is estimated that
to 90% of all Medical Doctor visits are directly/indirectly caused
are overweight (Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index 2009)
smoke (Centers for Disease Control 2008)
additional 3%-7% chew tobacco (Mouth Cancer Foundation)
is classified as a disorder. It is not a disease. It is, however,
a disorder which causes disease because of the affect it has on the
human immune system and other functions of the body.
care providers agree that chronic stress and tension is directly or
indirectly the cause of many diseases. The primary cause is anxiety
(a state of anxiousness or great concern whether real or imagined).
By modifying ones belief system, anxiousness can be eliminated along
with the accompanying addictions.
are whatever we believe we are
every mental action, there is a physical reaction, no matter how small.
If you experience mental stress, it will always manifest itself physically.
Some people get tight muscles, headaches, sweat, behave differently
than they normally do, and can even become violent.
Stress Precursor to Disease
stress has an extremely negative affect on cells in the body. It inhibits
the proper functioning of cells resulting in the potential onset of
cancer, hypertension, vascular, heart and other life threatening diseases.
conducted by the Mayo Clinic regarding stressful events linked to
cancer revealed that over 70% of their adult cancer patients experienced
an extremely stressful situation in their life approximately 18 months
prior to being diagnosed with cancer. Several other studies have linked
stress to being a possible contributor to causing cancer.
known by cardiologists that stress causes hypertension which can lead
to stroke and heart attack.
is a primary factor in the cause of insomnia (inability to sleep).
is the primary factor in Bruxism (Grinding of teeth).
is essentially a state of anxiety so therefore the remedy is to eliminate
the cause that triggers the anxiety. Altering one's state of mind
is the safest and most effective way to deal with chronic, acute stress.
behavior modification techniques is one of the most effective and
safest methods of providing relief from chronic stress.(Safer than
drugs or alcohol).
optimum way to relieve stress is in a private or group session. Continued
success can be obtained by utilizing clinical reinforcement audio
the latest clinical behavioral modification techniques such as Neuro
Linguistic Programming, positive imaging, various cognitive therapies
and motivational approaches, The FREND Group has accumulated an impressive
major corporations, law enforcement, health professionals and government
agencies, such as AT&T, General Dynamics, B.F. Goodrich, Holiday
Inn, the California Highway Patrol Association and the California
Nurses Association, have taken advantage of this effective program.
this lifesaving program FREND dedicates a portion of their income
to help those in need receive free treatment.
1994, it has been a gift of life to organizations that want to help
their employees and their families lead a healthier more productive
benefit to an organization is an improved bottom line.
people Mentally and Physically
is "Dedicated to Improving the Quality of Live". It has
been in existence since 1994 and is the brain child of Dr. and Mrs.
Frank Ricci III.
lost numerous family members and friends to smoking, obesity and stress
including Dr. Ricci's beloved Father. Frank and Gwendolyn Ricci decided
to establish a clinical humanitarian organization that would help
those in need by treating, motivating and educating them on how to
take charge of their health.
Ricci is also a Cancer survivor who contracted Cancer from second-hand
smoke and has dedicated his life to helping people in need.
helped countless thousands of people get a head start in life by showing
them how to achieve their goals, aspirations and dreams. How to improve
their lives by learning the science of the mind, how to tune their
physical bodies for health, to give people faith and hope that they
can achieve whatever they put their mind to so they and their loved
ones can enjoy life to the fullest.
can see FREND is a very special humanitarian organization that has
been working hard to help people reach their true potential.
and Mrs. Frank Ricci have enjoyed the fruits of their hard work and
humanitarian efforts and simply enjoy giving something back to people
in need. Their goal is to teach, treat and assist those in need lead
a healthy prosperous life.
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