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EFT helps a serious infection - the redness subsides before their eyes

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Hi Everyone,

Mara Protas is a nurse and uses EFT with frequency in the medical setting, including serious cases like this one. To give you an idea of the severity of the problem she says, "...the cat bit her hand.  She cleaned the bite, but by that night, it was swollen and she had a red streak going up her arm.  She was quite ill and came to the emergency department. They told her the infection was in her bloodstream and it was very serious."

Hugs, Gary


By Mara Protas, RN, BSN, EFTCert-I

Dear Gary,

Your previous article about watching the redness and swelling of a spider bite go down reminded me of an experience I had about 3 years ago.  The wife of one of my patients was admitted to the hospital with an infected arm from a cat bite she experienced the morning before.  A little background: Her daughter had brought her cat over for her Mom to cat-sit.  My patient's wife got up to let the cat out and then poured her a small bowl of milk.  As she put it down, the cat bit her hand.  She cleaned the bite, but by that night, it was swollen and she had a red streak going up her arm.  She was quite ill and came to the emergency department. They told her the infection was in her bloodstream and it was very serious.

She thought she was going to die, and her right hand and arm were extremely red and swollen. They put her on IV antibiotics and admitted her.  She could not close her hand or pick up anything with it.  I went up to see her on my lunch break and offered to do some EFT to see if we could decrease the pain and swelling. When I saw her, she had had 3 doses of the antibiotics without much change in the symptoms and her pain level was a 9 on a scale of 0 to 10.  I only had 30 minutes, and I tapped on her because it hurt her to move. Here are some of the things we tapped for:

Even though my hand is red and swollen and very painful..

Even though it really hurts…

Even though I was afraid I was going to die...

Even though I was trying to be nice and she bit me…

Even though I'm angry at my daughter for asking me to do this…

Even though I wish I hadn't agreed to do it…

We did several rounds for some of these and we also did the Movie Technique for the actual bite and the emergency room experience.  We also included some forgiveness tapping for herself, the cat and her daughter in some of the setups. We added some choice statements asking her body to send an anti-inflammatory response and choosing to be able to move her hand normally.

Over the course of the 20 minutes we tapped, her pain went down to a 2 on a scale of 0 to 10 and we watched the redness and swelling decrease before our eyes.  She was able to pick up a glass of water and bring it to her mouth.  It never ceases to amaze me how quickly and effectively EFT works.

Thank you Gary for sharing this technique.  I use EFT on a daily basis with my patients, and don't know a better tool to have "at hand".

Mara

 

 

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