Category Archives: Chronic Illness

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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NeuroQuant Paper Announcement

  The Center for Research on Biotoxin Associated Illnesses of Pocomoke, Maryland is pleased to announce that its newest academic paper entitled “Structural brain abnormalities in patients with inflammatory illness acquired following exposure to water-damaged buildings: A volumetric MRI study … Continue reading

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Answer to Sample Question and Special Offers Extended!

Here is the answer to Tuesday’s Sample Question: What role do genomics (measurement of mRNA and MicroRNA) have in management of CIRS? Select all correct choices. 1. Enables us to profile what genes are activated in CIRS 2. Enables us … Continue reading

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Knowledge is Power!

Surviving Mold begins by teaching its victims what is wrong with them, and continues by explaining how to get the proper mold treatment to get well. Knowledge is power. Surviving Mold begins with knowing what is wrong and developing a … Continue reading

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