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In this conversation Alex speaks with Dr. Terry Wahls about her health journey, from being wheel chair bound with multiple sclerosis to riding her bike. They discuss:
- Dr. Wahls's decline and healing journey.
- How her colleagues reacted at first, and how they react now to her message.
- The difference between research studies (drug versus dietary patterns).
- Dr. Wahls's research she has conducted.
- The difference between the Wahls protocol and a conventional medicine approach.
- Remyelination drugs that are in development.
Dr. Terry Wahls 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 the setting of Multiple Sclerosis. 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 the author of:
- The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles: https://geni.us/pv0X
- The cookbook, The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: https://geni.us/ZYaUeaR
Learn more about the current study Efficacy of Diet on Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis at https://wahls.lab.uiowa.edu/.
Pick up a one-page handout for the Wahls™ Diet at https://terrywahls.com/diet/
Social Media Links:
Wahls Research Papers: https://terrywahls.com/researchpapers/
Wahls Research Lab - "Efficacy of Diet on Quality of LIfe in Multiple Sclerosis. Comparison of ketogenic, modified Palaeolithic diets to a Usual diet control"
Learn more about the study here: https://wahls.lab.uiowa.edu/join-study
Screen to see if you are eligible for Efficacy of Diet on Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis Study: https://redcap.icts.uiowa.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=JX73EYRJNPF9MHRR
Gifts for public: Diet Cheat Sheet Summary: www.terrywahls.com/diet
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