Thursday, July 17, 2008

Appendix B.05.i.i.02. - Naturo. VFS - AANP NDs (Sh-Sm):

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Shackelton, M.F. (ND SCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"homeopathy works at a deep level to correct imbalances in your vital force (which keeps all parts of the organism in harmony) allowing your body to heal itself";
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Shah, B. (ND UBCNM) states:
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[in "What Is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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"guiding principles: 1. the healing power of nature - vis medicatrix naturae. The body's innate intelligence has the ability to establish, maintain and restore health. This innate intelligence is called the vital (or life) force. The healer-doctor facilitates the healing process";
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http://healandcure.googlepages.com/natropathicmedicine)[vsc 2008-09-11]
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http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://healandcure.googlepages.com/natropathicmedicine)
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[in "Dr. Binal Shah, N.D., M.S. [homepage]"]
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"our commitment [...] to facilitate the vital force in all...allowing each individual to embrace their own healing power and be empowered through that process";
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[in "Services"]
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"homeopathy helps the person’s vital force in healing one’s self. Dis-eases are energetic imbalances, homeopathy aligns one’s energy in a way that’s health promoting and is the key to unlock one’s own potential for healing";
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[in "More About Reiki"]
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"reiki, an ancient Tibetan form of healing, is similar to therapeutic touch. In this healing method, universal life energy passes through the hands of the practitioner into chakras (or energy centers) of the patient. Once this healing energy enters the patient, the body's own intelligent wisdom directs it to where it is needed, in order for the natural healing process to occur";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic medicine is a combination of eastern and western wisdom. It promotes the use of natural, non-toxic modalities to help the whole body to heal itself. Guiding principles: the healing power of nature - vis medicatrix naturae. The body’s innate intelligence has the ability to establish, maintain and restore health. This innate intelligence is called the vital (or life) force";
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Shah, S. (ND CCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, ]
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[in "Meet Our Team"]
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[an example of ND vitalism coding]"she is always willing to go the extra mile to help her clients to restore their health and vitality";
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"naturopathic medicine, naturopathy, or 'nature cure' [...] naturopathic medicine is 'vitalistic' in approach";
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[in "Principles"]
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"principles of naturopathic medicine […] do no harm […] the process of healing includes the generation of symptoms, which are, in fact, an expression of the life force attempting to heal itself. Therapeutic actions should be complementary to and synergistic with this healing process. The physician’s role is to then support the actions of the body and nature: vis medicatrix naturae – the healing power of nature […] vis medicatrix naturae (the healing power of nature) […] nature […] heals through the response of the life force”;
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[in "An Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic medicine is 'vitalistic' in its approach";
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[in "Alpha Aromatherapy"]
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"aromatherapy employs the essential oils extracted from aromatic plants to elicit a positive, healthy response. These essential oils, often referred to as the 'life force' of the plants from which they are taken, are used to relax and soothe the mind and body, as well as energize and invigorate the spirit";
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Sharum, M. (ND Bastyr), Sharum, S. (ND Bastyr 2003) state:
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[in "Homeopathic Medicine"]
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"Hahnemann found that what was being treated with the homeopathic remedies was the 'vital force'. The 'vital force' refers to a person's overall, interconnected energetic and defense processes that aid in self-healing. The vital force guides the homeopath to determine whether or not a remedy is working";
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Shaw, E.D. (ND UBCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.nhhhc.com/aboutus.cfm]
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[in "Services We Offer"]
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"homeopathy: this gentle yet effective system of medicine is more than 200 years old and is widely accepted in many countries. It is based on the principle that like cures like. Homeopathic remedies are very small doses of natural substances that are diluted and potentized so they can stimulate the body's self-healing response without harmful side effects. Homeopathic remedies, when properly prescribed, affect the 'vital force' of the body and strengthen its innate ability to heal";
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Sheehy, C. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "What Is Homeopathy?"]
