Vitamin D and Pain

Identified etiological factors for Chronic Widespread pain are largely related to emotional and behavioral factors, but current management leads to modest improvement in symptoms. Vitamin D deficiency has been suggested as a new modifiable risk factor for CWP (chronic widespread pain). To examine the association between vitamin D status (measured by 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D)) and…

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Liberation from Allergies: Natural Approaches to Freedom and Better Health (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) (Hardcover)

Review Asthma is rising at an alarming rate, as are allergies to foods such as milk and nuts. Some 11 million Americans find themselves wheezing and sneezing. Are we the victims of overly enthusiastic hygienic practices or of other factors beyond our control? How do we fight back? Naturopathic physician Chris D. Meletis examines a…

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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) *

TOWNSEND LETTER – JUNE 2009 by Chris D. Meletis, ND and Nieske Zabriskie, ND Fortunately, there are many clinical markers that can be used to quantify risk and to measure successful therapeutic intervention when applied in the patient model. The following discussion offers a select review of well-known and more obscure clinical indices along with…

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