***Testimonies on Fatigue
*** These are actual unsolicited testimonials in our files. They are not to be
considered as a claim of medical efficacy and should be considered as anecdotal in
nature. You should always consult your physician before beginning any treatment
Dear Market America:
Thank you so much for OPC3. I want to tell you about how OPC3 has helped me with
my Ebstein Barr Chronic Fatigue syndrome. In 1992 after a very severe case of
pneumonia which lasted over 5 weeks, I was unable to fully recover. Finally after months
I was diagnosed with Epstein Barr Chronic Fatigue. I was encouraged to eliminate all
extra activities. I had to give up many every day activities including walking to my
mailbox and most driving. I was out of work for over 5 months. Life was difficult but
survivable. In October 1994 I had to go on sick leave from teaching again due to
continued illness. This time I could hardly function, living in a recliner with little more
than a trip to the bathroom as the activity for the day for months. I heard a lot of "learn to
live with it" but this wasn't life. It was nearly unbearable, but I had a family that needed
me. Finally I began seeing a chiropractor -- nutritionist, checking for allergies and
treatments. Slowly I improved but kept feeling as if someone was squeezing my chest
and not having any stamina. Life became a few small segments of activity that were well
spaced and very limited.
In mid June I was introduced to OPC3 and my life changed. I took three doses a day
although I was down to 135 pounds, but I knew I had problems to correct and wanted to
saturate my system. After the first bottle I ran out and couldn't get more because OPC3
was back ordered. I wasn't aware of my real improvement until I began to feel myself slip
back into that terrible hole again.
Since then I have made sure that I don't run out of OPC3. I take 2 doses every morning
and will for the rest of my life. In July I worked the Orange County Fair. Usually for 9 -
10 hours a day for a week. August I drove to Virginia for the convention and even disco
danced. I returned to teaching in September 1995 changing to third grade from 2 sessions
of kindergarten, a concession to the Ebstein Barr. So far, I haven't missed a day of work
due to illness. What a change! Yes, I will always have limitations, but I have a life worth
living and my boys are so glad to have their mom back. OPC3 has also helped my father
with his Parkinson's Disease. After reading a report in the Parkinson's Disease Newsletter
about research done on a form of OPC stating that they had found NO toxicity, NO
negative side affects, and some positive results on beginning patients, we decided to start
my father on OPC3.
We hoped to stabilize him. Much to our joy, he too is experiencing improved health and
relief from symptoms he had for years. Marge who has had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
since she was about six has had her most pain free winter in her adult life. She is thrilled
to have a knee again.
I love what OPC3 is doing for my family and friends!
Jackie, age 32 ish - Chronic Fatigue syndrome for some 10 years
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
"I had been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, accompanied with chronic fatigue syndrome.
The doctors prescribed a strong anti-inflammatory drug plus an anti-depressant. For two
and a half years I had been able to sleep only on my back.
When I started taking OPC's, the pain improved in 3 days, and in 14 days most of it was
gone. The pain in my arms had been very severe, like an abscessed tooth. The pain in the
groin, ribcage, hip, back, neck, and elbow has also gone for the most part."
"I was diagnosed as having chronic fatigue with secondary Fibromyalgia. It is a chronic
condition that causes fatigue and widespread pain throughout the body. Some call chronic
fatigue and Fibromyalgia the "irritable, everything syndrome"! I started on OPC's as
another thing to try after many different prescriptions. I had absolutely no faith in it, but
figured it wouldn't hurt me. In 3 days , I noticed that I was really having some good days,
which I decided was due to my ups and downs. After about 3 and a half months, I
consider myself back to normal. My activities are many and my schedule is booked full.
No fatigue or pain hinders my life."
I also was confused with all I had been hearing...and all the information that I was
receiving...but here's what I learned.... I was told that I shouldn't take more than 4 or 5
doses at a time with the Isotonix. At that time, I was taking a 14 oz drink EVERY
morning of the combination as follows: 2 OPC3; 1 Min
Blast; 1 Calcium; 1 Vit C; 1 Isochrome; 1 Multi. The reason I was taking this amount was
because one year ago I was very ill. I had "undiagnosed" Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and
Fibromyalgia. I have since
talked with many health professionals and read alot...and believe that is what I
have...(had). I say undiagnosed, because I went to several different doctors with many
health issues and was sent on my way and told that nothing was wrong with me.
