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 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 [...]
Dr. Sandeep Gupta is joined by Lyme expert Dr. Nicola McFadzean Ducharme about some practical tips and tools you can use if you have both Lyme-like illness/stealth infections and mold illness/chronic inflammatory response syndrome (CIRS). 0:02:54 - About Dr. Sandeep Gupta 0:04:27 - About Dr. Nicola McFadzean Ducharme 0:06:02 - Why do Lyme and [...]
Consensus Statements Berndtson, K., McMahon, S., Ackerley, M., Rapaport, S., Gupta, S. & Shoemaker, R.C. (2015). Medically sound investigation and remediation of water-damaged buildings in cases of CIRS-WDB - Consensus statement - Pt 1. Center for research on biotoxin associated illnesses. Full text. Schwartz, L., Weatherman, G., Schrantz, M., Spakes, W., Charlton, J., Berndtson, K. & Shoemaker, R. (2016). Indoor [...]
Dr. Sandeep Gupta and psychologist Dr. Sam Clarke PhD delve into the the emotional and psychological toll of Mold Illness/Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) and provide strategies to cope. