WTH?!? Episode 113: The Microenvironment in Relation to Neurodegeneration with Dr. Terry Wahls
In this episode of What the Health?!? Dr. Eckel and Dr. Terry Wahls talk about the role of micro-environment on microglia, mitochondria and myelination, and how it all relates to neurodegeneration and healthy aging. Tune in to find out how together, microglia and astrocytes read the natural environment. Dr. Wahls gives us tips on how to activate your innate immune system, as well as how to activate resolution of inflammation, remyelination and repair. Dr. Terry Wahls gives us actionable steps we can take today: Cut out sugar and processed foods and replace them with meals you make at home using recipes using ingredients (not already packaged foods), and begin cooking as a family.
July 8, 2022
Dr. Terry Wahls
Dr. Terry Wahls is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials in the setting of Multiple Sclerosis. In 2018 she was awarded the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Linus Pauling Award for her contributions in research, clinical care and patient advocacy. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles, and the cookbook, The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life. Pick up a one-page handout for the Wahls™ Diet at https://terrywahls.com/diet/ To learn more about Dr. Wahls and her amazing work, check out her social media and website!