and effective ways to improve various chronic health conditions
Angelo, TX - Coping with a long-term or chronic illness can disrupt your life in
many ways. Pain and fatigue may
become a frequent part of your day. Your
illness might affect your appearance or your physical abilities and
independence. You may not be able to work, causing financial problems.
Dr. William “Bill” Code has been there – and come back.
with multiple sclerosis in 1996, Code was forced to retire from his busy
practice in Anesthesia and Pain Management.
Suffering from a debilitating state of fatigue, cognitive challenges,
declining mobility, muscle spasms and nerve pain problems, he determined to find
a solution. After exhaustive
research he and his wife, Denise, a
Registered Dietitian with a Master of Science in Nutrition, turned to
integrative medicine. The results
changed his life. His recovery journey is outlined in three books published in
2000, 2005 and 2007. The most recent book Winning
the Pain Game outlines a roadmap to reducing chronic pain through
recommends ten simple and effective ways to improve various chronic health
2 Tablespoons of ground flax daily: This
boosts the omega–3 fat, alpha–linolenic acid intake. Lignans decrease
heart attack, stroke and bowel and breast cancer. Flax also contains soluble and
4000 IU of Vitamin D daily: This
will help optimize the immune system, and reduce cancer and auto–immune
conditions. This will also help your body absorb more calcium - important
for preventing osteoporosis.
1 multi–vitamin/multi–mineral supplement daily: This is important for folic acid, B6
and B12. Be sure that it disintegrates in water within two to four hours.
1000 mg calcium and 500 mg magnesium daily: This is important for bone
Use only healthy fats and oils (i.e. quality olive oil) and butter
or coconut oil for cooking at higher heats.
Avoid trans fats: These are hydrogenated
vegetable oils found commonly in baked goods and muffins. This will
greatly reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.
3 – 5 emu oil gel caps daily: This
will improve energy and mental focus, and will often thicken your hair.
20g – 30g packets of undenatured whey protein daily
(40 kcal each): This
optimizes the immune system, provides anti–oxidant benefits, and helps in
Avoid foods to which you are sensitive:
This may include wheat (gluten) and dairy (casein, the cheese
Enjoy regular daily exercise: walking, cycling, weights, Yoga,
Tai Chi, Pilates. Find some form of physical activity that you enjoy!
There are lots of choices.
Dr. Code is considered the leading
Canadian authority on emu oil and its uses.
On July 7th he presented “Emu Oil Use in Medical Care,
Research, & Emu Industry in Canada” during the
”Emu Oil Seminar for Medical Professionals”
held in conjunction with the American Emu Association annual convention.
To learn more about Dr. Bill Code’s
journey and the complementary therapies and nutrition he uses and recommends for
others, please visit his website, Empowering Medical Understanding, http://www.drbillcode.com.
The American Emu Association is a
non-profit trade association representing the emu industry. The emu
industry is an alternative agricultural industry, dominated by the small farmer,
who is devoted to humane and environmentally positive practices that will
produce beneficial products for society. For more information about the
American Emu Association (AEA) or the emu industry visit http://www.aea-emu.org
or call 541-332-0675.