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)
An 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
study 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.
is 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,
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
combining 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 success record.
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.
conduct 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
additional 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.
has 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.
you 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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