Dr. Anhorn's Naturopathic  Articles

Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND has published many articles for the Times & Transcript.

Lyme Disease Symptoms and Questionnaire

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lyme disease is a far more extensive cause of chronic fatigue and disability than mainstream medicine cares to recognize. It can mimic every disease process including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, autoimmune conditions like MS, psychiatric conditions like depression and anxiety, and cause significant memory and concentration problems, mimicking early dementia. It is called the “Great Imitator,”…

Prolotherapy – Regenerative injections for painful joints, ligaments, tendons, and more.

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prolotherapy treats chronic pain due to ligament and tendon instability and the resulting joint, muscle, nerve and structural dysfunctions.   Prolotherapy is helpful for what conditions? The treatment is successful for most types of musculoskeletal pain, including degenerative joint conditions, arthritis, back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, yoga overstretching injuries, dislocations, unresolved whiplash injuries,…

Mistletoe Therapy in Cancer Care

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that directly derives almost all of its nutrition from other flowering plants. By parasitizing other plants, they have a competitive advantage over many other forms of life because they do not have to compete in soil for their water and nutrient needs. This description of mistletoe sounds surprisingly similar to…

Ozone Therapy in Moncton

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Anhorn received his ozone training through Dr. Frank Shallenberger, MD. The following is an excerpt from Dr. Shallenberger’s website (www.antiagingmedicine.com).   Ozone therapy is a unique form of therapy that both heals and detoxifies at the same time. It used to treat a variety of chronic disease including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Lyme disease, chronic…

Neural Therapy – for scars, pain, and injuries.

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Nicholas Anhorn is trained in both Basic and Advanced Neural Therapy by Dr. Jeff Harris.   Neural Therapy has been in wide use in Europe since the 1940’s. Since that time it has been taught and practiced safely around the world with great success and minimal negative effects. It is very effective in treating…

11 Tips to Improve your Digestion

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Healthy functioning of the digestive tract is key to multiple systems in your body.  Energy, thyroid function, immune system functioning, autoimmunity, mood, metabolism, skin health, etc.   Did you know that 70-80% of your immune system lines the digestive tract?  Therefore, proper functioning of your digestive tract is key for a healthy immune system, including…

Advanced Pain Injections: Using Prolozone for Regeneration and Healing

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prolozone® is an injection technique developed and pioneered by Dr. Frank Shallenberger, MD.  Dr. Anhorn has received both Basic Prolozone and Advanced Prolozone training from Dr. Shallenberger.  The following is excerpts modified from Dr. Shallenberger’s website and from his training courses.   Prolozone is excellent for all forms of musculoskeletal and joint pain including chronic…

How does Artesunate target cancer cells?

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artesunate is a drug that was initially designed for combating malaria, however, recently it has shown great promise as a cancer therapy [1,2,3]. It has been used in combination with some chemotherapies to improve outcomes in advanced cancer patients [5]. When fighting cancer it is important to use every tool at your disposal to weaken…

Integrative Naturopathic Cancer Care Driven by Passion – Dr. Anhorn’s Cancer Mission

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year I helped facilitate the ‘Skills for Healing’ cancer retreat with Dr. Rob Rutledge, MD and Timothy Walker, PhD in Sackville, NB.  Among the excellent topics discussed during that weekend retreat, the most common question that people asked me was “why did I choose to specialize in treating cancer?”  In this article, I…

Intravenous Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) in Cancer Care (& more)

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

In March 2014, I travelled to Victoria, BC to complete my Advanced Clinical Naturopathic Oncology training by Dr. Neil McKinney, ND. Dr. McKinney is one of the leaders in the field of Naturopathic Oncology and is the author of the textbook “Naturopathic Oncology.” In the course I learned the most cutting edge therapies and I…

Chelation Therapy for Diabetes

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Chelation Therapy for Diabetes   The following is an excerpt from my Times & Transcript article titled “Chelation Therapy for Heart and Vascular Health (& more)” (click on the link to read the full article and its benefits on cardiovascular health).  The following discusses the possibilities of chelation therapy benefiting diabetes. This is very…

Chelation Therapy for Heart and Vascular Health (& more)

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Canada, every 7 minutes, someone dies from heart disease or stroke. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally. By 2030, global deaths from heart disease will reach 23.3 million per year. These statistics highlight the importance of adopting new strategies that aim to prioritize the prevention and treatment of heart disease….

Dual Approach to Integrative Cancer Care — Step 2: Preventing Cancer Re-Occurrence

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In my previous article, I introduced the first step of the Moncton Naturopathic Medical Clinic’s dual approach to integrative oncology care. I described how naturopathic and conventional cancer treatments can work side-by-side to not only increase the effectiveness of conventional cancer care (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery), but also to reduce any side effects of these therapies…

Intravenous Vitamin C in Cancer Care

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  This article is an expanded excerpt from Dr. Anhorn’s full article titled: “Dual Approach to Integrative Cancer Care – Step 1: Improving your outcome.”   One therapy that we recently added to our cancer toolkit is high dose intravenous (IV) vitamin C. IV vitamin C allows you to achieve levels of vitamin C high…

PCA3 – the new gene-based urine test specific for Prostate Cancer

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

This article is an excerpt from Dr. Anhorn’s full article titled: “Dual Approach to Integrative Cancer Care – Step 1: Improving your outcome.”   This excerpt discusses the controversies and pitfalls of the PSA test, and presents the latest advancements in prostate cancer diagnosis and care — in particular, the new gene-based urine test specific…

Dual Approach to Integrative Cancer Care — Step 1: Improving your outcome

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Did you know? Nearly half of all Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. This means that just about every family across the country will be affected by cancer some time in their life.   Out of all the cancers in Canada, breast cancer and prostate cancer are the most commonly diagnosed cancers….

Neural Prolotherapy: A progressive approach to pain management.

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the most overlooked causes of acute and chronic pain are the peripheral nerves. There are lots of therapies aimed at healing your muscles (e.g. massage, physiotherapy, therapeutic ultrasound, etc), and there are therapies for realigning your spine (e.g. chiropractic). There are drugs to decrease inflammation (e.g. advil), and there are nutrients aimed at…

Naturopathic medical care for teachers

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

I believe that being a teacher is one of the most important, yet most undervalued careers.   Youth spend six to eight hours per day with their teachers – this is often more than anyone else, including their parents. Teachers inspire a curiosity for learning and are in charge sculpting our children’s minds. Because teachers…

Autism – What are the most effective naturopathic treatments for autism?

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Autism is a very complex disorder, and involves many genetic and environmental factors that are not well understood. However, there are many biomedical abnormalities that have been identified, and most can be treated to some degree. By following the testing and treatments outlined below, many individuals will improve to some degree, usually slowly and steadily…

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Importance of detoxification prior to weight loss   We are bombarded each and every day with a new weight loss solution or latest weight-loss supplements touted as being “miraculous” or “magical”. My patients frequently ask about the clinical effectiveness of such strategies including green coffee extract, raspberry ketones, PGX, Dr. Oz’s belly blasters, South…

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Naturopathic doctor’s view on “Wheat Belly” and food sensitivities   This article is a follow up of Dr. William Davis’ presentation called “Wheat Belly – the unhealthy whole grain” at the Capital theatre in Moncton on April 26th. For those of you who were at the presentation this will be an extension of the…

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Taking steps to become migraine free   I was lucky enough to be headache-free for the first 25 years of my life.   When I did have my first headache, I thought, ‘That isn’t that bad.’ Boy, was I wrong. That year I suffered with a headache almost every single day. The doctors said…

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Pain management based on five key principles   During my clinical training at naturopathic medical school, I quickly realized that chronic pain was a serious issue that affected almost every person at some point in their lives.  In the past three months, one-third of all Canadians report having suffered a loss of income, booked…

By Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND | March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Use common sense when taking health supplements: Focus on vitamin D   Is there a way to make healthy choices affordable?  It troubles me as a naturopathic doctor when I hear from one of my patients that they have spent hard-earned money on a supplement that is not even indicated for them. Or, the supplement is…