Healing Your Guts At This Music And Yoga Festival

Hey, it’s Joel I have a confession to make I love festivals My first live concerts were Billy Joel, Elton John, Paula Abdul, Marilyn Manson, and Nine Inch Nails I drove through two feet of snow to see Paula Abdul live at the AUD in Buffalo New York In the years that followed I enjoyed Def Leppard, Rush, Live, U2, Metallica and Barenaked Ladies, that last two I have probably seen 10 times each I was also diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis When I moved to California, I discovered Raves The pinnacle was EDC, or Electric Daisy Carnival in then Los Angeles EDM music,
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Categories: Events.

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment + Cancer Treatment Day Four

Today is  my second day home from almost a week in Seattle Washington The last time I was in Seattle I was Lead Hardware for a Top Secret government wiretapping computer system project I was there for installation, tech Support and client education and training. This trip is different. It’s for my health, and perhaps, for yours as well The weather was beautiful The green leaves were starting to turn yellow and orange The temperature, unusually warm in the mid 80s Clear blue skies, not a cloud in the sky, not one rain-drop I’ve also fallen in love Do not confuse  Sex, and Intimacy
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Categories: Alcohol, Applied Kinesiology, Crohn's Disease, IBS, Joel's Story, STORIES-OF-HOPE, Ulcerative Colitis, and Visualization.

2010 government study finds alcohol, more harmful than heroin, crack cocaine, meth , LSD, tobacco and anabolic steroids and ecstasy – by The Chief Drug Advisor to the British Government

Have you ever drank alcohol? Do you remember your first time? If you’re in the United States you probably remember the anticipation of turning 21 so you can go out with your friends, order drinks legally and get smashed According to the NIH, almost 90% of Americans have drank alcohol at some point in their life[1] When I turned 21, I almost drank a full 40oz with my friends in the college dorm room Yup, you read that right, almost three full beer bottles all by myself I woke up the next day hung-over, my girlfriend Tracy was PISSED I
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I Can’t Meditate – Text From My Speech in 2013

This is the text from a speech I wrote in 2013I can't meditateLet me be more clearMeditation is impossible. My mind is a mess, it's too difficult.  I fall asleep. It's boring , I have too many thoughts, it's not for me.This is what I hear when I sometimes ask people if they meditate. like the henry ford quote, whether you think you can, or you think you can't – you're right.On average we have 70,000 thoughts a day.   – 3,000/hour or 50 thoughts PER MINUTE
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8 Tips To Know Before You See Your Doctor About Your Gut Health

When you have been sick long enough, you’ve been through the medical system. You probably spent weeks, if not months, waiting for an appointment on the doctor’s schedule. The day finally arrives and you spend an hour filling out paperwork (does anyone ever look at that?). Another hour is spent in an uncomfortable chair in the waiting room and then, if you are lucky, you get 15 minutes with the doctor. As a Naturopathic Doctor I am lucky enough to spend 50 minutes with patients and I still feel rushed at times! I want to hear every patient’s story and
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Categories: Abdominal Bloating, Constipation, DIAGNOSIS, DIAGNOSTIC TESTING, Diarrhea, Digestive, Gas-Flatulence, Stool Analysis, and TREATMENT.

Heal Your Gut – Easily, and Free, I Know, Sounds Too Good To Be True, Read On…..

This is exciting! I WISH this was around when I first got sick When I was running to the bathroom daily When I kept a spare pair of underwear in my glove compartment Seriously, I use to need that I had to learn how to eat the hard way For you, check it out. It’s EASY A study to test how the Paleo AIP diet affects Inflammatory Bowel Disease Funded by Scripps Hospital your health insurance And their Clinic and Research Institute counterpart You KNOW how your diet affects your symptoms Eat the wrong food, feel shitty BLOATED GASSY CONSTIPATED Texting your friend:
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Categories: Crohn's Disease, EAT, Todd's Story, and Ulcerative Colitis.

A Gutsy Discovery: Autoimmune disorder Pemphigoid healed in 2 days after 9 years of conventional and alternative treatment

This is the second report of a chronic auto-immune disorder being healed, potentially cured from Ayahuasca, the first was Roman Hanis, who claims to have cured his Crohn’s Disease, years ago. Do your own research. We’ve heard Ayahuasca is not for the faint at heart. “Beautifully Painful” is a common description. Now, onto the story Jack reports: I’ve had a chronic autoimmune disorder called pemphigoid for 9 years. It’s a skin issue causing painful ulcers, lesions, and inflammation in the mouth. It was flaring increasingly frequently from monthly for six months to almost constantly in 2015. During bad flares, he
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Categories: bad skin, Corticosteroids, Inflammation, Psychedelics, and STORIES-OF-HOPE.

Can Mescaline, or Peyote, Cure Ulcerative Colitis?

The Autumn leaves are turning bright orange, and red.  Thanksgiving is approaching. The traditionally American time to focus on gratitude. A friend mentioned the healing he experienced from Peyote, or Mescaline – profound healing around gratitude he mentioned. I have a daily gratitude practice, but never have never tried Mescaline, but I got curious about something. There’s a science behind gratitude. Research by UC Davis psychologist Robert Emmons, author of Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, shows that simply keeping a gratitude journal—regularly writing brief reflections on moments for which we’re thankful—can significantly increase well-being and
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Categories: Botanical Medicine, Friendships, Psychedelics, Relationships, Stomach Ache, STORIES-OF-HOPE, and Ulcerative Colitis.

What Is The Number One Reason Americans File For Bankruptcy?

Job Loss? Reduced Income? Divorce? Credit Debt? Student Loans? Utility Payments? Foreclosure? Poor Budgeting / Overspending? Failed Business? Medical Bills? Yes Medical Bills 62% of personal bankruptcies are due to medical bills 72% of those who filed for bankruptcy due to medical bills had health insurance 97% of all bankruptcies filed are by individuals, not businesses [1][2][3] Check this out from Jon Oliver, the debt collection industry and performing a miracle, paying the collection company creditors for $15M in medical debt(Thanks to Lesley for sending us the video) [1]The Huffington Post: Top 10 Reasons People Go Bankrupt – March 2015 [2] CNBC: Medical Bills Are
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Hangover? What hangover?

It’s December 2015 Kevin and Christy are getting married in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico I was there that fateful New Years Eve in Las Vegas when they first met at Drai’s afterhours club Kel and Mil flew in from Syndey Australia Should I go? I’m a groomsman, of course I’m going Beach and International Travel, heck yes! Yes it took a bit of planning, some anxiety, and it was so worth it. Flashbacks to the last time I was in the Yucatan peninsula, decades ago, and ran out of Lialda. This time I’m medicine-free, Yes! In my unabashed quest to share health
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Categories: Alcohol, Anxiety, Diarrhea, Friendships, Joel's Story, Juices and smoothies, Nutrition, STORIES-OF-HOPE, Supplements, and Ulcerative Colitis.