vital information for recovery.  While the DVD program is excellent and works really well for some people, it does not replace an in-person experience. 
The DVD series gives you the science behind this neuroplasticity based rehabilitation program, the understanding necessary for the program to work for you, and the tools for recovery.  The exercises are demonstrated for you and you are given a program to follow to implement these tools into your daily life.  However, what we cannot guarantee with the DVD series is that you will understand the information or implement the information in a way that will best serve your recovery process.  Having direct access to DNRS Facilitators provides you with the opportunity to learn and implement the information in the best possible way.  Many participants also find the in-person program invaluable in terms of personalized attention and the added benefit of the group dynamic.
Attending a Live program also allows you to be a part of a group who share the same challenges, who are determined to recover and who will support you in this common goal.  Having direct access to DNRS Facilitators will give you the opportunity to ask questions, get clarification on information, tailor make the program to fit your specific needs and experience the discipline that is needed to recover. Motivation is a key-determining factor in the success of the program as repetition is one of the requirements to building new neural pathways (as it is with all learning). Having the motivation and understanding that are necessary is much more difficult to establish when you are in your home alone.   
Finally, the information shared in the Live program is continually updated to reflect the latest research on neuroplasticity as it becomes available.

16. I welcome my sensitivities that they alert me where to engage and where to avoid. It is my opinion that these synthetic smells are in fact noxious, unpleasant and neurotoxic and that the mainstream that uses them has a "distorted" sense of them.

Answer: We teach our program from a platform of environmental awareness, educating people that we need to change how we live in this world and stop using toxic products that are harmful to ourselves, our environment, and future generations. We recognize that there are many harmful products out there and that they can create limbic system impairments. At the same time, we also recognize that once there has been an impairment in the limbic system, our brain picks up on very minute quantities of chemicals (and sometimes natural fragrances) and perceives them as being life threatening. This creates a whole host of symptoms for many people that make it difficult or impossible for them to engage in the world and have any quality of life. For these people, their heightened senses are not keeping them safe but rather making them disabled. Our goal is to normalize the functioning of the limbic system again so that these individuals can reclaim there health and be able to live once again in the world. At the same time, we encourage people who have fully recovered to advocate for environmental awareness and change, if they feel called to do so, and to be mindful of the products they choose. 

 

The DNRS™ In-Person Program:

1. I don't know how I will be in a class environment or if it will be safe for me.

Answer:  Having experienced first hand how challenging MCS can be, my goal is to create a safe, healthy and comfortable environment for all.  Workshop venues are chosen with environmental awareness in mind (e.g. no carpeting, tall ceilings, healthy air flow and absence of use of chemical cleaning products.)  There is a strict “NO CHEMICAL” personal hygiene product guideline for all participants of the workshop. All participants are informed of this guideline in advance to ensure a comfortable environment for all.  A recommended personal hygiene list is given to all participants to ensure this guideline.  If a participant attends and does not abide by this guideline they will be asked to leave and will not be refunded their money.  Only non-scented organic products are acceptable.

Bring extra sweaters or blankets in case we need to open windows for greater air flow.  Do whatever you need to in order to be as comfortable as you can during program. Your brain is in the process of building new pathways to optimal health.  Soon you will notice that your body responds very differently then it used to. 

2. I have a lot of pain and fatigue issues and I don’t know if I can make it through 3 full days of training.  And even if I do manage to stay, I don’t know how much I can learn because my brain is so foggy.

Answer:  This is a common concern that most people with CFS, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain have prior to the training.  Most participants who have suffered with these conditions actually find the program increases energy levels and decreases pain.  They are often very surprised at how invigorated they feel. 

Trust that you will retain the information that you need to practice your training.

3. Why is full payment due at the time of the interview?

Answer:  Classes are kept very small to ensure you get personal attention and guidance. Due to the small class sizes we would not be able to afford to run the programs if we had last minute cancellations. We also recognize that the symptoms of illness that may get in the way of attending (if the program was refundable) are the very symptoms that we are helping you to alleviate through retraining your brain. If you feel that you cannot fully commit then we suggest that you purchase the DVD program along with personalized DNRS™ coaching instead of attending an in-person program.

4. What is your cancellation policy for the live in-person program?

Answer:  If you cancel within 30 days of the program registration deadline, you will receive 100% of your registration fee back, less a $150 administration charge. If you cancel within 15 days of the registration deadline you will receive 75% of their money back, less a $150 administration charge. If you cancel within one week of the registration deadline you will receive 50% of your money back, less a $150 administration fee. If you cancel after the registration deadline, you will not receive any refund (some emergency exceptions may apply and will be assessed on an individual basis).

 



The DNRS™ DVD Series

1. I am unable to view DVDs on a television due to my Electric Hypersensitivity Syndrome. What other options do I have?

Answer: It is our intention is to deliver this vital information and these tools for recovery in every format possible. Having said that, we have created an optional DNRS™DVD Plus Package containing a 160 pageTranscription Booklet to meet the individual needs of those who suffer from Electric Hypersensitivity Syndrome (EHS). All 76,000 words of our DVDs have been transcribed into this booklet for you to follow along in the comfort of your own home. Use the supplementary Student Manual to help you design and implement your own practice. As you begin to recover, you can then view the DVDs to assist and optimize your recovery.

2. Can I fully recover just using the DVD program?

Answer: For some people the DVD program will be enough to fully retrain their brain, while for others it will be a stepping stone to attending an in-person program.  From what we know so far, there is a higher success rate with the in-person program.  Because the program is largely based on your understanding of the program and personal awareness of how limbic system trauma and impairment manifests uniquely for you, this is best done on a personal basis.

Self-directing neuroplastic changes within the limbic system takes great understanding and requires your awareness of how limbic system impairment manifests as unconscious physical, emotional and psychological patterns that keep the threat mechanism in the brain over-activated, leaving the body in a state of chronic stress (which alters sensory perception and can affect many others systems of the body - as well as organ function).  The program also requires consistent dedication to apply the tools that are necessary to activate alternative neural circuits.   In some ways this process requires you to become an inner detective and this “inner detective” work is best fostered  in an in-person environment.  Attending a program in person allows you the opportunity to apply this vital information and tools for recovery in the best possible way.  

 Coaching packages are available and highly recommended in order to assist with program understanding and successful implementation of the program, especially for those who chose the DVD option.

 

3. Will the discs work in DVD players outside of North America?

Answer: Absolutely. Now that there is digital media, the old NTSC/PAL/SECAM formats of days past no longer applies. Our discs are authored in Region-Free coding, which means they can be played on any DVD player in the world.

4. I have MCS and cannot tolerate the smell of plastic and inks.

Answer: We at DNRS™ are very passionate about the environment and take an active role in being responsible for it. As a company we have gone to great lengths to create a product that we are proud of that surpasses most environmental standards.  The ink that is used is a food grade ink that is not petroleum based and our Student Manual, our DVD case, and our optional Transcription Booklet were printed on recycled paper only.

5. Do you offer a money back guarantee on your DVD?

Answer: Yes we do. Upon completion of six months of daily training of the DNRS™ program for one hour, if you are not completely satisfied with our product, please return the DVDs in their original case along with the Student Manual (and Program Transcription - if applicable) and we will issue you a full refund (less shipping and handling). Additonal refund information can be found here.

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"The brain controls the behaviour of the body’s cells. This is a very important point to consider as we blame the cells of our organs and tissues for the health issues we experience in our lives."
– Dr. Bruce Lipton, Internationally Recognized Research Scientist and author of “The Biology of Belief”

 

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