How could we have left out naturopathic physicians, readers wondered? We wonder ourselves. Here’s an update.
In August we brought you a list of leading integrative physicians who have excellent, easily digestible newsletters, blogs, or websites on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) available to patients and the general public. In this update, we add NDs and DCs, as well as physicians recommended by readers whom we were glad to get to know better.
- Peter D’Adamo, ND: Personalized Living (e-newsletter). A naturopathic physician, bestselling author, researcher-educator, D’Adamo is considered a world expert in glycobiology, principally the ABO (ABH) blood groups and the secretor (FUT2) polymorphisms.
- Marianne Marchese, ND (downloadable articles). Researcher, author, teacher, and naturopathic physician specializing in women’s wellness. She uses botanical medicine, bioidentical hormones, homeopathy, detoxification, IV therapy, chelation, microcurrent therapy, diet, exercise, stress management, and lifestyle changes in her treatments.
- Michael T. Murray, ND: Natural Facts (e-newsletter). One of the world’s leading authorities on natural medicine and author of over thirty books featuring natural approaches to health, and director of product development for Natural Factors supplements. He serves on the Board of Regents of Bastyr University.
- Joesph E. Pizzorno, Jr., ND: Integrative Medicine: A Clinicians Journal (print and digital). A naturopathic physician, educator, author, and researcher, Dr. Pizzorno is founding president of Bastyr University. He was also the developer of Solutions Health Advisor software.
MDs, DOs, DCs, and others recommended by our readers:
- William J. Campbell Douglass II, MD: Douglass Report (hardcopy newsletter) and Daily Dose (e-newsletter). The author of over a dozen books, Douglass also runs a health clinic in Africa and worked alongside doctors at the Pasteur Institute.
- Nan Kathryn Fuchs, PhD: Women’s Health Letter (e-newsletter). Author, public speaker, and nutritional counselor, Fuchs has been at the forefront of women’s health issues for over thirty years.
- John Mandrola, MD (e-newsletter). A cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm disorders, Mandrola prefers treating atrial fibrillation with a change in the patient’s lifestyle and adding supplements, instead of dangerous blood thinners, beta blockers, anti-arrhythmias, and intrusive surgical ablations.
- Andrew W. Saul, PhD (website). Dubbed “the Megavitamin Man,” Saul edits the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service. His website is peer-reviewed and is completely non-commercial. It includes book reviews, articles, and interviews with other doctors.
- Jacob Teitelbaum, MD: Vitality 101 (e-newsletter) and End Fatigue (e-newsletter). A board-certified internist and nationally known expert in the fields of chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, sleep, and pain, Teitelbaum is also the founder of the Practitioners Alliance Network and author of numerous books.
- Jenny Thompson (daily e-Alerts). Director of the Health Sciences Institute, which publishes a newsletter for its members and has an extensive database for common health issues.
- Bruce West, DC: Health Alert (hardcopy newsletter). In practice for over thirty years using therapeutic and nutrient-dense foods, plant and glandular concentrates and extracts, as well as phytonutrients and phytochemicals. Over 22,000 physicians currently subscribe to his newsletter.