The New Zealand Journal of Natural Medicine – Issue 14

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Allison Roe strides out on the cover of the new issue (#14) of The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine.

Famous for winning the Boston and New York marathons, Allison Roe, MBE has been active for many years in health fundraising roles and raising awareness of breast health issues.

Her inaugural column focuses on mid-life fitness.

Continuing with the theme of taking responsibility for your own health, this issue features guest contributor Clinical Nutritionist and Medical Herbalist Angela Frieswyk who teaches readers how to make home remedies for common ailments.

Have you been tired or depressed? Or perhaps wondering why you (or a friend) have a poor memory?  This issue features an article by Dr. Kelly Brogan on vitamin B12 and the crucial contribution this vitamin makes to maintaining normal brain function.

Still on the subject of brain health, Sayer Ji, Ph.D discusses new research that shows that turmeric can help protect the brain from the toxic effects of fluoride – and why this often underrated culinary herb may offer hope to people with Alzheimers.

Do you (or a friend or relative) have a child who is autistic?  Issue 14 features a review of one of the best-ever books on treatment options for people with autism – Dr. Martha Herbert’s The Autism Revolution.

Also in this issue, electro-pollution expert Paul Waddell reviews the documentary “Science, Microwaves and Lies”. This documentary follows the struggle of a local community to oppose the erection of a cell phone tower in their neighbourhood and makes compelling viewing.

The new electronic “smart meters” being introduced to measure electricity use have been in the news recently. This issue features an update on the “smart meter” situation, including some of the commonly reported adverse effects from these microwave radiation-emitting devices, and the tricks used by electricity companies to make people think that they have to have a “smart meter”, when there is no law that requires consumers accept them.

The cover story, “Why Antibiotics Are Making Us All Sick” is an eye opener and goes a long way to explaining why our common health is rapidly deteriorating, as well as talking about what we can do to recover from the damage being done.  (For those struggling with winter “bugs” we profile Elderberry extract which offers a delicious way to fight bacteria and viruses.)

“Menopause Made Easy”by naturopath Tina Gale is one article not to be missed, as it explains what the problems are as well as the solutions for common mid-life symptoms.

The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine is always 100 pages of essential – some would say “life saving – information that never goes out of date.

Always thorough, yet always accessible.

– Katherine Smith, Editor

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Food Matters Aotearoa Conference February 2015

The must-attend event of 2015…

Food Matters Aotearoa Conference

Speaking Tour, 9-20 Feb 2015 in major Cities, NZ

Conference, 14-15 Feb 2015, Te Papa, Wellington

Have you been wondering?

  • How nutritious is your food and how it is produced?
  • Should New Zealand embrace GM food production?
  • Are alternative farming methods able to feed the world and produce healthier food?

Food really does matter, especially when it comes to addressing the problems of an increasingly vulnerable global system. We invite you to hear speakers with different indigenous and international perspectives on solutions to the challenges we face.

Register now and help guide decisions that will set the course for our environment and the nature of food for coming generations. Food Matters.

For full details please see:

http://www.foodconference.co.nz/

 

Speakers include:

* Prof. Don Huber

* Prof. G-E Seralini

* Dr Vandana Shiva

* Prof. Gu Xiulin

* Jerome Douzelet

*  Bob Mackley

 

 

Watch documentary free online..for a limited time

You can watch the documentary Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan Kettering on youtube and vimeo for limited time.

Please visit the film’s website to access the film:

http://www.secondopinionfilm.com/

See Microwaves, Science and Lies for FREE

Micowaves science and lies imageAn opportunity to see the excellent film Science, Microwaves and Lies is coming up at the end of this month.

Full details are here:  www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/uncategorized/free-screening-of-science-microwaves-and-lies/

Jim Humble MMS seminar in NZ

Editor’s introductory note: In the 1990s, while working in the Amazon rain forest in Guyana, Jim Humble discovered that a solution made from  water, sodium chlorite crystals (commonly used to kill pathogenic organisms in water) and a weak acid (usually citric acid crystals) could be an effective treatment for malaria. He called this solution MMS.

(You can see a video that relates to a test of MMS solution in the treatment of malaria at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrwZN1cPfX8.

