Dietary Testing

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…

Comprehensive Approach to Building Resiliency: Support for Viral Illness

Naturopathic Support for Viral Illness & Cytokine Storms Naturopathic medicine has many suggestions 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,…

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…

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. These remedies will facilitate the drainage or detoxification…