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  1. A New Approach to Food and Farming

    I have written several articles for Positive Health PH Online over the last two years. Their common theme has been the steady deterioration in the nutritional quality of food since...more

  2. Autism: Dietary Treatment Options

    The authors of this article have spent several years researching the causes and treatment of autism, which has reached epidemic proportions, and they put forward their theory that ...more

  3. Beneficial use of Seaweed in Special Diets

    In a conventional diet of mainly land-grown and manufactured foods, careful choice and variety is required to provide all the daily nutrients the body needs to maintain homeostasis ...more

  4. Bolles Sensory Learning Method

    The Bolles Sensory Learning Method™ is an innovative non-cognitive approach to developmental learning that utilizes enhanced natural sensory stimulation for remediation of an indiv...more

  5. Breath Testing for Development Disorders?

    Regular contributor David Taylor discusses dyspraxia, a childhood neuro-developmental disorder that is thought by some to affect around 5% of the population. The disorder is charac...more

  6. Case Study - Spirit Release benefits Asperger's Syndrome

    This case is indeed inspiring. The authors write that Spirit release is not a new concept. Culturally throughout the world there are references to 'spirits' who return to this worl...more

  7. Castaways - Complications of No Therapy Following Cast Removal

    The needs of children are completely overlooked when it comes to injury rehabilitation and the ability to cope with the physical stress of daily life.more

  8. Clinical Benefits of Peak States Therapy

    In this article the author shows us how we can fully accept and reconcile alternative therapies with what we know to be true, based on what he and his colleagues stumbled upon by a...more

  9. Core Energy Surgery for the Electromagnetic Body

    The short cut back to health, normality and freedom. The information presented below is not a theory but the result of 20 years of clinical observations. Anyone prepared to investi...more

  10. Dolphin Assisted Therapy

    Between 1992 and 1995 I served as the Psychological Consultant to the Dolphin Reef in Eilat, Israel. The facility is located in a natural lagoon on the Red Sea Coast. It contained ...more

  11. Editorial Issue 101

    I sense that as practitioners and/or consumers of complementary medicine, we currently find ourselves in strained circumstances, sometimes with conflicting allegiances. This, I fee...more

  12. Editorial Issue 139

    Today it is more difficult than ever to be fully informed regarding medical, lifestyle and scientific matters unless you are permanently hooked up with the electronic equivalent of...more

  13. Editorial Issue 144

    I was shocked when Martin Walker met me in Bristol in 1992 to discuss the Germanium debacle with me. During the mid to late 1980s, I had been researching organic germanium’s immune...more

  14. Editorial Issue 169

    This PH Online April Issue 169 publishes outstanding Editorial features encompassing the disciplines of Mind / Body / Emotion / Spirit.more

  15. Editorial Issue 174

    This Sept 2010 Issue 174 of Positive Health PH Online publishes significant information regarding important health issues.more

  16. Editorial Issue 228

    Even after 22 years as Editor of Positive Health PH Online, it doesn’t get easier to tread the tightrope between the separate orbs of conventional and complementary / alternative me...more

  17. Editorial Issue 235

    Having recently been invited by David Lorimer MA PGCE FRSA to write about what it has been like to edit Positive Health PH Online over more than 22 years virtually plunged me down a...more

  18. Editorial Issue 236

    In the almost 25 years since becoming Editor of Positive Health PH Online, I have never before felt as I do today such a complete polarization between the so-called orthodox / conv...more

  19. Editorial Issue 237

    Now in its 23rd year, Positive Health PH Online continues to publish articles and research pointing out how certain conventional treatment (drug-led) approaches are apparently being...more

  20. Editorial Issue 238

    Issue 238 of Positive Health PH Online features Lyme Disease as the cover story, cases of which are soaring / exploding in the UK and USA as well as articles across a wide spectrum ...more

  21. Editorial Issue 240

    As scientific and research evidence mounts across a multitude of disciplines, it is increasingly becoming clearer that certain fundamental tenets / paradigms underlying treatment ap...more

  22. Editorial Issue 241

    I was incredulous to hear on the news this week – Sept 2017 - results of a five-year study of patients which reported that cyberchondria - people researching health symptoms onlin...more

  23. Editorial Issue 92

    I used to think that nutritional approaches for cancer treatment were the only fields marginalized vis à vis conventional medical orthodoxy. However, it is far, far worse; all 'com...more

