President’s Lecture Series on Health

President’s Lecture Series on Health President’s Lecture Series on Health - Start

Added : 2018-03-13 Views :37K

Download Presentation

President’s Lecture Series on Health




Download Presentation - The PPT/PDF document "President’s Lecture Series on Health" is the property of its rightful owner. Permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web site for personal, non-commercial use only, and to display it on your personal computer provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright notices contained in the materials. By downloading content from our website, you accept the terms of this agreement.



Presentations text content in President’s Lecture Series on Health

Slide1

President’s Lecture Series on HealthRegis College

Naturopathic/Integrative Medicine for Cancer CareOctober 25, 2017Amy Rothenberg ND

Slide2

2

Slide3

Integrative Medicine Combines traditional western (or allopathic) and complementary approaches, but does not replace conventional therapy. In general may be used for: Managing symptomsIncreasing wellness (quality of life, sense of well-being) Improving treatment efficacy

http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/resources-for-professionals/clinical-tools-and- resources/cimer/about-complementary-integrative-medicine/index.html. (Aug 2011) 3

Slide4

Integrative Medicine Practiced by many different kinds of licensed providers from MD, DO, DC, ND ,PA, NP etc. Anyone can use the term. There are numerous training programs, some providers are self taught, some via internet training. Training and regulation is not consistent. Integrative medicine is increasingly offered in the Cancer Center setting.4

Slide5

Naturopathic MedicineDoctor level practitioner of natural medicineDiagnosisUse conventional methods to support diagnosis including:Patient historyComplete & relevant physical examLaboratory & imaging diagnosticsIn addition, work to gain an understanding of patient’s lifestyle with special attention to diet, exercise and other factors in context of the major stressors in the patient’s life.5

Slide6

Six Principles of Naturopathic Medicine1. Like all physicians, First, Do No Harm: Utilize the most natural, least toxic natural approaches2. The Healing Power of Nature: Trust in the patient’s inherent wisdom & capacity to heal & in the healing capacity of natural substances 3. Identify & Treat the Cause(s): Look beyond symptoms to underlying cause(s)6

Slide7

Six Principles of Naturopathic Medicine4. Doctor as Teacher: educate patients in steps to attaining and maintaining health5. Treat the Whole Person: Understand the patient as an integrated whole with physical, emotional, spiritual and cognitive dimensions6. Prevention: Emphasis on overall health, wellness & preventive measures7

Slide8

Training of an NDPrerequisites similar to those needed to gain admission to medical & osteopathic schoolFour year, in-residence, full-time postgraduate ND medical schools recognized by the Federal Department of Education. Students eligible for federally funded student loansThe Princeton Review Best Medical Colleges list includes all six North American accredited naturopathic medical schools 8

Slide9

9

Slide10

Why Cancer Patients Seek Integrative/Naturopathic CareTo complement conventional medicineKey areas of concern:Help support efficacy of treatmentHelp prevent side effectsAddress side effects that ariseAddress more psychological and stress related aspects of careHelp to prevent recurrence10

Slide11

Categories of Treatment ModalitiesBiologically Based Practices Herbs, vitamins, dietary supplements and other natural therapies, specific dietary strategies (ketogenic diet, macrobiotic diet, fasting) Energy Medicine Therapies such as Qi gong, Reiki or Therapeutic Touch

11

Slide12

Categories of Integrative MedicineManipulative and Body-Based Practices Chiropractic, osteopathic, massage and acupuncture Mind-Body MedicineMeditation, prayer, art & music therapy, counseling and support groupsWhole Medical Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Homeopathic MedicineAdapted from http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam; May 2013 12

Slide13

Usage of Integrative Medicine2010 MD Anderson survey of patients seen in a dedicated Phase I clinical trials clinic; 162/309 or 52% use CAM therapiesPharmacologic (77% of users, 40% of respondents) Vitamin, herbal and other dietary supplements Non-pharmacologic (71%)Prayer, meditation, hypnosis, massage, acupuncture

Both(48%) Naing A, et al. Cancer. 2011 Apr 28. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26164. 14 13

Slide14

Goals of Integrative or Naturopathic Medicine for Cancer PatientsGeneral health support Insure proper nutrition, appropriate exercise, weight management, sleep supportPain Management Symptom management during & after treatmentAddress symptoms patients develop or which are aggravated with cancer treatments14

Slide15

Common Symptoms of Cancer PatientsDuring or After Conventional TreatmentAnxietyDepression FatigueInsomniaMental fogginess Hot flashes Constipation Diarrhea Gas/bloatingRefluxTaste changesPeripheral neuropathy

Skin rashJoint pains,Muscle crampsRestless leg syndromeLoss of sexual desire/function15

Slide16

Overarching Advice to Patients & ProvidersUse expert and trained professionals for guidanceFocus on foundations of good health Keep the plan simple during active therapies (chemo, biologics, radiation) Don’t underestimate the benefits of exercise! Essential role of rest & sleepBe flexible and forgiving

16

Slide17

To Find a Naturopathic Physician or Integrative PhysicianOncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians https://oncanp.org American Association of Naturopathic Physicianshttp://www.naturopathic.org/AF_MemberDirectory.asp?version=2 Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine https://aihm.site-ym.com 17

Slide18

Recommended ResourcesFive to Thrive: Your Cutting Edge-Cancer Prevention Plan Lise N. Alschuler, ND & Karolyn A. Gazella Anticancer: A New Way of Life – David Servan-Schreiber, MD Integrative Strategies For Cancer Patients: A Practical Resource For Managing The Side Effects Of Cancer Therapy Elena Ladas & Kara Kelly, MD Integrative Medicine: About Herbs, Botanicals & More Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center website http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/11570.

cfm Integrative Oncology – D. Abrams, MD & A. Weil, MD 18

Slide19

Contact information for Dr. RothenbergPractice site: www.nhcmed.comhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-rothenberg-nd/http://www.amyrothenberg.comwww.nesh.com 19

Slide20


About DocSlides
DocSlides allows users to easily upload and share presentations, PDF documents, and images.Share your documents with the world , watch,share and upload any time you want. How can you benefit from using DocSlides? DocSlides consists documents from individuals and organizations on topics ranging from technology and business to travel, health, and education. Find and search for what interests you, and learn from people and more. You can also download DocSlides to read or reference later.
Youtube