Category Archives: Symptoms

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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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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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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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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Membership Continues to Grow!

The Membership Section has been live for only two weeks and we have dozens taking advantage of membership privileges.   Thank you to all of our new members!!!  We are especially appreciative of all of the well thought out questions that have been submitted … Continue reading

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