Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 .

NATUROPATHIC  CASE  STUDY: DIABETIC COMPLICATION

M.  has been a diabetic for 10 years and is treated by his specialist. His medications had to be increased and his concerns are the possible serious complications of the condition.

The possible complications are: kidney damage, eye damage, nerve damage such as symptoms of numbness, burning sensation and pain.  There is an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and cardiomyopathy which involves inflammation and deterioration of the cardiac muscle.

It is debilitating, it affects sleep , emotional and mental health.

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS

  • A combination of zinc, magnesium...

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 .

NATUROPATHIC CASE STUDY: HIVES

L., a young man,20 years old, presents with hives with underlying tissue swelling all over his trunk, abdomen, arms and face.

 

DIET:

 

 - To avoid foods that contain histamines or have a histamine-releasing action. This includes egg whites, banana, pickled fish, shellfish, chocolate, wine, cheese, citrus fruits, strawberries and tomatoes for at least 8 weeks.

 - To avoid caffeine, processed foods and additives. It will help to reduce symptoms to a manageable level.

 

Detoxification

 

- Dandelion and nettle tea: to help with detoxification at the start of the elimination...

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 .
NATUROPATHIC CASE STUDY: GOUT

 

Gout is a common form of arthritis that results from deposits of sodium urate crystals, which accumulate in the joints because of high blood levels of uric acid, untreated it leads to attacks of painful joint inflammation.

The most common affected joints are those of the feet, particularly the big toe. Urate crystals are more likely to form in the cooler part than the warmer central part of the body.

 

DETOXIFICATION: It requires good liver, kidney and bowel functions

-     Liver herbal formula with the inclusion of three very specific herbs:

  • Stinging nettle possesses many important...

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 .

 RESEARCH  ON  THE AGEING  BRAIN

For a few cents a day. Vit B 12, vit. B6 and Folic Acid are seen delaying dementia.

A cheap regimen of vitamins in use for decades is seen by scientists as a way to delay the start of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a goal that prescription drugs have failed to achieve.

Now, in the latest of a steady drumbeat of research that suggests diet, exercise and socializing remain patients’ best hope, a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that vitamins B6 and B12 combined with folic acid slowed atrophy of gray matter in brain areas affected by Alzheimer’s...

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