Well, I'm a 52 year old woman and was living the life of a sick, 80 year old. I couldn't get
up in the morning, and I couldn't wait to get back to bed when I did force myself
up......Every part of my body ached with pain. I lost my way several times while driving
in a city I had been familiar with for almost 30 years. I was exhausted from the "inside -
out" if anyone can relate to that! I ended up in the hospital emergency room having lost
my vision, my hearing, my motor skills, my memory (didn't even know my own daughter
when shecame in to see me)....I was a mess! They performed several tests on me and
when I was sent home from the hospital, I was told I had a migraine attack and they set
me up with a Neurologist. He sent me home with "nothing" wrong with me. I went to
another Dr. with a large list of complaints.....mostly the memory loss, joint pain, and
exhaustion. Well, when this new Dr. sent me home with nothing wrong, I was at my
"ropes end"! My poor husband would watch me cry for hours with such frustration....I
couldn't even enjoy my beloved new grandchild, because I was too exhausted and pain
ridden to enjoy his company....I just wanted to go to bed....anyway... I'll try to make the
rest of this quicker.....(believe me, my testimony is longggg)... Well, thanks to my niece, I
was introduced to OPC3. With no other avenues to take, I started taking this product.....
Three weeks to the day I started OPC3, I felt that terrible "cloud" lift from my body (after
almost 5 years of misery)... Since that moment, it's been down hill. I took 2 doses every
day...but then, started doing some reading about nutritional supplements overall. I added
one Isotonix product after another, and ended up with my 14 oz drink every morning. I
FEEL WONDERFUL! PRAISE GOD AND MARKET AMERICA... When I learned
that I wasn't supposed to be taking that much product at once, I cut back....but started to
go back into what I call the "syndrome".
When I saw Dr. Wilmer at the convention, I told him my story, and he told me to go back
to what I was originally doing if it was working for me....so I did! I'm back to my new
self again....Every morning, faithfully, I take my 14 oz of these wonder
nutrients/antioxidants/minerals. I'm 52 years old and feel 20. I'm jogging, playing tennis,
up early a.m., in bed late p.m., my business is booming, I've lost almost 50 lbs on TC
5000. I am literally a "walking Market America" advertisement! I love life and I love
Suzanne C. Ryan
I had a similar experience when I first started taking OPC-3. I became so very fatigued
that I slept almost all day and night. But when I was awake, I had lots of energy. And the
fatigue only lasted about the first 7-10 days (the loading dose). Tell your youngster to
hang in there. It gets better.
West Allis, WI
Although I don't know anyone personally with MS, I might be able to help with bad
circulation in the legs. Last year before discovering all the wonderful Market America
products, I was (and still am) a waitress from April to Oct. I was barely able to walk by
the end of the night because my legs & feet ached so badly. In the morning, my feet and
legs were so swollen, I could hardly get out of bed, however, even this was better than
being in the Corporate Rat Race for 15 years!
Last November, my sister-in-law introduced me to OPC-3 & my life changed forever!
However, it wasn't until I added Antioxidant & Isochrome that I REALLY felt the
difference in my circulation! I also take B-12, Oxy-Plus, Calcium and Select. Waitressing
this last summer was a piece of cake! I was able to go all night long & still jump out of
bed in the morning without any problems! My husband also takes all of the same
products, except he takes 2 TC5000 instead of the Select. He's roofed on the side for 25
years (he works 7 days a week in the summer) & the difference in his knees is amazing!
We both love all of the products, but I truly believe the difference in our circulation is the
Isochrome & I recommend it for all my customers (most of my customers are in my age
bracket (43) and we all complain about aches & pains - my Mom is 82 & takes it for her
heart & arthritis, along with OPC & Antioxidant & it has helped her tremendously!). I
don't know if the Isochrome would work for an MS patient, but it's definitely worth a try!
Best of luck!
Fort Atkinson, WI
HI! I HAVE MS AND TAKE 4 CAPFULS OF OPC-3 DAILY, 2 CAPFULS OF B-12,
1 CAPFUL OF ISOCHROME, 1 OXYGEN PLUS, 1 TC SELECT FOR ENERGY.
IT HAS HELPED ME TREMENDOUSLY.