"Guide for Rheumatologists" V 1.5.6 (for 'Paddison Program'-ers)

"Guide for Rheumatologists" V 1.5.6 (for 'Paddison Program'-ers)

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"Guide for Rheumatologists" V 1.5.6 (for 'Paddison Program'-ers)

For Paddison Program-ers (PP) interested in sharing the Low-Fat, Whole-Foods, Plant-Based “Paddison Program” Diet and Lifestyle Approach for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Guide for Rheumatologists (Version 1.5.6) with your rheumatologist, here's a link to the 12-page PDF file: paddisonprogram.com/wp-cont...

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[This reference/ content is also posted at: Erika's Rheumatologist Confirms Erika's CCP Reduced (from 144.3 to 27) via Diet — turning_pain_n2_purpose: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...—-turning_pain_n2_purpose ]

[Hope this helps when trying to communicate with your rheumatologist.

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  • For PPers interested in sharing a PP guide with your rheumatologist, here's a link to the Guide for Rheumatologists from the PP Facebook page ( facebook.com/pg/RheumatoidA... ).

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    Guide for Rheumatologists: [Part 1 of 5]

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    Low-Fat, Whole-Foods, Plant-Based “Paddison Program” Diet and Lifestyle Approach for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Guide for Rheumatologists (Version 1.5.6): paddisonprogram.com/wp-cont...

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    ABSTRACT

    There is an ever-increasing body of evidence that supports the health advantages of plant-based nutrition. Working with a modified 'Paddison Program' version of this dietary framework, along with a strong daily exercise plan, enabled the author of this report to recover from crippling RA and become symptom free and drug free long term1 and help many others achieve life-changing results rarely witnessed with this condition2 The objective of this report is to provide published evidence of the impact of lifestyle choices on RA disease progression, highlighting the link between gut health and disease activity, and to encourage medical practitioners to encourage safe, healthy lifestyle habits for their patients to minimise their disease perpetuation.

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    SUMMARY

    Every patient needs to eat, and eat they will. So why not encourage them to eat in a way that supports their overall health? Despite popular belief that diet plays little role in RA outcome, the truth is that diet plays a dominant role, and changes to diet create rapid changes in patient symptoms. The table below explores the interaction between the BLAAME (bacteria, leaky gut, acidosis, acid levels in the stomach, mucosal lining integrity and enzymes) with disease severity.

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  • Guide for Rheumatologists: [Part 2 of 5]

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    BLAAME Table (see pdf file: paddisonprogram.com/wp-cont... )

    1st column identifies BLAAME issues:

    Bacteria

    Leaky Gut

    Acid Secretion Deficiency (Stomach)

    Acidosis

    Mucosal Lining

    Enzymes

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    2nd column: Describes each B L A A M E item.

    3rd column: Explains cause of each . . .

    4th column: Natural Solution (Effective) of each . . .

    5th column: Supplemental Solution (Mildly Effective) of each . . .

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  • Guide for Rheumatologists: [Part 3 of 5]

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    FAQ's

    HAS LEAKY GUT EVER BEEN PROVEN?

    The term “leaky gut” has become increasingly common in medical research, frequently appearing in the most prestigious publications. A review of the available articles reveals that there is growing consensus that the shift in microbiome demographics and intestinal permeability play a causative role in immune alteration towards an inflamed or autoimmune disease state.

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    Here's what some leading researchers are publishing in the leading medical journals:

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    International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology: “Autoimmune hepatitis is associated with leaky gut and intestinal microbiome dysbiosis. The impaired intestinal barrier may play an important role in the pathogenesis of autoimmune hepatitis”152

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    Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology: “In health, homeostasis exists between the intestinal microbiome, mucosal barrier, and immune system. In irritable bowel disease, this homeostasis is disrupted leading to durable alterations in the intestinal microbiome (dysbiosis), disrupted barrier function (leaky gut), and immune system activation (inflammation)”153

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    FEBS Letters: “these studies suggest that the intestine may be a critical organ in triggering disease through altered immune homeostasis and a leaky gut with proinflammatory conditions may be an event that begins before the actual onset of clinical phenotype”154

