#427/428 -   February/March 2019

#427/428 - February/March 2019

February/March 2019 

Letter from the Publisher

Jonathan Collin, MD

How to Brew a Great Cup of Coffee 

Steven M. Helschien, DC 
Coffee drinkers have access to a variety of brewing methods nowadays. Get tips on brewing high-quality coffee for great taste and maximum health benefits.

Thierry Hertoghe, MD 
Belgium physician Thierry Hertoghe, MD, is known throughout the world for his expertise in hormone therapy and anti-aging medicine. In this issue, Dr. Hertoghe explains the effects of hormone deficiencies and excesses in women and offers specific protocols for addressing a wide range of female disorders.

Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson
This article provides a comprehensive examination of the many factors that contribute to insomnia and offers multiple natural ways to improve sleep.

Melatonin Isn't Just for Sleeping – From Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer to Aging and Macular Degeneration the Research Will Shock You

Frank Shallenberger, MD, HMD, FAAO
The hormone melatonin is far more than a sleep aid. It is an important player in the body's defense against infections, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, cancer, and more.

Corina Dunlap, ND, MS
Women are seeking non-drug options for treating the many symptoms of laboratory-confirmed hyperandrogenism; this article presents research-backed therapies.

Sara Wood, ND
Integrative medicine offers treatment options for lichen sclerosus, a chronic inflammatory and possibly autoimmune condition that affects the genitals.

Bonnie Nedrow, ND
With the plethora of environmental chemicals that have endocrine-disrupting effects, both dad and mom need education about the factors that affect the future health of their child.

Herbs for an Easier Labor

Aviva Romm, MD
A medical doctor/homebirth midwife offers research-backed advice for the use of red raspberry leaf and red dates to support the health of pregnant women and facilitate an easier labor.

Sample Treatment Strategies in Women's Health 

Tori Hudson, ND
Long-time TL women's health expert gives core treatment strategies for endometriosis, PCOS, and premenopausal/menopausal symptoms.

Gabrielle Duebendorfer, ND
Caretaking her physician mother during the final months of life expanded the author's view of healing.

The Sweet Potato Story

Sue Visser
A bit of raw sweet potato, eaten daily, raised progesterone levels, offering relief from hot flashes during menopause and increasing fertility in pre-menopausal women.


Pathways to Healing 

Natural Biochemistry Defeats Cancer
Elaine Zablocki

Preventing Falls

Ralph K. Campbell, MD


Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary

Alan R. Gaby, MD

Women's Health Update 

Tori Hudson, ND

Ask Dr. J

Food: It's What Could/Should Be for Dinner
Jim Cross, ND, LAc

Curmudgeon's Corner

Our Infatuation with Human Studies
Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

More Bad News About Vitamin D

Alan Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

  • Re: GABA as a Neuroinhibitor

  • Re: Dr. Gaby's August/September Editorial

Book Review

Tuning the Human Biofield 

by Eileen Day McKusick
review by Jim Cross, ND, LAc

Book Excerpt

Patient-Focused Medicine 

by Dickson Thom, DDS, ND; James Paul Maffitt Odell, OMD, ND, L.Ac.; Jeoffrey Drobot, NMD; Frank Pleus, MD, DDS, OMFS; and Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT