Second Patient Interview in Documentary Film

Excerpts from A Life Worth Living – Schizophrenia Alternative Treatment: Part 3 – A Solution for Schizophrenia Narcissi, BEAM patient from Guayaquil, Ecuador The second patient interviewed was Narcissa, a forty-seven-year-old woman who was submitted to BEAM surgery six years ago after suffering with schizophrenia for twenty-five years. Her illness began at fifteen years old when she began […]

First Patient Interview

I am re-posting this post with the comment that Danny told me that it took three years to completely recover from schizophrenia. He did not experience any relapses. Other patients who had BEAM surgery had one or more relapses and had to resume higher doses of anti-psychotic drugs for periods of time. In my book I […]

How BEAM Surgery Works

Excerpts from A Life Worth Living – Schizophrenia Alternative Treatment: Part 3 – A Solution for Schizophrenia Narcissi, 2012 BEAM Patient. “I feel like my life began again at 40.” Chapter 2     How BEAM Works BEAM or Bilateral Electrocoagulation of Adrenal Medulla is a surgery that has been practiced since 2006, that can eradicate the intake of antipsychotic […]

Final Messages in Film ‘A Life worth Living – Alternative Treatment for Schizophrenia’ from Patients and Doctors

Danny’s Message: What I can tell anybody suffering from this disease, is to keep the faith, keep going, fight, and the doctors in Ecuador will help you become better; your life will become  normal again. I know this because Dr. Mackliff’s treatment has been successful for me, and after the surgery I haven’t had any relapse. I […]

Development of BEAM – Part 2

Dr. Jose Mackliff Dr. Mackliff states “The notorious failure of antipsychotics has inevitably gravitated to my work as a psychiatrist. I have felt encouraged and poised by a wide range of expertise in clinical psychiatry from giants in psychiatry such as Bleuler, Kretschmer, Freud, Jung, Fromm and the unforgettable psychiatric manuals of A Vallejo Najera […]