When I was in Naturopathic medical school, we were taught to treat the whole person. Today’s standard of cancer care model does a good job of treating the cancer. Unfortunately this takes up most of the oncologist’s time and the rest of the person goes untreated. I completed a rotation at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa Oklahoma (CTCA). In this model we did both, we treated the cancer and the patient. Every patient saw an Oncologist, Nutritionist, Naturopathic Physician, Physic...More
Why do we need Probiotics?
Many people are becoming aware for the need for probiotics. Pro-biotics are the opposite of antibiotics. Whereas anti-biotics kill bacteria, Pro-biotics replenish the good bacteria in your body. 90 + years ago, Nobel laureate Elie Metchnikoff, PhD, a Russian bacteriologist found the link between human longevity and the necessity of maintaining a healthy balance between beneficial and pathological microorganisms (good guys vs bad guys) residing within the human gut. Dr. Metchnikoff believed that...More