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Hydrotherapy- Part 3

JAMES SENSENIG, ND LETITIA DICK-KRONENBERG, ND, VNMI   This column is transcribed from a weekly live conversation produced by the Naturopathic Medical Institute (NMI). The goal of NMI is to preserve and promote the principles of naturopathic philosophy through clinical application, in your offices and in your communities, every day. This lightly edited transcript (by Emily Kane, […]

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The Gut-Kidney Axis: A Missing Link in the Treatment of the Kidney Patient

QUINN RIVET, ND  Dedicated to my father – Hugh Edmond Rivet  Evolving data over the last 40 years confirm that uremic metabolites generated by a dysbiotic microbiome impair kidney function and establish a bidirectional relationship between the gut and kidney. The altered microbiome and increased concentration of ammonium hydroxide (NH4OH) derived from transported urea into the […]

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Don’t Die Dieting: Minimizing the Risks of Weight Loss

CHRIS D. MELETIS, ND  Weight loss, when indicated, has always been an integral part of metabolic health and a viable defense against cardiovascular disease and diabetes. However, the COVID-era awareness of morbidity and related mortality has brought a hyper-focus to the risk of obesity as also a target for lessening susceptibility to severe illness. For example, a recent study found that […]

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Intestinal Permeability: Remove, Repair, Resolve

MICHELLE MADDUX, ND  Intestinal permeability (IP), colloquially referred to as “leaky gut,” is fundamentally a failure of the body’s inherent mechanisms to maintain separation between the contents of the gut (food, microorganisms, etc) and the rest of the body. The gut barrier is made up of chemical and physical components. The physical barrier consists of […]

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High-Quality Water: Revitalizing the Source

CHERYL KASDORF, ND  The human body requires water to function properly. However, not all water is equivalent. Having high-quality water is essential to human health. But how do we define quality?   Water sources in Nature vary and can often need to be treated or filtered for human consumption. The water available to most people is heavily processed, having been chemicalized, pressurized, and forced to flow in […]

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Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: How Naturopathic Physicians Can Help

ANDREA GRUSZECKI, ND  Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) are a relatively recently described cluster of conditions that can often go overlooked. EGIDs are likely underdiagnosed and rarely recognized, although pathology may be present in as many as 1/20 patients with a history of current or childhood IgE food or inhalant allergy.1,2 Since many patients visit naturopathic doctors seeking relief from gastrointestinal symptoms, it is important to […]

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I3C & DIM: Adjunctive Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients on Tamoxifen

Student Scholarship – Third Place Research Review  MONIKA BHARGAVA, BHSC     PAUL RICHARD SAUNDERS, PHD, ND  In the United States and Canada, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer death in women.1,2 In 2014, it was estimated that in the year 2020, 27 640 Canadians (women and men) would be diagnosed with breast cancer and that 5155 Canadians would die from breast cancer.2 Of these new cases, 99% would be women. Distressingly, it was estimated that about […]

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Neonatal Hypoxic Encephalopathy: Treatment with Hypothermia

JACOB SCHOR, ND, FABNO  In recent years, hypothermia – the lowering of body temperature for therapeutic purposes – has been adopted in neonatal intensive care facilities across the country for the treatment of hypoxia-induced encephalopathy in newborns. In simpler terms, this refers to brain damage from asphyxia, or suffocation, often brought about by the umbilical cord wrapping around the infant’s neck. While use of hypothermia for […]

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Notes from the Field: October, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Notes from the Field: September, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Notes from the Field: August, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Notes From The Field-July, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Living with Schizophrenia

Edited By NODE SMITH, ND From University of Georgia- A person with schizophrenia typically experiences more negative emotions and has more stressors than average. A new study by University of Georgia psychologists revealed a surprising finding that could help those who struggle with the illness: While people with schizophrenia tend to manage low-level negative emotions, […]

