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The Gerson Program Saved My Mother's Life

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I am posting this blog in honor of my Mother who passed away 2 years ago. It would have been her 85th birthday.

In 1978 while I was still in high school my mother developed breast cancer.  I had no idea what detoxification was or how it worked.  The nutritional program that she decided to use to help her overcome her condition was the Gerson Program.  The main strategy of this program is detoxification which treats existing conditions and can prevent disease.  My mother taught me how to do a coffee enema when i was a freshmen in college.  I bet Sigmund Freud would have a field day with that one. Now in my 18th year of private practice detoxification as a healing strategy is the most important part of my practice. Below is a brief video of Charlotte explaining the history of the Gerson Program.

Top Ten Ways To Clear and Strengthen Your Digestive System

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Repair Your Digestive System
1. Eliminate foods that are possible allergens which may have a negative impact on the digestive system.For example, reduce gluten, highly processed foods, foods that contain perseverates and additives, dairy and certain seeds and nuts.(see the anti-inflammatory diet)
Stop taking over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and antacids.These two drugs are contributing factions to the many symptoms associated with poor digestion.If you are taking over the counter pain medications use fish oil and turmeric instead - they both have natural anti-inflammatory properties without side-effects.
Add food into your diet that can help manage pathogens such as parasites and fungus.Herbs such as Ginger, garlic, fennel, thyme, and oregano all contain anti-parasite and anti-fungal properties.If you have acid reflux makes sure you’re tested for H.pylori.H-pylori is a bacterial that is responsible for …

What Are the Best Ways to Heal Your Digestive System?

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What Are the Best Ways to Heal Your Digestive System?
1. Add food into your diet that can help manage pathogens such as parasites and fungus.Herbs such as ginger, garlic, fennel, thyme, and oregano all contain anti-parasite and anti-fungal properties.If you have acid reflux makes sure you’re tested for H.pylori.H-pylori is a bacterial that is responsible for the majority of the symptoms associated with acid reflux.


2. Enhance your digestive system with digestive enzymes.We need enzymes such as lipase, protease, and lactase to facilitate the digestion of fats, protein and sugar.You can purchase a digestive enzyme supplement from the health food store which can be taken at every meal.If you want to go the herbal route try Sweetish Bitters. Sweetish Bitters is a time tested herbal remedy which contains the herb gentian root, it is commonly used before and after meals to reduce gas and bloating.
3. Begi…