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It’s that time of year… people are starting to come down with colds and the flu as the damp, cooler weather sets in. Coworkers are signing up for flu shots in droves. Parents have to take sick time to care for their sick kids, and often they wind up becoming ill too. So what’s a Washingtonian to do?

You could:
a) Take drugs
or
b) Take fruit

“Huh?” you say. Recently my uncle sent me an email that discussed taking elderberry extract instead of getting a flu shot. Some people can’t get flu shots, like those allergic to egg, or choose not to. At first I thought the idea sounded a bit dramatic… but then I tried it. (more…)

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Honest Medicine

A comment on my blog has prompted me to mention Julia Schopick’s website, Honest Medicine, http://www.honestmedicine.com/.

On her website, David Brownstein, MD says, “I recommend Honest Medicine to all who are open-minded and looking for safe, effective therapies that have a sound biochemical basis behind them. This book should be required reading for all physicians and patients searching for safe and effective therapies.”

Julia’s new book, Honest Medicine: Effective, Time-Tested, Inexpensive Treatments for Life-Threatening Diseases, goes into detail about the therapies she discusses on her website, including the use of LDN, intravenous alpha lipoic acid, and the Ketogenic Diet.

Thank you, Julia, for bringing these resources to my attention. As someone whose serious health issues went undiagnosed and unresolved for decades until I went to a naturopath, I appreciate your approach to chronic illness. A simple blood test started me on the road to recovery, and sometimes the best medicine is the simplest.

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