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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Roxana’s RA Update - Feels Better Than Ever

August 20, 2018

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 husband and kids give her extra motivation to keep following her lifestyle
- She is inspiring many others on Instragram with her account

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Selim is overcoming ankylosing spondylitis with the Paddison Program

August 13, 2018

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 of it in 9 days of cleansing
- Support from her girlfriend Gökcen was a key element of his recovery
- Selim is now able to work again and just recently ran a half marathon

Selim and Gökcen's blog and YouTube channel:
https://factastichealth.com/blog
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOL0WfRbQr364zUWtOpXOVw

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Vitamin B12 supplementation on a plant-based diet

July 31, 2018

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

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Everyday injury prevention with RA

July 22, 2018

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 approached with a correct functional movement
- Awareness and correct movement of knees, shoulders, elbows are key in all these situations

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Shondra is defeating psoriatic arthritis with the Paddison Program

July 17, 2018

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 Program forum and found great support in it
- Now, 6 months have passed since Shondra has been off all medications and her pain is under control

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

July 9, 2018

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 reduce her Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms
- After 7 days her heartburn went off completely
- Her family gave full support from day one
- She's now a very active member of the Paddison Program forum and helps many people with her example and advice

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Jackie has improved her RA and is now helping others

June 26, 2018

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 autoimmune arthritis
- Her charity event in a few weeks on the Isle of Man will feature several Paddison Program experts who will share how they overcome crippling illness

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