Integrative Medicine: “The future of Medicine lies in keeping patients OUT of hospitals and clinics by optimizing their health and preventing dis-ease.”
Scroll down for helpful insights pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic
|General Practitioner Consultations
Discounted LOCK DOWN RATES:
R250 telephonic consultation (10mins) R500 After-hours telephonic (10mins) R600 GP Home Visit (20mins) please add Call Out Fee of R250 (covered by medical)
|Emergency after-hours consultations (5-10pm). *Visit the local ER if Dr cannot be reached 028 313 1068||R950 +R250 call out fee|
|Intravenous Vitamin C Infusion||R1800 (High dose vitamin C) R500 Glutathione added extra R400 Heel immune boost added extra R250 standard home visit fee|
|CoMra Low-Energy Laser Therapy||R500 (15mins) R250 standard home visit fee|
|Bio-puncture (Heel) Therapy||R800 R250 standard home visit fee|
|Holistic & Integrative Medical Consultation (Individualized Preventative Medical consult)||R1150 (save R150) R250 standard home visit fee|
These supplements are proven to boost immunity, which is desirable to help the body COPE with any infection.
Based on Latest Evidence-Based guidelines, South African Society of Integrative Medicine (SASIM) discussions.
Minimize the following foods to enhance absorption of nutrients and take pressure off your digestive system for optimal immunity:
1/4 cup coconut cream/milk/water
1/4 cup pineapple/banana, chopped and frozen
1/4 cup frozen berries
4 TBSP soaked chia seeds (whisk chia with coconut milk and water in a bowl overnight)
1 tsp cinnamon ground (add some ground cardamom if desired)
1 TBSP green powder (The Real Thing Veggie Powder or Green Vibrance powder)
2-3 leaves kale, off their stalks
1/2 avocado, if in season
1 tsp psyllium husks
1TBSP flax seeds
Top up with filtered water to make a drinkable consistency
Blend and enjoy! Drink half for breakfast, and the rest as a snack through-out the day, as preferred.
Wean yourself off cigarettes by decreasing number of cigarettes by half for one week, and half again over one month. For help to quit, please call your doctor urgently.
2) Movement as Medicine
3) Mindfulness as Medicine
The Wim Hof Breathing Method has been proven to boost immunity, strengthen your lungs and balance stress hormones, decreasing blood pressure and regulating cravings and healthy weight maintenance. Breathing deeply is also very therapeutic and relaxing: download the FREE app: https://wimhofmethod.com/science
Now we have NO EXCUSE! Enough precious time over LockDown to refine and deepen your meditation practice (or to start!). Meditation is vital for staying calm and collected, equipping you with the tools to cope with any stress that you may have in the future.
Check out these useful meditation and sleep apps:
Supplements to aid a good night’s rest:
Buy fresh, ORGANIC Veggies during LOCKDOWN
EVEN if you have NO symptoms: Help decrease the viral load in your nasal passages and prevent secondary bacterial infection (a ‘post-nasal-drip’ may lead to bronchitis or pneumonia):
*Take this regime for no longer than 2 months on-going. Discuss with doc as needed.
(Please note, these protocols are for early and mild symptoms only. They are not intended to replace medical advice, and you should still contact your doctor for an appointment should you be concerned. During Lock Down, medical services may be over-burdened and there are insufficient resources for MILD visits to the ER. Call Dr Julienne Fenwick with any symptoms, to ensure you are getting the APPROPRIATE care. Office hours: Mon-Thurs 8-4pm, Fri 8-3pm. Telephonic consultations are covered by most medical aids during the LockDown. Kindly check with your provider.)
Infection with the COVID-19 Virus can cause a wide variety of symptoms:
STEP one: If you have any of the following DANGER SIGNS, please call your doctor:
*If you have any of the above symptoms and have had contact with a COVID-19 confirmed or suspected case, please book a rapid test urgently (testing centers listed below).
If MILD symptoms, STEP 2:
Take 1g Vitamin C every 2 hours and vitamin D 10 000iu daily until your symptoms have resolved.
ADD: Biomax Magnesium (Coyne) sachets: Magnesium is used in over 300 cellular processes in the body, especially when you are feeling ill. Helps improve sleep quality and muscle cramps, decreases blood pressure and may help with constipation.
Garlic concentrate (Willow): take 2 caps three time per day as a natural anti-viral and anti-biotic. Contra-indicated if taking anti-coagulants.
Pain and fever relief:
Natruflam with Serrapeptase (Willow brand), take one cap every 6 hours. Bio-Canna CBD oil (Coyne Health), take 3 drops 2-3 times per day, natural anti-inflammatory and potent sleeping aid.
Sore throat or Tonsillitis:
Wet or dry cough with a tight chest:
Earache (Mild to moderate without fever):
Similasan Earache Relief drops (homeopathic): use as prescribed.
Sinusitis or Blocked/running/itchy nose or post-nasal drip:
Gastro (diarrhea and vomiting):
Dr Julienne’s favorite COVID-19 Pandemic media (factual) links:
Integrative Health perspective: