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Respiratory Infection Treatment and Corona Virus 2019 Testing Mar 17th, 2020

**Special Announcement on Respiratory Infection Treatment and Co-Vid2019 Testing** Is the clinic remaining open?The Portland Clinic of Holistic Health is remaining open at this time and we plan to remain open to provide treatments and visits for patients under active care.  The public health department has asked clinics like ours...

MM Patient Testimonial Aug 11th, 2019

MM Patient Testimonial6/8/19 [Martha has been working with our Nutritionist, Lindsay, with nutritional guidance and meal planning since October, and has expressed her joy with the program. Due to her work with the program, she has shown improvements in her overall health, along with some weight loss. She agreed to...

Natural Fever and Infection Treatment Feb 24th, 2019

  These are general guidelines; the doctor will communicate with you specific instructions for your condition. We have uploaded these guidelines to make them widely available. We encourage you to ‘like’ and ‘share’ and spread the word. Please discuss these interventions with your Naturopathic Physician or other health care provider....

Go (Coco)nuts Over This Recipe Jan 13th, 2019

Recipes Here at our clinic, we believe strongly that “food is medicine”. If you give your body the right fuel required, it can do its job of healing, growing and creating energy to keep you living your best life. For this reason, our clinic offers “Food Intolerance Testing" (FIT). This...

STAGE 3A INFILTRATING LOBULAR BREAST CANCER Oct 14th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS A 57 year young woman presented to the clinic 4 months after a breast cancer diagnosis of the left breast after a routine mammogram. After this diagnosis, a lumpectomy was performed to remove the tumor as well as remove her lymph nodes to test for spread of the...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Sep 20th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS A 73 year old woman came to the clinic having been recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The ankles, knees and hips were all affected.  The patient had been in a flare about 3 months earlier and was put on steroids to control the inflammation. This was tapered...

Acid Reflux and Chronic Nausea Sep 17th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS  A 27 year old woman presented to the clinic with 3 years of severe acid reflux and nausea. She had suffered ‘all of her life’ with the symptoms, but the previous 3 years were unbearable. She awakes nauseous and feels sick after all of her meals. The symptoms...

Stage 4 Breast Cancer Sep 13th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS A 60 year young female patient presented to the clinic with stage 4 breast cancer that she had been diagnosed with about 8 months previous. The tumor was estrogen positive, progesterone positive, and had a high proliferation rate. The tumor enlarged after a biopsy and the conventional approach...

Sjogrens Disease Sep 6th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS  A 73 year old woman came to the clinic from Columbia, South America. We had successfully treated her sister's cancer and she was suffering from a neuropathy that could not be clearly diagnosed.  The neuropathy felt like a stabbing sensation and had started on both toes. It gradually...

Fibromyalgia Aug 16th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS A 36 year old woman presented with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.  She was diagnosed six months prior, but had been experiencing debilitating symptoms for the last year and a half. Symptoms started after a 36 hour influenza infection. Upon presentation, she is experiencing crushing fatigue and pain. Unable...

Vomiting and Dermatitis Aug 15th, 2018

PRIMARY CONCERNS A 20 year old man presented to the clinic with 5 years of stomach pain that awakes him from his sleep, and then makes him vomit for several hours every morning. In the 6 weeks before coming to the clinic, he had a global outbreak on the skin....

Vitiligo and Digestive Trouble Aug 1st, 2018

Primary Concerns A 32-year-old man presented to the clinic with a number of conditions. He experienced chronic side pain present for the past 3 years, digestive troubles, chronic heartburn, and an extreme difficulty breathing. He had done a full workup with two different doctors in the past, and neither one...

Healthy Cookies!! Apr 4th, 2018

VEGAN & FOOD INTOLERANCE FRIENDLY!15 MINUTE PREP TIME | 8 MINUTE COOK TIME | MAKES 2.5 DOZEN   INGREDIENTS 2-4 tsp. Ginger, fresh grated root (to taste)  2 cups Applesauce 1 cup Almond Butter, unsalted roasted 3-4 tbsp. Molasses, unsulphured (to taste) 1/4 tsp. Allspice, ground 1 tsp. Baking Soda...

