Articles by disease:
Dr. Alan Goldhamer
Dr. Goldhamer is a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. After completing his chiropractic education, Dr. Goldhamer traveled to Australia where he became licensed as an osteopathic physician. He completed a residency program at the Arcadia Health Center, an in-patient facility specializing in the therapeutic use of water fasting. Dr. Goldhamer founded the TrueNorth Health Education Center in 1984 and is the Director of the Center's residential health education program. Dr. Goldhamer has supervised the fasts of thousands of participants. Under his direction, the Center has become recognized as a training facility for doctors wishing to gain certification in the supervision of the therapeutic use of fasting. He is on the faculty of Bastyr University where he teaches the course on clinical fasting and was the principal investigator in two studies. The first, Medically Supervised Water-Only Fasting in the Treatment of Hypertension, appeared in the June, 2001 issue of Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. The second study, Medically Supervised Water-only Fasting in the Treatment of Borderline Hypertension, appeared in the October 2002 issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. He is currently directing a prospective study with long-term follow-up evaluating the clinical and cost of medical care outcomes in the treatment of diabetes and high blood pressure with fasting and a health promoting diet.
Dr. Goldhamer is the author of The Health Promoting Cookbook which provides detailed nutritional information on how and why to adopt a health promoting diet; he is co-author of The Pleasure Trap.
For more information, visit the True North website at www.healthpromoting.com