Society’s Seed of Change: Vaccinate?! by Georg Soldner, MD

The topic of vaccination elicits passionate responses. Why do we need to vaccinate earlier and earlier today? Georg Soldner in conversation with Wolfgang Held. Wolfgang Held: Why is the debate on the topic of vaccination so intense? Georg Soldner: The topic of vaccination has been polarized ever since there have been vaccinations. As early as 1860, there were statements from ... Read More ►

Sleep. A Wonderful Resource by Daciana Iancu, MD

We need to allow an anabolic, or building up process for the physical and etheric to regenerate. The physical and etheric bodies, when separated from the higher members, have the opportunity to replenish themselves. The ego and astral bodies exit and enter in rhythmic patterns throughout the night.   What an interesting phenomenon happens every night. Darkness descends, activity decreases, ... Read More ►

Anthroposophic Health_Winter 2019_Women’s Health

LILIPOH, Winter 2019 Special Section on Women's Heath authored by members of the Association for Anthroposophic Medicine & Therapies in America (AAMTA) (click the links below and the pdf version of the article will automatically download) Cinderella-Aschenputtel Viewed Through Anthroposophy, Cathy Marconi Fostering Your Warmth and the Warmth of Those Around You, Elizabeth Sustick, RN Osteoporosis, Andrea Rentea, MD and ... Read More ►

The Growing Trend of Mistletoe Therapy as an Integral Part of Individualized Integrative Cancer Care: New mistletoe options and the emerging role of Helleborus niger

by Steven M Johnson, DO The global occurrence of cancer is still increasing and is the leading cause of death in Western countries. For two decades now about half of all cancer patients in North America and Europe have used some form of integrative cancer care (ICC).  Viscum album (mistletoe) remains the most studied and prescribed medicine within integrative medicine ... Read More ►

Forming a Grass-Roots Organization – Healing as a Social Task: Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophical Medicine (PAAM) Introduces the New Patient and Friends Organization

by Stephen Johnson, DO A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. ---Mahatma Ghandi Although being president of the Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophical Medicine (PAAM) can be a challenging task at times (especially saying the name), I appreciate the opportunity it affords me to meet so many good people from around the world. Recently, I have ... Read More ►

Old Age

By Renee Meyer, MD Even if we are enjoying a vigorous middle age, somewhere in our sixties we begin to sense our mortality. A quiet, persistent reminder arises from deep recesses of our thoughts, or stirs the air behind our shoulders. It breathes “but time may overcome you,” when we indulge in long-term planning or think fondly of undertaking a ... Read More ►

Dementia

Renee Meyer, MD There is an advertisement picturing a middle-aged couple walking down the beach. As they walk, the woman’s image slowly dissolves, leaving just one beach walker. Families of people with dementia experience this feeling of dissolution and loss. In the early stage of dementia, the afflicted patients themselves can often feel loss and sorrow as their own organizational ... Read More ►

Beginning to understand … Trauma

By David Tresemer, PhD Thousands of pages are written about trauma every year. Trauma has become a favorite subject in mainstream psychology. To begin to understand the phenomenon, let us build a picture of the human being: To the receiving department of the soul’s kitchen, fresh cartloads of sensory impressions are brought—cartload after cartload, every moment. Just as one harvests ... Read More ►

Anthroposophic Naturopathy: From Half Science to Whole Science

By Robert Kellum, ND To fully understand anthroposophic naturopathy today, we need to be clear what naturopathic medicine is, and how anthroposophy can help it to evolve; to understand what path anthroposophy offers naturopathic medicine, and all medicine for that matter, to move forward toward the higher, integrative ground we all need. That ground can’t be defined by any one ... Read More ►