  24. Editorial Issue 94

    Thinking 'outside of the box' is probably one of the most crucial qualities required by health practitioners. Alas, the world of medicine, and, indeed, the greater world of politic...more

  25. Epigenetics - Current and Past Progress

    To understand current progress in epigenetics we need briefly to visit 5th century BCE Greek thought onwards to our own 19th century CE. Empedocles, Heraclitus, Democritus, Hippocra...more

  26. Essential Fatty Acids, Diet and Developmental Disorders

    It has been estimated that between 5 and 10 percent of the population have behavioural difficulties,[1] with many youngsters so diagnosed displaying delayed language development, p...more

  27. Evolving Story of Vitamin D

    This article looks into the benefits and research history of Vitamin D which, the author says, isn't really a vitamin because it has to be metabolically activated before it can be ...more

  28. Extreme Bias in FTC’s Ruling on Homeopathic Medicine

    In an ongoing effort to undermine homeopathy, the FTC disregards hundreds of peer-reviewed studies and suggests that there is no scientific evidence for these safe, effective therap...more

  29. Fast Food, Obesity and Ill Health: The urgent need to shift from chemical-based to real foods

    In this article on Obesity and Chronic Disease (CHD), the author, a McTimoney Chiropractor, authority on Candida and Wholefood Cookery says weight around the middle is a sign that ...more

  30. Fragrance: A Growing Health and Environmental Hazard

    This article focuses on the hazards of fragrances, found in a growing number of products. A study by Greenpeace in 2005 discovered that at least 36 well-known perfume brands contai...more

  31. Gotu Cola: The Amazing Brain Tonic

    This article focuses on Gotu cola (Centella asiatical/Hydrocotyle), a well-known Ayurvedic herb that's gaining popularity among Western herbalist as a brain tonic. In addition to b...more

  32. Gout

    Gout is often associated with the high life – rich food and alcohol – but, says the author, we should also be considering the genetic link. The condition is marked by pain and infl...more

  33. Health and Societal Consequences of Geoengineering

    Anyone who is outdoors at all has come to the correct conclusion that a science fiction horror is going on above us. It is absolutely essential you go outside and look up. Now. Toda...more

  34. Heavy Metal Toxicity - An Unsuspected Illness

    The author, a Naturopath points out that heavy metal toxicity is becoming a growing concern due to industrialization and metals are used in many products that have made their way i...more

  35. Herbal and Nutritional Approaches to Candida

    The article outlines the origins, symptoms, treatments and prophylaxis for Candida, one of today's most widespread fungal diseases. It is caused by an aberrant overgrowth of a be...more

  36. How Children on the Autistic Spectrum are Helped with Homeopathy

    Over 23 years ago when I first qualified as a homeopath I began writing small informative articles that were published in a newspaper known as The Commuter. One of the articles tha...more

  37. How Heavy Metals Affect Neurotransmitters Production and Balance

    The article discusses the range of conditions which appear to be the result of heavy metal toxicity, which begins in the womb, as the foetus’ developing neural systems and brain co...more

  38. How Organic Principles will Inform Future Food Production

    There has been a great deal of disparaging copy concerning organically grown food in recent years. The tone has become more vitriolic as the popularity of organics has grown and, as...more

  39. Klamath Lake Blue Green Algae - the Ultimate Brain Food?

    Klamath Blue Green Algae grows wild in the mineral-rich Upper Klamath Lake, in Oregon, USA.  Because the lake, formed by a volcanic eruption, is very rich in minerals, the algae ca...more

  40. LEAP

    The approach using LEAP can be very effectively applied to specific learning difficulties in children and adults with consistent success, where previously medication was the most c...more

  41. LEAP for the Assessment and Correction of Specific Learning Difficulties

    Learning disability is an emerging problem, one that is not always apparent until the last years of school. Using the criterion of being two or more years behind on standardised te...more

  42. Letters to the Editor Issue 102

    Silent Spring Revisited + The Killer Vaccines: An Honest Physician Warns of Serious Dangersmore

  43. Letters to the Editor Issue 110

    Michael Lever Replies to Alexander Tennant's letter in Issue 108 Feb 2005 + Reader's Comment re Healing Energy. The Power of Intent + Steve Gamble Replies to Mary + Regulation and ...more

  44. Letters to the Editor Issue 124

    EU Food Supplement Directive: EU Avoids Taking Responsibility For Human Health + Public Vote 90% Against Water Fluoridation Studymore

