Ralf Kiesele, naturopath, Lahr, Germany
It gives me great pleasure to be able to talk to you here today about a subject which is very close to my heart and which makes up about half of my daily workload. 50% of my patients are suffering from an infection, around 25% have allergies and about 25% consult me about other causes.
Today I would like to speak about different types of infection and to do so will describe four routine cases from my naturopathic practice: one case each of acute, of chronic, of prolonged and of masked infection. Routine might sound boring but I can assure you that this is not so here! These case studies are all spectacular in their own way and probably helpful for one or other of you.
Ever since I started practising as a naturopath, I have tried to find and treat the causes of disorders. Personally I do not consider it is sufficient to treat patients purely on a symptomatic basis. I wanted a form of therapy which can eliminate the causes and cove...