October 2013 | Cardiology/ Pulmonology/ Opthalmology

oct13.pdf_1_thumbManaging Essential Hypertension A Review of Evidence-Based Strategies………………………>> cover
Elaine Lewis, HBSC, ND
Monique Aucoin, BMSC, ND
Kieran Cooley, BSC, ND, MCS, CAND


Diabetic Retinopathy A Realistic Look at Treatment Options……………………………>> bottom of cover
Alan Kadish, NMD, ABAAM, CCT


Common Arrhythmias Encountered in Primary Practice: A Naturopathic Perspective………………>>9
Emily Kane, ND, LAc
Dr Kane shares a variety of naturopathic protocols for atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias.


The Death of the HDL Hypothesis?……………….>>13
Jeremy Mikolai, ND
Inconsistencies across studies have cast doubt on HDL-C as a therapeutic target, though this perspective may be premature.


Generalist vs Specialist?…………………>>14
Alan Christianson, NMD
Is specializing in our profession a bad idea? – Dr Christianson clears up some misconceptions.


Don’t Put the Heart in a Box: A “Neuro-Endo-Immune” Approach to Heart Health……………………………….>>16
Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA
A case study of a patient with a history of heart attacks and stents illustrates the power of a multi-pronged approach to cardiac health.


Blown Away……………………………………>>20
Joseph Kellerstein, DC, ND
By simply focusing on the chief complaint in a man with unusual character traits, a rare remedy comes into view.


Lobelia’s Mechanisms of Action on the Pulmonary System: A Modern Look at a Classic Lung Herb……………………>>24
Jillian Stansbury, ND
Dr Stansbury describes Lobelia’s effects on pulmonary function and smoking/amphetamine addiction, and offers formulas for some common respiratory ailments.


Ablutions and Affusions………………….>>26
Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE
Knowing when to wash the body using friction and when to pour water onto the body from a vessel can make all the difference, in terms of outcome.


Medical Resources for NDs…………….>>19
Stacie Deyglio, ND
Dr Deyglio reviews a useful publication for both naturopathic students and physicians. Naturopathic Esperanto: The Recent International Congress


on Naturopathic Medicine………………>>30
David J. Schleich, PhD
Naturopathic physicians from around the globe find common ground as they discuss a wide variety of trends in the industry.
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