At 34 years old, Mike Dancer was stressed out, working long hours and living on cereal and milk. For the first 34 years of his life everything was pretty normal and then one day Mike experienced a devastating shock when he was sitting at his desk at work, he fell off his chair in an epileptic seizure and couldn’t remember a thing about it. From that point on his life changed drastically.
Mike was diagnosed with the ‘dis-ease’ Epilepsy and was offered medications that would ‘make him better’. They didn’t work and instead caused terrible side effects to his sleep patterns giving him insomnia and excessive fatigue. His digestive system became compromised and he couldn’t eat a lot of the foods he had grown up with at his parent’s farm, like dairy, bread, yeast and red meat. His endocrine system was strongly effected and his hormones became unbalanced. These side effects were weighing heavy on Mike and at times he couldn’t remember his own name.
Not wanting to spend his life like this Mike somehow managed to wean himself of all of the epilepsy medications (not something he recommends anyone does without medical supervision!) and used his own modified version of the Ketogenic Diet along with intense bodybuilding to regain his health (more…)