Jim Humble has since experimented with using MMS to treat other conditions. Jim Humble is not a doctor or health professional but an inventor.   He began the Genesis II Church in the USA so that he could train people in how to use MMS without interference from the US government. Jim Humble is coming to NZ to give a seminar in Novmeber and you can read the details below:

 

 

Upcoming MMS seminar: Ngatea, North Island, New Zealand: 7th to 9th of November 2014

Meet Jim and the team in New Zealand.

Meeting location: Ngatea Water Gardens Function Centre, Bratlie Place, Ngatea, (ph 07 8677275).  
(approx 1 hour from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga).

Town: Ngatea
Country: New Zealand  

Date / time begins: Friday 7-November-2014 – 10am
Date / time ends: Sunday 9-November-2014 – 6pm

Costs: Donations of $500 USD.

Bookings and payments required by Oct 10th.

Payment options: PAYPAL and Paypal excepts credit cards and Western Union.
Contact for registration:  info [at symbol] miraclemineral.co.nz
If you can’t pay through PAYPAL, for other payment options, please contact Roger at

info [at symbol] miraclemineral.co.nz

Contact: Roger Blake 

Contact email:  info [at symbol] miraclemineral.co.nz

Contact phone: 07 8677275

Costs include:  3 day seminar, including Lunch time meal, plus 2 coffee breaks. Reverend ID card, Health minister ID card, booklets, workbooks, all the video protocols to take home to review, authorization to open a Church chapter and more!!

You are required to arrange your own accommodation, see options with contact details below.

Teacher(s): Archbishop Jim Humble, Archbishop Mark Grenon, Bishop Jonathan Grenon and Bishop Joseph Grenon

Course description: All the Genesis II Church Sacramental Protocols found in the Course workbook as well as the History of the Genesis II Church and what it has been doing worldwide the past 4 yrs.

Approximate time schedule:
(Arrive 9.30am if you want tea/coffee before starting).

Friday 10am to 1pm: Making up powdered Sodium Chlorite into liquid 22.4% Sodium Chlorite – 100% Citric acid into 50% Citric acid solution – The use of natural Acids – Activation of Sodium chlorite releasing Chlorine Dioxide gas – Gassing of CD (Chlorine Dioxide) into H20 overnight method for CDS – preparing capsules, use of DMSO and more.

1 to 2: Lunch will be served
2 to 4: 1 to 1 hands on preparation of the above.
4 to 4.30: afternoon tea is served.
4.30 to 6: Lots of Questions and Answers please
6pm finish.

(Arrive 9.30am if you want tea/coffee before starting).
Saturday 10am to 12pm
: Repeating the preparation of Sodium chlorite/CA/CD/CDS and addressing attendees.

12 to 1: What are Protocols and which is the correct Protocol for which Dis-ease – this is powerful stuff, it took Jim and others years to develop!
1 to 2: Lunch is served.                                                                                                                     
2 to 3.30:
 Protocols.                                                                                                                     
3.30 to 4.30
: Protocols                                                                                                                
4.30 to 5
: Afternoon tea is served                                                                                                    
5 to 6
: Q and A time.                                                                                                                       
6
: finish

(Arrive 9.30am if you want tea/coffee before starting).
Sunday 10am to 6pm
:
Preparing for the Exam. Exam time.

After lunch: Recapping work + hour with Rev Mark. 
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You are required to arrange your own accommodation.
Accommodation options:

Ngatea Accommodation: (book early, as there are limited options in town).

Camper vans are welcome to stay in the Ngatea Water Gardens car park. There are on site toilets available for this option, but no showers.

There are two options for Accommodation in Ngatea itself, both on the main street within a 5 minute walk from the venue.

Ngatea Hotel: Has 5 x single rooms @ $40, 1 x double room @ $60,
Ph 07 867 7090

Thames Valley Motel: Has 5 units, each with 1 x double bed & 2 x single beds. Each unit is $130 per night.
Ph 07 867 7189  (prices as at July 2014).

About 15 minutes out of town is Miranda Holiday Park (next to Miranda Hot Pools), which has a range of accommodation options.
Ph 07 867 3205

Alternatively Thames or Paeroa (both about 20 minutes away), have a wide range of accommodation available. More details here;

Thames: http://www.thamesinfo.co.nz/Hotel

Paeroa: http://www.paeroa.org.nz/directory/accommodation

Free Online Summit on Future of Medicine

If you are interested in health you will want to take the opportunity to  join in Revive Primary Care’s  free  Evolution of Medicine Summit.

