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  • I am writing to express my gratitude for being able to attend and take part in your wonderful in class program at CCHM.  The whole process from beginning to end what a long one for me, but the last 3 years of class have flown by. Before choosing a school...
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  • "I am extremely grateful for the experiences I gained in just two years of learning, and also for having a very helpful, bright and kind group of classmates. I couldn’t have done anything without their support and non-judgemental opinions. I appreciated their warm welcomes and cheers every time I entered...
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  • This Acute role play course was such a great learning experience and also a lot of fun! The actors were playing their patient roles so well.  And the learning experience is not over for me because I took a lot of notes for every case and after submitting my own...
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  • I am loving this program! I've always dreamed of being a Homeopath and CCHM is making my dream come true. I have enjoyed every module so far and working with my mentor, Jude, has been such a delight. Every time I call the office for help, there is always somebody there...
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  • What makes CCHM so special is that, firstly, it has no upper age limit criterion for admission. Secondly, it allows students to pursue the course even while they  are employed full-time in any other organization. Thirdly, CCHM is the topmost homeopathic college in the whole of North America and offers...
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  • "Thank you again for the most remarkable education. I have never felt so satisfied and content with my path of life!" Sarah D., 2018 Grad

  • "I sooo enjoyed Kim's class. He took a dry insipid subject and made it very very interesting. He is a wonderful teacher. I enjoyed it a lot and I will have to review it a few times to catch all the little pearls he shared. Thank you again for the wonderful class. Sincerely, Cristina."

  • I wanted to email you to let you know that i am FINALLY a registered homeopath! It took awhile, but I finally made it. I just wanted to thank you so much for all your support, encouragement and kindness. The constant support you gave me through the years I was...
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  • Since the first time I took extra credits in homeopathy, I noticed that the learning I had from CCHM was complete.  I had the basics, the knowledge, the know how that other homeopaths in my class were struggling with. I am grateful for the thorough homeopathic training I got at...
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Have You Had Your Flu Shot? There is an Alternative.

I was visiting a close friend in the hospital yesterday who is recovering from a mild stroke. She is an 89 year old woman who has always embraced complementary/alternative remedies and methods. Her constitution is very strong and vital although the stroke has left her feeling exhausted. Last night the nurse popped in to see if my friend had had a flu shot. My friend wasn’t in a position to protest so they gave her one. Hopefully her strong constitution will adjust accordingly.

Every winter advertisements emerge urging vaccination for the flu shot. The benefits of the flu shot are doubtful and potentially harmful –especially for the most susceptible population – infants, children and the elderly. Homeopaths offer an alternative to the flu shot which has been clinically proven to be effective in the treatment of primary flu-related symptoms such as chills, muscle aches and fever. The homeopathic flu remedy is derived from the virus of the present flu circulating, minus the mercury and other toxic preservatives and bonding agents. Taken orally, each dose is a highly diluted form of the virus material alone, which triggers the body’s own defense mechanism to combat influenza. By not being injected directly into the blood stream, the oral remedy is processed through the mucous membranes, as it would be if the virus was contracted naturally.

No system of vaccination can provide a 100% guarantee of protection. However the homeopathic immunization is unique in being free of side effects, gentle and highly effective. It is safe for pregnant mothers, newborns, children and the elderly. Additionally, homeopathic remedies will work with prescription drugs and not interfere with the action of those drugs. Homeopathy is the fastest and most effective way to treat influenza.

Homeopaths have been treating these viruses for over 200 years with great success. While it is possible that even the healthiest person can contract the flu if they are exposed during a time of high stress or a period when they are not eating as well as they should. Here are a few remedies to use to alleviate any flu symptoms and speed your recovery: Gelsemium – this remedy alone saved thousands of people from death in the mass influenza epidemic of 1918. At that time, many MD’s were homeopaths and their patients recovered when traditional therapies failed. The flu symptoms covered by Gelsemium include: dizziness, drowsiness, dullness, muscle pain, heavy head sensation and head “fullness”. Eupatorium Perfoliatum is an effective remedy for the bone aches that often accompany flu. It is also effective for “flu” headache with pain in the eyes.

So tonight I will visit my friend and see how she is doing. Should there be any reaction to the vaccination I am glad that I will have homeopathic medicines on hand to treat her. In my practice, especially during the H1N1 scare, I was very busy not only providing a safe alternative to the flu shot but also responding homeopathically to a wide range of reactions to the flu shot. So check with your homeopath and find truly successful ways to prevent and treat flu.

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