Holly Ladd Beat Scleroderma and Became a Health Coach

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ABOUT holly ladd

Holly Ladd is a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach and a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach who has her own healing story from scleroderma. Holly believes her autoimmune set up was a combination of heavy air pollution, growing up in LA in the 1970s; then experiencing the stress of career mismatch; and finally having a mercury filling removed by a conventional dentist. Once she started experiencing severe symptoms of skin hardening, pain, and stiffness, she sought solutions. Fortunately, she found Dr. Mark Hyman’s book, The UltraMind Solution and thus began her journey to Dr. Hyman’s office began an unrelenting quest to uncover her root causes and address them head on…


“Once you have hope you can get through anything.”

What's Inside:

01:08 Holly’s childhood was fine until she moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s and was exposed to the city’s worst air pollution

04:00 Everything was fine until she turned 45 when fatigue, brain fog, and aching hands set in 

07:53 A rheumatologist pronounces, “You have scleroderma.” 

09:09 What is scleroderma? 

10:28 The fortuitous timing of finding Mark Hyman’s book, The UltraMind Solution, which put Holly on the healing path

13:30 Holly went straight to the source: Dr. Hyman’s UltraWellness Center 

18:33 Holly root causes and how she addressed them

22:57 How Holly’s character strength of self-regulation helps her persevere

24:05 The root cause that triggered the Scleroderma

25:40 Holly’s symptoms unwind slowly but surely

28:20 Holly adds healthy habits

30:29 The stress of a career mismatch

35:23 The relatively low cost of autoimmune reversal vs the high cost of autoimmune disease management


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