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ICIM member John Parks Trowbridge, MD remembers James Puckette Carter, MD, DrPH, MS
Dr. John Parks Trowbridge writes, "When you've been a part of integrative medicine's history for over 30 years, it's sobering to look back and recall when you first started. I looked up to docs who had been doing chelation and such for five or eight years and thought that they had more experience than anyone. Now I'm one of the gray-beards and I am saddened to take this opportunity to acknowledge the passing of one of my mentors for most of those years of my learning, Jim Carter."
The history of restless leg syndrome
Look for ICIM member Jeannette Soriano, MD's lecture on restless leg syndrome in Nashville.
Until very recently, RLS was not clinically recognized as a disease or condition even though it was actually first identified in the 1600s.
By ICIM Nashville speaker Jeffrey Bradstreet, MD:
Stem cells and autism: 1 year later
Dr. Jeffrey Bradstreet, "Stem cells remain and unproven enticing options for autism spectrum disorders and other conditions. Regardless of your view of the science or lack thereof, stem cell therapies are being widely practiced around the world. I first wrote about stem cells and autism for this journal one year ago. With what I have since learned, looking back at what I wrote then reinforces that my thinking about stem cell therapies was reasonable."
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Speaker book of the week: Tom Levy, MD
Ground breaking work in the field of magnetic health. One of the most scientifically based and carefully written magnet therapy books from years of magnetic health research with specific therapy protocols for 170 health conditions. The protocols are exact, scientifically based and are illustrated throughout the book. In addition, new and important information concerning the dangers of improper use of magnetism is also included.
Toxicity in built spaces
Indoor contaminants may be responsible for half of all illnesses. In this unique lecture a physician and a building contractor join forces for a comprehensive look at sick house syndrome.
Toxic mold syndrome by Kalpana Patel, MD from ICIM Buffalo meeting 'Infections'
Prepare for “Toxicity in Build Spaces.”
Tweeted by ICIM member Kelly Hassberger, ND:
11 graphs that show everything that is wrong with the modern diet
The modern diet is the main reason why people all over the world are fatter and sicker than ever before. Everywhere modern processed foods go, chronic diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease soon follow. Here are 11 graphs that show everything that is wrong with the modern diet.
By ICIM member Cathie Ann Lippman, MD:
See if you still want to eat meat out after reading this
Consider the problems created just by the antibiotics. Most of the antibiotics used nowadays are given to feedstock. The effect of this is the increasing resistance of bacteria to the antibiotics. As a result, we humans are threatened with virulent bacterial infections that we won't be able to treat allopathically because the bacteria are now resistant to our common treatments.
By ICIM member Terry Chappell, MD:
A cheap and easy way to reduce your risk for vascular disease
Drink more water. Increased water consumption might optimize blood viscosity, reduce gum disease, improve cardiac muscle efficiency, lower cholesterol and improve kidney function. A useful guideline is half your weight in ounces per day, although you might not need that much to see a noticeable benefit.
By ICIM member Robert Rowen, MD:
Prolozone rescues woman — Part 2
Follow up of horrible facial pain in woman actually arising from her neck. Extremely emotional state secondary to severe pain, which is dramatically improved nearly instantly.
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.
Healing with language: Reestablishing rapport
Everyone knows it is not possible to always be on the same page with another, even those with whom we live and work and have significant emotional connection. Maintaining rapport during the communication process with patients and clients can make the difference between success and failure, for you and for them.
In tribute: Steven G. Ayre, MD
Remembering Steven Ayer's passing this year: He was instrumental in bringing IPT therapy to the U.S. and training doctors around the world.
Published by ICIM member Jonathan Collin, MD:
Maverick cancer researcher questions the origin of cancer
The Townsend Letter
According to Boston College professor and cancer research scientist Thomas Seyfried, the very origin of cancer is in dispute. His recently published book "Cancer as a Metabolic Disease" is having a dramatic impact on the field of integrative oncology.
Corporate sponsor spotlight: Holy Crap
We got so many clicks on our recipe for Holy Crap Cereal that we thought you might want to learn more about it. We're giving out free samples in Nashville.
Facebook Friend of the Week — plus she's on our Nashville Program Committee — Paige Adams, FNP
The Center for Proactive Medicine is an integrative and functional medical clinic that focuses on you, the patient. Together, we will develop an individualized approach to your healthcare. The care you receive will be unparalleled.
Practice management: Choose yourself — Part 1
James Altucher, author of Choose Yourself, provides a compelling argument for cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit within us and striking out on one's own career path in order to live a fulfilling and prosperous life.
How to avoid the prostate grabbers
Tahoma Clinic Blog
Dr. John Sherman highlights how to avoid what he calls "prostate grabbers."
Global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it
Mike Adams writes, "Based on what I am seeing via atomic spectroscopy analysis of all the dietary substances people are consuming on a daily basis, I must now announce that the battle for humanity is nearly lost. The food supply appears to be intentionally designed to end human life rather than nourish it."
HRT cuts risk of repeat knee, hip replacement surgery by 40 percent
Hormone replacement therapy taken regularly for six months after a knee or hip replacement seems to cut the risk of repeat surgery by around 40 percent, indicates a large population based study published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors, antacids can cause vitamin B12 deficiency
Acid reflux is an extremely common health problem, affecting as many as 50 percent of Americans. Other terms used for this condition are gastroesophageal reflux disease or peptic ulcer disease. Symptoms of acid reflux — or GERD — include heartburn, wheezing, tightness in your throat or a feeling that food is stuck in your throat. Typically, acid reflux is believed to be caused by excessive stomach acid production. However, this "conventional wisdom" has been shown to be incorrect and widely used drugs to treat acid reflux may take an unsuspected toll on your health.
ICIM Scrapbook: Comments on our Advanced Metal Toxicology Course April 6-7, 2011
Catch up on the comments left after our April 6-7, 2011 Advanced Metal Toxicology Course.
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