Tag : MS

Karen C.

I’ve fielded many questions about the efficacy of the Grain Brain lifestyle as a treatment for MS. While each and every person’s case is unique, and you should consult your physician before making any changes, Karen’s story is one answer to those questions. – Dr. Perlmutter

I’d like to share my story because I have Multiple Sclerosis and going grain-free has changed my life.

The signs of MS started in 1988, but it wasn’t until 2004 that I had an attack that left me disabled and forced to retie from a career I loved in education. I have gone through periods of being in a wheelchair, using a walker, and walking with a cane. Today, thanks to going grain-free, I rarely have to use even a cane.

Last February I read Wheat Belly, and knew right then that I needed to cut out all grains to get better. I stopped eating wheat immediately. Soon thereafter, I read The Better Brain Book and just completed Grain Brain.

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Terri R.

I remember meeting Terri for the first time, and it has been wonderful to see her take back control of her health like this. Wishing her continued good health. – Dr. Perlmutter

In January 2013 a slight eye tic that I have had for a few years suddenly turned into very hard spasms on the entire left side of my face. Whether I was awake or asleep, they were constant. They were so severe my speech was slurred; I couldn’t drive, read or do much of anything. My life came to a complete halt! I was even dealing with a lot of depression as a result. I just did not feel right.

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Lesley M.

After being perfectly healthy for 34 years of my life, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on September 7, 2012. Of course, this was an absolutely devastating diagnosis, which resulted in gradually moving through the stages of grieving while also managing the symptoms of a MS flare. Continue reading