Inspired by life changes, the Murphys embarked on a journey to help people by building impactful change through wellness.
Both have endured multiple illnesses and sought out themselves to find a cure by using herbs and plant-based foods.
Thane is a disabled USMC veteran who suffers from PTSD incurred by a severe Traumatic-Brain Injury during his service. He’s experienced invasive and debilitating skin rashes since childhood and was diagnosed severely obese and pre-diabetic. Since then, he’s found a cure through diet and nutrition. Thane graduated Summa Cum Laude from Purdue University, specializing in Nutrition and Holistic Medicine.
Cynthia is a craniofacial disability activist and graduate student pursuing a second Master’s degree in Public Health. She has overcome many chronic health conditions caused by Treacher Collins Syndrome, a genetic birth defect that affects the bones, muscles, and soft tissues of the face and skull. To date, she’s undergone 16+ reconstructive plastic surgeries.
As the Murphys suffered a myriad of progressively worsening symptoms, they were led into the realm of veganism. They quickly realized that cases of cancer and medical illness are on the rise globally. Eating organically nutritious foods is challenging due to the scarcity of health resources and money.
Assuaged was founded on the concept of the Blue Zone movement and in the region of Loma Linda, California – one of only five geographical areas in the world and the only one in the United States. Research studies and several news reports have established that blue zone residents maintain supreme health and live past the age of one hundred.
The Murphys are passionately seeking to bridge the gap between healthcare and self-care to meet the needs of healthy living as a method for longevity. They are going beyond charity and unifying people through love and compassion.