April 2010 | Autoimmune/ Allergy Medicine
Sociological Effectson Autoimmune Disease: An anthropological perspective
Emily Chan, ND
Describes how musical, physical and emotional factors play a key role in encouraging a proactive treatment regimen for patients.
Treating Allergies and Autoimmunity in Children: A Gastrointestinal-Based Approach
Kären van der Veer, ND
The author feels that in both allergies and autoimmunity the body is overwhelmed by a combination of environmental, toxic and/or antigenic load and thus begins to express pathological symptoms. Treatment focuses on healing the gut.
Laughter and Allergies: The Work of Hajime Kimata
Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
Discusses research demonstrating the use of humor as treatment for allergic responses.
Kirsten West, ND
Offers third-year students insights into seeking a naturopathic residency: why, how, when and more.
Naturopathic News – Message From the President
Carl Hangee-Bauer, ND, LAc
A rotating column from the presidents of naturopathic medical colleges and other organizations.
Similar Thought – A Very Moldy Story
Joe Kellerstein, DC, ND
A case of a 25-year-old woman presenting with breathing difficulty, coughing, asthma, throat irritation and more, all while living in an apartment with a severe mold problem.
Botanical Insights – Autoimmune Conditions and Herbal Medicine
Robin DiPasquale, ND, RH(AHG)
Offers a bevy of herbs that help eliminate toxins and modulate inflammation.
Nature Cure Clinical Pearls – The Art of Natural Sleep: Part 2 of 2
Sussanna Czeranko, ND
Takes a look back at remedies recommended by nature cure doctors for insomnia.
Education – Research in ND Land: Myths and Possibilities in a Brave New World
David Schleich, PhD
Part 2 of 2 continues last month’s discussion about medical literature and addresses the misconception of biomedical research.
Medical Resources for NDs
Stacie Deyglio, ND
A review of current publications for the naturopathic industry.