Flu Season Facts Jan 25th, 2018

It has become customary each year for there to be an influenza outbreak and epidemic and a strong promotional campaign for every individual to be vaccinated. Because of this we have set out to provide a fact sheet to address the flu, it’s prevention, it’s treatment, aspects about vaccination and...

Vegan Pie Recipe Jan 22nd, 2018

MAKES A 9″ PIE, 12 SERVINGS – VEG, V, EGG FREE, CORN FREE (Recipe by Tracy Hill*) Filling 2/3 Cup plain rice or almond milk 3/4 Cup + 2 Tbsp coconut palm sugar 1 & 1/4 Tsp liquid stevia 1/4 Tsp sea salt 1 package soft organic non-GMO tofu (14...

Celltoons Jul 18th, 2017

  Teresa Werner, patient at Portland Clinic of Holistic Health,  cancer survivor, and now author, has released her new book, CellToons:  The Story of Cancer at a Cellular Level.  Teresa is now in remission from lymph node positive stage IV breast cancer, which had metastasized to her bones.  Teresa had...

How to Boost your Metabolism May 31st, 2017

Healthy Living It’s not unusual to blame your shrink-resistant waistline on a slow metabolism. But that’s not usually the culprit keeping you from reaching your ideal weight. What is Metabolism? Metabolism is your body’s method of converting calories, from the food you eat, into energy needed to power all the...

Integrative Cancer Care May 31st, 2017

Health Programs We treat cancer patients daily at our clinic. We have used IV Vitamin C at the Portland Clinic of Holistic Health for over a decade with our cancer patients. The results can be profound. For example, in 6 weeks we were able to reduce a pancreatic tumor by...

Vegan Stuffed Poblano Peppers May 30th, 2017

This easy, 9-ingredient plant-based meal is packed with flavor and delicious nutrition in every bite! Aromatic brown rice and pinto beans are embellished with onion, salsa and a simple avocado crema! Prep time: 15 minutes; Cook time: 1 hour 15 minutes Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS Rice 8 cups (2880 ml) water...

Hormone Imbalance Treatment! Not as Easy as 1,2,3... May 29th, 2017

Healthy Living Taking extra hormones – even biologically identical ones- comes with risks. This study details some of them. The risks including increasing cancer risk – Breast, Ovarian, Colon, and Uterine in individuals with elevated aromatase enzymes. The aromatase enzyme converts hormones to a growth stimulating form of estrogen known...

Osteoporosis Drugs Mar 6th, 2017

Like a house never completed, your body remodels bone by breaking down old and building new. Old bone that is weak and fragile is harvested by the body in the constant process of bone remodeling. Osteoporosis drugs work by slowing the removal of old weak bone. Leaving that bone in...

Don't Reach for Pills for Most Chronic Low Back Pain Feb 14th, 2017

  Thankfully , and finally, conventional medicine is accepting that medications for back pain are not the way to go. This has been a long time coming. At the PCHH we have a comprehensive approach to back pain and other joint pains using these non drug techniques for nearly 20...

Healthy (Vegetable) Bieler Broth Feb 12th, 2017

Henry G. Bieler, MD (1883-1975) was widely recognized as a pioneer of holistic medicine using diet-based therapies. One of his many innovations was a soup to support immune function that came to be called the “Bieler Broth.” This can be very useful when following a simple diet while acutely ill...

Simple Wholesome Veggie Soup Jan 29th, 2017

Treat yourself to a healthy winter with this wholesome vegetable soup. It is flavorful, stocked with vitamins and nutrients, and unbelievably easy to prepare. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons sunflower oil 2 cups chopped leeks, white part only (from approximately 3 medium leeks) 2 tablespoons finely minced garlic 1/2 medium onion,...

