Category Archives: Chronic Illness

Progene DX: Pathway to Certainty- Part 1

What you need to know about transcriptomics: Learning a new genomics language; learning new insights on disease GENOMICS: THE BRIDGE TO CERTAINTY Not long ago, a listener on a podcast from Minneapolis called in two questions for me on genomics. “What … Continue reading

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CIRS doctors use holistic methods to treat patients

Holistic medicine is a method of treating an illness on a global scale, looking at more than just a patient’s specific symptoms.  As a subset of alternative medicine, holistic medicine looks at things like an individual’s environment, habits, and daily … Continue reading

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Shoemaker Protocol: Treat Patients for Mold Causing Illnesses in 3 Months or Less

Certification in the Shoemaker Protocol is Becoming More Popular Mold illness can be debilitating for patients and is easily misdiagnosed by physicians. These are big reasons that Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker created the Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) treatment protocol for … Continue reading

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Genomics to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment of CIRS

Genomics is, in a sentence, the study of how genes function. This branch or science focuses on how single genes are composed, what the single gene does, and what it could be capable of.  This is a paraphrasing of the … Continue reading

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Making New Years’ resolutions for 2015?

Can you believe how many people fail to accomplish their New Years’ resolutions? What can you do to reach yours? If you’re making New Years’ resolutions for 2015, it’s helpful to make your goals SMART — specific, measurable or meaningful, … Continue reading

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What is CIRS?

The proper definition of Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) is “An acute and chronic, systemic inflammatory response syndrome acquired following exposure to the interior environment of a water-damaged building with resident toxigenic organisms, including, but not limited to fungi, bacteria, actinomycetes … Continue reading

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Dr. Shoemaker’s eBooks on sale

Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker has several titles available in eBook format. You can find Surviving Mold, Mold Warriors, and Lose the Weight You Hate in the App Store/iBook Store for iPad (you must enter through iBooks on your iPad), and in the … Continue reading

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Dr. Dave Ou explains HLA test

I thought Dr. Dave Ou’s synopsis of genetic predispositions (an explanation of Labcorp test HLA DR/DQ #012542) was straightforward, explaining things in an easily accessible way. An interesting fact: nearly all of Dr. Ou’s patients come from the 25% of the … Continue reading

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Dr. Ackerley on why VIP is neuroprotective

Don’t miss Dr. Mary Ackerley’s article on neuroinflammation and VIP.  Dr. Shoemaker uses VIP as the last step in his Biotoxin Protocol.  He has shown that regular use of VIP over a 6-month period decreases many of the inflammatory markers associated with … Continue reading

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Telling others about CIRS

It can be challenging to tell others how CIRS affects you, and many don’t understand that how debilitating it can be.  Support is key to recovery.  We have a brochure that helps to explain the biological basis of the diagnosis, … Continue reading

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