January 2010 | Gastrointestinal
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Mona Morstein, ND
Provides recent statistics about NAFLD, along with etiological risk factors, signs and symptoms, and overall diagnosis and treatment options.
Raw Oats for Gastrointestinal Health
Jeff Clark, ND
Explains how use of raw oats can benefit patients suffering from ailments related to Candida species.
Tumor Mass vs. Spirit: Body and mind
Heidi Kussmann-Armstrong, ND
The author reviews a case history that causes her to reflect on the question, “What if living and dying are the necessary elements of healing?”
A Lesson on the Importance of a Comprehensive GI Intake
Steven A. Bailey, ND
A naturopathic physician successfully treats a 15-year-old boy from the Czech Republic with idiopathic GI pain.
Probiotics and Gastrointestinal Health
Sue Plummer, PhD; Iveta Garaiova, PhD; Marija Pevac-Djukic, MD(Serbia), ND
The authors discuss the important role of the gut microbiota in nutrition and metabolism, regulation of immune function, and protection.
Vis Medicatrix Naturae – El Curandero: The one who cures
Hanna Ian, NMD, MS
A colleague reminisces about her travels to the Yucatán where she and her public health students learn from the village curandero about indigenous medicinal plants, the nature of the soul, the crisis of the spirit, and the magic that surrounds us.
Docere – Optimization of Cellular Environment: The key factor to health
Darrel S.C.S. Misak, ND, RPh
Proposes that diet and nutrition are only a piece of the puzzle when it comes to cellular optimization.
Naturopathic News – Message From the President
James F. Winterstein, DC; Fraser Smith, ND
A rotating column from the presidents of naturopathic medical colleges.
What’s Happening in the Naturopathic Medical Community
Similar Thought – No Time to Waste
Joe Kellerstein, DC, ND
Our homeopathy contributing editor and columnist responds to a thought-provoking question from a student.
Botanical Insights – Abdominal Migraines: What are they really?
Robin DiPasquale, ND, RH(AHG)
Diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of abdominal migraines.
Nature Cure Clinical Pearls – Constipation: A symptom of toxemia
Sussanna Czeranko, ND
Education – A Baker’s Dozen by 2025: We can do this. We have to do this
David Schleich, PhD
Part 2 of 2.