Food as medicine

Going Mainstream: Integrative Care for Breast (and other) Cancers

By |July 31st, 2018|

You likely already know that including holistic and natural medicine in most, if not all, medical treatment plans is a wise idea.  In this article, we take a quick dive into the world of integrative treatments for breast cancer. The implications of all the research and clinical experience indicates the efficacy of integrative treatments […]

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Mission Impossible: Stories of Healing

By |October 4th, 2017|

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE:  STORIES OF HEALING

Part 1 of 3:  Food as Medicine

 

Your body knows how to heal.  You evolved alongside plants, other creatures around and inside of you, and you require minerals from the earth to conduct complex biochemical processes.  Natural medicine is all around you.  What does your body need for best health?

 

This article series […]

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THE AUTOIMMUNE EPIDEMIC: EFFECTIVE, NATURAL TREATMENT

By |January 18th, 2017|

Part 1 (Part 2 next week!)

 

Dr. Martin will be sharing this topic Live on an Internet Broadcast,  Friday, August 24th at noon.   Click here to join the call and ask your questions!:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whatsupswfl/2012/08/24/the-autoimmune-epidemic-effective-natural-remedies

 

What IS Autoimmune Disease?

It affects millions of Americans, and it’s becoming more and more widespread.  “It” goes by names like Multiple Sclerosis, […]

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Cereal Killers!!

By |January 18th, 2017|

By David Martin – Acupuncture Physician practicing Holistic Medicine, serving Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh and Naples.

Common Breakfast Mistakes
The most common mistake people make with their breakfast is to eat typical breakfast foods, most of which are highly processed and loaded with sugars. This includes waffles, cereal, toast, muffins, bagels and other breakfast sandwiches. […]

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Medicine is changing (part 3)

By |September 4th, 2016|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY

The Power of Context

PART 3 of 4 articles

 

As Malcolm Gladwell states in his book “The Tipping Point”:

“Epidemics are sensitive to the conditions and circumstances of the times and places in which they occur”.

 

What is it that changes everything…something about our circumstances or awareness that moves an idea, service or product into the […]

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Want Grand Kids? Avoid Commercial Corn.

By |June 29th, 2016|

Want Grand Kids? Avoid Commercial Corn.

 

If You Want Grandchildren,
Don’t Feed Your Kids Commercial Corn
Article #4 in our GMO Series

“In 2001, Epicyte, a California bio-engineering company, revealed that it had created spermicidal GM (Genetically Modified) corn. So how do you know if you have consumed this fertility-destroying corn? You don’t…because products containing GM corn […]

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Food Healing for Dogs

By |June 2nd, 2016|

 

 

FOOD HEALING FOR DOGS

Do Dogs Need Fruits and Vegetables?

 

Have you ever wondered about the value (or harm) we humans cause by feeding our animals like ourselves?   For example, have your dogs been happily munching raw carrots as treats for years, like ours?   Could that actually be a good thing, or is it not a […]

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DANGEROUS COMBINATIONS

By |May 5th, 2016|

Foods & Drugs:   What could possibly go wrong?

 

Last week we took a call from one of our newest patients who came to see us for a couple of specific conditions.   This particular day, he had terrible pain in his legs, and he was afraid of potential blood clots.  He was on his way to […]

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NATURAL HEALTH TIPS: Cold and Flu

By |March 13th, 2016|

It is now officially Cold and Flu Season.   Several of our neighbors and patients have really suffered over the holidays, and pregnant women should avoid most medications which could harm the baby.  So what can you DO that is safe and natural?  Well, as it turns out, there is plenty you can do.  Let’s […]

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AUTOIMMUNITY: THE PERFECT STORM, Part 3

By |June 4th, 2015|

Part 3:   Natural Solutions to Treat and Reverse Autoimmune Disease

 

THE ROLE OF CHINESE MEDICINE

 

In Chinese Medicine, so-called auto-immune diseases are treated as misbehaving or weak immune systems, and as an Acupuncture Physician, I am trained to use specific acupuncture points to perform what is termed “Tonifying or Strengthening Defensive Qi”.   This treatment creates […]

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Spring into Sprouts

By |May 7th, 2014|

Spring Into Sprouts

By David Martin, Acupuncture Physician with Lotus Blossom Clinic- Holistic Healing Center ; serving Fort Myers, Naples and Cape Coral

Whoo Hoo– it is spring time again! 
In this issue, we bring you an understanding of the Nutritious Powerhouses called Sprouts and give you links to learn about growing your own!

Did you ever wonder what […]

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