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"homeopathy is a system of medicine developed in the eighteenth century by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Unlike conventional medicine where drugs are given to work against the body and its symptoms, homeopathic remedies work with the body’s inherent healing energy or 'vital force' to help stimulate the body to heal itself";
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Shegeft, M. (ND Bastyr) states:
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[in "Homeopathy"]
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"this in turn stimulates the patient’s vital force to help resolve the disease";
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Shelby, T.J. (ND Bastyr 2008) states:
[in "Tara Johnie Shelby ND, LM"]
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"naturopathic therapeutic order: stimulate the vis medicatrix naturae (other names for 'vis' include 'qi', 'prana', 'life force'). This is the force that moves us towards health; it is the essence that invigorates us. Some modalities that we utilize to stimulate the 'vis' include hydrotherapy, exercise, yoga, mediation, craniosacral therapy, energy medicine and homeopathy [...] naturopathic principles: [#1] the healing power of nature (vis medicatrix naturae).  The healing power of nature is the inherent self-organizing and healing process of living systems. Naturopathic medicine recognizes this healing process to be ordered and intelligent. It is the naturopathic physician's role to support, facilitate and augment this process";
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Shih, L. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "Acupuncture"]
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"acupuncture is one of the oldest healing practices in the world.  It is an ancient form of Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of very thin, sterile, stainless steel needles into specific points along the meridians of the body.  It aims to achieve a therapeutic effect, by re-establishing a harmonious flow of qi and rebalancing the yin/yang.  This in turn can reduce pain and help regulate organ systems that are not functioning optimally. A trained acupuncturist will be able to determine the exact pattern of disharmony unique to that individual and create a personalized treatment plan accordingly. Together with the concept of qi, the balance between yin and yang provide the foundation of Chinese medicine theory.  When the yin/yang are in balance and the qi is flowing smoothly, health and wellbeing can exist in the body.  Factors that disturb them include things such as stress, emotions, poor nutrition, weather conditions, heredity, traumas/accidents, illnesses/infections, etc. [...] most patients find the treatment calming and very relaxing.  Sensations that may be felt include a mild tingling, heaviness, warmth, or a dull ache which is a sensation of the qi being stimulated";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic medicine works to support the natural healing ability found within [...] naturopathic doctors are guided by six principles.  These principles outline the naturopathic approach to health and healing and form the foundation of this distinct form of health care [...including] vis medicatrix naturae";
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Shikhman, V. (ND UBCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Philosophy"]
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vis medicatrix naturae. The healing power of nature. The body has the inherent ability to establish, maintain, and restore health. The healing process is ordered and intelligent; nature heals through the response of the life force. The physician's role is to facilitate and augment this process […] primum no nocere. First do no harm. Illness is a purposeful process [teleology!] of the organism. The process of healing includes the generation of symptoms which are, in fact, an expression of the life force attempting to heal itself. Therapeutic actions should be complimentary to and synergistic with this healing process. The physician's actions can support or antagonize the actions of the vis medicatrix naturae. Therefore, methods designed to suppress symptoms without removing [such] underlying causes are considered harmful and are avoided or minimized”;
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(for a digg.com social bookmark of this {live page}[addendum to this digg's title: she is a UBCNM grad., not an NCNM grad.], click here,
[defunct](for a youtube.com slideshow of this, click here {00.02.15-00.03.46},
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions: Acupuncture"]
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"the ancient Chinese believed that there is a universal life energy called qi [...] present in every living creature. This energy is said to circulate throughout the body along specific pathways that are called meridians. As long as this energy flows freely throughout the meridians, health is maintained, but once the flow of energy is blocked, the system is disrupted and pain and illness occur. Acupuncture works to restore normal functions by stimulating certain points on the meridians in order to free up the chi energy and reestablish its natural flow through the meridians. Acupuncture treatments can therefore help the body's internal organs to correct imbalances in their digestion, absorption, and energy production activities, and in the circulation of their energy through the meridians [...] once the needles are in place, patients report a 'tingling, numbing or warm sensation.' This is a desirable sensation is known as 'attaining qi'";
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[in "Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine"]
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"the ancient Chinese believed that there is a universal life energy called qi [...] present in every living creature. This energy is said to circulate throughout the body along specific pathways that are called meridians. As long as this energy flows freely throughout the meridians, health is maintained, but once the flow of energy is blocked, the system is disrupted and pain and illness occur";
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Shirvani, T. (ND NCNM) et al. states:
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[in “About Us”]
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"optimum health and vitality [...] what distinguishes Sea Change New York is its vitalistic approach to healing. Our offerings not only create and restore health to the physical body, but also assist the bodymind [!] in learning from the crisis or dis-ease [!] process";
