What is Functional Medicine and how is it different than Naturopathic Medicine?
The Institute of Functional Medicine was established in 1991 by Dr. and Mrs. Jeffery Bland. He was the first member of the Board of Trustees of Bastyr University, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in natural medicine.
When buying Silver there are a few things you must know. Not all silver is created equal. What you are getting is actual silver in these solutions. So it must be monitored correctly. Pioneers from out west would put silver coins in their water barrels to keep the water purified. Back before there was pasteurization, people would put a silver coin in their milk jugs to kill bacteria. Have you heard about the “blue man?” A few years back the news media got hold of this story and aired it nation-wide. It caused a lot of fear about using silver.
There has been much interest lately over the discovery of the many benefits of an herb called the Hemp plant. or knows the Marijuana plant. Just like any other herb there are many properties and uses of this single plant.
Do you have trouble waking up in the morning after you seemingly slept all night? Have you had a chronic respiratory infection that left you listless and exhausted? Do you feel like you need a cup of coffee before you can think straight?
The first annotation in the dictionary defines “doctor” as a teacher. A naturopath is a teacher of natural means for enhancing health, wellness and longevity. Naturopathy is not a system of medicine, diagnosis or treatments such as are held by the medical societies, but a lifestyle of practices which builds immunity, improves mental health and enhances body function. Our belief is that every person has the right to learn of the natural God-given, life-enhancing practices embodied in naturopathy which will help him/her maintain mental, physical and emotional health. To this end, the Healthy Living Center offers training which shall first be used by the individual for his/her own personal development after which time, at the individual’s own discretion, may be used to educate others. Naturopathy embodies philosophies and principles involving pure water, clean air, wholesome food, proper diet and nutrition, exercise, proper living, appropriate rest, right thinking, absence from toxic substances, body ecology, effective management of stress and a number of other natural subjects which lead to a balanced living concept. Only those who agree with this philosophy should apply to the Healthy Living Center. We believe that physical health is primarily a reflection of God’s universal law of cause and effect. A man reaps what he sows. How we care for our bodies is both a physical and spiritual issue which impacts our health and the health of our offspring. In cases where health principles have been violated the only true “cure” is for the body to restore its own protective mechanisms by removing those physical and spiritual roadblocks which hinder proper restoration and/or healing.