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 

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TORUS FLOW THERAPY Awaken your LIFE ENERGY & Open the Pineal –Dr. Erin I recently worked with a shaman and had a profound awakening, leading to a collated understanding of all of the tools that have been presented to me over the thirty plus years I have been studying natural medicine. Out of this, a healing 

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Removing Environmental Toxicants

At the 23rd annual AANP conference in 2009, Dr. Erin attended a lecture on which botanical agents have been proven to help clear fat-soluble toxins from the body. Given these are the most problematic chemicals in our environment, contributing to all sorts of illness, see the highlights of that lecture here. Toxins can Reduce Weight 

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Constitution

The notion of “Constitution” represents the core of a person-or the structure of his inner being. In drainage homeopathy (as Guéniot taught it), “constitution” is not a notion that can be diagnosed in daily contact, or through observable behaviors, but rather are traits that only reveal themselves in unusual and unimaginable confrontations with life or 

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Temperament

Balancing the temperament in natural medicine means to balance the social aspects of an individual in order to affect their physical symptom picture. In this regard, natural medical practitioners, such as naturopathic doctors and homeopathic physicians, understand that behavioral problems such as mood and social difficulties are often a reflection of the innate aspects of 

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Diathesis

Diathesis describes a person’s predisposition or tendency. The early homeopaths used another word for this type of classification: miasm. The founder of homeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann, originally described three classic miasms or diatheses: Psoric (SORE-ICK), Sycotic (SIGH-CAH-TICK), and Syphilitic (SI-FA-LI-TIC), known in Europe as Luetic (LOO-E-TIC). Today, we add a fourth that is thought to have developed in the late 19th and early 

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Terrain

From the perspective of natural medicine, the terrain of a human being is made up three things: what is inherited (i.e. what he came with), an individual’s personal history (i.e. nutrition, personal events and intoxifications) and finally, what suppressive medical therapies he has had, such as vaccination, antibiotic therapy or other ongoing drug treatment. This 

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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, that is 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 

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Stress

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 

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Maturation & Supportive Homeopathy

The Maturation of the Child —the ideas behind the Brain Protocol The Brain Protocol is a one-to-four week homeopathic prescription typically prescribed over a three to six month period. ‘The Protocol supports Dr. Gérard Guéniot’s ideas on how children mature.’ He teaches that human development is triggered and supported through various hormonal surges, beginning with 

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