DrRic Detoxing Spring 2014

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DrRic Detoxing Spring 2014

  1. 1.  Detoxification from an intoxicating or addictitive substance  A detox program or facility Merriam-Webster
  2. 2.  2 years additional training for MD/DO’s -manage acute poisoning -workplace/environment exposure -disaster planning/toxic agent release -industrial accidents http://www.aapcc.org/
  3. 3.  Drug and Alcohol http://www.detox.com/centers/
  4. 4.  Not standard curriculum in Medical School  Not standard language in doctor-speak
  5. 5.  Poison control for more acute exposure  Chiropractice manipulation (mixers > straights)  Acupuncture for selected insurance
  6. 6.  No –due to lack of understanding by doctors  No –due to randomized control trials  No –due to lack of reimbursement (unless drug and alcohol related ICD9)
  7. 7.  Not for stopping disease (could flare up)  Not for loosing weight  Not for getting off medicine…….but……
  8. 8.  To begin nutrition changes  To decrease Rx burden  To control flare ups  To decrease immune response (-anecdotal finding in my practice)
  9. 9.  Most practitioners take the individual and move bed energy with needles and herbs/teas (and the energy of others)  Nutrition is used to change energy flow (different than yoga)
  10. 10.  Breath clearing  Sweat practice  Tongue cleansing  Body wringing-poses  Nostril clearing  Oil pulling  Vomiting
  11. 11.  Detox is suggested before the new season (in Chicago) -winter to spring -summer to fall
  12. 12.  US -documented toxic exposure to metal/poison/substance chelation therapy  Non US –the body gets used to the harvest of season and requires change before new nutrition challenge
  13. 13.  ie Detox prescription by Woodson Merrell (nice 3 day start)
  14. 14.  7 day  14 day My herbalist from The Herb Shoppe-Clermont FL READ!!
  15. 15.  Insulin Resistance Diet  Engine 2 Diet  The Spectrum  Paleo  FODMAPs  Wheat Belly/Grain Brain  Blood Type  Alkaline
  16. 16.  Less saturated fats and cholesterol  More fiber than vegetarian diets  Impact on osteoporosis and other diseases to be determined
  17. 17.  Ovo (ok with eggs)  Pesco (ok with fish)  Lacto (ok with milk/cheeze)  Vegans (no animal food/clothing)  Raw Foodists (raw F&V, legumes/sprout/ nuts)  Macrobiotic (mostly grain +fish)
  18. 18.  Thinner  Lower blood pressure  Lower cholesterol  Diabetes? (lower post prandial/less med)
  19. 19.  Heart disease  Cancer  Stroke CDC.gov 1935-2010
  20. 20.  Hormones/antibiotics  Pesticides  Endocrine disruptors  GMO piggy backs  Heavy metals  Carcinogenic dye  Unhealthy fat  Bad relationships/habits/attitudes
  21. 21. Health Effects Reproductive and developmental abnormalities—infertility, delayed puberty, decreased sperm count, cryptorchidism, hypospadias, abnormal development of sex organs, miscarriage, damage to male reproductive health Polycystic ovarian syndrome Cancer—breast, prostate, liver Neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g. ADHD) Obesity and associated co-morbidities; insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, diabetes Heart disease Thyroid dysfunction Allergies and Asthma
  22. 22. Activity
  23. 23.  Hunger (increase satiety)  Headache  Fatigue  Racing mind
  24. 24.  More energy (bowel rest phenomenon)  Deeper sleep cycles  More creativity/problem solving  Less bloating/waist size  Less reflux  Better skin
  25. 25.  Lower BMI  Less medications (more sensitive to Rx)  Calm problem solving  Deeper sleep/less stimulants  Greater exercise tolerance  Faster muscle repair  Better sex/love  Easier sustainability
  26. 26.  Not > 1 week without doctor guidance  Get blood tests first to look for disease  “Act your age” (prep for injury)  Know dollar value for hired help  Dove tail into a longer lifestyle change  Know/have a quit plan to fall-back-on
  27. 27.  Liver support +/- coffee enema, silybum marianum  Kidney support uva ursi  Bowel clearing pau d arco, triphala  Sweating and rehydrating reverse osmosis water  Stress prep/relaxation practice essential oil therapy
  28. 28.  O3  Vit D3  Magnesium glycinate  Iodine/kelp  Melatonin/5HTP  Rhodiola/ginseng  SAMe
  29. 29.  Naturopathic Doctor  Ayurvedic Doctor  Herbalist The Herb Shoppe Clermont FL  Nutritionist  Exercise physiologist  Registered dietician  Chiropractic doctor  Integrative Medicine Doctor
  30. 30.  Youtube.com/user/herbal411 DrRic 12 Weeks to Change Thanks for Listening!!

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