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Paddison Program for Optimal Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases | Plant Based Diet and Health

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Paddison Program for Optimal Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases | Plant Based Diet and Health




Katy's live presentation - Turning around lifelong JIA

We discuss how: - Jackie organized an event on the Isle of Man to raise awareness about autoimmune diseases - She invited Katy as a speaker and she told her story to the audience - Before her first birthday, Katy was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis - She grew up having to learn to live with chronic pain and a sense of hopelessness - In 2000 she switched from methotrexate to Enbrel, which helped a lot, but the pain never went away - In 2010 Katy started a job as a dietary...


Rebecca’s Extraordinary Progress Against Multiple Sclerosis

We discuss how: - Rebecca was first diagnosed with Hashimoto's hypothyroidism and then with MS - She started having vision problems and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis - She searched the internet and found a lot could be done with diet - She found a whole body of study with different approaches, and ended up with a whole food plant-based diet - Her 3 year follow up scans show that she has zero progression in lesions - Rebecca has changed her whole lifestyle with diet, exercise...


Kari is overcoming multiple diseases with the Paddison Program

We discuss how: - Kari has four auto-immune diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto's, lupus and vasculitis - She was diagnosed with Hashimoto's when she was 20 and had a lot of problems with thyroid medications - Years after, the three other diseases went into the picture altogether - Her kidney was in acute state of failure, making medications prescription very difficult: she eventually started methotrexate - After three months not only kidney but also liver was in failure - Kari...


Roxana’s RA Update - Feels Better Than Ever

We discuss how: - In 2015 Roxana was diagnosed with very aggressive rheumatoid arthritis - Doctors proposed her taking heavy drugs and she was very depressed about it - Her husband found Clint's TEDx Talk and she started the Paddison Program with tremendously good results - Now she's feeling better than ever without taking any conventional medicine - She now lives a holistic life centered around a plant-based diet - Yoga and other exercise play a key part of her wellbeing - Her...


Selim is overcoming ankylosing spondylitis with the Paddison Program

We discuss how: - Selim was diagnosed ankylosing spondylitis about a year ago - He had severe pains and morning sickness and his CRP was very high - After finding Clint's TEDx Talk, he started with the Paddison Program and switched his diet to more raw foods - The pain was gone in the first couple of days of the initial cleanse portion of the Program - A lot of journaling and cleansing within the Program proved to be a successful strategy - He also had an episode of Uveitis and got rid...


Vitamin B12 supplementation on a plant-based diet

We discuss how: - Supplementation is recommended while on a plant-based diet - Vitamin B12's absorption depends on the quality of the digestive system - There are natural forms of Vitamin B12 available as supplements - It's good practice to check Vitamin B12 levels occasionally


Everyday injury prevention with RA

We discuss how: - Carl is a Bio-Kineticist / exercise physiologist - He's a specialist in injury prevention and best practices for everyday behavior - He teaches how to move functionally and how to give joints good mobility - Everyday movements like getting up off a chair or toilet are examined - Finding a functional position is crucial to a correct movement - Specific exercises aimed at strengthening muscles can also greatly help in doing these movements - Climbing stairs also can be...


Shondra is defeating psoriatic arthritis with the Paddison Program

We discuss how: - Shondra was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in May 2017 - Symptoms started in late 2015, and went so bad that she wasn't able to write and could hardly walk - She initially went to a naturopath and found she was anemic - She ended doing surgery in December 2016 but things didn't get better - After being diagnosed psoriatic arthritis she was put on methotrexate and Naproxen - At the same time, she started the Paddison Program - She became a member of the Paddison...


Kerry Anne has her life back with the Paddison Program for RA

We discuss how: - Kerry Anne got a bowel infection in 2014 and was really sick - She was given antibiotics for three months and that wiped her gut out - She was diagnosed RA after a year and went on tons of medications - Her Plaquenil and Methotrexate doses went up very quickly - She was still feeling terrible so she started searching on the internet for a solution - She found Clint's TED Talk and changed her diet completely - She joined the Paddison Program about one year ago to...


Jackie has improved her RA and is now helping others

We discuss how: - Jackie was on a lot of medications and couldn't even move - After finding the Paddison Program, she significantly improved - She has progressively reduced medications - Methotrexate down to 1/3 of the original dose - She's back to her exercises, which are a great part of her discipline - She's one of the founders of the Paddison Program Support group, which counts nearly 500 people - She has also started a charity in the Isle of Man where she lives, to fight...


