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    DescriptionAn integrative approach to healing chronic autoimmune conditions by a doctor, researcher, and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) whose TEDx talk is already a web sensation Like many physicians, Dr. Terry Wahls focused on treating her patients' ailments with drugs or surgical procedures--until she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2000. Within three years, her back and stomach muscles had weakened to the point where she needed a tilt-recline wheelchair. Conventional medical treatments were failing her, and she feared that she would be bedridden for the rest of her life. Dr. Wahls began studying the latest research on autoimmune disease and brain biology, and decided to get her vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids from the food she ate rather than pills and supplements. Dr. Wahl's adopted the nutrient-rich paleo diet, gradually refining and integrating it into a regimen of neuromuscular stimulation. First, she walked slowly, then steadily, and then she biked eighteen miles in a single day. In November 2011, Dr. Wahls shared her remarkable recovery in a TEDx talk that immediately went viral. Now, in "The Wahls Protocol, "she shares the details of the protocol that allowed her to reverse many of her symptoms, get back to her life, and embark on a new mission: to share the Wahls Protocol with others suffering from the ravages of multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune conditions.

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    The Wahls Protocol
    How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Terry Wahls, By (author) Eve Adamson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 424
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 237 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 633 g
    ISBN 13: 9781583335215
    ISBN 10: 1583335218

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    DC22: 616.834
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    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Avery Publishing Group Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    03 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Terry L. Wahls, M.D., is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City. She has made it her mission to spread the word about The Wahls Protocol through the book, her lectures, her website, and Food as Medicine classes. She lives in Iowa City with her wife and daughter. Her son, Zach Wahls, is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "My Two Moms."
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    Praise for "The Wahls Protocol" "In "The Wahls Protocol, "Dr. Wahls provides elegant first hand validation that diet truly represents the most powerful medicine. This book is totally supported by the most leading edge research and provides a beacon of hope when compared to the ever changing landscape of pharmaceutical recommendations for multiple sclerosis." --David Perlmutter, MD, #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Grain Brain" "Groundbreaking! Once you understand why you need to eat for health, Dr. Wahls delivers a detailed road map, guiding you step by step. This will be life changing for many. " --Robb Wolf, "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Paleo Solution" "Using clear language, Dr. Wahls teaches how our food and lifestyle choices create health or disease depending on our choices. For anyone suffering from autoimmune or other chronic health problems, this book will be life changing." --Mark Hyman, M.D. #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Blood Sugar Solution. " "Whether or not you struggle with autoimmune diseases, I can't recommend "The Wahls Protcol "highly enough. Dr. Wahls provides a clear, in-depth, copiously researched dietary and lifestyle protocol to help you take charge of your health and your life. An absolute must-read book. --JJ Virgin, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Virgin Diet" "Terry Wahls is a hero to many for her discovery that a nourishing ancestral diet can heal multiple sclerosis. In "The Wahls Protocol," Terry sets forth a straightforward plan for achieving good health through good food. Not just for MS patients, "The Wahls Protocol" is a fascinating tale that proves the wisdom of Hippocrates: 'Let food be thy medicine.' Try it, it works!" --Paul Jaminet, Ph.D., author of "Perfect Health Diet" and editor-in-chief of the "Journal of Evolution and Health" "Dr. Wahls teaches you how to eat and live so that you can upgrade dramati