#430 -   May 2019

#430 - May 2019

May 2019

Letter from the Publisher

by Jonathan Collin, MD

The Frequency Specific Microcurrent Four-Day Course Changes Everything

Carolyn McMakin, MA, DC

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO 
The 2019 Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians conference highlights include clinically relevant information about immunotherapy, botanicals, and lifestyle.

2019 Chelation Conference in Malaysia 

E. Blaurock-Busch, PhD

Is Functional Medicine Dysfunctional? 

Savely Yurkovsky, MD
The founder of Field Control Therapy questions the effectiveness of a biochemical/pharmaceutical approach to medicine.

Comparative Literature Review – Sauna Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases Due to Heavy Metal Accumulation
Hanisha Patel, ND
edited by Baljit Khamba, ND, MPH

Karina Gordin
Dancing with the Stars Mirrorball champion Tony Dovolani describes how daily stretching exercises, nutrition, and breathing meditation have helped him maintain fitness and avoid injury. He says dance keeps us limber and strong, making it an ideal exercise for all ages.

David Musnick, MD
Functional medicine offers multiple approaches for helping people recover from traumatic brain injury and concussion.

What is Preventive Cardiology?

Lai Chim Chan, ND
Modifiable risk factors for coronary artery disease have been widely studied, making preventive care possible; yet preventive care is not getting the attention it deserves from conventional practice.

The Campaign to Save a Million Hearts Is Stressed Out 

L. Terry Chappell, MD 
Many techniques and therapies are available to address chronic uncontrolled stress, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease that is too often overlooked.

Cardiac Biomarkers: A Well Validated Clinical Management Tool 

Fraser Smith, ND, and Jocelyn Faydenko
While lipid measures are commonly used to assess cardiovascular risk, six other biomarkers may be more useful in predicting short-term risk of a cardiovascular event. These biomarkers can also assess intervention success.

E. Blaurock-Busch, PhD 
An examination of gadolinium-based contrasting agents, used with magnetic resonance imaging, gadolinium's adverse effects, and its clearance from the body – with and without chelation therapy.

Dr. Douglas Lobay, BSc, ND 
A course on polypharmacy caused this naturopathic physician to take a look at the number of supplements being consumed by individual patients.

Glandulars in Nutritional Supplements 

Robert Thiel, PhD 
Glandular supplements from the organs of grass-fed ruminant animals provide nutrients and enzymes, not found in plants, that can support organs.

Robert Kellum, ND, PhD, LAc, LMT
An anthroposophical naturopathic physician considers the crisis of serious illness as an opportunity for discovery and transformation on a deep level and how the patient's inner journey can be supported by a caring practitioner.



 Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary 

Alan R. Gaby, MD

Ask Dr. J 

Heart of the Science or Science of the Heart?
Jim Cross, ND, LAc

Curmudgeon's Corner 

Hansel, Gretel, et al
Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

Women's Health Update 

Tori Hudson, ND


What's Going on with Fish Oil and Heart Disease? 

Alan Gaby, MD

Guest Editorial

Is CAM Under Stealth Attack by the Monopoly Internet Megacompanies?
Rick Jaffe, Esq.


So Where Are the Bodies THIS Year?

Andrew W. Saul

Letters to the Editor

Coronary Occlusion Secondary to Trauma

George Denniston 

Effects of Homeopathy

Noel Carrico, RPh

Book Reviews

The HPV Vaccine on Trial 

by Mary Holland, JD, Kim Mack Rosenberg, JD, and Eileen Iorio
review by Jule Klotter

Beyond the Label 

by Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND
review by Dr. Lachlan Crawford, ND