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Allopathic (Conventional Medicine) Standards of Care

Naturopathic Medicine

            1) Identify the Triggers

            2) Test for Anemia

            3) Frequency Specific Microcurrent

Naturopathic Medicine Summary

Asthma Case Study



Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. (1) Inside the lungs are several passage ways called bronchi which allows air to penetrate all areas of the lungs. The primary bronchi are large, then reduce to smaller and smaller passage ways. For some reason the bronchi become inflamed, which leads to spasms, which causes the bronchi to constrict. This reduces the amount of air which can enter the lungs. The degree of air constriction depends of the severity of bronchi spasm. This translates to the severity of asthma attacks.

Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, then coughing, then chest tightness, and finally shortness of breath. (2) This may occur several times per day, or perhaps only a few times per week. (1) It may become worse with exercise when oxygen demand is increased. (1) It can also become worse at night when lying in a horizontal position. (1)

Asthma can be set-off and/or caused by allergens, environmental pollution, some over the counter and prescription medications, or other unknown reasons. (1, 3)

According to conventional medicine, there is no cure for asthma. (1) Just reduce the symptoms.

Allopathic Standards of Care

1) Common: Anti-inflammatory corticosteroid inhalers. (4)

2) Moderate Severity:  Long-acting beta agonists may be used in addition to inhaled corticosteroids if asthma symptoms remain uncontrolled. (5)

3) Severe: Intravenous corticosteroids and hospitalization. (6)

Note: Inhalers do not treat the underlying cause. (7, 8, 9, 10)

Naturopathic Medicine

1) Identify the Triggers

a) Trigger One: The FDA has stated one of the known symptoms of food allergy reactions is asthma. (www.fda.gov). There are three known mechanisms of food allergy reactions. IgE, IgG, and IgA. IgE reactions occur within minutes of consuming an allergic food. Most folks can figure this out on their own. It is the IgG and the IgA mechanisms that are nearly impossible to figure out without a blood test. (7, 8, 9)

Note: Conventional medicine will order individual foods tests; usually about 13 foods. The lab our clinic uses has panels. The IgG and the IgA test panels we order, tests either for 96 or 144 foods with one test. (7, 8, 9)

IgG reactions do not occur until four days after eating an allergic food. IgA reactions one to four days later. I have been testing for these reactions since 1993 using the same lab. In all this time, not a single patient has been able to figure out what foods they are allergic to in the IgG category. The IgA reaction was not discovered until the mid-2010s. (7, 8, 9)

Treatment: Avoid the allergic foods and also attempt to discover the underlying cause of developing the food allergies in the first place using our comprehensive blood and hair nutritional analysis. (7, 8, 9)

b) Trigger Two: Environmental allergens. Most common are pollens which are abundant in the spring. Treatment is use of homeopathic medicine to help reduce sensitivities. (7, 8, 9)

2) Test for Anemia

a) Test for both iron deficiency anemia, and/or B12 deficiency anemia. Oxygen is carried through the body via Red Blood Cells (RBCs). Anemia is a defect in the RBCs that reduce the amount of oxygen the RBCs can carry. The primary symptoms is shortness of breath which can mock asthma, and/or magnify the symptoms of asthma, sometimes in the extreme. (7, 8, 9)

b) Test for other bodily problems which can also contribute to anemia. Test with our comprehensive blood and hair nutritional analysis. (7, 8, 9)

c) Test the urine for heavy metals. Lead is primarily stored in the bones. The pH of the body must be perfect at all times. The body will extract calcium when needed to raise blood pH, then put it back again when the pH needs to be lowered. Red Blood Cells (RBCs), which are responsible for carrying oxygen, are manufactured in bone marrow. If lead is present in the bones, it will affect RBC production, which will cause anemia. “Get the Lead Out!”

