Low Dose Naltrexone: a Beneficial Modulator of Immune Function

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is used in many illnesses and syndromes, among them Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, autism, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV and cancer.  Since it works to balance the immune system, any condition that involves immune dysregulation may benefit from LDN. What is LDN? LDN is an immune modulator, which means it helps to balance and strengthen the immune system without over-stimulating it.  For this reason it is also used in auto-immune conditions such as rheumatoid […]
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Detoxification Seminar and Free B12 Boost

Join us for a free seminar on Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30 PM Learn more about why detoxifying your body is so important. We’ll also give you tips on how to safely and effectively detoxify. Find out more about how detoxification can help you look and feel better. Every attendee will receive a complimentary B12 shot to boost energy and immune function. Contact us for more information at info@restormedicine.com or (619) 546-4065. No need to RSVP. Our Location: This seminar […]
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Natural Lyme Disease Treatment Without Antibiotics

The Role of Naturopathy in Treating Lyme Disease   A holistic approach is important – simply hitting bugs over the head with a hammer is not enough.   Immune Function We want the body to be able to fight the infection itself. The following are beneficial to keep in mind for immunity when treating Lyme disease: Avoid nutritional factors that suppress immune function such as sugar Transfer Factors – researched to boost NK cell activity (general and Lyme specific) Beta-glucans […]
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Low Dose Naltrexone

Low Dose Naltrexone: A beneficial modulator of immune function An immune modulating agent that can help patients with HIV, cancer, auto-immune disease and central nervous system disease?  It’s available, it’s relatively inexpensive, and it has application to autism, Lyme disease and thyroid disorders also through its beneficial effect on the immune system.  It is called Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). Naltrexone in higher doses (50mg) was approved by the FDA in 1984 for helping heroin or opium addicts, as it blocked […]
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Working On Self… An Ongoing Exploration

  I have a strong belief that we are all put on this planet for a purpose.  For some it may be to stay home and raise children, for others it might be medicine, helping those who are suffering and teaching people how to better prevent illness; or education, shaping our future generations; or research, to see how things work and develop better systems.  Whatever our purpose is, I believe we will fulfill our destiny better if we are introspective, […]
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Glutathione: A Vital Nutrient

Glutathione is a substance that is naturally found in the body, and acts as one of our key antioxidants.  An antioxidant is a substance that scavenges free radicals (molecules that are responsible for accelerated cellular damage and aging) keeping us young, healthy and functioning at high levels.  Other antioxidants are the vitamins A, C and E and the minerals zinc and selenium.   As an antioxidant, glutathione helps protect cells from damage.  It does this by countering those free radicals, […]
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Lyme Diet Book by Dr. Nicola

Now available is the first-ever publication dedicated exclusively to nutritional strategies geared towards the unique needs of Lyme disease patients. The Lyme Diet: Nutritional Strategies for Healing from Lyme Disease is a must-have manual for anyone suffering from such Lyme disease symptoms as fatigue, chronic pain, cognitive deficits, and candidiasis. The Lyme Diet contains a wealth of information about why dietary choices are critical for: minimizing inflammation optimizing immune function promoting healthy digestion and gut flora balancing hormones detoxifying the […]
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Oxalates and Their Role in Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)

Oxalates and Their Role in Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) Oxalates are non-toxic organic compounds naturally occurring in certain foods, mainly vegetables and fruits. An accumulation of oxalic acid crystals in the muscle and connective tissue cells may be the cause of the muscle aches and pain associated with FMS. FMS can be a debilitating condition, involving many systems within the body. It stands apart from arthritis and autoimmune reactivity in that the muscles are not inflamed on biopsy. However, the pain […]
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Controlling Epstein-Barr Virus Using Larrea Tridentata

Controlling Epstein-Barr Virus (the Mononucleosis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Virus) using Larrea Tridentata Introduction Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is the virus responsible for causing infectious mononucleosis (“mono”), otherwise known as glandular fever. The virus is widespread globally, with 75% of U.K. adults infected. 50% of infections in adolescents and young adults may be due to EBV. EBV has also been linked with other, more serious conditions such as Burkitt’s lymphoma and nasopharyngeal carcinoma, as well as B-cell lymphomas in patients with […]
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