Recently, a parent of an NF2 patient drew my attention to a blog post with my story together with a product called Prolife Energy. I wish to clearly state that I have never used this product. Someone invited my mother and I to a place to try it one day in 2011. When someone at this place explained how it works to me, I declined immediately because I was worried that the energy it emitted would damage my Auditory Brain stem Implant in the brain.

I was surprised to see they used my story and my condition to promote the product without my knowledge even when I declined using it. I am saddened that such a thing happened. I hope such will not happen again. When you see articles about Prolife Energy and me, please take note I do not endorse it.

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Yvonne Foong

As a child, Yvonne Foong dreamed of growing up to help others. To achieve her ambition, she began studying to become a psychologist. But things changed when tumours were discovered in her body at the age of sixteen. She was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 -- a genetic illness with no cure. Fighting for survival, Yvonne turned to fundraising and embarked on a medical odyssey to the United States. Her experiences since then have transformed her into a motivational speaker; inspiring hope, faith and strength. Yvonne is currently working to establish a humanitarian foundation that provides NF patients in Malaysia with financial and logistical support. Visit Works of Gratitude to learn more.

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