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Posts Tagged ‘natural’

Healing breast cancer naturally

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Véronique Desaulniers will discuss healing breast cancer naturally.

Dr. Véronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, has maintained successful practices in the wellness field since 1979. Because of her passion for health and wellness, Dr. V undertook extensive studies in energy medicine, specializing in chiropractic, bio-energetics, Meridian Stress Analysis, homeopathy, and digital thermography. After 30 years in active practice, she decided to “retire” and devote her time to sharing her story and journey with breast cancer. Her experience led to the recently released book, Heal Breast Cancer Naturally: 7 Essential Steps to Beating Breast Cancer.

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Outsmarting autism

Dana Laake and her special guest Patricia S. Lemer will discuss the management, healing and prevention of autism.

Patricia S. Lemer is a Licensed Professional Counselor and practiced as an educational diagnostician for over 40 years, advocating for families of children with special needs. She is passionate about determining underlying causes of developmental delays, not just treating symptoms. Ms. Lemer is a co-founder of Developmental Delay Resources (DDR) and Board Chair of Epidemic Answers. She is the author of Envisioning a Bright Future: Interventions that Work for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Outsmarting Autism.

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Weight management, digestive health regulation through natural medicine, and types of healing massage treatments.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guests Dr. Tracy Hackett and Dr. Shaundel Knights of Eastern Holistic Arts will be discussing weight management, digestive health regulation through natural medicine, and types of healing massage treatments.

Tracy L. Hackett, DOM, L.Ac, is a Licensed Acupuncturist and clinical herbalist in Washington, DC. Dr. Hackett has practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since 2005 and has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997. Her study of healing arts in India, China, Ladakh, Nepal, Thailand, and Bali gives her a well-rounded cultural understanding of traditional medicine and healing modalities.

Dr. Shaundel Knights, ND, grew up in Guyana, South America and knew she would follow in the footsteps of her grandmother, a natural healer. Today she is a naturopathic physician with a focus on natural skin care and pain management. Dr. Knights is also a certified massage therapist and maintains this hands-on approach to healing in her practice.

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Advancements in the treatment of people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and heart arrhythmia.

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. David A. Jernigan will be discussing new advancements in the treatment of people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and heart arrhythmia.

David A. Jernigan, BS, DC, is a published author, researcher and physician. He is a leader in Biological Medicine and the treatment of chronic illness. Dr. Jernigan is also the developer of the diagnostic and treatment technique, Bio-Resonance Scanning™ and a whole new concept in medicine called Circuit Healing™. Dr. Jernigan has developed over 30 novel natural medicines to date. As past president of the American Medical Academy of Thermodiagnostics, he is one of the most experienced doctors in one of the latest FDA approved adjunctive diagnostic tests, Computerized Regulation Thermodiagnostics.

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Key nutrients for spring

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Bruce Topping will be discussing key nutrients for spring.

Bruce Topping has been involved in the alternative medical community through managing health food stores, speaking for support groups, conducting seminars and being an activist for small and local agriculture. He is a consummate student of natural medicine with a passion for helping people understand the controversies of diet and nutritional science. Bruce Topping is a Garden of Life Educator and expert on probiotics and enzymes.

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Ways to help women assure a natural childbirth

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Tania Howard will be discussing ways to help women assure a natural childbirth.

A native of New Jersey, Dr. Tania Howard decided to become a chiropractor at the age of 15, when she experienced a total metamorphosis in her health after seeking chiropractic care for an injury. She completed her doctorate at Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, GA and has done extensive postgraduate work in the fields of peri-natal and pediatric chiropractic care. In private practice for over 20 years, she is the founder of Broadneck Family Chiropractic, where she practices with two partners who make it possible for her to take her healthy-living message “on the road” with her saucy lifestyle blog.

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Debunking myths and popular hype about various herbs and spices

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest, ethnobotanist Chris Kilham, will be debunking myths and popular hype about various herbs and other botanicals touted to protect, treat and even cure disease — such as green coffee beans for weight loss and cranberries for urinary tract issues.

Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, author and educator and has conducted medicinal field research in over 30 countries. He works with companies to develop and popularize traditional plant-based food and medicinal products including kava, maca, rhodiola, schisandra, tamanu oil, herbal beverages and dozens of other plants.

Chris teaches “The Shaman’s Pharmacy” at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a popular ethnobotany course that takes students to the Peruvian Amazon to learn about medicinal plants. He is also FOX News’ Medicine Hunter and a regular expert on The Dr. Oz Show, and has been featured in leading news journals.

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STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Catherine M. Foley will be discussing STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Catherine Foley has been working/studying and educating in the natural health industry for over 15 years. Her passion for science and respect for the human biological system inspired her toward a career in natural health. She also loves helping people and sharing what she has learned, being able to help translate that into dialogue that can be easily understood, and helping people to make more informed decisions. Catherine chose to work for Jarrow Formulas because of their commitment to science and truth in labeling.

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Sleep disorders and natural approaches to insomnia

Dr. Kevin Passero will be discussing sleep disorders and natural approaches to insomnia.

Dr. Kevin Passero, N.D., a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine. In his practice, Dr. Passero focuses on restoring harmony to both the body and mind using advanced protocols that incorporate botanicals, homeopathy, vitamins, and nutrition.

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Diet and Supplements to Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Gaetano Morello will be discussing diet and supplements to support healthy cholesterol levels.

Gaetano Morello, BSc., ND, is a naturopathic physician practicing in West Vancouver, Canada. For the past 15 years, Dr. Morello has been training and educating physicians, pharmacists and health experts on the scientific use of natural medicines in the fields of cardiology, immunology, gastroenterology, anti-aging and detoxification. Dr. Morello is an author, lecturer and regular contributor to numerous publications as well as a contributing author to Textbook of Natural Medicine, a definitive text on natural medicine.

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