This module will cover a natural medicine approach to infectious diseases, both in terms of treatments and prevention, prebiotics, probiotics and the implications on gut health and overall health, supplementation and natural strategies against, and management of HIV, Natural medicine approach to viral infections, and a natural medicine approach to parasitic infections.
Module Learning Objectives:
- To understand how low grade infections such as CMV, EBV, Chlamydia, yersinia, ricketsia, HSV, hepatitis, lyme, helicobacter, TB, trichomonas, fungi, worms need to be treated but careful consideration should be made to immunotoxins that can be avoided: for example sugar, aspartame, alcohol, smoking, cooked fats, food allergies such as wheat/gluten, dairy products, potatoes, etc.
- To understand and apply the proper use of pharmaceuticals to treat acute and chronic infections.
- To understand the role of infections in chronic degenerative diseases.
- To understand and analyze Lyme disease: symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment, and yeast overgrowth.
- To understand monovalent vaccines, timing of vaccination, making informed decisions about declining or delaying vaccinations and a suggested protocol to entertain for vaccinations.
- To apply practices for the prevention of tuberculosis and malaria.
- To understand and apply complementary and nutritional treatments for infectious diseases.