Is it possible to regrow part of our brain and nervous system?
We’re here today with a remarkable woman and friend, Dr. Terry Wahls, an award-winning Clinical Professor of Medicine, bestselling author and living testament to the power of healing your body with real food.
Dr. Wahls has secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt recline wheelchair for four years. She went on to defy her diagnosis and reverse her condition with real food and lifestyle interventions.
More than 2 decades after her diagnosis with progressive degenerative disease, Dr. Wahls is biking and even running again, teaching others how to heal conditions commonly considered to be untreatable with cutting edge science and a healthy dollop of good ol’ common sense.
So if you’re ready to take your own personal hero’s journey to better health, this is the show for you.
On this show with Dr. Terry Wahls, we’re chatting about:
- How to reverse degenerative disease using the power of real food
- The most beneficial diets for improving quality of life and reducing anxiety
- Why a low inflammation diet allows the body to heal itself
- Why the Carnivore diet isn’t right for everyone
- Why doing things as a family makes diet and lifestyle changes more sustainable
- Simple way to rethink pain and use it as a tool for improvement
- Fun challenges and art projects for brain health and neuroplasticity
- And tons more…
Let’s go hang out with Dr. Wahls.
Where To Find Dr. Terry Wahls
You can also claim your free Diet Cheat Sheet Summary with a one page summary of the diet Dr. Wahls used in her clinics and clinical trials to restore cellular health (Great to print and stick on the refrigerator!)'You are the hero in the fight of your life to get your health back for yourself, your children and your grandchildren.' - Dr. Terry Wahls @terrywahls Click To Tweet
Dr. Terry Wahls: Sign up for our newsletter, because you’ll get a little research update every week and across the top there’ll be a gold bar that you can complete a screening survey that lets us know some basic demographics. If you have MS, please screen even if you have progressive MS, because you’ll be in our database and we can alert you when we enroll a study that includes progressive MS. And we’re submitting more grants for progressive MS, so I actually am quite hopeful we’ll have a progressive MS study in the future. The current study is for relapsing remitting MS, age 18-70. That’s at TerryWahls.com.
Dr. Terry Wahls wrote the bestselling and highly recommended book, The Wahls Protocol—A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles to help guide readers to reclaiming their own health.
Want to learn more about Dr. Wahls clinical research or join a study? Be sure to check out Wahls Research Lab for more on the efficacy of diet on quality of life in Multiple Sclerosis, as well as to learn more about the study comparing ketogenic, modified Paleolithic diets to a usual diet control.'Tap into your personal hero's journey.' - Dr. Terry Wahls @terrywahls Click To Tweet
'Pain can give you information about your environment.' - Dr. Terry Wahls @terrywahls Click To Tweet
For more details about joining a research study, click here to download a PDF of the research study brochure.'If you strength train just as much as you run, you'll probably discover you have far fewer pains in your knees, hips, and back.' - Dr. Terry Wahls @terrywahls Click To Tweet 'If you don't get the junk out, your health is not going to improve.' - Dr. Terry Wahls @terrywahls Click To Tweet
And one more time, just go to TerryWahls.com for books, videos, resources, apps, programs and much more from Dr. Terry Wahls.
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