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In 2007, Danielle was diagnosed with a very severe form of ulcerative colitis at the age of 22. This autoimmune disease is similar to Crohn's disease and attacks the colon. "During the 2007-2011 period, I was seriously ill and incapacitated 6 months a year and I was about to die more than once just to be saved by multiple transfusions of blood and iron infusions," reveals Danielle. He was in the bathroom 15 to 20 times a day because the disease caused malabsorption. His weight fluctuated drastically. I often lost 20-25 pounds in a period of 4 weeks. The loss of weight caused arthritic pain, a high heart rate, hair loss and total malnutrition. "After some years of suffering, multiple hospitalizations and doctors who told me that what I ate was not a factor in my illness, I decided to take matters into my own hands and changed my diet drastically," shares Danielle. Her husband, Ryan, was his support system when he made this lifestyle change. She recalls: "At first, it was very difficult for me to commit myself and adapt to this way of eating." After a few months, Ryan said, "Do I have to do this with you, so will you stay?" They started. The trip together and their home became a safe place. At that time, he did not even know what Paleo was, but his diet started to look a lot like the Paleo diet, which included lean meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds.
She worked with a naturopath to find food triggers and eliminates them all for a long period while she takes supplements to cure the trauma that had been caused to her gut from being sick so long. She eliminated grains, legumes, refined sugars and most dairy products. His symptoms began to decrease with his changes in diet. You could also stop using Prednisone and reduce your anti-inflammatory medication.
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