Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Naturopathic Medicine Blog
There has been a lot of discussion within online clinician forums on whether elderberry could or would induce a cytokine storm if used during an infection where that is the risk. I’d like to share my perspective based on the research I can pull. Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS) and it’s extreme form, cytokine storm, can occur in advanced infection states like Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), sepsis, or with specific immunologic medications.
Monday, March 23, 2020 Naturopathic Medicine Blog
Patients with severe COVID-19 infection can develop fatal lung damage from a cytokine storm, a marked increase in pro-inflammatory cytokines such as Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), Interleukin-1 beta (ILB1), Interleukin-6 (IL6), Interleukin-8 (IL8) and other cytokines.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 Naturopathic Medicine Blog
Art Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) are two powerful integrative mental health modalities that rely on the art and science of healing. The effectiveness of both have been supported by research and clinically proven with the dedication and sensitivity of a well-trained facilitator in a professional setting.
Monday, June 03, 2019 Naturopathic Medicine Blog
Imagine being able to address numerous health conditions related to aging, inflammation, healing, infection, cellular, tissue, and organ metabolism, brain, muscle, skeletal, and immune system repair, and overall health optimization – at the root cause level – all in the same treatment.