Category Archives: Diagnosis

Progene DX: Path to Certainty -Part2

(if you missed Part 1, you can read it here!) LANDMARK STUDIES Our group has published two papers on genomics, with the first in 2015 on the chronic inflammatory response syndrome (CIRS) seen in ciguatera and the more recent paper, … Continue reading

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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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Determining Genetic Predisposition to Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome can affect an individual’s entire body and present with a variety of symptoms that make it tougher for doctors to correctly diagnose the condition. Those who are interested in finding ways to more easily determine an … 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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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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Want to understand CIRS, in detail?

Dr. Yvonne Berry is a board certified Family Medicine Physician who developed impressive skills and knowledge related to Biotoxin Illness as a result of her own personal struggle. After recognizing the impact of environmental factors on her own health, Dr. … Continue reading

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Sample Question Answer and a Special Offer Extended!

LAST WEEK’S QUESTION AND ANSWER: Name symptoms of executive cognitive dysfunction (choose all correct) 1. Impairment of recent memory 2. Impairment in concentration 3. Impairment in word finding 4. Impairment in assimilation of new knowledge 5. Presence of confusion 6. … Continue reading

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Physician Certification – The Shoemaker Protocol

The Future is Now!!!! We are pleased to report that the process to certify physicians in the Shoemaker Protocol is complete. In fact, the test bank of questions for the exam has been built and Phase I testing has commenced … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Basis For Psychiatric Symptoms

So many patients we see are given bogus psychiatric diagnoses. If inflammation can cause these symptoms, though inflammation isn’t the only cause, then there should be some academic literature that supports the idea. Here are just a few recent references … Continue reading

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