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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 practicing in the suburban Chicago area, working out of a holistic MD pediatricians office. (A connection I made thru my local health food store where I've been going for years)  The doctor trained thru CEDH USA and stocks and sells Boiron low potencies and uses homeopathy for acutes. .  It’s instant...
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  • The online Teaching Clinic has enhanced my learning curve, raised the bar, challenged my way of thinking as a distance student in a fun and exciting manner. Must say this is an excellent way to hone your skills in preparation to becoming a successful homeopath. Highly recommend and encourage students...
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  • I loved Sunday with Dr Saunders. He has so much insight and his lectures are so interesting.  I love how he presents his own case, then talks about physiology, pathology, pharmacology, medical terms, peppered with the materia medica and nutrition, and a bit of posology and philosophy. He is such...
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  • Thank you so much!  I just returned from Hawaii and can’t wait to get started. I asked Kim Elia to lecture for the organization that I am president of, (The International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists).  He knocked it out of the park!  Totally Awesome!  Several of my Canadian pharmacist...
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  • "The more you learn in homeopathy, the more you discover there is to learn. I was approaching the end of my final year of homeopathic education, and as much as I had learned, I was eager to maintain my momentum, extend my learning and application of this powerful medicine, and...
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  • "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."

  • 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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  • Lisa is a wonderful presenter and a fabulous teacher! Always a joy to attend anything she teaches about Homeopathy! Thank you, Virginia

  • Having returned in April from a trip to Taiwan and the Phillipines, I would like to tell you how homeopathy ‘saved the day’ as per usual!  Since I never travel anywhere without my kit, I was especially glad to have brought it on this trip.  Personally, I used remedies for...
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How Antibiotics Became A Nightmare

From Antonia C., Regina

Sometime in the first week of January 2012, my husband and I fell ill with a really bad stomach virus.  We both recovered a few days later.  A week later I escorted my mother to the hospital for a medical appointment.  I was not too keen on going into the hospital as I still felt run down by the earlier stomach virus but somebody needed to take my mother, so I went.  As we walked by the jammed packed ER – I felt breathless in my lungs, but I just ignored it.  I recognized the sensation as I had a terrible bout of pneumonia once before in 2010 after contracting H1N1.  I went to my family doctor who placed me on an antibiotic called Moxifloxacin, which is one of the strongest antibiotics.  It didn’t work.  My pneumonia got worse.  Next she tried clarithromycin, doxycline, and two others.  I just got worse.  My doctor couldn’t believe that I wasn’t recovering.  She decided to stop all antibiotics and see if it would resolve on its own.  It didn’t.  I could barely walk without being breathless.  I couldn’t lie down as my breathing was labored, which made sleeping impossible.  I would have lung spasms at night; and I developed severe apnea.  My face and body bloated and I developed a cystic type rash on my back. Still I was hopeful that it would resolve on its own.  Little did I know that this sickness would last 10 months of my life.  I went from doctor to doctor trying to find someone to help but they all just wanted to try different antibiotics, or the same antibiotics, or nothing at all.

The medical community wasn’t helping so I tried a few different holistic practices such as body talk, acupuncture, lymphatic massage and although they all helped me relax (temporarily), nothing helped my lungs.  Eventually I gave up hope. I couldn’t get out of my bed.  My marriage suffered.  My family and friendships suffered.  I was not working but on Employment Insurance.  My job was contracted and I knew my boss was going to replace me.  I took to writing letters to my husband just in case for when I was passed away.  I knew that I would stop breathing one night and that would be it.  One day in late October, curled up in a ball crying on the bathroom floor I prayed to God to please help me.  I stayed that way for an hour.

When I got up I went to the computer and typed in homeopathy.  The one thing I had not tried yet.  I thought - what do I have to lose? I made an appointment with a doctor in Saskatoon.  My appointment was a few weeks away.  I would not let myself get my hopes up as I had them dashed over and over again.  My husband drove me to Saskatoon to see the homeopathic doctor and I could tell during the drive my husband was praying this would work.  I met with the doctor and told him about my health history and my pneumonia.  He checked the rash on my back.  He then said “I believe you have a super infection of staph and strep, which you most likely acquired in the hospital.  All those antibiotics the doctors prescribed just weakened your immune system.”  I couldn’t believe my ears.  He said that he would place me on six different homeopathic remedies, some at very high strength, which I would probably have to take for the distant future.  I ordered the remedies he prescribed and picked them up a few days later.  After one week of the taking them, I was cured.   I couldn’t believe it.   What a miracle!   I was able to finally breathe!  I got my life back and returned to work.

Shortly after, I finally got a permanent management position in the Government, which I am currently in today.  I am not sure why it took me until last month to look up homeopathy schools on the internet.  I think it is because it was such a traumatic experience that I needed some time to heal emotionally as well.  I thought that there is probably no way I could get an education in homeopathy while living in Saskatchewan as all the schools would be located in the major Canadian centers.  Then I found the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine website which listed the Diploma Distance Education program. 

I truly believe that this happened to me for a reason.  And that reason is to help people as I have been helped.  Homeopathy is absolutely wonderful and needs to be shared with the world.


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