There are two different options: general public and healthcare professional and the event features many exciting speakers including Sayer Ji, PhD and Dr Kelly Brogan, MD whose work has featured in The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine.

You can sign up for free here

 

Alcohol and health: How to help with your vote

New Zealand has a serious alcohol problem, with abuse of this socially acceptable drug contributing to car crashes, domestic violence, and many cases of cancer.

Alcohol Action has been working to improve the regulation of alcohol in NZ to reduce alcohol-related accidents, violence and health problems.

Some political parties are more responsive to Alcohol Acti0n’s actions plans to reduce alcohol-related harm than are others.  You can read about different political parties’ policies regarding alcohol at this link: http://www.alcoholaction.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/Election-Special-Newsletter.pdf

Alcohol Action’s site is here: www.alcoholaction.co.nz/

Smart meter talk at WellFest September 20

This event has come and gone…if you would like information on the smart meter issue please see www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz or www.stopsmartmeters.com.au or you can see an award-winning documentary at this link www.takebackyourpower.net

 

 

This year’s WellFest Auckland is taking place on September 20-21 and will feature a talk on smart meters and health by Katherine Smith.

Full details are at this link: http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/uncategorized/wellfest-expo-to-feature-talk-on-smart-meters-and-health/ 

For more information about WellFest Auckland please see: http://wellfest.co.nz/

FREE EMF (Electromagnetic Fields) Summit

You can get a free ticket to an international online EMF Summit by signing up to the email list at http://emfsummit.com/

 

This will mean that you get periodic access to videos that include presentations by world experts in different aspect of electromagnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation and health.

For example:

* Epidemiologist Samuel Milham, PhD, expert on “dirty electricity” (and author of the landmark book on this subject.)

* Neuroscientist Prof. Olle Johansson, expert on electrohypersensitivity.

* Dr. Martha Herbert, MD, PhD, paediatric neurologist and expert on autism and EMR/EMF.  (Issue 14 of this Journal features a review of Dr. Herbert’s excellent book on autism The Autism Revolution.)

You can see all the speaker profiles at this link:

http://emfsummit.com/#section-speakers

 

NB:  The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine regularly features articles on EMR/EMF and health.  You can find issues with different topics by searching through the index at this link

To purchase copies, please visit our store at this link

Thank you.

Ebola: Possible treatment options

There have been no cases of Ebola in New Zealand.  However given that this viral infection has an incubation period of up to (approximately) three weeks, there is a possibility that people could arrive in NZ who have been exposed to the virus while they were overseas.

For this reason, we have chosen to put this post online so that information about possible treatment options is publicly available if cases of Ebola do occur in New Zealand.

The first possible treatment option is high dose vitamin C.  The rationale for this treatment is that Ebola is a haerrohagic infection and it appears plausible that this symptom is due to the viral infection rapidly depleting the body’s vitamin C reserves causing an acute scurvy.  You can read an article about vitamin C as a possible treatment for Ebola by Dr Levy who is the author of two excellent books on vitamin C.  Dr Levy visited NZ after Waikato farmer Mr Allan Smith recovered from double white out pneumonia caused by influenza) after being administered high dose intravenous vitamin C (hence the image used to highlight this post.)

Dr Levy’s article is at this link:  http://www.naturalhealth365.com/natural_cures/ebola-virus-thomas-levy-1095.html

Another possible treatment option is blood products from people who have had an Ebola infection and recovered.   You can read about this option here: http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/179/Supplement_1/S18.full

 

NB: The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine frequently brings to the attention of our readers important information that they may not find through reading other publications.  If you are interested in health and would like to subscribe to the journal or purchase a sample issue, our online store is here and other purchasing options are here.

Help Northland remain GE Free!

Please help keep NZ’s locally grown food supply GE-Free by supporting GE Free NZ and the Whangarei and Far North District Council’s plans to keep genetically engineered crops out of their area.  Thank you. 

