The Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning International, CIHFI, Streaming Media website is a presentation of The Bright Spot For Health. This website offers health related streaming media, both audio and video, plus print articles, some downloadable as .pdf files, which you can print from your computer.
The Center specializes in alternative, holistic, integrative and orthomolecular approaches to health and wellness. Their objective is to find the underlying cause of each patient's illness and correct it rather than just treat the symptoms. Their approach, pioneered by the founder Hugh Riordan M.D., focuses on treating the whole person and identifying the course to restore healthy functioning. Since their establishment in 1975, they have treated patients from all over the world in over 40 different countries.
Olive W. Garvey Center for Healing Arts - Integrative & Orthomolecular Medicine
Bio-Communications Research Institute - Nutritional & Biomedical Research
Bio-Center Laboratory - Testing & Diagnostic Services for Physicians & Hospitals
Bio-Medical Synergistic Education Institutse - Health Education & Awareness
Bio-Communications Research Institute consists of a small but dedicated and talented group of research scientists who are passionate about discovering new solutions for better health. As a leader in biomedical science, our research accomplishments challenge the medical community to look at other options rather than just at pharmaceuticals for answers
The Bio-Center Laboratory (BCL) was established in 1975 and has dedicated itself to providing accurate clinical assays focusing on nutritional medicine. They provide diagnostic services for physicians and hospitals throughout the country to help reveal biochemical impairments and monitor their correction. Their specialties include testing for pyrroles, histamine, spermidine, spermine, cytotoxic food sensitivities, parasitology, analysis of red blood cell fatty acids and minerals, along with many vitamins.
The website was established May 2004 under the direction of Hugh Riordan M.D., The Center for Improvement of Human Functioning and the International Schizophrenia Foundation. The website purpose is to raise the awareness of Orthomolecular Medicine and to turn "orthomolecular" in to a household term. Orthomolecular medicine describes the practice of preventing and treating disease by providing the body with optimal amounts of substances which are natural to the body.
The Health Hunter Newsletter had been in publication since April 1987. The publication features the latest news and articles on health, wellness and approaches to nutritional medicine. Subscribers to Health Hunter receive 10 newsletters annually and 10% off products purchased through the Gift of Health Store. The Health Hunter Online website is based on membership tiers that provide subscribers online access from anywhere in the world to an archive of health information, on-demand videos and Live Lectures.
The Gift of Health online store features nutritional products ranging from books and periodicals to audio/video tapes of health lectures not to mention hundreds of nutritional supplements. The Gift of Health store was initially established in support the Olive W. Garvey Center for Healing Arts, a medical clinic that focuses on Integrative and Orthomolecular Medicine. In recent years the Store has expanded online to provide the general public access to thousands of products focused on health and wellness.