Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!
Recently received the results of a comprehensive stool analysis done about a month ago based on the recommendations of my Naturopathic Doctor. Yes, I had to prod, poke, scoop, bottle, freeze and pass the 💩 to my doc who sent it to America for analysis. It turns out I have a large amount of dysbiotic gut flora belonging to [...]
"The best of all medicines is resting and fasting." Benjamin Franklin 15-28th May 2017 Following months of insignificant improvements with regards to my arthritic autoimmune symptoms, I decided it was time to take another drastic measure and fast longer than I had ever done before. The pain in my right ankle and metatarsal joints and [...]
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28th March 2017 - AIP Day 78 First meal out with ma favourite people at our favourite BBQ stingray Coffeeshop! Ordered: 1. Small BBQ stingray without the amazing sambal Chilli sauce 😭 (brought my own turmeric and pink salt instead) 2. Stir fried Kang kong and Kailan with garlic 3. Half a bowl of rice! [...]
This is the juice recipe Dr. Kamat prescribed for me on the spot. It makes roughly 1 cup and I was told to drink as many as I needed during the day, up to 5-6 times. Ingredients (organic as much as possible): Kale - 2 stalks (use baby spinach if no kale) Celery - 2 [...]
15th Apr 2017 This post details my 2nd visit with Dr. Kamat, 3 weeks after the first consultation. Prior to this, I had an appointment with my rheumatologist at SGH. From the blood work, my ESR level was 22 mm/hr which he said wasn't as high as he'd expected since I was experiencing considerable pain in [...]