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    Journal of Internal Medicine: “In addition, a leaky gut mucosa can trigger systemic inflammation mediating peripheral insulin resistance that together with a blunted incretin response aggravates the hyperglycaemic state”155

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    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “The data suggest that a leaky gut barrier is linked with liver steatosis and could be a new target for future steatosis therapies.”156

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    Pediatric Diabetes: “Increasing evidence, both functional and morphological, supports the concept of increased intestinal permeability as an intrinsic characteristic of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in both humans and animal models of the disease.”157

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  • Guide for Rheumatologists: [Part 4 of 5]

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    ARE THERE OTHER BENEFITS?

    It is now well established that RA is associated with increases in both morbidity and mortality compared with the general population. RA increases the risk of cardiovascular (CV) mortality by up to 50% compared with the general population160 161 162 Plant-based diets have been associated with lowering overall and ischemic heart disease mortality163 Furthermore, a plant based diet have also been associated with sustainable weight management164 reducing medication needs ; lowering the risk for most chronic diseases ; decreasing the incidence and severity of high-risk conditions, including obesity , hypertension 171, hyperlipidemia and hyperglycemia172, and even possibly reversing advanced coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes 175

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    ARE THERE ANY DANGERS, RISKS OR CONTRAINDICATIONS?

    — The first two days of the Paddison Program is a 2 day cleanse. If patients are using medications that must be taken with food, these two days should be skipped.

    — High blood pressure can usually resolve itself within a few days to a few weeks. Patients on high blood pressure medications should be made aware of this, so as to be monitored closely and avoid potential overmedication and be given guidelines about their medication dosages should their blood pressure comes back to normal.

    — Patients eating an all-plant diet should consume a B12 supplement to avoid potential deficiency.

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  • Guide for Rheumatologists: [Part 5 of 5]

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    SUMMARY

    A whole-foods, low-fat, plant based (vegan) diet is the ideal approach for a patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Succinctly stated by authors of this British Journal of Rhueumatology study “We conclude that a vegan diet changes the faecal microbial flora in RA patients, and changes in the faecal flora are associated with improvement in RA activity”. 176 The Paddison Program for Rheumatoid Arthritis builds on the successful vegan dietary framework and adds evidence-based modifications to enhance these improvements to gastrointestinal health and intestinal barrier repair. For more information visit paddisonprogram.com.

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    [Pages 5-12 are 8 pages of links to (176) References.]

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    [Hope this helps when trying to communicate with your rheumatologist.

    🙏 🍀 🌺 🌞 ]

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  • Supplementally:

    The "Guide for Rheumatologists" is referred to/ discussed in this Bill Gasiamis' podcast: How to Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis with Clint Paddison Episode #17 at ~minute 35.30:

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    Podcast description reads:

    Published on Jan 19, 2017 | The Transit Lounge Podcast Episode 17 Clint Paddison is one of the worlds leading experts, in Reversing Rheumatoid Arthritis naturally. He has helped thousands of people to feel less pain and use less medication with his unique approach and rheumatoid arthritis diet. I had the pleasure of interviewing Clint Paddison for episode 17 of thetransitloungepodcast.com - with the aim of empowering people to take control of their diagnosis and improve their quality of life. When I asked Clint, What causes Rheumatoid Arthritis? his answer was not what I expected or thought it would be. Watch to find out the cause of rheumatoid arthritis. You can find out more about Clint and his highly successful approach to treating and reversing Rheumatoid Arthritis . . .

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    🙏 🍀 🌺 🌞

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  • Aside:

    Metaphorical image of 'monkey with a machine gun' 🔫 🐒 ( dreamstime.com/royalty-free... ) seems apropos in describing destruction caused by over-use/ long-term use, of over-prescribed antibiotics . . . 🤔 🤔 🤔

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    The "literal" 'monkey with a machine gun' video 😳 🙃 :

    viralviralvideos.com/2011/0...

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    [For the keen-eyed 🤓, primate-savvy 🐵 , it's an 'ape' not 'monkey' in video. (Monkeys have tails 🐒, apes don't. 🤔 ) 🙃 😄 😃 ]

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