Power to the Patient Story | Health and Medical Interview Documentary Video Series | PART 1/2 of Interview
Guest: Shana Pereira, patient
Host: Dr. Lillie Rosenthal, an expert in pain management and lifestyle medicine
Shana, a passionate advertising professional, shares her riveting story of health struggles that started with a cancer scare. Then came kidney and heart failure, eventually leading to her heart stopping the same day she was blessed to receive a transplant.
A series of terrible news and bad events inspired her to advocate for her health and attract a caring team of medical professionals to assist her through this health journey, ultimately leading to her near-death experience (NDE), spiritual growth, and a medical miracle.
PART 1/2 of Shana Pereira’s Patient Story
01:21 – Intro: Shana’s Background
03:51 – Shana’s naturopathic health experience growing up in Australia
06:51 – Coming to America and experiencing a different set of health rules
10:21 – Corporate lifestyle, career goals, chancing successes, personal events, and health – “Sleep when I’m dead.”
18:22 – Then “something felt off,” so she planned a getaway
20:05 – Tiredness set in, and then Shana was hospitalized
20:41 – Kidney failure
21:18 – Out-of-body experience and self-reflection on Christmas Eve
25:34 – Finding the right doctor
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Dante Steward, MBA
About Power to the Patient Podcast:
Dr. Lillie Rosenthal, an expert in pain management and lifestyle medicine, invites guests from all backgrounds to share how they made it their priority to pivot toward better health.
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