In the spring of 2001, at the age of nineteen, Miguel was diagnosed with Degenerative Cerebellar Multiple Sclerosis (MS). He had lost function of over half of his body and his medical prognosis was very bad. After being told he had MS, Miguel began his search to find the cause and cure of his illness.
For one year and a half he dedicated himself to find a way to regain health. Combining meditation with alternative methods and also trough a very deep understanding of the human brain, in one year and a half from his diagnosis he regained complete health.
He has been healthy ever since, he then joined NASA and started a path that lead to his present career.