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Shoemaker, J. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Welcome to Naturopathic Medicine...in Pennsylvania"]
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"naturopaths use hydrotherapy to stimulate the vital force of the body thereby stimulating the speed of the healing process of common illnesses such as upper respiratory infections, broken bones and skin ulcers";
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Shotz, F.G. (ND Bastyr 2003) states:
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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"the therapeutic order [...] harmonize life forces";
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Shunney, A.G. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in “Homeopathy For Kids and their Parents”]
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“join Aimée Gould Shunney, doctor of naturopathic medicine, to learn about the joys of integrating homeopathy into your household. Homeopathy, a gently system of medicine, has been used all over the world for centuries. These highly diluted remedies act to stimulate the body's vital force and bring it back into balance”;
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[in “Practice Modalities”]
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“homeopathic medicine. This powerful system of medicine is more than 200 years old, and is widely accepted in India, Great Britain, France and Germany. Based on the concept of 'like cures like', homeopathic medicine affects the body's 'vital force' and strengthens its innate ability to heal itself”;
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[in "Naturopathic Care"]
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"naturopathic medical treatment is based on a six-pronged philosophy [...#2] the healing power of nature: work with the healing power of nature’s remedies as well as the body’s innate ability to transform";
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Sigurdson, K. (NMD SCNM) states:
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[in "Treatments and Conditions"]
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"homeopathy is based on the philosophy that like cures like and less is more. The father of homeopathy Samuel Hahnemann stated that disease is the result of a mistunement of our vital force, which manifests itself in symptoms";
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Silva, K. (ND Bastyr) states:
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[in "Philosophy"]
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"Dr. Silva uses the tools and philosophy of naturopathic and Eastern medicine [...] she believes the principal goal of her work is to facilitate the body's own vital force in healing dis-ease and establishing optimal health";
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Silver, E. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Homeopathy" (2015)]
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"homeopathy is a 200 year old system of medicine which has helped millions of people achieve lasting healing. Homeopathic remedies are made from from herbs, minerals, or animals and act to stimulate the vital force and provoke a patient's natural healing response";
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https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.elisilvernd.com/homeopathy.html)
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Simon, M.A. (ND Bastyr 2002) states:
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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"doctors of naturopathic medicine are guided by six principles of naturopathy, which emphasize a holistic and natural approach to patient care, diagnosis, management, and treatment of medical conditions. The principles of naturopathic medicine include [...#2] the healing power of nature - naturopathic medicine respects the innate intelligence of the human body to heal. The vital force stimulates the physiological systems of the body to bring the organism into balance and equilibrium moving towards a state of optimal health ";
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 [in "Winter Newsletter 2008"]
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"the first principle of naturopathic medicine, called vis medicatrix naturae or the healing power of nature, recognizes an inherent self-healing process in the body that is ordered and intelligent. It is our role as NDs to identify and remove obstacles to recovery and facilitate and augment this healing ability";
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Simone, E. (ND CCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.drellensimone.com/about.html]
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[in "Naturopathic Treatments"]
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"using homeopathic medicine, naturopathic doctors prescribe remedies that are made from minute amounts of diluted plant, animal and mineral substances. Homeopathic medicine views the client’s symptoms as an expression of an imbalance in the body’s energy or 'vital force.' A correct prescription stimulates the body’s vital force to heal and rebalance itself with minimal adverse effects [...] traditional Chinese medicine views a person’s health as a dynamic balance of the flow of energy or 'qi' and its effects on various organ systems. Its abstract view of health determines patterns of imbalance within various organ systems and substances which make up a person. The flow of qi throughout the body can be regulated through acupuncture, where very thin needles are inserted into skin and muscle at specific points along the meridian. A Naturopathic doctor will use Chinese patent herbs and acupuncture to assist the body in regulating the qi and achieving balance";
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Singh, E.H. (ND NCNM 1998) states:
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[in "Philosophy"]
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"naturopathic principles have been in use for centuries. Hippocrates [...] authored the idea that there is a vital force inherent in all living beings. This vital force, which naturopathic doctors call the 'vis' (short for vis medicatrix naturae) is that capacity within each living being that promotes self-healing";
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[in "Organizing your Remedies for A Healing Crisis!"]
