We are happy to introduce the newest member of our community blog team, Dr. Darin Ingels. He will be writing about many important health issues such as allergies, detoxification, homeopathy, and immunotherapy.
Dr. Ingels is a respected leader in natural medicine with numerous publications, international lectures and more than 20 years experience in the healthcare field. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Purdue University and his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ingels completed a residency program at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Dr. Ingels is a licensed naturopathic physician in the State of Connecticut and a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine in the State of California, where he maintains practices in both states. Dr. Ingels recently opened a practice in Manhattan, New York, where he serves as a health consultant. Dr. Ingels is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians Association, the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, the American College for Advancement in Medicine and the Holistic Pediatric Association. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Exam (NPLEX) as the chair of Microbiology/Immunology and Homeopathy.
Dr. Ingels has been published extensively and is the author of two books, The Natural Pharmacist: Lowering Cholesterol (Prima, 1999) and Natural Treatments for High Cholesterol (Prima, 2000). He is a former medical journalist and contributing author to Healthnotes Newswire, a medical report of the latest journal articles on nutritional and botanical medicine. He has recently written a chapter on allergy desensitization for autistic children in Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism and is a recent lecturer at Autism One.
Dr. Ingels’ practice focuses on chronic immune dysfunction, including allergies, asthma, recurrent or persistent infections and other genetic or acquired immune problems. He uses diet, nutrients, herbs, homeopathy and immunotherapy to help his patient achieve better health.