Simone Cohn holds a health science degree with a focus on therapeutic body works, massage and reflexology for women. She had this practice for 13 years, happily working as her own boss which allowed her to work around two small kids. Her practice would soon change, not because of her goals, but due to a pivotal point in her health.
She felt pain all over her body for years and thought not much of it aside from something that comes with the job. She likes to give her all to her customers, so she thought perhaps the pain was a side-effect. It wasn’t until late in 2013 when she decided she’s had enough and realized the pain she felt wasn’t normal and was no way connected to her job. She would be later diagnosed with fibromyalgia which prompted her to give up her practice. This wouldn’t stop her, though, as she would later become one of the best Fibromyalgia coaches in the U.S.
Today, Simone shares her life journey, how she applies her methods of treatment in the fibro community, and her thoughts on why the medical industry prefers to treat fibro with things that can’t cure it.
“You have to cover all grounds of the pain, you have to cover the emotional and physical side of fibromyalgia.” Simone Cohn
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The medical profession decided anti-depressants and painkillers were the way to deal with fibromyalgia. The truth is, there is a better and holistic approach to this kind of body problem.
- There are two aspects to having fibromyalgia: emotional and physical.
- Simone’s techniques are unique per person, but she uses the same formula.
- Having experienced fibro herself, she understands that while nutrition is a necessity in treating the disease, many people can’t be bothered to cook a fresh meal.
- Her program strongly promotes mild exercise, but nothing like lifting or gymnastics.
- She’s a staunch promoter of the ketogenic diet, which she describes as the way forward with her clients. She says people’s addiction to carbs ? particularly sugar ? is the most common reason why people get sick.
- Carbs cause more gallbladder problems in the long run than fat. If you don’t have a gallbladder, you need ox bile or other digestive enzymes to help your body process nutrients.
- The fibro community needs to heal their gut better. Getting proper sleep is another important aspect of
- It doesn’t matter how many books you read about fibromyalgia, if you expect just reading about the disease is going to help you make it better, it won’t.
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