I had my right kidney removed in 2009, then in 2013 I had to have some of the remaining kidney removed. I decided at that point there must be another way of dealing with this cancer and so started to do research in alternative methods. It opened a whole new world to me. Therefore, for the past 5 years or so with the help of my husband, I have been doing the research and looking after my health myself. Late last year I knew I needed professional help, because my kidney function had dropped dramatically. I would imagine like many people who take this path, we go with hope in our hearts. Right from the first day at the clinic I knew I had made the right decision. The whole set up made me feel at home and I knew I was in good hands. I think the fact that as much attention was paid to the emotional side of things as everything else, for me, personally, made a big difference. Anyone who has done research in this will know that our emotions play as big a part as anything else. I left the clinic feeling that so much had been lifted from me, that I had carried for so many years. This team of professional people are the most considerate, and honourable you could ever wish to meet. So many positive things came from my visit to this clinic and the aftercare is second to none. There were times in their busy day when the patients and the team could talk and have a laugh and the whole atmosphere was uplifting. It is a leap of faith to go the alternative route, but you will land i a soft place at the Budwig Clinic