All posts by: Lisa Platt

Vitamin C Lowers Mortality in Severe Sepsis

by in Blog October 17, 2019

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Sepsis is a last-ditch effort by your immune system to fight an infection in your body; it can lead to multiple organ failure and death unless promptly treated While viruses, fungi and parasites all have the ability to trigger sepsis, bacterial infections are the most common cause. The most common types of infection […]

Cleaning Up Alternative Medicine’s Mess

by in Blog August 26, 2019

Not long ago, someone asked me for guidance on one of those infrequent but memorable office dilemmas: She inherited a patient who had been treated outside the medical mainstream, with untoward consequences. This patient sought treatment for some minor but annoying gastrointestinal symptoms. Her medicine list included a substantial amount of Armour Thyroid—which is a […]

Homeopathy in Europe: Is the Tide Starting to Turn?

by in Blog August 1, 2019

Evidence-based medicine – treatments based on evidence of safety and efficacy from clinical trials – has been in the ascendant for decades now in Europe and around the world. So why is one system of treatment which has been dismissed as ineffective by clinical trials still in use? History Homeopathy, developed in the 18th century […]

Exploring Practical Solutions for Complex Conditions March 7-9, 2019 in Seattle, WA

by in News January 23, 2019

Learn Practical Solutions The Forum for Integrative Medicine was started by several practitioners with the goal of sharing information to better facilitate the treatment of complex chronic illnesses. The forum was born by practitioners for practitioners to identify the best integrative tools available in support of detoxification, the treatment of stubborn infections, and overall balance […]

Endocrine Disruption: The Solution

by in News December 28, 2018

Did you know that 4 compounds commonly found in everyone can account for up to 70% of the total risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Do you know what they are? (hint: they aren’t persistent) Where they come from? How to treat them? If not, EHS 2019 is the conference for you! EHS consistently supplies the […]