Dr Terry Wahls was confined to a tilt-recline wheelchair for 4 years with multiple sclerosis, before restoring her health using a diet and lifestyle program.
On today’s episode, Dr Wahls shares her journey with MS, why she developed the Wahls Protocol and how gut health has a big impact on our overall health.
Dr Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions.
In Episode 57 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:
✓ How she discovered she had multiple sclerosis and why conventional medicine did not work for her
✓ The connection between the gut and autoimmune diseases like MS
✓ The nutrition principles of the Wahls Protocol
✓ Why Dr Wahls encourages her patients to eat 200+ plant based foods per year and how someone with SIBO can increase diversity in their diet
✓ Why we should be thinking about our mitochondria, the little powerhouses that energise the human body
✓ Healing milestones, and why they’re important, and how to find the energy to focus on healing when you’re chronically ill
✓ How Dr Wahls manages setbacks and the psychology of chronic illness
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Dr Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions. You can learn more about her work from her website, www.terrywahls.com. She hosts the Wahls Protocol Seminar every August where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook and on Twitter. Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team via this email: [email protected].
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Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.