It's possible to restructure intercellular water into a gel state There's Hope for CellsDamaged by Glyphosate By Tom Cowan, M.D.Since writing the book Human Heart, Cosmic Heart, I have been talking about the crucial importance of structured water to all life forms.  In Vaccines, Autoimmunity and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness, I presented the idea that all of the water inside our cells is highly structured, and that this cytoplasmic structured water should be properly seen as the defining, controlling influence in the life of the cell and in the life of the entire organism.  What...

Melatonin Is Probably Our Most Important Antioxidant The less melatonin we produce, the more we decline By Tom Cowan, M.D.Recently, two articles caught my attention.  The first, in the February/March edition of the Townsend Letter, was written by the well-known alternative medicine doctor Frank Shallenberger, M.D.  In the article, he presented a summary of voluminous research to support his claim that melatonin supplementation can:  Protect against viral and bacterial infections Prevent cardiovascular disease and support normal blood pressure Reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, which may slow the aging process Prevent...

All Metabolic ProcessesIn Our Cells Depend On It It's now available as a supplement, rather than an IV medicine By Tom Cowan, M.D.NADH (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide hydride) is perhaps the most promising natural supplement available today. The biological form of hydrogen in our bodies, NADH reacts with the oxygen we obtain through breathing to generate the ATP that powers our cells.  The other byproduct of the reactions between NADH and oxygen in our cells is the generation of water.  The water generated through the interaction of NADH and oxygen is...

Why Scientists Are Sounding the Alarm Dear friends,It's not often that I come across an article that I think is truly groundbreaking or even earth-shattering, but this article from Dr. Gabriel Cousens fits those descriptions.  Rather than my trying to summarize his article, I ask that everyone read it in its entirety.This issue he addresses is huge for all of us, one that needs our attention and help.  At the end, he offers very specific interventions that we can undertake.Please read this article, and I welcome any feedback. With warmest...

These Stalwarts Not Only KillPathogens, They AlsoSupport Immune Function       By Tom Cowan, M.D.As we are in the midst of the annual cold and flu season, I want to share the basic plan I use to support my patients during this time. It includes three supplements I use for people of all ages when they feel an acute illness coming on.  First, it is important to remember that even though it is common to blame all acute illnesses on microbes, fundamentally, viruses and bacteria are scavengers in nature.  Bacteria digest debris in...

  The Magic Formula That Works for Me:Magnesium, Sulfur and Red Light By Tom Cowan, M.D.I want to wish everyone a peaceful and joyous new year, and to thank you for the warm responses to my books and other writings.  I often say I have the privilege of having the best patients and the warmest support network anyone could possibly ask for.The holiday season is a time for reflection and inward focus for many.  We also share time with friends and family and set goals and plan direction for the...

Vaccines are a controversial topic. Some say that they are effective; others disagree vehemently. Please listen to the Wise Traditions Podcast to learn how vaccines provide short-term, but have long-term consequences for our health.

Vaccines, Autoimmunity and Childhood Health August 17, 2018 Hosted by Susan Downs, MD [itunes] Guest Information Thomas Cowan, MD Episode Description Over the past 50 years, rates of chronic illness, learning disabilities, and allergies in children have exploded--1 in 6 children has a diagnosed learning disorder, 1 in 50 has autism attributes these rising numbers to the US current vaccination policy. In his new book, Vaccines, Auto-Immunity, and the Assault on Childhood, Dr. Cowan shows how childhood illnesses, which help children to develop a robust immune system. With vaccines, the...

Dear friends,As some of you may have heard, I have another book published by Chelsea Green that is about to launch on Amazon and other sites. The title is “Vaccine, Autoimmunity and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness.” Its central thesis is that during the past 60 or so years, we have dramatically changed the way we understand and therefore treat childhood illnesses. Previously, it was generally understood that, even though occasional dangers were involved, goingthrough a childhood illness was a kind of rite of passage. Expressed in more medical...

Cardiologists are recognizing a growing trend:  More and More Women With Heart Disease Have 'Clean' Arteries By Tom Cowan, M.D.   One of the best things about writing a book is the feedback you get after the book is published.  In many ways, one’s education really begins after writing the book, rather than before.   In the past year and a half, about every other week, I do a “practitioners” call, in which we spend about 15 to 30 minutes talking about heart disease and strophanthus.   As many of you...