Shed Fat with Lipo-Light Jan 29th, 2017

Health Programs Shed inches to drop a dress size, fit into those old jeans, or tighten and tone those hard to reach areas that are resistant to slimming down.  Start 2017 off right with Portland Clinic of Holistic Health and Lipo-Light. Lipo-Light is a Low Level Light treatment that stimulates the...

The Healthiest Food is Home-Cooked Food Jan 29th, 2017

A study by researchers at Emory University suggests that Americans eat more than 30 percent of meals out of the house. And those cooked at home have a low percentage of fresh and whole foods when compared to the disproportionately high sales of processed foods that have diminished nutritional value....

What Wikipedia Won't Tell you about Supplements Jan 29th, 2017

The wonderful world of supplements can be a bit overwhelming. Many supplements are available over-the-counter, yet this should not be taken as a license to self-prescribe or self-dose. Everyone’s health needs are different and an individualized health plan is vital for reaching optimum health. You may not even need a...

Healing Acid Reflux Naturally Dec 29th, 2016

Health Programs You’ve just enjoyed a southwest burrito at your favorite restaurant. Now, you’re feeling as if someone has lit a fire in your upper abdomen and the flames are reaching up your throat. That’s acid reflux. It’s triggered when stomach acid backs up into your food pipe (the esophagus)....

The Power of Naturopathic Adjustment Therapy Dec 29th, 2016

Health Programs Naturopathic Doctors are primary care doctors.  Naturopathic doctors treat the body as a whole and look at the root cause of the problem, not just the symptoms.  This allows naturopathic doctors help patients manage a much larger variety of health conditions, including digestive disorders.You might be unaware that...

Zap Indigestion with #50 Capsules Dec 29th, 2016

#50 Capsules are 50% Gentian root and 50% Skullcap.  This specialty naturopathic formula has been in routine clinical use for indigestion for well over a century, and the herbs themselves for many more. Originally formulated by the late and well known Naturopathic Physician Dr. Otis G Carroll, this useful and timely...

Hiatal Hernia Dec 29th, 2016

A Hiatal Hernia is when the stomach slips up above the diaphragm (the flat muscle below the heart and lungs that separates the upper chest from the abdomen).  This may result in a variety of symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, and acid reflux.  Hiatal hernia syndrome occurs when...

Wild Salmon with Lentils and Mustard-Herb Butter (Saumon Aux Lentilles) Nov 14th, 2016

In this entree, salmon’s strong flavor gets a lemony-pop from mustard-herb butter. The French green lentils add texture and flavor not found with brown lentils. Combined with tarragon, leeks and chives, you have a robust healthy meal that looks pretty on your plate. Makes 4 Servings   INGREDIENTS For mustard-herb...

More to Love about Green Tea (Camellia Sinesis) Oct 23rd, 2016

Next to water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. There are health benefits to drinking a variety of teas, and the more pure the leaf in your brew, the better. Green Tea leaves, which don’t go through an oxidation process, have the richest nutrient profile. Public health...

Broccoli: Superhero of Vegetables Oct 23rd, 2016

Shaped like green mini-trees, broccoli is the superhero of vegetables, containing a powerhouse of nutrients beneficial for digestion, heart health, and the immune system. High in fiber and vitamin C, broccoli is a good source for potassium, vitamin A and B6. Research has established that these nutrients, along with other...

Broccoli With Orecchiette Oct 23rd, 2016

Pungent garlic and spicy red pepper are balanced by the light sweetness of green broccoli in this dish. It also makes for a wonderful side dish with the fish of your choice. INGREDIENTS 5 garlic cloves 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 (10-ounces) packages frozen chopped broccoli (do not thaw)...

Food & You: The Body-Mind Connection Sep 12th, 2016

There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But did you know that those same choices also influence mood, mental alertness, memory, and emotional wellbeing? Food can act as medicine, have a neutral effect, or it can...

