The Paddison Podcast
Lyme Disease and RA - Tim’s Success Story

Lyme Disease and RA - Tim’s Success Story

December 12, 2019

 

  • How Tim got to a difficult diagnosis of two diseases
  • Six months on antibiotics and their consequences
  • The importance of personal research on the disease
  • A 21-days water fast
  • Gut bacteria and their function
  • Going for 1 per cent improvements
  • Disease treatment as transformation
  • Treating Lyme with an alcohol-deterrent medication

 

Natural Strategies That Help Keep Suzanne’s Rheumatoid Controlled

Natural Strategies That Help Keep Suzanne’s Rheumatoid Controlled

December 5, 2019

 

  • Suzanne’s fabulous outcome following the Paddison Program for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Nut butters and coconut oils - popular, but do they harm?
  • Journals as a tool for progress monitoring
  • Cheating with coffee! Really that bad?
  • Exercising at home - making it successful
  • Visualisation for success
  • Green juices and smoothies - how crucial are they?

 

Blood tests vs actual symptoms

Blood tests vs actual symptoms

November 27, 2019

In this episode, Clint discussed how blood markers do not necessarily reflect what's happening inside the body. In such instances, physical exams and other assessments are crucial to getting a proper diagnosis of RA.

Diet, exercise and stress management strategies with Charlotte

Diet, exercise and stress management strategies with Charlotte

November 17, 2019

 

  • Charlotte was diagnosed with RA a couple of years ago
  • As a registered nurse, she has added her personal perspective in adjusting her lifestyle to face the inflammation
  • She also kept a constant relationship with her rheumatologist, and made him read the section of the Paddison Program for rheumatologists
  • She continues her recovery without drugs
  • Regular exercise is one of the key elements, and she recently has started Bikram Yoga with her husband
  • Managing stress/sleep balance
  • Celery juice is a staple in her diet
  • Charlotte has started a business in the health sector
  • Her former colleagues follow her new activity and methods with interest

 

Expanding Your Rheumatoid Diet - Clint’s Current Meals

Expanding Your Rheumatoid Diet - Clint’s Current Meals

October 30, 2019

In this episode Clint explains how his diet has evolved through the years, from the early stages of the Paddison Program to his current state where he has added lots of different foods to the baseline, and how the process of adding a new element can work, sometimes even by accident. More variety in the diet can help feel more satiated but can also have a beneficial effect on the microbiome.

Winning Against RA Challenges - An Interview With Ana

Winning Against RA Challenges - An Interview With Ana

October 27, 2019

 

  • How workouts at the gym or at home can be simple and successful at eliminating pain
  • How Ana normalised her Anti-CCP marker
  • Eating out at restaurant tips
  • Traveling Tips
  • Eating plantains for weight gain
  • The common missing link when trying to add muscle
  • Stress control for maximum progress
  • Combating hair loss while on Methotrexate
  • Motivation factors to keep making progress

 

Emma avoids drugs and stays pain-free with the Paddison Program

Emma avoids drugs and stays pain-free with the Paddison Program

October 20, 2019

 

  • Last year Emma started feeling stiffness and pain in the hands
  • The inflammation spread very rapidly and within three weeks she had multiple joints inflamed
  • Her blood tests were inconclusive, but the symptoms were spreading fast so she began the Paddison Program right away
  • A couple of weeks before the symptoms started to show, she had a terrible stomach flu that lead her to not eat for about five days
  • After a couple of days of juicing she immediately felt better and felt the energy come back
  • She took slow steps in the reintroduction phase, and having a long-term goal did work well for her
  • Consistency in repeating positive actions and habits also played a big role
  • Now Emma can stay pain-free for weeks and continue her reintroduction phase

 

Brooke’s fascinating improvements and life changes with RA

Brooke’s fascinating improvements and life changes with RA

October 4, 2019

 

  • Brooke was diagnosed with RA and the following week she found she was pregnant with her second child
  • About one month after her daughter was born, suddenly pain struck her, she struggled to walk and her hands felt like they were frozen
  • The rheumatologist told her to stop breastfeeding her daughter and take methotrexate
  • Eventually she started with Plaquenil and kept on breastfeeding
  • Convinced she could do more to ease the pain, she started searching and found Clint's TEDx talk.
  • She started the Paddison Program, with some slight changes due to her breastfeeding
  • Results were encouraging, and along the way she started doing Yoga and getting benefits from it
  • Brooke is now a Yoga teacher and has turned her diagnosis into a profession
  • His husband has always been fully supportive, and they are opening a Whole Food vegan cafe together!

 

Seema Is Thriving On The Paddison Program In India

Seema Is Thriving On The Paddison Program In India

September 28, 2019

  • Seema was diagnosed with RA and had very high pain levels
  • Pain was almost unbearable and she needed support to get up from a chair
  • She was put on sulfasalazine, and started taking painkillers to deal with the pain
  • She quit a very stressful job and started searching the internet to gain more knowledge on RA
  • It was then that she found the Paddison Program and adapted it to the eating habits of her country
  • She got great support from Clint and others inside Paddison Program Support
  • Eventually she got off anti-inflammatory drugs and then off painkillers as well
  • The use of visualization has helped her achieve her goals
How Lani Raced From RA To Great Health

How Lani Raced From RA To Great Health

September 16, 2019
  • After a period of intense stress Lani got a urinary tract infection
  • After 10 days of antibiotics her hands felt like they were on fire
  • Initial tests for RA went negative, but the pain extended to the wrists and then to the arms, feet and ankles
  • While waiting for more specialized tests, she found the Paddison Program and started doing it.
  • Two weeks later she was diagnosed with RA: the doctor suggested starting with Plaquenil
  • Lani was already feeling better so she decided not to take drugs and continue with the food program.
  • She was still barely able to walk, but she signed anyway for a half-marathon in Hawaii the she had run every year
  • Five months later she actually ran the race and it was her second-best race ever!
  • Lani shares a mindset list that helps her train the mind to deal with RA