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From Health Scare to Health Care

Sara Shannon Before and After Pictures
My journey to health began in the wee hours of the morning in early 2014 when I awoke to an unsettling, fluttering sensation in my chest.  Lying in bed, I put my fingers to the side of my neck to check a pulse. I glanced at the bedside clock and timed the beats over one minute.  Two hundred and twenty beats. More than double a normal hear...
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Shirley Loses Weight Loss Surgery, Pounds and Pills

Shirley Before And After
I started to think that I needed to do something to improve my health in January of 2016 when I went to the doctor and took the Boston Heart Test. It consists of 3 full pages of tests. I did not understand all the numbers but I did understand that my numbers were way out of range. I had wanted to have a gastric bypass surgery but they told me that ...
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Marky Yvanovich
I can read success stories like these all day. They never get old.
Monday, 26 June 2017 11:11
Sean Carney
Me too. I am working on another one that I hope to have done soon and have some more people to interview. They are time consuming ... Read More
Monday, 26 June 2017 11:39
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Sandra Never Expected to Become so Slender!

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My first medical appointment with Dr. Carney was on June 6th, 2016 but I had previous encounters with Dr. Carney through the ATX Alive PlantPure Potlucks starting many months prior to that. I had also met Dr. Carney earlier as she presented at some of the monthly ATX Alive potlucks in Austin which were organized by my sister Patty. In fact I attend...
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Ken Thomas
Sandra, I know what you mean about having to be patient with the people who are slow to believe. I have been mystified by this for... Read More
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 09:59
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Pricy Experiences Vitiligo Going into Remission

Pricy Experiences Vitiligo Going into Remission
The patches of white skin, known as vitiligo, started when I was pregnant with my son. Unexpectedly, our landlord was making life extremely difficult for us. Between the usual emotions involved with pregnancy and the enormous pressures being exerted by our landlord, I was feeling an overwhelming amount of stress. Not wanting to add...
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Denise Rose
Great testimonial! I would like to understand better, however, why a breakfast of beans, greens, squash, and yams would be consid... Read More
Saturday, 03 February 2018 14:33
Sean Carney
Hello Denise,Great question. Thanks. And, we do get asked that often. :-) So, you are in good company. :-)Dr. Carney wrote a blog ... Read More
Saturday, 03 February 2018 17:22
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Drew Loses Weight & Gains New Life!

Drew Loses Weight & Gains New Life!
I don’t much like doctors. In fact, I only made the appointment with Dr. Carney because I needed some medication before heading on a trip out of the country. I had no idea that this one appointment was going to change everything in my life. I’m 6’1” and at the time I weighed about...
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Heather Follows After Her Husband's Success

Heather Follows After Her Husband's Success
As of July 2013 I will have been a patient of Dr. Carney for two and a half years. We were looking for a new doctor since we had just moved to Texas, and Dr. Carney accepted our insurance. My husband needed to find one quickly since he had problems with his blood pressure....
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Kay: More Energy, Inspiration, and Insight; Less Cholesterol

Kay: More Energy, Inspiration, and Insight; Less Cholesterol
I met Dr. Carney during a breakout session at a health check fair San Marcos. As a health coach, I was interested in how she mentioned food was a major factor in your health and that really grabbed my attention. Within a year, I became plant-based and since then, I've referred many people to...
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Elana Slashes Diabetes Risk and Gets Fit

Elana Slashes Diabetes Risk and Gets Fit
I was interested in finding a plant-based doctor, and had heard about Dr. Linda Carney through some people that I had met, including Engine 2 Diet's Rip Esselstyn. I knew she would really understand what I was trying to do, wouldn't try to talk me out of it, and that we were on the...
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Kelsey Loses 30 lbs and Reduces Cholesterol

Kelsey Loses 30 lbs and Reduces Cholesterol
After stepping on the scale in February 2012, I was shocked to see the number which proved that I had gained 30 lbs. since graduating high school seven years ago. I was appalled by this and knew I shouldn't really have been surprised. After years of terrible eating habits, stressful job situations, and a...
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Shaela Improves Allergies and Gains Energy

Shaela Improves Allergies and Gains Energy
I was interested in the vegan lifestyle and we lived right down the street from Dr. Carney's office. I didn't want to be treated as a number, but as a person. I've always had a preference for female doctors and after going to her website and seeing that she was vegan, I felt that...
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Laura Avoids Hysterectomy

Laura Avoids Hysterectomy
A little over five years ago, I began looking for a primary care physician who could see me for checkups, yearly blood-work, or if I was sick with a cold. My husband was looking for a doctor, and Dr. Linda Carney was in the local area. When we saw the phrase, "Primary Care Extraordinaire",...
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Paul Laughs Out Loud But Tries Just in Case

Paul Laughs Out Loud But Tries Just in Case
I first saw Dr. Carney in June of 2010 after I had moved to the area and chose her clinic since it was on my medical plan insurance. I wanted to establish a health history here in Texas since I moved here from out of state. I wasn't feeling well for about a year...
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