Naturopathic Treament of CIRS (Mold Illness)

This blog follows Part 1: Naturopathic Diagnosis of CIRS (Mold Illness) Once it has been determined that CIRS is the most likely diagnosis that accounts for the majority of the challenging symptoms, the next step is to determine the treatments needed. Using a naturopathic approach, I conduct a very comprehensive consultation with each client to [...]

Naturopathic Treament of CIRS (Mold Illness)2019-07-09T11:38:47+10:00

Naturopathic Diagnosis of CIRS (Mold Illness)

Naturopathic medicine has a lot to offer patients with Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS)/mold illness, which is a disease characterized by widespread inflammation, toxicity and chaotic immune system responses after exposure to toxic molds in water-damaged buildings and vehicles. Like all medical syndromes, CIRS is characterized by a cluster of symptoms. CIRS symptoms may [...]

Naturopathic Diagnosis of CIRS (Mold Illness)2019-07-09T11:43:54+10:00

Top 5 Mold Myths Busted

Myth 1: Mold is all around us, has been for millions of years, and is harmless He must burn the fabric, the woven or knitted material of wool or linen, or any leather article that has been spoiled; because the defiling mold is persistent, the article must be burned. Leviticus 13:52 Fungi pre-date humankind and are [...]

Top 5 Mold Myths Busted2017-07-02T17:32:53+10:00

CIRS’ key hormone – Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone (MSH)

Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) is a critically important regulatory neuropeptide. It is produced in the hypothalamus, an area of the brain important for hormonal control of the body, and where the nervous system meets the endocrine system. Small amounts are probably also produced elsewhere in the brainstem. (1) What does a-MSH do: Helps regulate other hormones (cortisol/ACTH, ADH, [...]

CIRS’ key hormone – Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone (MSH)2017-07-02T17:34:09+10:00

Elevated C4A and the Havoc It Causes

One of the major effects of CIRS in response to exposure to water-damaged buildings, is a significant elevation of the levels of C4A, a split product of complement C4 protein, a protein of the immune system. Often genetically susceptible patients with CIRS, who have had exposure to a seriously water-damaged building will have C4A levels [...]

Elevated C4A and the Havoc It Causes2016-09-14T15:44:13+10:00
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