Comprehensive Approach to Building Resiliency: Support for Viral Illness

Naturopathic medicine has many therapies for the ‘cytokine release syndrome’ or ‘cytokine storm’ driving the respiratory failure mentioned in our Microbes and the Terrain article.  The release of these immunological molecules is the aberrant immunity on overdrive (again, related to the toxicants, but classical medicine rarely considers this). Autoimmunity, or self-directed immune assaults, didn’t exist…

The 90-minute Homeopathic Cure

Erin Holston Singh, ND Allow me to relay a brief miraculous resolution of a sick kid.  I’m at privilege to detail this story as he happens to be my 8-year old son.  Adan woke up yesterday morning at 5am and came to my husband’s bedside complaining of an earache.  When he got up to leave…

Childhood Illnesses and Antibiotic Usage

From a naturopathic and homeopathic perspective, childhood illness is an important part of an individual’s physical and psychological development. The illness reinforces the child’s sense of his or her own boundaries, invigorates the immune system and makes it more efficient. Evidence of this lies in the growth spurts and developmental changes parents often report following…

Fever and Acetaminophen Use

What You Should Know About Fever and Acetaminophen Use Many parents find it difficult to refrain from giving their children Tylenol (acetaminophen/paracetamol) or some other type of children’s over-the-counter analgesic medication such as Ibuprofen (NSAID) when they see their child acutely ill. We suggest a parent hold back for a multitude of reasons.  Originally we…

Mucococcinum

FLU VACCINES and COLD and FLU PREVENTION: Mucococcinum Views expressed herein are my opinions based on study and experience We suggest that you do as much as possible to prepare for the oncoming cold and flu season. Flu vaccinations are not a safe, viable or even effective solution to cold and flu prevention. Using homeopathics…

Acute Illness

What to Do in Case of Acute Illness Should you develop an acute illness, you can refer to the chart of Unda Drainage Compounds for support. These compounds can be used with single homeopathic remedies you may choose for specific symptoms, or with those that Dr. Erin might suggest if you choose to consult with her.…

Doctor Erin’s take on acute, contagious diseases

Acute VIRAL Illness- and the Coronavirus At Options Naturopathic, we espouse reinforcing our NATURAL immunity to reduce susceptibility for any contractible disease. We not only trust in this methodology of protection and creation of optimal health, we are certain this is the best avenue for both ourselves, others and Mother Earth. We have seen this…

Stress & Self-talk

Stress can really be viewed as a dual entity-that which is created by my physical environment, and that which is created by my emotional state or temperament. The physical stress includes those toxic aggressors that I encounter in this world: the poor nutrition, the heavy metals, the tobacco smoke or the chemical toxins in my…

A Deep Dive into The Brain Protocol

The Brain Protocol is the name given to the specific series of homeopathic remedies, developed by Dr. Gérard Guéniot and his colleagues used to reinforce the normal maturation of the human being. It is used in both children and adults in cases where development has been disrupted or is at risk of being blocked from a current…