#424  -    November 2018

#424 - November 2018

November 2018

Letter from the Publisher

by Jonathan Collin, MD

The Coffee Recommended for People with Chemical Sensitivities 

Steven Helschien, DC 
Most commercial coffees contain chemicals, molds, and mycotoxins that compromise the health benefits of this superfood. This article offers an alternative.

Dr. Reimar Banis
Long-held emotional conflicts and trauma eventually produce energy blockages. Psychosomatic Energetics acts to dissolve the blockages, freeing energetic obstacles and releasing energy for healing.

Cellular and Mitochondrial Support in the Fatigued Patient

Paul S. Anderson, NMD 
Nutrient-based support for oxidation-reduction reactions and for mitochondrial function can aid cellular balance and help patients recover from fatigue.

New Hope for Alzheimer's Disease, Part 2: Understanding Folate, B12,
and Homocysteine

James Greenblatt, MD
Part 1 discussed the use of lithium to protect against neuropathological deterioration. This article looks at altering two modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer's disease – decreasing homocysteine and increasing B vitamins.

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD
A recognized expert on fibromyalgia and related conditions discusses medications and natural options for treating sleep problems and pain.

Drug Addiction, Pain Control, and Cure

Reagan Houston
High doses of vitamin C can relieve pain and is useful in treating drug addiction, as it attaches to the same receptors on cells as opiates/narcotics.

Application of the Restoration Model in Today's Medical Practice 

Jean-Ronel Corbier, MD, and Paul Corbier, MD
This follow-up to a December 2017 article outlines tools used in this wholistic, individualized approach to healing and restoration.

Julia Ross
For over 30 years, Julia Ross has pioneered the use of nutritional therapies to treat mood disorders, eating disorders, and addiction. Individualized amino acid therapy addressing five possible targets of addictive foods allows people to regain control over the craving and make healthful food choices. This article draws on information from her latest book, The Craving Cure.

Underappreciated Risks in Pain Management 

Robert Gorter, MD, PhD
Pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter analgesics used to treat pain have adverse health effects that often create the need for more drugs with their own side effects. Cannabis provides a safe alternative or complement, resulting in reduced opioid use.

Robert Gorter, MD, PhD
Cannabis contains multiple components that produce pain relief. Used alone or in combination with opioids, less opioids are needed for pain relief, reducing the risk of side effects, addiction, and overdose.

Endocannabinoids, Phytocannabinoids, Palmitoylethanolamide and Their Fascinating Role in Pain Management 

Chris D. Meletis, ND, and Kimberly Wilkes
Cannabinoids and palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) offer alternatives to conventional care for chronic pain due to neuropathy, joint problems, and other pain disorders.

James L. Oschman, PhD, Stephen T. Sinatra, MD, Gaétan Chevalier, PhD, and Martin Zucker 
Earthing or biological grounding causes a rapid influx of electrons into the body, resulting in  reduced inflammation and improved autonomic nervous system balance.

Hal S. Blatman, MD
Trained as an orthopedic surgeon, this specialist in myofascial pain urges a different way of handling musculoskeletal pain, based on fascial injury.

Columns

Pathways to Healing 
How to Live With and Move Beyond Chronic Pain

Elaine Zablocki

Shorts

Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary

Alan R. Gaby, MD

Healing with Homeopathy
Homeopathy for Refugee Trauma 

Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, MSW; and Robert Ullman, ND

Ask Dr. J 
There's Somebody Inside My Body, But It's Not Me 

Jim Cross, ND, LAc

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

Editorials

The Influence of Dietary Factors on Fibromyalgia 

Alan Gaby, MD

News

Cancer Cell Growth Halted with Cold and Flu Drug

Honor Whiteman

Vitamin C Kills Cancer Stem Cells

In Memoriam

William James Rea, MD

Letters to the Editor

None this month

Book Reviews


Fibro Fix

  • by David Brady, MD
    review by Katherine Duff

The Craving Cure 

  • by Julia Ross
    review by William L. Wilson, MD


Book Excerpt


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalitis: 
It's Mitochondria, not Hypochondria 

by Dr. Sarah Myhill, MB, BS