Terry Wahls, M.D.

Terry Wahls, M.D.

Author of The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles

Presentation Summary:

Dr. Wahls will discuss the diet and lifestyle choices that she used to recover her function after four years in a tilt/recline wheelchair due to progressive multiple sclerosis.  She will also discuss how she manages people with complex chronic autoimmune conditions, obesity, heart disease and or mental health issues. You will learn how you can use diet and lifestyle to restore your energy, banish brain fog, lose weight without being hungry, and reduce the symptoms associated with your autoimmune problem.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in a traumatic brain injury clinic, and conducts clinical trials.

She is also a patient with a chronic progressive neurological disorder, secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. But thanks to the power of the Wahls Protocol™, which is based on functional medicine and the Paleo diet, Dr. Wahls restored her health and now pedals her bike five miles to work each day. She is the author of Minding My Mitochondria: How I Overcame Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis and Got Out of My Wheelchair and teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of intensive nutrition.