FORGET COSTCO! DON’T SWEAT the SHORTAGES! consider FASTING, instead! If you feel you are coming down with an acute illness, such as a cold, flu, sore throat, etc., you may want to consider fasting. Nature knows best, with fasting as one of the best therapies to keep your immune system in optimal shape. Fasting can also
A homeopathic repertory is a tool to match symptoms with the remedies that have been shown to correct particular problems. This list here is meant to be cross-referenced with the “Ultimate Homeopathic First Aid Remedy List” to find the most appropriate remedy(s) for each problem. Be sure to read both, in order to find the remedy or
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
We are in full swing of Fall with pumpkins, changing leaves, and unfortunately allergies galore. Although not as famous as their counterpart Spring Allergies, allergies in the Fall months are on the rise and so many people are suffering this season from those sniffles. Like Spring there is a transition that happens in Autumn with
Natural Family Planning & FemCap reported to be just as effective as conventional anti-contraceptive options with less side effects. With all of the technology out these days it was only a matter of time before smartphone apps came out not only for marking a woman’s period but also when she is most fertile for appropriate
Although pain is uncomfortable and undesirable, pain is a safety signal that assists in preserving the body’s integrity. Pain does not always equal harm and can be good to signal the approach of the body’s limitation with a particular motion. It is a complex, changeable, and reversible process; the body can be retrained so that
More than half of all people in the United States go to the doctor with complaints of pain; be it from acute injury, chronic overuse, or both. At Options Naturopathic, we offer several potent in-office treatments to address both pain and worsening mobility including Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS), and Therapeutic
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.
Worried about contracting the flu? Every winter, this topic rightfully attracts a lot of media and public attention. Let’s look at Options Naturopathic Clinic’s approach to addressing the flu. Should I worry about getting the flu? What is most specific to prevent and treat acute viral illness? What can I do to boost my Immunity?
A fever is one of the first elements of immune defense. When an individual has a fever, he is triggering his immune defense. So a fever is not a disease, but an indication that the individual is defending himself. If the child is under 7 years old when the fever appears, he is building his