Category Archives: Shoemaker Protocol

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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Plumbing Systems and Mold: Signs of Problems and How to Avoid Them

  Mold can be a truly dangerous contaminant in a home where individuals have health problems like asthma, Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS).   Mold is a common allergen and can have an effect on … Continue reading

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Avoiding Mold Exposure in Residential Construction

Chances are, you spend a good chunk of your waking hours in your home, and if you’re not there, you’re at your place of work.  Because you spend so much time in these locations, it is important to know whether … 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. 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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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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Update and Conference Announcment

  When Surviving Mold first began in 2010, we wanted to establish a mechanism to provide access to care for patients to a selected group of outstanding health care providers who showed competence in the basic science and clinical applications … Continue reading

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Please Welcome our 8th Shoemaker Certified Physician- Carla Brook, NP!

In our quest to answer the most prevalent and difficult questions posed to Surviving Mold since its launch in 2010,  we  have initiated a program of certification for those doctors wanting to provide the latest and most effective care to … Continue reading

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Dr. Ou Essay Now Available!

  Now available on the site is one of the essays penned by Dr. David Ou for the Certification Program.  You can view his essay here. As they are made available, we will have essays from all of our certified … Continue reading

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Pleased to Announce Our 7th Shoemaker Certified Physician- Dr. Dave Ou!

  In our quest to answer the most prevalent and difficult questions posed to Surviving Mold since its launch in 2010,  we  have initiated a program of certification for those doctors wanting to provide the latest and most effective care … Continue reading

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