30% of all strokes in Australia affect working age adults (those under 65). The impact can be significant in the lives of breadwinners and those in employment at the time of stroke.
Statistics show that over 1 million Australians are living with an undiagnosed thyroid disorder. In this Recover/Me episode on Thyroid Disorders, in partnership with The Australian Thyroid Foundation, the consumer audience is made aware Thyroid Disorders affect all Australians of all age groups and demographics.
A young Melbourne women who recovered from Multiple Sclerosis which left her paralysed and illusionist Jack Daniels, who uses magic as therapy through David Copperfield’s Project Magic, used in over 1000 hospitals around the world, including Nepean Hospital in Western Sydney, are two inspiring stories in the Recover/Me Pilot Episode.
Amanda Campbell, 37, who worked in the fashion industry and later became a sport kinesiologist and motivational speaker, from Melbourne, went from a 50/50 chance she’d ever walk again to running in six weeks.
Together with a new form of treatment, a team of specialists, the support of her family, in particular her twin sister, and friends – as well as a bucket-load of personal determination, she beat all the odds.