Addressing Autoimmune Disease
My guest has a phenomenal personal story that has led her to not only offer hope for people with chronic debilitating diseases, but also diet and lifestyle changes that provide real solutions. Dr.Terry Wahls who is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. In 2018 she was awarded the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Linus Pauling Award. for her contributions in research, clinical care and patient advocacy.
She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day.
She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using PaleoPrinciples and Functional Medicine , The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to TreatAll Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles (paperback), and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Planto Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions .
She conducts clinical trials that test the effect of nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. She also teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of diet and therapeutic lifestyle changes that restore health and vitality.
In today’s interview, Dr. Wahls comes back on the podcast to share her story, the exciting research she’s working on, diet and lifestyle tips to help people with autoimmune conditions (including psoriasis), and new developments in the Wahls protocol.
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