Can simple natural therapies help serious diseases?
Quote: “If you provide the nutrition, and take away the waste products, cells will be healthy” —Dr. Nancy Welliver, ND
In this episode DrG talks with Dr. Nancy Welliver about the use of simple natural therapies and going back to the roots of natural medicine.
-Nancy’s journey into mastering hydrotherapy (water therapies)
-How spa culture in the USA is completely different from the historic traditions in the rest of the world
-The 5 pillars of natural medicine – movement, nutrition, life balance, herbs (teas, foot baths, gardening), and hydrotherapy
-Nancy’s story – how she came to natural medicine
-Nancy’s personal health journey with lupus, and how she treated it without using pharmaceutical drugs
-Will simple natural therapies work for “real” “hard” diseases and problems?
-The importance of discomfort
-The “purpose” of illness
-The value of insomnia
-Two ways of looking at illness – pathology (“what’s wrong with the body”) versus responsive physiology (“what is the body trying to do”)
-Hydrotherapy for Lyme disease
-The importance of “discharge” in healing
–Community School of Natural Therapeutics – where Nancy has her Suburban Herbalist Apprenticeship, her classes, and her trips to Germany for traditional spa education and training
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Photo attribution: Nancy Welliver