July 2020 Vol. 12 Issue 7


What Integrative Practitioners Need to Know About Telemedicine

by Natural Medicine Journal On this episode, Robert Cuyler, PhD, provides information and advice on how to effectively utilize telemedicine to treat patients. With 20 years of experience as an early adopter of this technology, Cuyler is a leading telemedicine expert. He is the author of the book Implementing Telemedicine: Completing Projects On Target On Time On Budget.

Rethinking Inflammation as Repair Deficit

by Natural Medicine Journal Chronic health issues can precipitate from a myriad of origins including inflammation. On this episode, integrative medical physician Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, explains his physiology first approach to restorative healing.

Covid-19 Insights: Antibody Response, Asymptomatic Spread, Airborne Transmission, and the Naturopathic Registry

by Natural Medicine Journal Immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, tackles some tough questions about recent developments surrounding the science of Covid-19.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Recommending Intermittent Fasting

by Ronald Hoffman, MD  For health and longevity, the timing of when we eat and when we fast profoundly affects our physiology.

Abstracts & Commentary

The Mediterranean Diet Decreases Diabetes Incidence, Even in the U.S. Population

by Michelle Qaqundah, ND, FABNO  People with the highest adherence to the Mediterranean diet showed a 17% decrease in incidence of diabetes mellitus compared to those with the lowest adherence. Nuts, legumes, moderate alcohol, and less red and processed meat may be the key.

Transcendental Meditation Improves Cardiac Arterial Disease

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO  Adding Transcendental Meditation to a cardiac rehabilitation regime may increase blood flow to the heart by more than 20%.

Toxicant Exposure in Early Life and the Impact on Early Language Development

by Caitlin O'Connor, ND  Use of common, toxin-heavy household products correlated with as much as a 6.7% variance in language outcomes in 2-year-olds.