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Learn about tick-borne illness, how it can become chronic, the challenges with traditional treatment options, and how patients can begin healing.

What Is Keeping You Ill?

Dr. Gordon talks about the unique approach he uses to heal his chronic patients. The rising tide of chronic illness in our country today is a major cause of concern. It’s a growing epidemic that is only getting worse. Episode Highlights Dr. Gordon’s journey in medicine (01:48) What is keeping you ill (04:17) Public Health […]

Why do I need to test before detoxing?

Before detoxifying, you want to find out what your toxic burden actually is. Each person is individual, in terms of how they absorb and process toxins. Some may easily be able to excrete toxins

Pre-Tox: 5 Things You Must Do Before You Detox

Pre-Tox: 5 Things You Must Do Before Detox

Quick cleanses and detox diets don’t adequately address the need for your body to prepare its natural detoxification pathways BEFORE starting a complex “detox” regimen to flush out heavy metals, cellular waste, and other toxic chemicals.

Four Ways Mold Can Affect Your Health

Everyone is affected by mold illness in multiple different ways that need to be addressed. In every case, removal from the exposure is critical. Find out how mold exposure manifests clinically

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 […]