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Natural alternatives for the treatment of pain and inflammation

May 18, 2014

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Natural alternatives for the treatment of pain and inflammation by Dr. Jeni Keilty —  On September 30, 2004, Vioxx was removed from the market after a study revealed links to heart attacks, strokes, blood clots and cardiovascular injuries. Vioxx, a COX-2 inhibitor nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), has been used by millions of people worldwide to […]

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Which natural/integrative treatments are for you? Part I

February 21, 2014

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  by Dr. Anna Nordin —  A good physician will take a thorough medical history and physical examination, and perform both integrative and allopathic diagnostic tests to reach a diagnosis for his patients. Ideally, the doctor will discuss the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual contributing factors and the effects of the diagnosis. He should then […]

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Using words as medicine

February 19, 2014

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  by Jill Mattson —  Today we are aware that words enable us to communicate, each having a symbolic meaning. But in ancient times, a secret was known about language — words contain vibratory energy within each sound packet. To unlearn ordinary methods of speaking with symbolic words, the Pythagorean school required initiates (students) to […]

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Still Not Well?

January 16, 2014

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Thousands of people consult a dozen or more doctors, naturopaths, chiropractors and other health practitioners, looking for answers to their health problems. Some consult brand-name medical centers, such as the Mayo Clinic, while others try every holistic therapy imaginable, from herbs and acupuncture to massage, bodywork and more. Many tests […]

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Frequency Specific Microcurrent — a new treatment for macular degeneration

January 10, 2014

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by Dr. Edward C. Kondrot —  Microcurrent has been used for the past eight years to help improve the vision of people suffering from macular degeneration. The benefit is threefold, in that it increases circulation to the eye, stimulates the retinal cell function and, possibly, regenerates cells. The effects of using 10 to 500 microamps […]

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Electrodermal screening gives your body a voice

December 25, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  More and more, we are seeing a drastic increase in symptoms and disease; yet for many people, getting a proper diagnosis can be very difficult. Going the conventional medical route leaves many patients with prescriptions to suppress symptoms or referrals to other doctors, when diagnoses are elusive. However, trying to […]

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Elderberries make flu shots look ridiculous

November 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Elderberry is found growing wild in North America, Europe, northern Africa and western Asia, and has been used throughout history to deter the influenza virus. In fact, in 1995, an entire influenza epidemic was prevented in Panama utilizing an elderberry treatment. In 2005, researchers in London studied black elderberry and […]

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Colds and flu season

November 13, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  With flu season here, alternative treatments are your best options. Many conventional flu medicines are not effective in treating the flu and colds. The Centers for Disease Control released a study stating that the flu vaccine appears to be only 62 percent effective, and at what price? First of all, […]

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Holistic health and hypnotherapy

October 31, 2013

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by Sara L. Payne —  A holistic approach to optimal health would not be complete if we did not recognize the role our habitual thought patterns and beliefs play in our lives. We are indeed creatures of habit, and often continue to unconsciously indulge in self-sabotaging thoughts, affirmations and behavior patterns which can lead to […]

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Fed and still starving

October 30, 2013

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by Victoria Bowmann, Ph.D. —  We are a nation of over-eaters, more so than any other in the world. In fact, Americans lead the world in heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Why do we eat and eat and still overeat? The paradoxical answer is that we are starved for nutrition. Consider this startling fact: it […]

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When nature bites

September 29, 2013

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by Dannette Hunnel, HMA —  This summer and fall, many hikers, campers, joggers and even swimmers will encounter some sort of bite or sting. A simple, lightweight homeopathic kit can, in most cases, alleviate the discomfort and swelling associated with these little annoyances. Homeopathic remedies are portable, effective, inexpensive and readily available. The following list […]

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Homeopaths connect with nature

September 10, 2013

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by Dannette Hunnel —  Homeopaths do not claim to know what you need; rather, they allow you to tell them. As phraseology is so often descriptive of emotions, the homeopath listens to phrases and keywords in the patient’s everyday vocabulary. Think of the phrase “I felt like I would explode,” or “I feel empty inside.” […]

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Make the most of the present with Honeysuckle

August 30, 2013

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by Linda Crider —  As a physician, Dr. Edward Bach was always mindful of the emotional well-being of his patients. He recognized the importance of living each day joyfully cherishing what every moment has to offer. When he assembled his 38 flower essence healing system, he included remedies that would assist those who dwell too […]

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