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Alternative Medicine Goes Mainstream

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Americans are now demanding complementary and alternative medicine. There has been an ever-growing trend for acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, and herbal medicines. Even medical schools are offering courses in CAM.          

Back Pain Management

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Back pain affects most of us at some time in our life. Both mainstream and CAM treatment alternatives are offered and integrative strategies encouraged. The use of infrared light therapy is introduced as a powerful adjunct along with physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, imagery, qigong, prolo therapy, ozone, surgery, and much more.            

Blending Mainstream and CAM Treatments with Marc Weill

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Mainstream and CAM independently work together, but there's little integration between the two. Generally, patients keep this a secret from the other group. Being a quarterback to guide the inclusion of whatever is needed works better.        

Breast Cancer Overview

submitted by: admin on 06/25/2016
  The important statistics about breast cancer are reviewed. Risk factors and three main cellular types are described. Mainstream and alternative treatments are reviewed. Integrative strategies make the most sense.              

CAM is Coming Into the Mainstream

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Complementary, alternative, integrative, and mainstream medicine are defined. The Health Medicine Model is discussed and the difference from disease care and health care are also reviewed. We need CAM if medicine is going to advance.      

CAM Practice is Growing

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
As Americans become more skeptical of mainstream medicine, there has been a resurgence of interest both from med students and patients. Surveys have shown a continual trend toward CAM medical practices.      

Cancer Patients Rely on CAM

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Cancer patients turn to CAM more than half the time, and especially women. The chiasm between mainstream and CAM is limiting. When there is little hope, we instinctively turn to alternative approaches.        

Collaborative Health Care

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The best care combines the brilliance of hi-tech mainstream medicine with the low-tech of ancient indigenous healing systems. Never before have we had this opportunity. There is enough disease to go around but not enough solutions.            

Detoxification with Linda Berry, DC

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Detoxification is not practiced in western medicine. It is hard to believe the toxicity of disease is unaddressed. Methods of detoxification are addressed.            

Doctors Do Not Always Take Their Own Advice

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  When doctors step into their patient's shoes their treatment decisions are often different. Treatment protocols are often followed because they are the standard of care and not following them is plagued with potential law suits and disciplinary action from their medical boards. Medical practice is very complex and making decisions out of the mainstream...

Fibromyalgia Overview

submitted by: admin on 12/23/2019
This is an introduction to what fibromyalgia is and the challenges we have in making the diagnosis. Mainstream and CAM treatments are reviewed. There is a defect in energy production that can be measured. Management of the pain is straightforward most of the time using infrared light therapy, a balance of rest and exercise, and somatic therapies.            

Fibromyalgia: An Overview

submitted by: admin on 05/29/2024
Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and multiple chemical sensitivities have many overlapping symptoms. The clinical picture is reviewed. Mainstream treatment leaves much to be desired. Orthomolecular medicine offers deeper insights into complex biochemical abnormalities these diseases show. The theory of cellular malfunction is reviewed.

Hay Fever Management

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
It can lead to asthma, hives, or angioedema. Causes, mainstream and CAM approaches to management are discussed. Conventional therapies work, but are not the safest and they do have possible significant side effects.            

Healing From Within with Richard Miles

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
What we think about disease is has changed a lot in the past 100 years. Conquering nature through technology became mainstream thinking. Public health make huge strides in reducing disease. Self care and lifestyle are emerging.            

Health Medicine Forum: Is It Time to Make Health Freedom a Constitutional Right?

submitted by: admin on 07/02/2014
                        Home - Events - Media - Membership - About HMF - Contact Us - Healing Circles                         By Dr. Len Saputo, with Byron Belitsos Neither the Declaration of Independence nor...

Health Reform, Over 50 Years With Lonnie Bristow, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
Dr. Bristow is a former president of the national AMA and reviews the challenges he has faced in health care throughout his distinguished career. He also presents his ideas for solutions to what we're now facing in health care from the points of view of cost, availability of insurance, the epidemic of chronic diseases, and the safety of medications.            

Heart Attacks Overview

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
  The causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and consequences of heart attacks are reviewed. Laboratory tests to assess the extent and dangers of arteriosclerosis are described and mainstream and alternative forms of treatment offered. Prevention and reversibility are reviewed.            

Hypertension: Do You Have It?

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  Hypertension is often over-diagnosed when taken in the doctor's office; home blood pressures are far more reliable. Pre-hypertension is defined and possible solutions for mild hypertension are offered. It is not usually a lifelong disease and much can be done to get you off medication after you've learned to live a healthy lifestyle.          

Integrative Cancer Therapies

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review cancer treatments from the point of view of blending both mainstream and CAM approaches. Integrative strategies offer the best of all treatments. Cancer is very difficult to cure and we need all the help we can get no matter where it comes from.        

Integrative Medicine and Health Disparaties with Davi Pakter, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Health care disparaties are common and as a society we are only as healthy as our weakest link. We also need to be in harmony with our environment, and many medical treatments pay no attention to this. Mayor Newsome has created a program called "Healthy San Francisco," that provides a beginning program of integrative health care for the indigent. Diet,...

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