Support Precaution on GMO’s – Protect our existing valuable GE-Free status in Northland and Auckland region

Easy Submission Guide – August  September 2014

Please support Whangarei District Council…and Far North District Council’s excellent collaborative proposed GMO Plan changes

It is about making two separate submissions – which can be emailed or done online – to the Whangarei District Council, and to the Far North District Council, supporting their excellent proposed GMO District plan changes to protect our biosecurity, existing non GM farmers and environment

 

WDC and FNDC sensibly propose banning all genetically modified organism releases, and to also put in place strict controls should the Environmental Protection Agency (based in Wellington) decide to approve any outdoor GE experiments/ field trials in the Northland region
These are vital submissions if you want to continue to be able to have a GE Free environment up  here in the north.   It’s easy!  Have your say!

 

see

web.gefreenorthland.org.nz/

or

www.gefree.org.nz/action-templates/

for more details :)
Please email your submissions – one each – direct to WDC and to FNDC before 4pm Tuesday 9 September
Email your submission to WDC at mailroom@wdc.govt.nz
Email your submission to FNDC at Plan.Changes@fndc.govt.nz

 

You can do your submissions online-


Make an online submission to WDC via: 

www.wdc.govt.nz/OnlineForms/Pages/District-Plan-change-submission.aspx

Before the deadline of 4pm, 9 September (for WDC submissions)

and….


You can print off the FNDC submission form from the Far North District Council website and post/ fax it in to FNDC:

www.fndc.govt.nz/services/environmental-policy-and-forward-planning/the-far-north-district-plan/plan-changes/plan-change-18/Submission-Form-Plan-Change-18.pdf

Before the deadline of 5.00 p.m, Tues 9th September (for FNDC submissions)

For more information about Genetic Engineering and the work of the Inter-Council Working Party 

see

 www.wdc.govt.nz/PlansPoliciesandBylaws/Plans/Genetic-Engineering/Pages/default.aspx

Or contact GE Free Northland

 

Or go to-

web.gefreenorthland.org.nz

For general guidelines see
www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/rma/everyday/consent-submission/

A more detailed version of the GE FREE NORTHLAND action alert is up on the GE FREE NZ website:

www.gefree.org.nz/action-templates/

 

Free screening of Beings of Frequency

This event has come and gone but screenings are regularly being help at St Heliers Community Centre;  please see the website for details: http://www.sthelierscentre.org.nz/

 

This important documentary will screen for free on September 23 in Auckland.  For full details, please see this link: http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/uncategorized/free-community-screening-of-beings-of-frequency-september-23/

NB:  If you are interested in EMR and health, The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine regularly features articles on various experts on EMR and EMF and health.

If you would like to subscribe to The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine, you may do this at this link www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/ or other subscription options are at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/subscribe/

CDC whistleblower admits MMR-Autism fraud

At the link below you can see a presentation produced by the Autism Media Channel concerning how a government scientist who worked for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the USA has broken more than a decade of silence to confess how he and his colleagues produced a fraudulent paper on autism and the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine.  The paper fraudulently stated that there was no link between the MMR vaccine and autism, when in fact that data that the researchers analysed showed that MMR vaccination at a young age was associated with increased risk of autism – particularly for African-American boys.

You can learn all about this story at the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGOtDVilkUc

(If you have friends or family members who are pregnant or have babies or young chidlren please consider sharing this post with them as the NZ mainstream media, to the best of my knowledge, has not covered this important issue.

More information on the MMR vaccine may be found at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/vaccination/whats-worse-measles-or-the-vaccine/ )

NB: The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine regularly features articles on aspects of vaccination (such as vaccine-injury) that do not receive comprehensive coverage in many other publications.

If you would like to subscribe to The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine, you may do this at this link www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/ or other subscription options are at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/subscribe/

Subscriber update

We apologise to subscribers whose emails or phone calls have not been answered for the last few days.  Our subscription manager has a large back log of work and some enquiries have therefore not yet been answered.

If you have general questions about your subscription, please see this link as it may answer your question http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/news/subscriber-faqs/

 

If you have an urgent subscription enquiry that needs attention, please email through the Contact form at this link www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/contact/.

Thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

Index of topics in issue 1-13

If you have read an article in a previous issue of The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine and want to re-read it but don’t remember which issue it was in, help is now at hand.  Please download the Word document at the link below and you will find a index of topics in issues 1 – 13.

The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine index issue 1 – 13 inclusive

NB:  If  the topic that interests you is not listed in the index, you can use “apple-F” if you are on a Mac or “control-F” if you are on a PC to type in words of interest.

If you find a topic of interest  that is in an issue of the Journal that you do not own you can purchase the issue  from our online store at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/. The store also features free “peek inside” PDFs  for each issue which allow you to read the first 20 pages of the Journal for free.

If you do not have a credit card or Paypal account there are other purchasing options at this link http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/subscribe/

The Big Latch On: Breastfeeding Promotion

Women all over New Zealand will join forces in celebration of breastfeeding, taking part in The Big Latch On, the 2nd and 3rd of August.

 To find out where your nearest Big Latch On event is being held go to www.biglatchon.org.nz

Ed note: If you are pregnant or have a baby and would like information about or  support during breastfeeding, please visit  http://www.lalecheleague.org.nz/

In addition to information and practical guidance in how to help a new baby “latch on” to the breast, good nutrition, plenty of fluids and sufficient rest are helpful in to establishing – and continuing – breastfeeding.  Recognising this, some countries pay for household help in the post-natal period to allow women to rest, recover from giving birth and establish breastfeeding without the stress of managing a household as well.

 

More about The Big Latch On is here:

The Women’s Health Action initiative – now in its 10th year – will see thousands of women from different cultures and backgrounds simultaneously breastfeeding their babies in public events nationwide.

Women’s Health Action Maternal and Child Health promoter, Isis McKay says The Big Latch On is all about celebrating and supporting breastfeeding women.

“84.4 percent of babies born in a New Zealand hospital are exclusively breastfed on discharge, a figure which puts us among the top in the OECD. This figure drops dramatically after six weeks and by the time the baby is six months, less than 20 percent of women are exclusively breastfeeding – which is one of the lowest rates in the OECD.

“Recognising that lack of support is one of the biggest hurdles to women continuing to breastfeed, The Big Latch On aims to celebrate this health-giving, mother – child bond with a massive public and on-line display.”

To mark the event’s decade anniversary, Women’s Health Action has initiated a virtual Big Latch On. For the first time, women can take part by posting a breastfeeding selfie to #biglatchonNZ www.facebook.com/biglatchonNZ.

“There is evidence that women increase their internet use by up to 45 percent after becoming mothers and if they’re back at work or unable to make it to a physical Big Latch On, this on-line option may work for them.

“We encourage all breastfeeding women and their whanau, partners and friends to take part in either their local Big Latch On, or by posting a breastfeeding photo online via #biglatchonNZ.”

In 2013 more than 130 breastfeeding events were held in venues throughout New Zealand. Each event is unique; shaped to fit each community’s ethos and culture.

“From a maternal gathering on a pig farm, to en-masse marae sit-ins, we’ve even had women taking part 30,000 feet in the air; an in-flight Big Latch On!

“We’re hoping for a record turnout of women, babies and supporters to celebrate ten years of The Big Latch On in New Zealand,” says Ms McKay.

The Kiwi non-profit organisation’s initiative has taken off internationally and is now run in 28 countries worldwide. Last year 14,536 babies took part in The Big Latch On events around the world.

The event has changed in focus over the ten years.

“Breastfeeding in public was still stigmatised ten years ago, so back then, The Big Latch On was fairly controversial. Our aim then was about gaining acceptance.

“While attitudes have changed, it is clear from the statistics that we need to keep reducing the barriers for women to be able to breastfeed for longer,” says Ms McKay.

To find out where your nearest Big Latch On event is being held go to www.biglatchon.org.nz

 

 

Website editor’s note:  If you are expecting a baby or already have a baby or young children, you may enjoy The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine which regularly features articles that are relevant to pregnant women and parents.

Our home page is www.naturalmedicine.net.nz.  You may find the section on Children’s Health and Development on our site to be a useful source of information.

You can buy copies of The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine or download free “peek inside” PDFs of the first 20 pages of each issue from our store at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/.

 

Source for information on The Big Latch On: Women’s Health  Action Press Release.

