Carolyn overcomes Psoriatic Arthritis with the Paddison Program

November 11, 2018

We discuss how:

- At the age of 30 Carolyn started having symptoms - swollen knees, fatigue and a lot of pain overall
- It took six years for her to be diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis
- After being diagnosed, she started going through different medications - sulfasalazine, Prednisone, Plaquenil
- She went on Methotrexate for a brief period of time, but it made her extremely sick
- Two years ago she started with Enbrel, which gave her the least side effects
- But after about one year the symptoms started to come out again
- Carolyn then found the Paddison Program and after 2 days the swelling was gone
- She's now on the Program and her condition is improving everyday
- She is now a member of Paddison Program Support to get assistance with her next health objectives

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Tip: Eat This Food Frequently!.

October 22, 2018

We discuss how: 

  • papaya is one of the absolute best foods that you can eat if you've got inflammatory arthritis
  • papaya contains papain which is an enzyme that breaks down proteins
  • breaking down of proteins gives less immuno-reactivity to the foods that we eat

 

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A Kitchen Fairytale - Iida’s Plant Based Cook Book

October 15, 2018

We discuss how:

- Iida has just released her cookbook called "A Kitchen Fairytale"
- Inside the book she presents a wealth of plant-based recipes that are the basis of her plant-based diet
- She recovered from inflammatory arthritis without medications following the Paddison Program
- She started an Instagram channel about her journey with photos of her foods and gained a great following
- She started thinking about this book as a way of letting people with RA know about the Paddison Program
- Another key factor was the interest friends and family showed about her cooking
- A lot of research has been put in covering all the bases about the foods and how they work
- Recipes are easy to follow and are all oil-free and Paddison Program friendly
- All the book is based on a low fat, no oil, plant-based wholefood diet

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Eliminate Random RA Flares

October 5, 2018
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Rheumatoid progress discussion - prednisone NSAIDs biologic drugs

September 27, 2018

We discuss how:

-Biologic drugs make us susceptible to viruses and infections because our immune system is being suppressed by the drug
-Previous medications does not work the same way it did before once we go back to taking them
-In choosing between Prednisone and anti-inflammatory drugs, Clint recommends getting off Prednisone first
-Prednisone is a very damaging and detrimental drug
-Massive increase in exercise, dramatical shift to a plant based Paddison Program diet, corect microbiome supplementation and stress reduction are the strategies to get off Prednisone

 

 

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Katy’s live presentation - Turning around lifelong JIA

September 19, 2018

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 aide, but she needed pain killers to get by
- She entered a spiral of depression until she found a video of Clint
- She binge watched all his podcast episodes and the next day was her day 1 on the Program
- After a year and a half she feels more energized than ever and getting stronger every day

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Rebecca’s Extraordinary Progress Against Multiple Sclerosis

September 1, 2018

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 and sleep
- She helps people on forums giving support and information and has presented her story at conferences
- She now doesn't eat anything processed and prepares food from scratch for her children too

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Kari is overcoming multiple diseases with the Paddison Program

August 27, 2018

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 stopped methotrexate and started the Paddison Program the next day
- Relief was immediate and after a period of refinement she has found her right balance
- The Paddison Program forum has been a great source of help and information in the process

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