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By ICIM member Terry Chappell, MD:
Follow up from our Nashville meeting
One of the first measures to take if you have prominent allergies is to check for and treat toxins. Yeast toxins are generated when you have an overgrowth in the intestine. A stool culture will help to make the diagnosis.
By ICIM 'End Pain' speaker John Humiston, MD:
Candida migraine headaches
Migraine: The word that headache sufferers fear, the name for the worst kind of headache. While research has had a difficult time finding any clear explanation for the cause of migraines, clinical experience has recently shown that there is a clear migraine — yeast infection or Candida connection.
By ICIM 'End Pain' speaker Derrick Lonsdale, MD:
The 3 circles of health
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale writes, "I was particularly struck by an article in a Canadian magazine by Inge Hanle titled 'Why are Pharmaceutical psycho-drugs mandated- and Orthomolecular Remediation shunned and even outlawed?' She put her finger on it by saying that, 'Health is not the driving engine of healthcare. Money is and money talks. I have failed in laboring against this ignominious fact for years after my eyes were opened to the truth. The fact is, however, that we cannot ever give up.' Then what is the truth?"
Prepare for ICIM lecture on NET at our 'End Pain' conference
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Speaker book of the week by Howard Schubiner, MD
Reversing chronic pain is possible when you understand its underlying cause. Using cutting-edge scientific information, this book explains that most chronic pain is due to learned nerve pathways that can be unlearned by reprogramming the brain. It helps you determine if you have mind-body syndrome and how to resolve your pain with an innovative step-by-step process. The second edition of "Unlearn Your Pain" includes new sections to guide you in doing the emotional work necessary to decrease the effects of stressful events.
Letter from ICIM member Kelly Hassberger, ND:
Licensure for Naturopathic Physicians in Michigan
Dr. Kelly Hassberger writes, "I am writing to request your support for legislation that will allow for licensure of Naturopathic Physicians in the state of Michigan. The Michigan
Association of Naturopathic Physicians introduced House Bill 4152 in 2013, into the House
of Representatives Health Policy Committee. Our current sponsors are Rep. Lisa Lyons and
Rep. Ellen Lipton."
By ICIM member Elizabeth Vaughan, MD:
Detox now and forever
If you weren't able to catch my presentation on detoxification at the Natural Triad Health, Wellness and Green Living Show or if you'd like a refresher to refer back to, here are some links that will help you explore the topic further.
Shared on Facebook by ICIM member Carol Petersen CNP, RPh:
Merck's former doctor predicts Gardasil will become greatest medical scandal of all time
Health Impact News Daily
As we have reported in many previous articles here at Health Impact News, the HPV vaccine has become a huge international controversy, while enjoying widespread mainstream media and medical acceptance here in the United States. Any mainstream media reporter who dares to report on the controversy surrounding Gardasil faces ridicule and a potential loss of their career.
By ICIM member Catherine Waller, MD:
How much do you know about supplements? Questions like which ones, how many and how often usually top the list. If you find yourself confused, overwhelmed or even under informed, don't worry — you're not alone. There's a lot to consider when it comes to choosing, purchasing and using the right supplement to add to your diet.
By ICIM member Joel Bowman, PhD:
Dr. Joel Bowman writes, "Those of you who have been regular readers of this blog know that we've recently been through a winter of discontent and spent some time south of the border. Now that spring has arrived in Michigan, I thought it was time to give my blog a facelift with new header images, a new title and new overarching theme: Embrace Reality."
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Maya Tulum countdown: 261 days until ICIM's Members Retreat
For relaxation, healing or transformation, a massage at our spa is truly a highlight of the Maya Tulum experience.
Simvastatin as a novel therapeutic agent for venous ulcers: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Although the standard treatment for venous ulcers is compression, drugs may be used as adjunctive therapy. Simvastatin has shown potential wound healing properties, however, no studies have investigated its use for venous ulcers. This study assessed the efficacy and safety of simvastatin in venous ulcer healing when combined with standard treatment for ulcers.
International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology
The IAOMT Library is a publicly searchable database of resources related to biological and biocompatible dentistry.
Facebook Friend of the Week: 'End Pain' speaker Professor Brian Peskin
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Practice management: Multimindful multitasking
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Following a lecture by a neuroscientist dispelling the myth of effective multitasking, Dr. Victor S. Sierpina tries to give up the habit for Lent. This article, which was originally published in the Galveston Daily News, is a bit of a departure from earlier research-focused messages. Sierpina's endearingly honest story makes a good point and reminds us to practice mindfulness in a busy, modern world.
Japanese condiment fights highly lethal pancreatic cancer
Green Med Info
A promising new study published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine titled, "Effect of Wasabi Component 6-(Methylsulfinyl)hexyl Isothiocyanate and Derivatives on Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells," reveals the potent Japanese horseradish concoction known as wasabi may help fight highly lethal pancreatic cancer by striking to the very root cause of cancer malignancy and its resistance to conventional treatment.
Chinese herbal remedy as good as methotrexate for treating rheumatoid arthritis
A traditional Chinese herbal remedy used to relieve joint pain and inflammation works as well as methotrexate, a standard drug treatment that is frequently prescribed to control the symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis, reveals research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
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