Penina gets off medications and becomes pain free from Lupus

We discuss how: - After being diagnosed Lupus Penina was on medication and feeling extreme pain - She was put on Sulfasalazine and after a few months started having itchy skin as a side effect - Looking at the other side effects she would have encountered down the road, she decided to try different approaches - While searching information through the internet she found Clint's TED Talk and found great inspiration in it - After a couple of hesitations she drastically changed her diet to...


Julie is drug-free and pain-free with the Paddison Program

We discuss how: - Julie developed rheumatoid arthritis a couple of years ago - She had her first manifestation while on a trip, after going back home her blood values were all messed up - She went on ibuprofen, panadine and cortisone injections for 5 weeks - She started researching anti-inflammatory foods before being diagnosed in January 2017 - She switched to eating fruit and vegetables only, and after a week her pain was reduced by 60% - After that, she was able to cut back on...


Johanna is pain-free and drug-free with the Paddison Program

We discuss how: - Johanna has been experiencing swellings and pain for 4 years - She's been on Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine ,Prednisone and also Apremilast for about two years with tremendous side effects - Within 2 years all other options failed and she started Enbrel, but it didn't bring any stable improvement - In November 2017, just when she hit her all-time low, she found the Paddison Program - Within 3 1/2 months her energy is back and she's pain-free and drug-free - Here hair is...


Angelika gets off NSAID’s with the Paddison Program For RA

We discuss how: - Angelika got diagnosed with RA in 2001 and started taking medications - She got a synovial cyst aspirated three times and injected with cortisone - Her CRP was 89 and she had stiffness all over her body so she started taking ibuprofen and Advil - She refused to go on Methotrexate and Plaquenil as later suggested - She had continuous flare-ups and things were getting worse until November 2017 - Angelika found Clint's TED Talk while searching on the internet - She...


Enhancing fertility with Dr. Grey

We discuss how: - Medications often prevent from being able to have children - These drugs put a heavy load on certain organs related to fertility - Dr. Grey has helped many couples restore the balance in their body and their fertility with that - The liver plays an important role in this process and high levels of stress can interfere with its function - Fertility and libido are closely tied together - The emotional component is as important as the physical one and directly impacts on...


From medication weakness to bike riding with Andy

We discuss how: - Andy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis about 10 years ago - Medications were piling up severely affecting his strength - A couple of years ago he found the Paddison Program online - Now he has just completed a 110km cycle ride - He's now off Plaquenil and anti-inflammatory drugs - Biking is a great cardiovascular exercise for him - Andy describes how he has made the Paddison Program work for him and how cycling has been the perfect partner for him and his...


Stomach Acid And Rheumatoid Arthritis With Dr. Matthews

We discuss how: - Stomach acid plays multiple roles in the body and its deficiency can lead to serious consequences - Its role as a gatekeeper is crucial in inflammation prevention - The action of antacids has to be balanced with supplements or other methods - The balance between sympathetic and parasympathetic systems is another key factor - Learn multiple ways to increase your stomach acid naturally!


The Goldberg Clinic - An Integrated Approach To RA - Part 2

We discuss how: - Dr. Goldberg and Dr. Tener show some examples of their integrated approach - Dr. Goldberg always brought case studies and laboratory studies in the classroom while teaching - Laboratory studies provide an objective way of monitoring how the patient is progressing - Dr. Tener introduced the use of videos as a new way of documenting how patients progress - There are more than 100 videos with before/after material - Three case studies with different characteristics are...


The Goldberg Clinic - An Integrated Approach To RA - Part 1

We discuss how: - Dr. Goldberg founded the Goldberg Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia in 1984 focusing on chronic health conditions - Dr. Tener mentored under Dr. Goldberg since 2009 - Dr. Goldberg underwent serious illness while attending Medical and Law school and was diagnosed RA - He went to the Natural Hygiene Institute in Florida, lived there for year and started feeling better - He studied many different approaches, wrote his thesis and started his own clinic where he treats RA with an...


Maya Is Overcoming RA And Raising Her Children

In this revealing interview we discuss how: - Maya has been diagnosed RA six years ago - She started Methotrexate and went off in order to get pregnant - After three months she got pregnant and was able to breastfeed her child with very little symptoms - During her second pregnancy she had to take prednisone because the symptoms started to come back heavily - She found the Paddison Program and after the pregnancy started with it - She makes charts to keep track of the progress - Once...