Swine Flu vaccine

Vaccine Safety

Again, prevention from contracting diseases is best fought by keeping one's immunity it top shape. Doing this is best achieved by the work done with an alternative medicine practitioner.

Having knowledge and protecting one's self from the pitfalls of certain medicines is wise> This website was sent to me today. I have not seen it before. IT features an interesting article on vaccinations: 


The Flu, Tamiflu and Immunity

This letter came in this morning from the desk of Dr. Jay Gordon, our family's pediatrician. We treat our family, but have Dr. Gordon as our Western pediatrician and rely on his expertise and good judgement in child development and health.


Will Your Pediatrician Listen To Your Concerns?

Here is a list of vaccine friendly docs in your area. If you are looking for a pediatrician who will listen to you and work out your feelings and concerns, this list may be helpful for you. Too many docs have the my way or high way attitude making it difficult to feel comfortable about your child's healthcare. Of course, using excellent preventive medicine, where clinics like ours come in is paramount, but having your western pediatrician on the same page as you is also!

Check out this list and if you know someone who is not on it, post a comment below!


Perspectives on Food

Traditional ideas about food come up in this article. I think it is a great article, and speaking from personal experience I have found much of the information in it applicable to my own life. I never had such a great metabolism as I have had since diverting from vegetarianism to a heavier meat and fat diet (with lots of healthy veggies as well of course).

This is a must read. Oh, BTW- if you will be eating cookies and cakes-we suggest they be naturally sweetened!


Vitamin D in Health and Illness

Inflammation is the big topic in medicine these days C Reactive Protein is a marker to guage how bad it is. There are many techniques used in alternative medicine to lower inflammation in the body by addressing the imbalances going on within it. 

I thought that this was an interesting article to share regarding this topic that can be one aspect of underlying chronic diseases!


Water is so important to our bodies-but what are we drinking?

Any one who is familiar with Bomamed knows how we feel about water. There has been a plethora of research regarding what we are drinking when we are drinking tap water-even with very sophisticated filters. Medications, chlorine and more may be found in our drinking water. Interestingly, I never thought about what I just read today. This is an interesting article on what else is being found in our water and you wont believe it! Something that we tell all of our patients to stay away from in food bc it causes so many health problems. Don't miss this article:


Cancer and Hormones

I thought this was a very insightful article written by Dr. Mercola regarding the hot topic of HRT.
I am less likely than it sounds like he is to recommend bio-identical HRT, but, I do agree that much must be done in addition to it if indeed it is being used. And, I also think that the implementation of diet and lifestyle issues is of great importance. Using herbs that encourage the body to optimize its own hormones may often be an even better approach than the use of bio-identical hormones. Here is what Dr. Mercola says:



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