Soothe Emotional Angst with Motherwort (Leonurus Cardiaca) Sep 12th, 2016

A plant in the mint family, Motherwort gets its name from its ancient use: helping women who had a tendency to “over-mother” and thus experienced more stress, and less joy, in their maternal role. Today, throughout Europe and in Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s used as a medicinal herb to treat...

Eggplant Caponata Sep 11th, 2016

Satisfying and versatile, eggplant can handle a variety of flavorful accompaniments, several of which give a kick to this Sicilian favorite. The tomato base is spiked with anchovies, garlic, and capers, creating a mouth-watering aroma and a burst of flavor in every bite. Serve as an appetizer, a main dish...

Eggplant: Versatile and Good for You Sep 11th, 2016

A favorite in vegan and omnivore cuisine, eggplant can be baked, roasted, grilled, used as a pizza topping or in stir-fry recipes. It has a pleasantly bitter taste and spongy texture that may vary depending on the color/variety of eggplant selected. Dress your cooked eggplant with herbs, sauces, and condiments...

Keep a Mind-Body Food Journal for Health and Healing Sep 11th, 2016

How would you like to understand, once and for all, the relationship between what you’re eating and how you feel? Keep a mind-body food journal. It’s a powerful way to gain insight into eating habits and the impact of food choices on your mental and physical wellbeing. A mind-body food...

Roasted Fig and Goat Cheese Recipe Aug 15th, 2016

INGREDIENTS 12 Black Mission figs, halved vertically 1 Tbs unsalted butter 3 Tbs balsamic vinegar 3 Tbs honey 2-3 ounces fresh goat cheese Flaky sea salt, to taste   PREPARATION: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. While the oven preheats, melt the butter in a small saucepan, along with...

Homeopathy: Finding the Cure in the Cause Jul 25th, 2016

Like cures like. That’s the concept behind homeopathy, a centuries-old system that stimulates the body’s innate healing ability. In 1796, Samuel Hahnemann, M.D. observed that Cinchona Bark, a medicinal plant used by native people in South America to treat malaria, could also cause the symptoms of malaria in healthy people....

Beta-Carotene Jul 25th, 2016

Beta-carotene has two important functions in the body: It functions as an antioxidant, protecting cells against damage, and it can be converted to Vitamin A (retinol), critical to maintaining skin and eye health. Without beta-carotene, our bodies are unable to manufacture Vitamin A. And without sufficient Vitamin A, nearly all...

The Importance of Nurturing your Child's Emotional Intelligence Jul 24th, 2016

We want the best for our children. From the moment they’re born, we look for ways to stimulate learning potential and strengthen their IQ (Intelligence Quotient). While studies differ on whether we can actually enhance IQ, they concur that we can – and should – support Emotional Intelligence/Quotient (EQ). Doing...

Awesome Avocado Jul 24th, 2016

There are so many reasons – and so many ways – to love avocado. A culinary superfood, avocados provide up to 20 nutrients including vitamins K, C and E, as well as folate, magnesium, zinc, and potassium. In fact, they actually have more potassium than bananas. Unlike most fruits, avocado...

L-Carnitine & Lipotrophic Injections for Energy & Exercise Jun 13th, 2016

L-Carnitine and Energy for Exercise & Lipotrophic Injections Carnitine is a biochemical found in nearly every cell in the human body. There are several forms of carnitine (e.g., L-Carnitine, Acetyl L-carnitine), which have been studied for their effects on the heart and brain, the aging process, energy metabolism in the cells,...

How to Naturally Treat and Remove Heavy Metals Mar 6th, 2016

Toxic metals should be removed – gently and effectively, until retesting shows a negative finding. We have several techniques that we use for that purpose. A combination of these methods works best. The only normal is a negative test and if you test positive for metals you should be treated and retested...

