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    Kelly Parcell

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    Naturopathic Medicine

The best part of human nature is the pursuit of improvement and curiosity. The invention of the world wide web in 1991 has not only enhanced but initiated this quality in humans. Just as patients have become disenchanted with the healthcare options offered by their primary care physician, doctors are also disenchanted with the limitations outlined by insurance companies and employers. This has led to a growing demand from both parties for alte...
  • Posted By:

    Steve Parcell

  • Category:

    Intravenous Therapy

Mistletoe (Viscum Album) is a plant that lives on trees, such as apple, oak, maple, elm, pine, and birch. It is native to Europe and Western Asia. Viscum album has been used for centuries. Brand names for this plant include Helixor®, Iscador®, Iscador Qu®, Lektinol™, Cefalektin®, Eurixor®, ABNOBAviscum® and Abnoba-viscum Quercust. Mistletoe is given either through subcutaneous injection or intravenously. The extracts of this plant, specif...
  • Posted By:

    Steve Parcell

  • Category:

    Intravenous Therapy

EDTA (ethylene diamine tetra-acetic acid) is an amino acid that is FDA approved for lead poisoning and used as an alternative treatment for heart disease caused by atherosclerosis. It is not yet approved by the FDA for the use in cardiovascular conditions, but this may occur soon. Safety concerns in the past included low hypocalcemia (low calcium).  Patients with severe kidney disease cannot tolerate normal doses. The side effect of hypocalcemia...
  • Posted By:

    Steve Parcell

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    Chronic Fatigue

The Epstein-Barr virus causes a very common infection known as mononucleosis. Symptoms of mono include extreme fatigue, sore throat, fever, swollen lymph nodes, swollen tonsils, headache, rash, and sometimes a swollen spleen. However, some individuals develop a chronic reactivated Epstein-Barr (EBV) problem. [1],[2]  I have noticed this is common in people with chronic fatigue and have seen it quite a bit in competitive athletes. Detecting R...
  • Posted By:

    Steve Parcell

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    Preventive Cardio

Our Dr. Stephen Parcell, N.D. will be co-presenting for a webinar hosted by the Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (AAMP) on Saturday, November 20, 2021, 8:00AM PST. The webinar, entitled Advanced Cardiology for the Clinician, will provide clinicians with six hours of advanced educational learning, six AMA Cat-1 CME credits, and six pharmacy credits. Dr. Stephen Parcell will join Dr. Paul Anderson, and Dr. Kashra Pournadeali, N.D., FACN...