Naturopathic Medicine: the medicine of the future

After several years of being in practice as a Naturopathic Doctor, I am more and more certain that this is the way that medicine will be practiced in the future.  Ironically, much of the practice of naturopathic medicine involves a return to the way things used to be – doctors who actually listen to their patients and take time with their patients, therapeutic modalities that are in harmony with the body’s natural healing processes, and a philosophy of medicine that […]
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Naturopathic Detox at RestorMedicine

New Detoxification Therapies at RestorMedicine We all know that we live in a polluted world … there is mercury in the fish we eat, lead in the water we drink, chemicals in the veggies we eat, and antibiotics in the meat and poultry we ingest.  And never mind the air that is constantly being dirtied by coal-burning power plants, the chemicals in medications, toxins in cleaning products, aluminum in personal care products … and it goes on.  Got the picture? […]
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Natural Lyme Disease Treatment

Natural Treatment for Lyme Disease:  are antibiotics really necessary?   I am asked frequently whether it is possible to recover from Lyme disease without the use of antibiotics.  It’s a great question, but unfortunately not one for which I have a definitive answer.  Rather, my answer is “sometimes”.  I wish I could tell people that of course they can treat their Lyme disease 100% naturally and have great outcomes every time, but that is just not realistic.   I definitely […]
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My Journey Into Lyme Disease Treatment

For several years now, I have been treating Lyme disease using both conventional and naturopathic protocols.  My journey into Lyme disease work started out with a passion for working with autistic children.  Trained in DAN! (Defeat Autism Now) protocols, I worked alongside Kurt Woeller, D.O. at Stillpoint Center in Temecula, CA, also working as a consultant for New Beginnings Nutritionals, and as an outreach physician for Great Plains Laboratory.  During my work with autistic-spectrum kids, I started consulting with their […]
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Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition and Neurofeedback for Lyme Disease

Dr. Nicola’s 3N Program for Lyme Disease Lyme disease is a complex and multi-factorial illness, affecting all systems of the body.  It is so much more than a simple bacterial infection, as it impacts hormone balance, digestive function, cognitive function and many other systems within the body. Dr. Nicola recognizes the complexity of Lyme disease, and the tremendous impact it can have on a person’s life.  Many chronic Lyme patients have had careers impacted, family lives strained, personal goals put […]
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The Six Guiding Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

I. The healing power of nature (vis medicatrix naturae) The body has the inherent ability to establish, maintain, and restore health. The healing process is ordered and intelligent; nature heals through the response of the life force. The physician’s role is to facilitate and augment this process, to act to identify and remove obstacles to health and recovery, and to support the creation of a healthy internal and external environment. II. Identify and treat the cause (tolle causam) Illness does […]
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