In this episode: What happens when you are a leading Cosmetic Dermatologist known around the world and you are given 6 months to live only to find out you were misdiagnosed, and instead had a disease that is manageable? Depression, anger, rage, and denial…and learning to perform surgery with your left hand when you’re right-handed were just a few of the things he had to endure. We're going to have conversation with the man that experienced this life-changing journey and who ultimately learned to manage his Chronic Lyme Disease, become a successful author and mentor and teach people "The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life"
In this episode, you will learn the following:
1. What happens when you are misdiagnosed with a terminal illness?
2. How do you deal with chronic Lyme disease?
3. What are the secrets to living a fulfilled life?
I'm your host Michael Herst and welcome to One More Thing Before You Go
My guest is Dr. Allen Steven Lycka, he is a leading cosmetic dermatologist and author who has been featured on numerous radio shows and podcasts. Dr. Lycka has also written several books, including his most recent book, "The Secrets to Living a Fantastic Life." His life collapsed when he suddenly developed a right foot drop in 2003. Soon after, his right arm became dysfunctional, and he was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)and given six months to live. For years, he struggled with mental and physical obstacles and life questions when confronted with a life-altering near-death experience; Shock, denial, pain, guilt, anger, bargaining and depression... Still, he maintained his status as a leading cosmetic doctor for 30 years. He later discovered he has Chronic Lyme Disease and was not going to die, and as a result of his courage and determination, he is now a mentor, transformational speaker, thought leader, podcast and radio show host and we’re going to learn his journey and how you can take the steps to live a more fulfilled life when faced with the same. Find out more here: https://beforeyougopodcast.com