 

 

August 30: Reducing Breast Cancer Risk Seminar

This event has now come and gone.  Please see the Breast Cancer Network’s website for more information:  www.bcn.org.nz

 

The Breast Cancer Network which focuses on the prevention of breast cancer is running a  ‘Reducing Breast Cancer Risk’ Seminar on August 30.

 

The details are as follows:

Date and Time: Saturday 30th August 9.00am – 4.30pm

Venue: Kings School, 258 Remuera road, Remuera, Auckland

Topics: genes, hormones, environment, lifestyle, nutrition, stress

Cost: $60.00 entry includes lunch plus morning/afternoon tea

All welcome.  Limited seating – registration required.

Please see www.bcn.org.nz for more information.

 

You may also like to download the attached documents.  One is a flyer in  case you have time to print this off and put this up in your community to let women know about this event.

Breast cancer risk reduction flyer

Breast cancer risk reduction seminar timetable

Breast Cancer Network media release

 

NB:  If you are interested in reducing your risk of breast cancer, and other cancers, you will enjoy The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine.  Our home page is www.naturalmedicine.net.nz. You can buy copies or download free “peek inside” PDFs of the first 20 pages of each issue from our store at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/.

Urgent raw milk consultation…feedback due by 5pm July 8 2014


This is URGENT and important for everyone who drinks RAW MILK and for those who want raw cows and goats milk available to perhaps not yourselves but for others you know…to make their wishes known to the NZ government’s Ministry for Primary Industries.

 

    “The Ministry for Primary Industries invites all interested parties to make written submissions on the issues raised and options presented in this consultation  document. MPI is particularly interested in receiving feedback on the practical implementation of each option.”

So if you are keen to be able to continue sourcing raw milk, however you currently do, then PLEASE take the time to type a few words down and send to MPI/NZ.


All submissions must be in BEFORE 5:00pm Tuesday 8 July 2014.

 

You can either do all or part of the submission online via this link http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/raw-milk-sales-2014/
or our preferred choice, email your own submission to  rawdrinking.milk@mpi.govt.nz 
All submissions must be in BEFORE 5:00pm Tuesday 8 July 2014.

Information on raw milk from a NZ perspective may be found here: http://www.frot.co.nz/milk/home.htm while an international pro-raw milk website is here: http://www.realmilk.com/

 

NB:  If you are interested in nutrition, you will enjoy The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine.  Our home page is www.naturalmedicine.net.nz. You can buy copies or download free “peek inside” PDFs of the first 20 pages of each issue from our store at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/.

Videos from launch event on June 15, 2014

June 15 was the official launch data for issue 13 of The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine as well as the new online Natural Medicine Resource and Events Directory http://natural-medicine.directory/.

Held in Auckland’s Mount Eden War Memorial Hall, this event was compered by the publisher of The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine Jonathan Eisen and featured four guest speakers.

First to speak was Dr. Wayne McCarthy who shared his experiences as a naturopathic physician specialising in ozone therapy.  Dr. McCarthy practises at Global Health Clinics in Takapuna, Auckland and at the Northland Environmental Health Centre in Whangarei.  He described the large range of conditions in which ozone can be applied in medicine, particularly infections and as a treatment for conditions in which there is poor circulation. One condition in which ozone can be used to good effect is diabetic gangrene.  Ozone can provide oxygen to revitalise oxygen-starved tissues which are succumbing to infection and once this medical crisis (which could lead to amputation, if not successfully treated)  has been resolved, EDTA chelation therapy can be used to reduce plaque deposits in the blood vessels and improve circulation.

You can see Dr. McCarthy speak here:

http://youtu.be/7kd23_bxlKQ

 

The second speaker, John Oxlade introduced the new Natural Medicine Resource and Events Directory.  John and Pip Oxlade have been running the NZ Holistic Health for many years.  Their new Natural Medicine Resource and Events Directory http://natural-medicine.directory/ provides a convenient way for practitioners and businesses to advertise goods and services and for people who want to find a practitioner or learn about local events or training opportunities in their local area to access this information.

