TMHS 215: Proven Methods To Reverse Multiple Sclerosis And Other Chronic Autoimmune Diseases – With Dr. Terry Wahls

I thought that it was too late for me. I thought that too much time had passed…

For two and a half years I was in pain as my spine was essentially falling apart. Two herniated discs, advanced degeneration, and a disease prognosis that gave me no hope of recovery.

Leading up to the day that I finally decided to make some changes and do something about it, this profound sense of hopelessness came over me. I thought to myself, “Too much time has passed. If my body was going to get any better it would’ve happened by now.” I was giving myself an out before I even started. But, fortunately I woke up and gave my body a chance.

The funny thing was actually witnessing how quickly my body turned things around. My body was wanting all along to restore vibrant health, but I was fighting against it. All I needed to do was give my body the right conditions to do what it already knows how to do. Our bodies are designed to heal. Our bodies are designed to thrive.

But what about the case of an autoimmune disease? Isn’t your body fighting against you this time? Well, not exactly. In the case of many autoimmune diseases, your body thinks that it’s actually helping you by attacking your tissues. It’s friendly fire. But, why in the world would it do that?

That’s what Dr. Terry Wahls was struggling to understand when multiple sclerosis left her wheelchair-bound and slowly watching her life slip away. Years went by for her as well. But, fortunately, she didn’t give up. And her story, which you’re going to hear today, is absolutely incredible!

Dr. Wahls’ protocol has enabled tens of thousands of people all over the world to put their MS or autoimmune diseases into remission. The principles in how she was able to make this happen are bundled up for you right here, and I’m beyond grateful to be able to share it with you.

As you may know from my story, I had a complete reversal of the spinal and bone disease, and better health than I could’ve ever imagined. But there are countless stories of transformations like this, and Dr. Wahls’ is one of them. I want you to know that no matter how long you’ve been struggling in your health, there is always an opportunity for you to turn things around. Hopefully Dr. Wahls’ protocol will provide you with some tools and inspiration to help make it happen. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How magnesium deeply impacts sleep quality.
  • How multiple sclerosis (MS) invaded Dr. Wahls’ life leaving her debilitated and struggling with chronic pain.
  • What enabled Dr. Wahls to go from wheelchair bound to full, energetic function (she can now go on an 18 mile bike ride just for fun!)
  • How to enable hope to reemerge in your life.
  • What the underlying cause behind MS is.
  • The severe problems with the way conventional medicine treats MS.
  • What roles genetics plays in developing MS.
  • How myelin is related to MS and the important function it plays for overall health.
  • How to improve the performance of myelin through exercise.
  • Which essential nutrients are crucial for creating and supporting myelin.
  • How cholesterol lowering drugs can contribute to complications with MS.
  • Which key hormones your body creates through the modification of cholesterol.
  • How sun exposure is intimately related to MS.
  • The shocking number of genes that are influenced by vitamin D.
  • Why sunscreen might be more problematic than beneficial.
  • The incredible way that our microbiome and gut health influence MS.
  • Why Dr. Wahls had affordability and simplicity in mind when she created her cookbook.
  • How stress and unresolved conflict can wreak havoc on your health.
  • Whether or not The Wahls Protocol can be effective in treating other autoimmune diseases besides MS.

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  • Steve
    19 Apr 2017, 2:46 pm

    I was diagnosed with ms in 2010, I then saw the Terry Wahls TED talk, which got me to get one of her first books, and when I showed it to my neurologist, she dismissed it, telling me that kale cannot heal you. She then tried to push Tysabry at me, which I did not go for. I did go for a more effective and less aggressive drug called low dose neltrexone. And after three years of hard work getting back to being symptom free, my own sister completely sent me back hard by telling me that it didn’t matter what I ate, and to eat what ever I wanted. That advice completely devastated my life. I wasn’t eating junk food, but sweet potatoes or other starchy vegetables, which doesn’t fit with the gaps diet, and in 2016 I found out that I actually had Lyme disease the whole time, from a mosquito bite, and not the usual tick bite

    • Shawn
      26 Apr 2017, 1:04 pm

      Steve, that’s a remarkable story! I know you’ve had several ups and downs. But, if I could offer some advice it would be this…

      It’s tough when other people don’t believe in what you’re doing. It’s tough when you’re doing things that are outside of the paradigm of other people (especially if you’re seeing positive results where they have not). But even when we have the courage to do so, that doesn’t mean it’s going to be an easy road ahead. There’s going to be obstacles, there’s going to be people doubting you, there’s going to be moments that you think about giving it all up. Regardless… we have to take full, ONE HUNDRED PERCENT responsibility for our lives. No matter what your sister says, or anyone else. They don’t make decisions for you. It’s your life, and you make the choices. And you have to continuously choose what’s best for you. Not some of the time, but daily. And that daily practice is what leads you to the results that you really want.

      If you haven’t done so already, I’d recommend that you get on the Wahls Protocol like yesterday, and utilize the meals in her recipe book too. I hope this has been helpful, and please know that your best years are ahead of you!

  • Juandrel Gray
    19 Apr 2017, 9:44 pm

    Thank you Shawn for all that you do for our health. This episode was very personal for me because my wife has Multiple sclerosis. We will implement the suggestions brought up in the show and let you know our findings. Once again thank you so much!!!

  • Margaret Homsey
    14 Feb 2019, 8:24 pm

    After an MRI i was diagnosed of MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. After years on medications, symptoms worsened with tremors on my right hand, numbness and tingling, muscle weakness and loss of speech. Fortunately last year, i learnt about RICH HERBS FOUNDATION and their Multiple Sclerosis alternative treatment (ww w. richherbsfoundation. com), the Multiple Sclerosis treatment made a great difference, most of my symptoms including tremors, weakness and others gradually disappeared. I improved greatly over the 6 months treatment, its been a years since the treatment, i have no symptoms. I have a very good quality of life and a supportive family!

    • Shawn Stevenson
      18 Feb 2019, 12:02 pm

      Margaret!! Yes!! This fills my heart. Thank you for sharing (:

  • Finlay Cedar
    27 Feb 2019, 1:10 am

    Been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2015, and I was a woman of 50. They put me on Rebif which I took until 2017 and was switched to Copaxone. I had two relapses on Rebif, none so far on Copaxone. I do notice my balance was getting worse, and my memory, as well as erectile dysfunction and spasms’ had no choice to sick for other solution and I was introduce to  which I purchase the MS herbal formula from the foundation, the herbal supplement has effectively get rid of my multiple sclerosis and reversed all symptoms. 

    • Shawn Stevenson
      8 Mar 2019, 11:31 am

      Finlay….seriously, oh man!! This is so amazing to hear. Thank you so much for sharing this! You’ve got many long years of health and vitality in your life and I’m so happy to hear about part of your story (: