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. A fundamental message from 

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The Six Homeostatic Systems

Basic Supplementation: “Doctor! How do I know what to take? Self-Cure = Self-Regulation = Homeostasis “What functions properly and what does the organism need?” If you are out of balance, or have multiple health problems, you must first correct your diet and your capacity to eliminate, which is what drainage is all about: intervening on lifestyle. After 

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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 

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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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