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Tracking Lyme Disease Treatment

When treating chronic lyme, there are many possibilities to consider while evaluating what might be keeping someone ill. Below we have collected a series of resources and insights from our doctors that cover how we approach not only the treatment of lyme, but also tracking the results of those treatments to measure improvements or reactions. […]

Increased toxic metal exposures in our everyday life

Dr Nafysa Parpia talks with Dr. Lyn Patrick about where mercury & lead is found in our modern lifestyle and how to easily test yourself It is an unfortunate reality that most people today have a high toxicant load in their body. From pesticides, to wildfires, to modern home building practices, it is difficult to […]

Testing for Active Tickborne Disease

Learn why addressing Tick-Borne infections one pathogen at a time, then treating the most dominant pathogen, then the secondary pathogens, is quickest way through treatment.

The Cell Danger Response and Chronic Illness

Dr. Jill Interviews Dr. Eric Gordon on The Cell Danger Response in Chronic Lyme disease. The Cell Danger Response s defined in terms of an ancient metabolic response to threat.

Can Tick-Borne Illness Be Transmitted in Utero?

According to the CDC, untreated Lyme disease during pregnancy can lead to infection of the placenta. But spread from mother to fetus is possible, but rare. We see this in our clinic very often.

They Can’t Find Anything Wrong

In medicine doctors usually work toward a diagnosis. Diagnosis at its best implies finding the cause of the disease. Thinking in linear cause and effect mode was reinforced by advances in surgery for traumatic injuries,

The Cell Danger Response: Inflammation and the Healing Cycle

Inflammation is the body’s normal response to danger. The body’s inflammatory response is meant to be transient – when that response is ongoing, and especially when the inciting event (pathogens, toxic elements) persists, the normal tamping down of inflammation doesn’t occur. When inflammation persists and the Healing Cycle is not completed the clinical presentation is […]

Preventing the Failed Patient – Detoxification

The important factors we consider when working with complex chronic illness Environmental toxicants impair cellular functions. Lyme/tick-borne disease/co-infections, parasites, and viruses all modulate immune function to their advantage and the host disadvantage. With exposure, the immune system is over-activated, causing hypersensitivity, allergies, mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and/or autoimmunity. The immune system may also be misdirected, and does […]

The Mitochondria In Complex Illness with Dr. Eric Gordon

Dr. Eric Gordon discusses The Role of the Mitochondria in Complex, Chronic Illness with Dr. Ben Weitz. Dr. Ben Weitz and Dr. Gordon talk about the role of the mitochondria as it relates to chronic illness on the Rational Wellness Podcast Podcast Transcript Dr. Weitz: This is Dr. Ben Weitz with the Rational Wellness podcast, bringing you the […]