  45. Letters to the Editor Issue 137

    The Mushroom Cloud that Caused Autism + Study Warns of Health Risk From Ethanol + Fluoridation Doing More Harm Than Good, Studies Showmore

  46. Letters to the Editor Issue 151

    Trial Evaluating B Vitamins in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease + Drug Company Propaganda on AOL's Health Page + Study Fails To Clear MMR/Autism Link + Study Dispels Link Betwe...more

  47. Letters to the Editor Issue 173

    Stop Nuking the Cancers + Letter sent to Age of Autismmore

  48. Letters to the Editor Issue 175

    Denial of Chemical & Radioactive Dangersmore

  49. Letters to the Editor Issue 179

    Statement From Dr Andrew Wakefield:  No Fraud. No Hoax. No Profit Motive. + Paediatric Love  Affair with Mercury Continue: Vaccine Insanity + Zero Deaths from Vitamins, Minerals, A...more

  50. Letters to the Editor Issue 201

    Daily Multivitamin Reduces Cancer Risk: Even Low-Dose Supplementation Would Save 48,000 Lives Annually + The vaccination policy and the Code of Practice of the Joint Committee on Va...more

  51. Letters to the Editor Issue 217

    CDC Whistleblower: Widespread Manipulation of Scientific Data - Higher Autism Rate Among African-American Boys Receiving MMR Vaccine + Breaking News: CDC Whistleblower Text Messages...more

  52. Letters to the Editor Issue 220

    Report Highlights Rising Global Cost Of Cancer Treatment And Care + It 'CAM' and Should Be a Part + The Cancer Act of 1939 - Outdated + Essiac Tea - Cancer Truth + The Disney Measle...more

  53. Letters to the Editor Issue 221

    Herbal Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy +more

  54. Letters to the Editor Issue 230

    Vaccination - Don’t Shoot the Messengers! - Alliance for Natural Health International + Ratify Minimata Treaty and Phase out Mercury Amalgam Fillingsmore

  55. Letters to the Editor Issue 235

    #MEAction Denounces Use of CBT in Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome + Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease: llama Antibodies Detect Cerebral Lesions + Study Investigates Interactio...more

  56. Letters to the Editor Issue 237

    Seeking Volunteers for Research to Improve Health Prospects of Older Men and Women + If Only Half of America is Properly Vaccinated, Where are the Epidemics? + 50 Studies the AAP Av...more

  57. Letters to the Editor Issue 239

    Waist-To-Height Ratio More Accurate than BMI in Identifying Obesity, New Study Shows + Plans for Habitat and Wildlife Conservation Should Consider Lyme Disease Risk + NHFA Health Fr...more

  58. Letters to the Editor Issue 27

    Background to Vitamin B6 Fiasco + Update on Water Fluoridation from Dr Sheila Gibsonmore

  59. Letters to the Editor Issue 64

    Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? + Fractal Acupuncture + What are the priorities in medical research? + Vitamin & Health Supplement Restrictionmore

  60. Letters to the Editor Issue 75

    Mindless MMR – Dr Peter Mansfield Explains Why Single Vaccines Really Fell out of Favour + Researching Therapist Burn-out + EU Supplement Directive Cruel + More on EU Supplement Di...more

  61. Letters to the Editor Issue 80

    Aromatherapy Statutory Regulation Group (ASRG) Seeking Patient Representative + Seeking Feedback Re 'Over-The-Counter' Genetic Tests + Update re EU Supplement and Traditional Herba...more

  62. Letters to the Editor Issue 86

    Vitamin Treatment for Prostate Cancer + New England Journal of Medicine Hammers Chemo, Applauds Alternative Cancer Therapy + Attack on EU Directive + California Judge Approves Land...more

  63. Letters to the Editor Issue 91

    Scandalous Mercury in Vaccinations  +  Reflexology: Foot Massage Not Suitable Placebo + Government Defeat on Vitamin Limits + Irresponsible Conclusions Reached By Researchers in Th...more

  64. Letters to the Editor Issue 96

    EU Pharmaceuticals Directive Disastrous for Nutritional Supplements + Avoiding Visual Degeneration – Part 1 + Vaccines and Autism and Neurological Epidemics + Partial Reversal of A...more

  65. Letters to the Editor Issue 97

    Cholesterol Skeptics: The Bad News About Statin Drugs + Chemtrails – Part I + Mercury Individual Vaccine Injuriesmore

