December 2007 | Infections

Tolle Totem
Lyme Disease as the New “Great Imitator:” Neurological and other non-arthritic cases (Shandor Weiss, ND)

Tolle Causam
Treating MRSA: History and a case study (Jacob Schor, ND)

Primum Non Nocere
Toxoplasma gondii: A Mind/Body Parasite? (Kurt Beil, ND, LAc): Could the “crazy cat lady” stereotype – people who seem mentally unstable and own vast numbers of cats – be harboring a T. gondii infection?

Vis Medicatrix Naturae
Using Blood Chemistry to Screen
for Infections (Dicken Weatherby, ND): What to look for in a white blood cell count, including analyzing neutrophil, band, lymphocyte
and monocyte readings.

Viral Infections of the Skin (Juliette Soihl, ND): Effective treatment protocols for Human Papillomaviruses, Human Herpesviruses and Varicella-Zoster Virus.

Moving Beyond the Mind (Cheryl A. Kasdorf, ND): The Ashayas’ Ascension can help take patients beyond a virus or other illness and into the silence of well-being.

Naturopathic Perspective
Influenza Virus, Vaccination and Naturopathic Practice (Hal Brown, BA, DC, ND, RAc): The ethical responsibility of NDs to assist patients in making their own decisions, without influence of the opinions or biases of the ND, and to continue care
no matter the patients’ choice.

Docere
FDA’s New GMPs Will Not Ensure
Quality Products (Rick Liva, RPh, ND): A discussion of the purpose of the FDA’s new
Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices and a few confusing issues that may make the rules difficult to enforce.

Naturopathic News
Association Spotlight: NHAND: A rotating column highlighting ND organizations and
licensure efforts.

What’s Happening in the Naturopathic Medical Community

Botanical Insights
Botanical Medicines for Colds and Flus (Eric Yarnell, ND and Lauren Russel, ND) Many botanical medicines exist that have wonderful healing properties for use during cold and flu season, yet are relatively unknown.

Similar Thought
Homeopathy in Microbial Illness (Joe Kellerstein, DC, ND): Two cases of infectious pathologies successfully resolved with homeopathic medicine.

Education
What is “Governance”… and Why Do Our Naturopathic Programs and Colleges
Need Some? (David Schleich, PhD): A continuing series.

Medical Resources for NDs (Stacie Deyglio, ND): A review of current publications for the naturopathic industry.

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