We will be interviewing Terry Wahls MD about her Wahls Protocol for healing from symptoms of autoimmune, neurological, metabolic, mood and other chronic health conditions on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 10:00am Eastern. Sign up below to ask questions.
What Is the Wahls Protocol?
The Wahls Protocol is based on the unique set of interventions that Dr. Wahls used to recover herself from symptoms of secondary progressive Multiple Sclerosis, in which she was only mobile with the aid of a reclining wheelchair. She was able to walk, bike, hike and ride horses after following her protocol for 18 months, and she continues to follow her protocol to this day.
She is likely most well known for her YouTube video of a TEDx talk that she gave in 2011 called Minding Your Mitochondria. As of the time that this post was written, the video had almost 37 million views. The inspiring message from it was that chronic disease doesn’t have to be permanent because there are numerous things – changing the diet being chief among them – that people can do to take back their health.
The protocol is Dr. Wahls’ method of achieving improvement of symptoms for almost all chronic health conditions by addressing root-cause issues. The protocol encompasses dietary interventions, exercise, e-stim (the use of a specific electronic device that causes muscles to contract) and lifestyle changes that lower the stress response.
In This Webinar
In this webinar, Dr. Wahls will help us answer the following questions:
- Why did you develop the Wahls Protocol?
- Who can this protocol help?
- What are the main pieces of the protocol?
- What are the defining features of the dietary part of the protocol:
- The Wahls Diet
- The Wahls Paleo Diet
- The Wahls Paleo Plus Diet
- The Wahls Elimination Diet
- Why are lifestyle changes also necessary?
- What kind of research have you done in the past?
- What research are you conducting these days?
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About Terry Wahls MD
Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials.
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 conducts clinical trials that test the effect of nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. Learn more about Dr. Wahls’ clinical trials here. She also teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of the Paleo diet and therapeutic lifestyle changes that restore health and vitality to our citizens.
She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions. You can find out more about her at her website https://terrywahls.com/
This webinar is not a substitute for medical advice, treatment, diagnosis, or consultation with a medical professional. It is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on to make determinations related to treatment of a medical condition. Epidemic Answers has not verified and does not guaranty the accuracy of the information provided in this webinar.
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