  66. Letters to the Editor Issue 98

    Volunteer for EDTA Chelation Therapy + Volunteer for EDTA Chelation Therapy + Boron and Prostate Cancer Risk + Link Between Autism and Mercury-Containing Vaccinesmore

  67. Mental Health and Numerology

    Unbalanced mental states (with no physical findings) like ADHD, anxiety, OCD, Bipolar disorder and autism for example, are the result of unbalanced personal numbers. Certain feeling...more

  68. Milk - Review of its Composition, Ingestion, Dietary and Health Profile

    ‘Drink your milk, it’s good for you’ was a phrase we heard frequently as children. As CAM Providers over the last few decades, we have been finding that ingestion of milk or dairy ...more

  69. Mitochondrial Fatigue or Mitochondrial Sabotage?

    Mitochondria are protein-rich small bodies (organelles) with a double membrane and are located in the cytoplasm of all[1] cells (except red blood cells). Mitochondria contain geneti...more

  70. Music as Medicine

    For centuries people have believed there is a profound link between music and health, but is there any evidence to suggest that music can be therapeutic in more than just an allego...more

  71. Natural Weight-loss Supplements:

    As the problem of obesity continues to increase in the Western world, pharmaceutical companies have responded by developing weight-loss drugs that target certain biochemical pathwa...more

  72. Nutritional Support for Children with Autism

    Regular contributor, Kate Neil, looks at the link between autism in children and nutrition. Autism rates in Britain have risen dramatically over the last 20 years, and 1 in 500 chi...more

  73. Prenatal and Birth Therapy - Healing our Earliest Wounds from Conception to Birth

    Prenatal and birth therapy was developed by Dr Raymond Castellino as a powerful method of working with babies and their families in order to resolve traumatic imprinting that origi...more

  74. Regenerative Homeopathy© To Whole Health Satisfaction

    By showing facts of recoveries from a variety of health concerns is the only way to bring hope to lives of millions viewers and update the experts, and crystallize the sceptic mind ...more

  75. Rhythm in Movement and its Potential Role in Rehabilitation

    In everyday life, what is it that you witness each time you observe people move? You may see the external actions of running, jumping, hopping, waving and nodding. What you do not s...more

  76. Save Your Wisdom Teeth - The Risks of Dental Extraction

    Wisdom teeth are the third molars situated at the back of the dental arch and are the last adult teeth to develop. They often protrude only partially with some of their surface bei...more

  77. Seaweed in Colon Health and Nutrition

    Seaweeds, or 'kelps' as the wild brown algae are sometimes called, are known to assist the acid-alkaline balance,[1] have a prebiotic effect on the gut flora,[2] help protect the gu...more

  78. Seaweed in the Daily Diet and Nutrition

    Seaweed, or macro-algae as it is known scientifically, includes over 10,000 species of the fastest growing plants on ‘earth’.more

  79. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 191

    The UK Centre for Living Foods + The Listening Centre London + Remote Healthcare: Masters and Graduate Diploma + Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice + Pekana Homeopath...more

  80. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 220

    Retox vs Detox Pop-Up at Old Street: A Test of New Year's Resolutions + Seagreens - Feed the Foundation of Health + Fire Devastates Buildings and Classrooms Helping Orphans in the ...more

  81. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 222

    Turning Point Training - High Quality Complementary and Conventional Courses + Parasite Workshop - Say Goodbye to Unwanted Guests + Tomatis Listening Therapy - London Listening Cen...more

  82. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 224

    Plymouth University Celebrates Launch of New Faculty of Physician Associates + Practitioner Continual Professional Development Seminar + CAMEXPO 2015 26-27 September Olympia Londo...more

  83. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 226

    New Traffic Light System for Borrelia [Lyme] Activity + Results RNA - How do I safely and easily remove Heavy Metals? + Getting the Fats Right - A Master Class - Importance of Dieta...more

  84. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 231

    UK Visit: His Holiness Dragmar Khentrul Rinpoche - 15-31 July 2016 + Noma - Wegamed Diagnostic and Therapy Devices and Pascoe Complex Homeoeopathics + Heavy Metal Detox with ACZ Na...more

  85. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 232

    Abundance & Health present: ‘ALTRIENT’ Supercharged Liposomal Health Supplements + EORC – IJCA – Botanica2016 + VIVAMAYR Altaussee - Sustainable Health + Clinical Homeopathy: t...more