You can see John Oxlade speak here:

http://youtu.be/3lf2qU_S91g

 

Our third speaker for the afternoon, Dr. Sam Shay, DC, PGDip(Acu), who practises at Hamilton’sNatural BodyLink clinic poignantly described how medical misadventure prematurely ended his grandfather’s life.  He then explained the fundamentals of good health – and how disease and dysfunction can be addressed through identifying the causes and using appropriate treatments, including lifestyle modifications.  Dr. Shay’s website is www.TenPointWellness.com

You can see Dr. Shay speak here:

http://youtu.be/xw-mPLH4xVw
The final speaker for the day, Patrick van der Burght is the Director of Geovital Australia and New Zealand http://aus.geovital.com/.  Geovital is a business that offers assessments of homes and businesses for electromagnetic radiation and electromagnetic fields and remediation advice in the case of buildings that have unhealthy levels of EMR or EMF.  Patrick van der Burght gave an overview of the sorts of issues that can be found in homes and the options for improving the home environment.

You can see Patrick van der Burght speak here:

http://youtu.be/wYi1A2Gi9x0

 

Thank you to  Vinny Eastwood for filming the event and editing the footage.  You can learn more about Vinny’s work by visiting his website www.thevinnyeastwoodshow.com.   (Please consider supporting his work with a regular donation if you appreciate the work he puts into creating an alternative to an often censored and stodgy mainstream media.)

The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine holds events of this type from time to time.  Subscribers are advised in advance of these events by email. 

If you are not a subscriber, please sign up to the free email newsletter on www.naturalmedicine.net.nz and you will receive emails to let you know about upcoming events.

If you would like to subscribe to The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine, you may do this at this link www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/ or other subscription options are at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/subscribe/

Subscriber FAQs

Q:  What is the current issue? 

A: The current issue for NZ is issue 14 and NZ subscribers should now have received their copies. If yours has not arrived, please email with your name and address through the Contact Form at this link http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/contact/

Copies of issue 14 have now arrived in Australia and Australian subscribers should receive their copies by September 25.  (Australian subscribers who live in an urban area should receive their copies sooner than this.)

Australian subscribers should all have received issue 13 by now. If yours has not arrived, please email with your name and address through the Contact Form at this link http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/contact/

 

Q: How long will it take for my magazine to arrive?

A: If you have ordered the current issue for your country or one or more back issues, these should arrive within three weeks of your order. (The comparatively long time frame is due to lengthy mail delivery times when mail is posted to rural areas: if you are in a major city or town then you may receive your copy sooner.)

If you have ordered a copy of the Journal that has not yet been produced, it will be sent to you once it has been printed and is available in the country in which you live.

(Information about what issue is current in which country may be found at this link: www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/subscribe/ )

 

Q: How will I know when my subscription is due for renewal?

A: You will receive a renewal form with the last issue of your subscription.

 

Q: Why do Australian subscribers (and stores) receive their copies later than stores and subscribers in New Zealand?

A: The NZ Journal of Natural Medicine is printed in New Zealand and sent to Australia via sea (as airfreight is prohibitively expensive and using this option would mean that we would have to increase the price for Australian customers.)

 

Q:  I am in Australia and my copy of issue 13 has not yet arrived.  When can I expect it?

A:  Copies of issue 13 were posted to Australian subscribers on June 23;  if you have not received your copy it must have been lost in the mail. Please email your name and address through this link www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/contact/ and we will organise for you to be sent a replacement copy. Please see this link for more details:  http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/news/australian-subscriber-update/

 

Q: Can I subscribe, renew my subscription or buy back issues online?

A: Yes, you can subscribe or buy back issues via our website store at this link www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/store/ if you have a Visa, Mastercard or Paypal account.

 

Q: How will I know that my online purchase has been successful?

A: Within a few minutes of your purchase you should receive a receipt from our online store acknowledging your purchase. You should also notice that your credit card or Paypal account has been debited.

 

Q: How can I subscribe if I do not have a Visa,  Mastercard or Paypal account?

A: Other options for subscribing are at this link:

http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/subscribe/

 

Q:  Is there an easy way of finding out what topics feature in which issue(s)?  

A:  Yes, you can download an alphabetical  index topics in issues 1 – 13  at this link: www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/news/index-of-topics-in-issue-1-13/

 

If you have other questions, you may email through the Contact form at this link http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/contact/ .  Thank you.