You Can Beat the Odds

You Can Beat the Odds

Surprising Factors Behind Chronic Illness and Cancer

Brenda Stockdale

With this guide, you will become skilled at using techniques that have helped survivors for more than a decade. You’ll learn the factors that can make the difference between health and disease.


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Discover a powerful shortcut to beating the odds when fighting for your health. With this practical guide, you will become skilled at using scientifically-based and time-tested techniques that have helped survivors for more than a decade. You will learn that there are shocking risk factors—greater than smoking, diet, or cholesterol—that can make the difference between robust health and life-threatening disease. Even your genetic inheritance isn’t as fixed as you might have imagined!

If you already enjoy great health, this program can help you keep it, but if facing illness, you will find ground-breaking discoveries from leading experts synthesized here so you can harness all the available technologies quickly and easily. This compact guide condenses hundreds of studies so you can focus on what really works without complicating your life. As a testament to the effectiveness of these methods, even some insurers offer discounts to those trained in these techniques. See how medical professionals use the concepts in their own lives! Each simple but powerful technique puts an advantage on your side as you personalize your program, with the easy Get Started Now exercises. The result is a compendium of essential information for a lifelong program of staying strong and healthy.

Click here to listen to an interview with Brenda Stockdale on Health Beat Radio.

Click here for a video testimonial from Carolyn, a woman who healed herself from Lyme's disease by using techniques from You Can Beat the Odds.

Click here to read a feature from Oprah about the author's work.

Praise for You Can Beat the Odds


If you read only one health book this year, this should be the one.

—Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

Whether one has an illness or simply wants to rev up one’s life, this informative book offers life-enhancing self-care techniques that will leave readers feeling empowered and resilient. This book, in and of itself, is a prescription for maximizing one’s health.

—Anne Webster, PhD, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Harvard Medical School

This book offers its readers a gentle but persuasive journey toward understanding the application of mind-body medicine. Ultimately, it represents a systematic lifestyle approach that complements the other primary health-determining factors, diet and exercise. Highly recommended.

—Robert Krikorian, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Cognitive Disorders Center, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

In this powerful and life-changing book, Brenda Stockdale offers scientifically-based and mind-blowing research about health and wellness as well as practical strategies for incorporating this knowledge into your everyday life. Whether you are challenged by a serious, chronic illness or you enjoy vibrant health and want to keep it that way, this book will open your eyes, touch your heart, and provide potent strategies for beating the odds. Read it now!

—Kathleen Brehony, PhD, author of After the Darkest Hour

A MUST READ for anyone facing cancer, looking for ways to optimize treatment and quality of life, and maintain some element of control, humor, dignity, and normalcy in their life.

—Andrew L. Salner, MD FACR, Director, Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, Hartford Hospital

This book offers the reader the chance to achieve their greatest potential. It is also a very practical resource for those who have inspiration, desire and intention, which with the guidance provided can lead them to achieve what the odds seem to be denying them.

—Bernie Siegel, MD, author of Faith, Hope & Healing and Love, Medicine & Miracles

This book is alive! Brenda Stockdale manages to combine reviews of cutting edge science with her rich experiences working with patients who manage to thrive in the face of overwhelming illnesses. It is fun to read and contains practices that anyone can use to benefit their health and quality of life.

—Robert Anda, MD, MS, Co-Principal Investigator, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

This work offers tremendous insight into the lives of patients and their families dealing with life-altering illness. I have seen the author’s program turn a sense of an uphill, uncertain battle to one that empowers individuals and their families to believe that their journey will be a fulfilling and uplifting one.

—Gerald Goldklang, MD, Georgia Cancer Specialists

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Page Count

319 pages


6 x 9 in.