Tuberculinic

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, ten percent of the population had contracted tuberculosis and 40 percent of the population had been exposed to it. The era signified a shift in both human immunological development and spiritual awakening, an awareness of the higher Self. The Tuberculinic diathesis is considered a response to or a…

Syphillitic (Luetic)

The Luetic individual is one who does eliminate, but whose eliminations tend to be destructive. These persons are so chronically full of toxins they tend to suffer from chronic inflammation and chronic infections. Their rhythms are off, they tend towards substance abuse and they respond poorly to most therapies. Historically, Hahnemann described the Syphillitic miasm…

Sycotic

Sycose is the name given to the phenomenon that is created when an individual starts losing their eliminatory capacities. A person who continually overwhelms his body with toxic substances will eventually lose his normal ability to detoxify himself. The sycotic diathesis is an inversion of the psoric diathesis. Most often this occurs without the person…

TerrainTen

The TerrainTen, Dr. Nasha’s Definition These ten arenas are the specific components of one’s terrain that impact mitochondria, and thus metabolic health. Mitochondria? Metabolic? What?  Read on! What’s in your bucket? It is the testing and assessing of the TerrainTen that enables us to have improved outcomes: this approach enables patients to know what and where to focus…

Order A Sauna Through Options and Get a Discount!

Infrared saunas are an effective tool for natural healing and prevention of many ailments. Infrared light has the ability to penetrate human tissue which, in turn produces a host of anti-aging, immune-boosting, detoxifying, and anti-inflammatory health benefits making infrared saunas one of the “hottest” home therapies for overall healthier living. If you want to get…

Gerard Guéniot, F.D.

In Memoriam A significant piece of the education on optionsnaturopathic.com comes directly from the teachings of Dr. Gérard Guéniot. Dr. Guéniot was my mentor; he was a teacher of the finest form, sharing all his knowledge, as much as he could, without ever stopping and without ever withholding information. He taught with passion and with…

The Importance of Breastmilk

By Amelia H. Psmythe Executive Director (Interim), United States Breastfeeding Committee The US DHHS National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign tells us ‘Babies were born to be breastfedi’. Leading health organizations like UNICEFii, the World Health Organizationiii and the American Academy of Pediatricsiv, recommends exclusive breastfeeding for six months, introduction of appropriate solids with continuation of breastmilk…

Diet

Diet is something that MUST be individualized.  There is no single diet that is ideal for everyone.  Our doctors choose from an array of suggestions, leaning heavily on metabolically-focused suggestions, such as ketogenic diets, Mediterranean Ketogenic diets, low-carb diets and paleo. As we dive deeper into an individual’s history, bloodwork and epigenetics, we continually tailor…

Cancer Is Not a WAR & You Are Not a Battlefield!

     The greatest challenge we face as Metabolic-Terrain Practitioners is the same challenge the world as a whole faces: define the effective therapies to address cancer, based on the most recent science about the biology of cancer. Cancer is not a series of random genetic mutations without cause, but rather, it is a metabolic…