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"I recommend the following suggestions to either organize your remedy lists, or to enable you to plan for those truly miraculous moments when the vital force ramps up its capacity for healing to set in";
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Singh, R. (ND SCNM) states:
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[for a bio. click here, http://www.austinnd.com/drsinghnd/]
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[in "Homeopathy"]
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"the remedy chosen will then act on the person’s vital force and help shift her back into balance";
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Singley, L. (ND UBCNM 2002) states:
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[in "About"]
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“the healing power of nature. Our bodies have the capacity to heal, as physicians we facilitate and enhance this process. First do no harm. The process of healing includes the generation of symptoms, which are an expression of the life force attempting to heal itself”;
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Sjovold, S. (ND CCNM 2004) states:
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[in "Acupuncture"]
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"acupuncture was developed in China over 5000 years ago and is still used today to regulate the 'chi' or vital energy.  The 'chi' of the body’s organs and systems is connected in meridians or channels that lie just below the skin.  Very thin needles are inserted into specific points along the meridians to treat a variety of conditions";
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Skhirtladze, O. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "What Is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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"first do no harm. Methods of treatments are chosen to work with the patient's vital force, respecting the intelligence of the natural healing process";
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Skinner, B. (ND Bastyr), Skinner, D. (ND Bastyr) state:
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[in “Constitutional Hydrotherapy for Home Application”]
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“the purpose of this treatment is to stimulate [...] the eliminative processes and the 'vital force.' It is a subtle yet powerful treatment”;
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Skinner, D.A. (ND Bastyr 2002) states:
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[in "Say No to Colds and Flus!"]
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"constitutional homeopathy: if you have yet to have a homeopathic remedy found for your constitution, call to make a homeopathic appointment so that one can be identified for you. Constitutional homeopathics go a long way toward boosting your vital force and helps to reduce your risk of illnesses, from contagions or otherwise";
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Sklovsky, R.J. (ND NCNM) states:
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[ in “Chronic Fatigue Syndrom[sp.] (CFS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)”]
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“the beauty of naturopathic medicine is that we employ natural and safe treatments that when given together in a conservative and judicious way help to strengthen the immune system from many directions without the side effects that synthetic drugs can causse[sp.] all roads lead to the immune system [...] this ultimately leads to strengthening the patient's immune system of[or] vital force or self recuperative capacity otherwise known as rebuilding and restoring health”;
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Skowron, J.M. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Treatments"]
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"the six tenants[sp.] of naturopathic medicine are the core beliefs which makes the practice of natural medicine unique to any other [...] vis medicatrix naturae – the healing power of nature is what innately drives anyone to health. Supporting this vital force of healing is the most efficient way to heal";
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Slagel, K.R. (NMD SCNM) states {ed.}:
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[in "Acid-Alkaline Modulation with SANUM Therapy"{"Edited by Dr. Kirk Slagel, N.M.D., MEd. Reviewed by Dr. Joel Brame, ND., M.Ed. and Dr. Kimberly Slagel, N.D., M.S.]
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"the healing power of nature. The body possess[sp.] the inherent ability to maintain and restore health [...] nature will heal the body through the response of the 'life force.' The naturopathic physician's role is to facilitate and augment this process";
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Slipacoff, S. (ND CCNM 2005-ish) states:
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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"the naturopathic principles.The practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. It is these principles that distinguish the profession from other medical approaches: [#1] the healing power of nature. Vis medicatrix naturae. The body has the inherent ability to establish, maintain, and restore health. The healing process is ordered and intelligent; nature heals through the response of the life force. The physician's role is to facilitate and augment this process [...#3] first do no harm. Primum no nocere. Illness is a purposeful process of the organism. The process of healing includes the generation of symptoms which are, in fact, an expression of the life force attempting to heal itself. Therapeutic actions should be complimentary to and synergistic with this healing process. The physician's actions can support or antagonize the actions of the vis medicatrix naturae";
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Sly, C. (ND SCNM) sates:
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[in "Services"]
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"homeopathic remedies, when properly prescribed, affect the body's 'vital force' and strengthen its innate ability to heal";
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Smith, F. (ND CCNM 1997) states:
