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20+ Years of Multiple Sclerosis, Part III

At this point, I was out of the clutches of western medicine and on my own. I was fortunate at the time to still have a good job. I was able to pay for some alternative treatments for while. I was hobbling around a local heath food/supplement store one day, and had a conversation with a guy who worked there. I had learned a long time ago, before I knew about MS, that my body was super sensitive to certain things that I ate. Years earlier, I'd gone off wheat, just to see what it would be like. I felt much better. But I didn't know why, and I didn't have the discipline at the time to do it 'religiously', if you will. And I didn't get at the time that it was the gluten part of the wheat that was the problem. And gluten is all over the place. The guy at the store for some reason (thank you, universe) mentioned to me that he had a friend who also had MS, and she was a nutritionist. So I went to see her. She was the first one to tell me about Molecular Mimicry. Here&#…

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