416: Healing Lyme: Testing For the MTHFR Gene, The FODMAP Diet, Candida & Bacterial Optimizer Protocol, and More! (Healing Lyme Disease Series Part 3)


Lyme disease can cause a range of symptoms, including fever, rash, joint pain, and fatigue, even arthritis, heart problems, and neurological issues. In the last two episodes, we spoke to Devon Dionne, Adrienne Nolan-Smith, and Robin Shirley who all used varying combinations of nutrition, detoxification, and alternative medicine to heal their Lyme disease.

In this episode, you will hear Dr. Stephan Cabral give a listener advice on her Lyme disease. Then we chat with Aimee Valpone, who shares her harrowing story of overcoming Lyme and how changing her diet and learning how to detox saved her life when she was at death’s door.

Dr. Stephen Cabral is a board-certified Naturopath, Ayurvedic, Functional Medicine and Integrative Health Practitioner. He is the founder, creator and teacher of the Integrative Health Practitioner Institute. In today’s episode Dr. Cabral answer’s a listener question about Lyme, Sibo and the FODMAP diet.

Then we will hear from Amie Valpone and her journey to heal. For years, Aimee suffered from various ailments, including Lyme disease and PCOS, and conventional medicine failed to provide a diagnosis. Doctors treated her symptoms with pill after pill, but nothing seemed to work. Even when she was lying in a hospital bed with morphine dripping into her arm, her HR department contacted her to say they thought she was bluffing, because she was blogging. This was the moment when Aimee decided that if she survived, she would dedicate her life to helping others. And that’s exactly what she did.

As Aimee began detoxing, many emotional issues surfaced, including the trauma from years of looking for someone to diagnose her, not being believed, and searching for answers. She started to detox her entire life, including holistic practices such as cranial sacral therapy and energy healing.

Aimee shares her story on her blog to help others heal themselves. She guides them through health tests, including one that checks for the MTHFR gene, without which the body cannot properly detoxify. She emphasizes that high toxicity is one of the main reasons the body gets ill. This is where detoxing is incredibly powerful because it essentially gets the bad stuff out of your body. Eating organic foods helps the body cope with the bombardment of toxins.

If you’re interested in learning more about Aimee’s journey and the power of detoxing, be sure to check out her book, Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body.

To get Dr. Cabral’s CBO healing protocol, go to StephenCabral.com/cbo.

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