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Author & Health Coach Amie Valpone on her 10 Year Battle with Candida, SIBO, Edema, C. diff, Lyme, PCOS and more - The WellBe Podcast with Adrienne Nolan-Smith (getwellbe) The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

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Imagine gaining 40 pounds through the course of a single day. For Amie Valpone, a case of edema— swelling caused by excessive fluid trapped in the body’s tissues — started her on a medical journey that took 10 years to resolve. Amie went to top hospitals and doctors to try to figure out what was causing her legs to swell, but no one could pinpoint and resolve the issue. On top of that, her body would become inflamed when she ate and she was put on multiple antibiotics for a small intestinal bacterial overgrowth SIBO and candida.

Then, in 2011, she contracted C.diff (a bacterium that’s common in people who take antibiotics over a long period of time) and was given 24 hours to live. From that point on, Valpone vowed to dedicate her life to helping others find the cause of their disease and use integrative medicine to heal. Valpone tells WellBe they found everything from mold to heavy metals to leaky gut to polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS and a handful of other diagnoses, including Lyme. 

Now a holistic health coach, Amie also puts on her expert hat and talks with Adrienne about why detoxing and going on a juice cleanse aren’t the same thing, how insurance fits into a holistic approach to wellness, how to eat healthy in restaurants and what to look out for, and why she won't go near a salad bar. 
After you listen, don’t forget to scroll down and leave us a review, it helps others to find us so we can grow! Thank you in advance!

You can also watch the video version of this interview here and let us know what you think in the comments! While you're there, of course, subscribe to our newsletter so you get all of our latest content when it drops and special offers and announcements we don't share anywhere else. https://getwellbe.com/inspiration/amie-valpone-eating-healthy-at-restaurants 
xx Adrienne & Team WellBe
p.s. Want to hang with us daily? Find us on Instagram www.instagram.com/getwellbe 

Imagine gaining 40 pounds through the course of a single day. For Amie Valpone, a case of edema— swelling caused by excessive fluid trapped in the body’s tissues — started her on a medical journey that took 10 years to resolve. Amie went to top hospitals and doctors to try to figure out what was causing her legs to swell, but no one could pinpoint and resolve the issue. On top of that, her body would become inflamed when she ate and she was put on multiple antibiotics for a small intestinal bacterial overgrowth SIBO and candida.

Then, in 2011, she contracted C.diff (a bacterium that’s common in people who take antibiotics over a long period of time) and was given 24 hours to live. From that point on, Valpone vowed to dedicate her life to helping others find the cause of their disease and use integrative medicine to heal. Valpone tells WellBe they found everything from mold to heavy metals to leaky gut to polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS and a handful of other diagnoses, including Lyme. 

Now a holistic health coach, Amie also puts on her expert hat and talks with Adrienne about why detoxing and going on a juice cleanse aren’t the same thing, how insurance fits into a holistic approach to wellness, how to eat healthy in restaurants and what to look out for, and why she won't go near a salad bar. 
After you listen, don’t forget to scroll down and leave us a review, it helps others to find us so we can grow! Thank you in advance!

You can also watch the video version of this interview here and let us know what you think in the comments! While you're there, of course, subscribe to our newsletter so you get all of our latest content when it drops and special offers and announcements we don't share anywhere else. https://getwellbe.com/inspiration/amie-valpone-eating-healthy-at-restaurants 
xx Adrienne & Team WellBe
p.s. Want to hang with us daily? Find us on Instagram www.instagram.com/getwellbe 

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