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This podcast is an interview with Dr. Crystal Abernathy, ND. Dr. Abernathy is a naturopath that practices in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has a successful practice that she runs out of her home, in addition to being a single mom of a young son. She’s talks about what it takes to have a successful practice without being tied down to an office as well as:

Tips on starting your own practice
– The importance of reviewing a contract when sharing clinic space
– Why starting small is good
– The value of having a part time job
– How to have others help pay for your clinic space

How to set up a pratice at home
– The importance of having a waiting area
– How to configure the space

Why you should open a practice from home
– Get tax deductions
– Be there for kids
– Money savings

Advantages and disadvantages to practicing in an unlicensed State

Clinical
– A case of chest pain traced to H. Pylori and cured by the bismuth and DGL containing supplement SF734
– Testing for fatty acids
– Why not to assume failure when a patient doesn’t return.
– Treating cervical dysplasia with the Hudson Protocol
– Deficiencies to look for in patients on the Halleleigh Acres diet
– Questions to ask to international patients

This interview was recorded last December, but I’ve been too swamped with school to edit and post it. Expect podcasts to become more frequent this coming quarter with my eventual goal to have a new podcast every week. Enjoy.