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

March 26, 2018

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 analyzed

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

March 26, 2018

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 integrated approach
- Dr. Goldberg stresses the necessity to develop an individualized program for each person
- Doctor Google could give very confusing advice!
- Emotional and stress related factors play a key role in their approach
- Diet is only one part of nutrition
- Environmental factors also play a big part

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Maya Is Overcoming RA And Raising Her Children

March 12, 2018

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 on the Program the flares went from every seven to 10 days, to every 20 days and finally no flares at all
- Bikram yoga has played a major part in her recovery
- She's taking probiotics in supplemental form and that helps her a lot
- Now she's not on any medications and is back in control of her situation

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Acupuncture and holistic medicine for RA

February 25, 2018

We discuss how:
- Dr. Ken Gray uses acupuncture and holistic medicine as
- Methods like acupuncture, homeopathy and food therapy can balance and interact with the western approach
- Pain- and stress reduction are widely accepted applications of acupuncture
- RA from an acupuncture point of view relates to lung and liver energy blockage
- Food and approach to life in general play a key role in the healing process

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Mastering diabetes with a plant-based diet

February 13, 2018

We discuss how:
- Robby and Cyrus have managed to keep diabetes under control with a low fat, plant-based diet
- Robby was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 12 years old
- He switched to a low fat, plant based whole food diet and that dramatically improved his quality of life
- He met Cyrus and together they started Mastering Diabetes to offer information and coaching
- Cyrus was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 22, along with two other autoimmune conditions
- Initially the doctors pointed him towards a low carbohydrate diet and it made him feel terrible
- He then switched to a low fat, plant based whole food diet and his insuline use came down by 40%
- Now Robby and Cyrus help more than 800 people with their coaching program

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No More Prednisone After 5 Weeks Of Paddison Program

February 4, 2018

We discuss how:
- Lizette has been sick on and off since she was a child
- In the late '90s she had to go on disability and stop working
- She kept getting sicker until October of last year, when she saw a video of the Paddison Program on Facebook
- When she started the Program on December 19 her CRP was 16.8, after three weeks it went down to 2.2
- She was taking Prednisone every day, and she's been able to drop it completely in five weeks
- She's back to normal life and does juicing each day
- After not being able to walk at all, she's now doing walks and taking care of her house
- She's also planning some travels!

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Mark Improves Spondyloarthropathy with Paddison Program & Yoga

January 30, 2018

We discuss how:
- Mark has been diagnosed with spondyloarthropathy at 19
- He wasn't able to move, was losing weight and had chronic fatigue, fasciatis and tendonitis
- He started taking slizapharen, then Plaquenil, methotrexate and anti-depressants, but it was never enough
- He couldn't do anything for more than 10 minutes without causing himself to flare up
- In 2014 Mark found the Paddison Program and noticed a difference within a couple of days
- In a few weeks he was able to completely drop the anti-inflammatory
- His exercise routine plays a big role in his recovery, mixing Bikram with Yin Yoga
- Support from his family also helped greatly in the process

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Reversing Rheumatoid Arthritis - Dina’s Story

January 7, 2018

We discuss how:
- After a year on the Paddison Program Dina is almost pain-free
- She was wearing ankle braces and couldn't go up and down the stairs
- After day 6 of the Program she was able to use stairs
- After being diagnosed RA her rheumatologist prescribed methotrexate and Plaquenil
- She read the side effects and started searching for an alternative, and found Clint's TEDx talk
- She's even helping another patient from her rheumatologist, who wasn't making any progress with Humira
- She has found help and support in the forum throughout her journey so far
- Also her family always gave its support and they're now very proud
- After 9 months on the Program her blood tests show great overall improvement

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Chiropractic and RA with Matthew

December 29, 2017

We discuss how:
- Matthew is a chiropractor and has helped many people with RA
- Chiropractic can help joints
- Chiropractic focuses on the spine and the principle that the human body can heal itself
- Different types of stress can affect the spine's alignment and the aim of chiropractic is to reposition it
- There are different types of massage, each with its strengths and pitfalls
- Matthew first approached RA taking care of his mother
- He sees the Paddison Program as the foundation of her progress
- He has examined it thoroughly and agrees with it completely

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Overcoming Rheumatoid Arthritis with a Plant-Based Diet

December 12, 2017

We discuss how:
- Ricci started having RA symptoms seven years ago
- She was running marathons and doing kickboxing and had to stop it all
- She then started a big journey through a lot of doctors and thousands of dollars in treatments
- She then went plant based and that helped her a lot with the inflammation
- She's been cleansing all bacteria for 15 months and that gave no benefits
- A few months ago she found the Paddison Program and started adding probiotics and prebiotics
- Now she's been pain-free for five months
- She has tweaked all her favorite meals to be plant based
- She has identified many good quality supplements in the process
- She's also a huge advocate of smoothies

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