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[in "Modalities of Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic medicine is truly the embodiment of a tradition in medicine which could rightfully be called 'vitalistic' [...] the vitalistic tradition is based on the premise that the body has an inherent ability to heal itself. The role of the physician is to support that self healing ability. The vis medicatrix naturae or 'healing power of nature' is the foundation of naturopathic medicine [...] the fundamental basis of TCM is that the body's energy flows along certain pathways called meridians. This energy is known as qi [...it] is the vital principle in the human body throughout life. Health is when the flow of qi is harmonious and uninhibited, and, its fundamental aspects - that of yin and yang, are in balance.  When qi is blocked, or yin and yang are not in harmony, disease results [...] the principles of naturopathic medicine illustrate in the best way what is unique, useful and necessary about it. They are: [#1] work with the healing power of nature";
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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"naturopathic physicians seek to restore and maintain optimum health in their patients by emphasizing nature's inherent self-healing process, the  vis medicatrix naturae [...] there are six interrelated principles of that inform the practice of naturopathic medicine from assessment and diagnosis to prognosis and treatment, including patient care and case management [...#1] vis medicatrix naturae, cooperate with the healing power of nature [...] a healing power inherent in the organism [...] Sweedenborgian [sp. Swedenborgian] homeopaths in late 19th century America saw this healing power as a metaphysical concept, with the vis as the fundamental energy substrate of all existence [...] the vis is the core focus of the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine, the most elaborate guide to the profession available. The discernment of the necessity of working with the vis medicatrix naturae is what makes naturopathic medicine a distinctive field [...] vis medicatrix naturae means that we work with the self healing systems of the body [...] removing obstacles to cure will often allow the self healing drive to assert itself fully [...] a dynamic, intelligent, and adaptable system to restore function, integration, and dynamism. This healing force is not a separate entity from us that 'inhabits' our body and 'heals' us; rather, we are talking about the very nature of the human being. The vis is the inborn power of the individual to adapt and to heal [...] this power [...] to adapt and heal [...] all physicians rely on the vis [...] where naturopathic medicine differs is that the treatment is based on allowing the vis medicatrix naturae to work to its maximum extent, as a primary therapeutic objective, and not as a pre-condition of some other primary therapy [...#4] treating the whole person is another principle of naturopathic medicine. If doctors are vitalistic in their approach to their patients, trying to work with their intrinsic ability to heal, they cannot  be focused solely on one set of symptoms, one causative factor, one mechanism of action, or one body system. Naturopathic doctors strive to see the whole person as a physical, emotional, and spiritual being";
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Smith, G.L. (NMD SCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://doctorasteacher.com/longbio.php]
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[in "Bio Detail"]
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"I take great care in following the basic principles of naturopathic medicine [...#2] the healing power of nature (vis medicatrix naturae)—a physician’s role is to facilitate and stimulate the body / mind / spirit’s inherent ability (also known as ki / chi / qi / prana / vital force / bio-energy / orgone energy)";
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Smith, L.M. (ND Bastyr 1990) states:
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[in "About Naturopathic Medicine"]
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 "these principles are the foundation that naturopathic medical practice is built on: [#1] utilize the healing power of nature: restore and support the innate healing process of the body by identifying and removing obstacles to health and recovery";
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"Dr. Smith believes in the healing power of nature";
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http://web.archive.org/web/20110207194906/http://www.lucysmithnd.com/)
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Smith, M. (ND SCNM) states:
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[in "Alternative Medicine: Homeopathy and Children"]
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"homeopathy turns on the 'self heal' switch. Chinese medicine calls it the 'chi.' Naturopathic medicine calls it the 'vis.' Homeopathy calls it the 'vital force.' They all describe the energy inhabiting the human body that when stimulated moves the human system toward greater health [...] the naturopathic perspective views each person as a whole and recognizes the healing force within each individual. Natural therapies are used to support and stimulate that vital healing force";
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Smith, P.K. (ND Bastyr 1998) states:
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[in “Health Tidbits”]
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“chakras and healing […] herbal therapy, acupuncture, meditation, detoxification (colonics, whole body cleansing, native American medicine lodges), counseling/talk therapy, art therapy, rest and power sleep, an organic whole foods diet, various forms of body work, journaling, as well as following the moon and astrological patterns in order to rest with nature […] these above forms assist in strengthening our vital force and the healing of our light channels. In simple terms, your vital force is the sum of your open, healed, chakras. When all of our chakras are powerful sources of strength, our vital force is strong. Opening our chakras along with the organs/systems/emotions that they represent creates a healed human, always evolving of course”;
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