Mental Illness from a New Perspective

Edited By NODE SMITH, ND From McGill University- The causes of psychiatric disorders are poorly understood. Now, in work led by researchers at McGill University, there is evidence that a wide range of early onset psychiatric problems (from depression, anxiety and addictions to dyslexia, bulimia, and ADHD) may be largely due to the combination of […]

Repairing Severed Spinal Cord Injuries

Edited By NODE SMITH, ND From Northwestern University- Northwestern University researchers have developed a new injectable therapy that harnesses “dancing molecules” to reverse paralysis and repair tissue after severe spinal cord injuries. In a new study, researchers administered a single injection to tissues surrounding the spinal cords of paralyzed mice. Just four weeks later, the […]

Self-Love Lowers Cardiovascular Disease

Edited By NODE SMITH, ND From University of Pittsburgh- Despite what skeptics say, being kind to oneself is not a New Age fad — and there is research to back it up. Middle-aged women who practiced self-compassion had lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease, irrespective of other traditional risk factors such as high blood pressure, […]

LEADER IN MOLECULAR MEDICINE WANTS NITRIC OXIDE IN THE HANDS OF EVERY PERSON

Today, Dr. Nathan S. Bryan, world-renowned molecular medicine and nitric oxide expert and founder of Pneuma Nitric Oxide, LLC and Bryan Nitriceuticals, LLC, announced a partnership with Berkeley Life Professional, a practitioner-exclusive nitric oxide nutraceutical brand. Dr. Bryan and Berkeley Life Professional share a mission to provide health care practitioners with an exclusive and efficacious […]

More to Drug Relapse than Just the Drug

Edited By NODE SMITH, ND From Elsevier- Why are some individuals able to use recreational drugs in a controlled way, whereas others switch to the compulsive, relapsing drug-seeking and -taking habits that characterize substance use disorder (SUD)? Despite more than six decades of extensive research, the question remains unanswered, hampering the development of targeted prevention […]

Vessel Integrity may Fluctuate with Hormone Status

Edited By NODE SMITH, ND From University of Jyväskylä – Jyväskylän yliopisto- A study conducted at the University of Jyväskylä in the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences measured arterial stiffness in women from wide age range. Increased stiffness is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Age was a strong determinant of arterial stiffness. […]

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Accreditation Nation

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  Naturopathic medical education is a recognized higher-education enterprise that meets the same standards as first-professional doctorate (MD, DO, DC, OD, etc) training. This is true of naturopathic training in both the United States and Canada. We can stand by and stand on our “ND” credential and be proud of it. Those […]

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Mind, Body… and Something: How to Teach Spirituality in a Naturopathic Curriculum?

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  Spirituality has many definitions. But whether it has a common definition or not, many of us in the profession believe the spiritual dimension of a person is an important aspect of health. The vast human experience with this aspect of our nature, as well as the many ways in which it has been described, make it somewhat challenging to present in […]

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What Do Students Need? Findings from the AANMC’s 2020 Survey

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  Naturopathic medical school – an accredited first-professional program that prepares a student for entry into a profession – has a pretty clear mandate. Accreditation agencies at the regional/provincial or programmatic level (the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education) set the tone for what a program should strive for. Entry-to-practice examinations, such as the […]

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A Million Vacations: Increasing Resilience in Naturopathic Medical Students

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  You can only drive down Main Street so many times… And a million vacations is what you’ve got in mind. (Max Webster, a Canadian rock band)   Nobody ever said medical school would be easy, but I’ve observed that all first-year students face a fundamental challenge, or even feel overwhelmed, by naturopathic medical school. In 24 years of naturopathic education, from […]

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AllergoSan USA Sponsors Institute for Natural Medicine Residency Consortium

PORT CHESTER, NY August 16, 2021: AllergoSan USA, home of Omni-Biotic probioticbrands, today announced their sponsorship of the Institute for Natural Medicine ResidencyConsortium (IRC). In partnership with schools of naturopathic medicine and leadingnaturopathic clinics in the United States, the IRC provides a much needed and sustainablemodel for a more formal and uniform naturopathic residency experience. […]

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