Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Our Evolutionary Relationship to Infectious Disease by Oonagh Taeger, DHom(UK), PCH

In the media and in our communities we now see heightened fear of infectious disease. In a way this is perfectly understandable. Nobody likes the thought that their child could be carried off, or permanently damaged, by diseases such as … Continue reading

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Who uses HP? HP for world travel

Anke Zimmermann, BSc, FCAH, Sooke, British Columbia In April of 2017, I was contacted by the parents of a 19-year-old girl who was planning to spend a year traveling throughout Southeast Asia after high school starting the next September.  This … Continue reading

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How are babies’ immune systems different?

by Amber Currie, CCH RSHom C.HP, Loveland, Colorado Your healthy, adult body knows how to accurately identify problem microbes, run a fever to stop the growth of viruses and bacteria, and kill infected cells. Isn’t that amazing! Our children’s bodies … Continue reading

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The Natural Process of Infectious Disease

If we think of the natural process of illness and immune system response in a circular way, we enter the circle upon peripheral exposure to a germ. Entry into the body is based upon susceptibility. A pathogen can enter through a … Continue reading

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Chickenpox Ensures Survival

The degree to which the human body is called into the febrile or purgative response is equal and opposite to the individual’s need for the disease and virulence of the pathogen. While it is not the pathogen itself that causes … Continue reading

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Preventing and Treating Chikugunya with Homeoprophylaxis – Beyond Mosquito Nets and Antipyretics

By Jiuan Heng, New York HP Supervisor, Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease causing fever and severe joint pain, headache, fatigue, nausea and rash. First reported in Africa in 1952 it found its way to the Americas (Carribean) for the … Continue reading

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The Story of Measles

By Kate Birch, RSHom(NA), CCH, Minnesota HP Supervisor. As I have been on a quest to bring insight and understanding in the dangers of vaccines, I have spent a considerable amount of time watching how the proponents of the vaccine … Continue reading

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