Archives for March 2010

What is the Turbosonic Machine?

What is TurboSonic? TurboSonic is a sophisticated exercise and therapeutic wellness machine that uses patented sonic vibration technology to increase circulation, tone muscles, detoxify the body and help maintain a healthy weight. The therapy consists of standing upright on a TurboSonic platform that produces sonic vertical vibrations from 3Hz to 50Hz with variations of amplitude from 0 to 100 Hz. These sonic vibrations are transferred to your body, stimulating absolutely every part of your body, from your cells to the […]
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Lyme Disease – The Great Imitator

Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) is the spirochete (spiral-shaped) bacteria that causes Lyme Disease.   While traditionally thought to be transmitted primarily by infected deer ticks, researchers and doctors have now found live spirochetes of Lyme in fleas, mites, and mosquitoes. And although it was first thought the disease couldn’t be transmitted directly from human to human, the live spirochetes have now also been found in blood, urine, tears, semen, breast milk, cord blood, and vaginal secretions. Many doctors who specialize in […]
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Dr. Nicola’s Approach to Autism

The health issues of children suffering with an autistic-spectrum disorder are very complex. Genetic susceptibilities, digestive problems, yeast, parasitic, viral, and other chronic infections, nutritional deficiencies, food allergies, gluten and casein intolerance, heavy metal toxicity, autoimmune issues, and vaccine injury make up a short list of the stressors and health problems facing these children. Dr. Nicola’s approach is to help optimize your child’s potential. This includes utilizing a wide variety of diagnostic tests to scientifically assess their underlying body function, […]
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Pre-Conception Health Care

Dr. Nicola’s Natural Preconception Program™ , developed by Dr. Nicola McFadzean, is a program that prepares both parents for healthy conception and pregnancy. It is a preventive program that addresses nutritional, lifestyle and environmental factors, noting their importance in the development of a healthy baby. The impetus for this program came from Dr. Nicola’s work with children with autistic-spectrum disorders (ASD). In the United States today, 1 in 160 children are diagnosed with autism. Autistic-spectrum disorders have reached epidemic proportions, […]
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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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Hormone Testing

There are different hormone tests available depending on your health concerns and the stage of your reproductive life. Dr. Nicola will select the hormone test that is best for you. Functional Adrenal Stress Profile (BioHealth Diagnostics) – this saliva test measures cortisol and DHEA, two of the major hormones put out by the adrenal glands. Checking cortisol and DHEA levels enables us to see how stress is impacting the body, and can provide clues as to other health issues in […]
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Lyme Diet Book Release

A release celebration for Dr. Nicola McFadzean’s latest book, “The Lyme Diet: Nutritional Strategies for Healing from Lyme Disease” was held at LoungeSD in San Diego on April 20th, 2010.

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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Pre-Conception Care Protocols

NATUROPATHIC PREGNANCY CARE – NUTRITION   Nutrition counseling is an important component of Dr Nicola’s Natural Preconception Program™. Good nutrition is vitally important to all stages of life, especially before conception occurs. Most women are aware of the recommendation to take extra folate during pregnancy, however it is not enough to start taking it when you realize you are pregnant. By then, 6-8 weeks of the pregnancy may have passed. Most birth defects occur when the fetus’s spinal column is […]
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Pre-Conception Care Testing

Dr. Nicola uses sophisticated diagnostic testing to assess the health of both parents. While mom is the primary candidate because her body will be housing the growing baby, it is also important to optimize dad’s health. Following are some of the areas that are tested – Genetic testing While genetic testing and counseling for genetically-linked disorders such as Down’s syndrome is not new, Dr Nicola’s Natural Preconception Program™ offers a different and unique type of genetic testing called Nutrigenomics. This […]
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