3) Frequency Specific Microcurrent (See FSM in the index)

After identifying and addressing the most likely underlying root causes of both lack of oxygen and bronchial spasms, then treat the accumulative negative damages to the bronchi using Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM). The goal of FSM is to reverse as much as possible, those long term negative accumulative effects to the bronchi. (10)

Suggested microcurrent protocols which have been shown to be helpful in several patients.

a) The initial problem that affected the bronchi was inflammation from one source or another. FSM frequencies. Tx: Inflammation to the Bronchi.

b) Food allergies and/or environmental allergens cause a histamine reaction. FSM frequencies. Tx: Allergic reaction to the Bronchi.

c) The inflammation and allergy reactions will cause the bronchi to go into spasm. Tx: Spasm of the Bronchi.

d) If the asthma was long term, then the acute inflammation will have changed to chronic inflammation. Tx: Chronic inflammation to the bronchi.

e) Chronic inflammation leads to congestion of energy through the lungs, same as Chinese Acupuncture principles. Tx: Congestion of the Bronchi.

            f) Chronic inflammation leads to fibrosis of lung tissues. Tx: Fibrosis of the Bronchi.

            g) Fibrosis leads to scaring of lung tissues. Tx: Scar of Bronchi.

h) Identify any other toxins which may have affected the bronchi such as Tubercular toxins. Tx: as appropriate.

Naturopathic Medicine Summary

1) Test for food allergies via blood testing. I do not carry a lot of faith in muscle testing. I prefer scientific blood tests which are concrete. This blood test is performed in our clinic.

2) Test for anemia and any other potential contributory factors via our comprehensive blood and hair analysis testing.

            3) Follow up with Frequency Specific Microcurrent to help reverse damages to the bronchi.

Asthma Case Study

29 year old female, married, three children. Occupation: Dental assistant.

Outwardly appearance. Normal weight for height. Pleasant personality.

No known exposure to chemical toxins.

Symptoms: SOB (shortness of breath) upon any light exertion. Not able to enjoy time with children at playgrounds due to significant SOB, even with Alberterol dosing.

Chronic fatigue significant, changes ability to do normal activities at job and with family.

Allopathic medicine prescription:       Alberterol (Proventil) two plus years.

Food Allergy Test

  • Highly allergic to all dairy, eggs, and all wheat

Blood Test

  • Significant B12 deficiency anemia, coupled with concurrent iron deficiency anemia
  • Low ferritin (iron reserves)
  • Very low chloride levels (stomach was not excreting enough HCl to properly digest foods
  • Low thyroid hormones

Hair Test

  • Deficiency in minerals

Course of Action

  • Patient discontinued all dairy and wheat. Drastically reduced intake of eggs.


  • Corrected B12 deficiency anemia
  • Corrected iron deficiency anemia
  • Prescribed Betaine HCl with every meal
  • Prescribed amino chelate iron to bring iron reserves back to normal
  • Treated thyroid
  • FSM therapy applied to reverse damages


  • Three months later patient went back to Allopathic Doctor. Stopped taking all Alberterol
  • Now plays with children at park without shortness of breath
  • Chronic fatigue is gone
  • Two years post: Patient remains off all Alberterol
  • Patient remains off all dairy and wheat, consumes eggs more often
  • Family life has improved as she is able to participate in all family activities.


1) Asthma Fact sheet? 307″. WHO. November 2013. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2016

2) British Guideline 2009, p. 4

3) Martinez F. D. (2007). “Genes, environments, development and asthma: a reappraisal”. European Respiratory Journal. 29 (1): 179–84. doi:10.1183/09031936.00087906. PMID 17197483

4) GINA 2011, p. 71

5) GINA 2011, p. 33

6) NHLBI Guideline 2007, pp. 373–75

7) Medical degree: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1990

8) Ongoing continuing medical education for Naturopathic Doctors since 1990.9

9) Ongoing private practice as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine since 1993

10) Specialty as a Frequency Specific Microcurrent Practitioner, ongoing since 1996

DISCLAIMER This information is provided for Educational Purposes Only and has NOT been designed to diagnose, treat or cure any health conditions. Please consult a qualified Health Care Professional with Nutritional Training to diagnose your health conditions and avoid self-diagnosis. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have not evaluated statements about these health topics or any suggested product compositions.