  86. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 233

    Elementary - Superfood Supplement + BCNH - High Quality Personalized Nutrition and Learning Experience + The Touch - Healing Miracles and Methods + Nutrition Theatre Bigger and Bett...more

  87. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 234

    Australian Flower Essence Workshop + Relationship Between Heart Disease and Dental Treatment + Stephen MacAllan + Active School of Complementary Therapy + Diploma in Higher Educati...more

  88. Short Features and Brief Takes Issue 238

    What is the Alexander Technique + Sayer Complementary Health – Child Autism Recovery + Elementary - Our Story + To Detox or not to Detox? + Complementary Health Professionals (CHP)...more

  89. Sound Psychology: the Tao of Music

    Mantras, chants and singing have been used through the ages and by almost every culture as a way of achieving health and harmony as well as personal enjoyment. The Buddhist mantr...more

  90. Sound Therapies: Universal Panacea or Placebo?

    This article highlights the many improvements in terms of a wide range of physical, emotional and learning difficulties that can be achieved through sound therapy. It distinguish...more

  91. The 'G' Factor - The Benefits of a Gluten-free Diet

    Detox diets are trendy. They avoid gluten like the allergenic protein it is. Found in wheat, rye, spelt, barley, oats, even in so-called gluten-free maize, it can cause headaches, ...more

  92. The Allergy Volcano

    Allergic diseases are increasing world-wide. It seems that we cannot adapt to the environment we are creating, and the allergy volcano is erupting fast. Western scientific based me...more

  93. The Damaging Effects Of Electropollution

    The author opines that “the detrimental health effects of cell phones, WiFi, electromagnetic fields (EMFs), and the microwave-based technology we use daily makes worrying about our ...more

  94. The Detoxification Answer - Toxicity as a Clinical Diagnosis

    The benefits of our modern way of life are many, but they come with a price; the damaging pollution of our planet with its severe impact on our health. The silent killers of the 21s...more

  95. The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and Its Deficiencies: the New Science of Homeostasis

    Most blockbuster scientific discoveries do not start with transporting 10 kilos of an illicit substance on public transport. The exception is Israeli biochemist Raphael Mechoulam's ...more

  96. The Industrialization of Farming and Childbirth

    Dr Odent, the well-known obstetrician who has tirelessly campaigned for more natural birthing practices and techniques, points out the striking similarities between the industriali...more

  97. The Re-Balancing Potential of Seaweed

    The author, founder of Seagreens, begins by pointing out that in the modern world we are not getting the nutrients we need. He goes on to describe the qualities of wrack seaweed, t...more

  98. The Role of the Gut in Psychology

    This article explores the link between illnesses such as autism, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder and gut disorders.more

  99. The Role of the Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene

    To understand the significance of any form of supplementation in a health care setting, practitioners should be aware of or investigate the biochemistry of any particular pathway t...more

  100. Thyroid Function, Fluoride and Cholesterol: Part One

    It is commonly taught that high cholesterol, in association with low thyroid function, is a cause of coronary heart disease. Many ‘authorities’ respond to this belief with choleste...more

  101. Tomatis Listening Therapy – Your Voice is a Barometer of Your Health

    Listening therapy works on the premise that effective listening - external, internal and vestibular - naturally leads to effective communication and that, except for pathological a...more

  102. Touch Therapy Training Programme For Children with Disabilities

    The author shares her experiences of her involvement as both therapist/instructor and research assistant in the Touch Therapy Training Programme (TTTP) developed by Julie Barlow an...more

  103. Vaccination Controversy: Safety and Side Effects

    Dr Sharma, a medically qualified homeopathic doctor, addresses the argument, supported by a growing body of evidence, that vaccines are unsafe and ineffective. There is no evidence...more

  104. Vibrational Healing - Harmonising

    The premise of Vibrational Healing is that everything vibrates on a certain frequency. All objects, even wooden tables, are made up of molecules which vibrate to create their mass....more

  105. Vitamin B12 – Are You Deficient?

    Severe B12 deficiency is known to cause pernicious anaemia, an illness which has clearly diagnosable symptoms. However, there are a plethora of other symptoms which can be related...more

  106. What Is Social Anxiety, Anyway?

    The question of what is social anxiety is a simple one to answer, yet the answer raises a great many new questions. At its core, social anxiety is a type of anxiety related to socia...more

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