Author Archives: Ian Whitcomb

Alcoholism and Cirrhosis Almost Killed Me. Here’s 4 Survival Strategies That Keep Me Alive.

I am an alcoholic. I’ve lived a blessed life, but I often found comfort and release from even trivial problems by self-medicating with alcohol. After struggling with alcoholism for many years, I nearly died at age 30 from advanced-stage Cirrhosis. Since then, I developed my own diet to restore my liver health and heal my body! Beyond my new diet, I’ve had to learn to adapt to my new life and f

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Diet for Cirrhosis: My 3-Day Healing Meal Plan for Liver Disease

By Ian Whitcomb

I was diagnosed with advanced-stage Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease) at 30 years old. After trips in and out of the hospital, and upon the suggestion of my doctor, I studied the Renal Diet, and found that a modified version was the best diet for my own healing. The Renal diet emphasizes limiting fluids, eating a low-protein diet, limiting salt, potassium, phosphorous, and other electrolytes, an

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A Cirrhosis Survivor’s Guide: 9 Indispensable Diet Tips for Healing My Liver

By Ian Whitcomb

After struggling with alcoholism for many years, I was diagnosed with advanced-stage Cirrhosis at 30 years old and almost died (read my story). When I finally got out of my coma and left the hospital, I knew I had to drastically change my diet and lifestyle. I worked with my doctors, who suggested I create a modified version of a Renal Diet in order to restore the health of my liver. This new diet

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At 30, Cirrhosis Brought Me to the Brink of Death. How I Fought My Way Back to Health

By Ian Whitcomb

I am an alcoholic, and would first like to confirm to all reading this that people like me suffer from a very misunderstood disease. I have had a very blessed life, but I found comfort and release from even trivial problems by self-medicating with alcohol. Alcoholics come from all religions, cultures and tax brackets, and perhaps the most common ailment resulting from alcohol abuse is Cirrhosis.

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