Category Archives: Shoemaker Protocol

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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Mold treatment: CIRS is Preventable

Unlike some chronic conditions, there are ways to avoid contracting a condition like Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). Keeping moisture under control and keeping buildings maintained is a great start to avoiding CIRS; but when there are mold issues to … 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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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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