Everything You Need to Know about Heavy Metal Exposure Mar 6th, 2016

In light of the recent events in Portland, Oregon we have compiled some information regarding the health problems associated with toxic metal exposure, how to get tested, and what can be done to treat heavy metal exposure. Cadmium and Arsenic have been released in the region ongoing for decades. There is...

Heart Herbs Feb 11th, 2016

VEIN LITE Capsules contain an herbal formula to support cardiovascular function, brain function, circulation, and to improve cellular oxygen levels.   OXYPOWER Oxypower improves heart, lung and energy function as well as these symptoms: Increases Brain Function Increase Muscle Strength Decreases Constipation   WINE EXTRACT Helps promote healthy Cholesterol and...

How Healthy is Your Heart Feb 11th, 2016

MAXPULSE BLOOD VESSEL HEALTH TESTING Another fantastic tool that we have at the clinic is the The Max Pulse.  This FDA approved device utilizes pulse wave analysis technology. The blood’s pulse wave is followed from the time it leaves the heart and travels through the blood vessels down to the...

Essential Tips to Naturally Prevent the Flu and Stay Healthy Feb 8th, 2016

Hopefully you were able to get sun exposure last summer. This exposure increases your vitamin D stores and calcium levels for the winter. Vitamin D and Calcium are protective against colds and flu viruses during the winter seasons. Naturopathy Digest has an article on the subject at this link. It surveys the research and observations of esteemed...

HERE'S TO A HEALTHY SMILE Jan 12th, 2016

DENTAL QUICK FACTS Oral health is an important component of overall health. There are links between chronic oral infections and other health problems including diabetes, heart disease, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Even though dental cavities and tooth decay are largely preventable, they remains the most common chronic disease of children...

Prevent the Flu with Shower Hydrotherapy Dec 8th, 2015

Shower hydrotherapy. Real flu prevention can start in the morning shower. A German study in 1990 used a method that led to 50% decrease in colds and flu of those who participate. What’s even better, when those using this treatment did get a cold or flu their symptoms lasted half...

Sleep: Essential for Mind-Body Health Nov 30th, 2015

Adults and children alike are spending more time awake late at night to study, work, or having fun. All those late nights may be slowly killing us. More than 20 years of research shows us that sleep is vitally important to physical and mental health. Most of what we know...

8 Tips to Help you Stay Healthy During Cold Season Oct 24th, 2015

1. During cold months dress properly, keeping the feet warm and dry, covering the back of the neck. 2. Avoid food intolerances, and eat mineral rich broths, soups, and stews, minimizing sweets and candies. 3. Maintain good social hygiene and cleanliness. 4. Colostrum – 1 capsule daily for 3 months. (1 bottle per person for the...

Why Sleep is Vital to our Health Oct 8th, 2015

About 40 million people in the U.S. have chronic sleep problems. Some can’t fall asleep, some wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep; others get tired during the day, have a nap, and then don’t get the sleep they need at night. It’s...

Changing of the Season Oct 7th, 2015

Health Programs The change of seasons is here – the cool and wet fall has boldly asserted itself. With these changes in the environment, our bodies will also change how they relate to the weather around us. The skin is our largest organ – in the cold, our pores close...

Naturopathic Treatment Plans for a Cold & Fever Sep 30th, 2015

At the first sign of a respiratory infection, cold, flu, or if you have been diagnosed where with bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus infection, ear infection, or any type of infection call the clinic and schedule a Bio-Thermal Therapy® Treatment. You will be examined and evaluated at that visit and individual recommendations for...

Fall into a Healthy Routine Aug 12th, 2015

Now that we are back into the full swing of things this fall, are you noticing daily that your children are having trouble focusing, fidgeting, or are inattentive? Has their teacher also expressed concern? Here are some things that can be done to make sure that your children are prepared...

What your Bowel Movements Say About your Health Apr 30th, 2015

Unless you’re the parent of a toddler who has just mastered “going potty,” poop is probably not a hot topic in your household. But the composition of what you deposit into the toilet has important implications for health. Did you know the features of fecal matter—such as the size, color,...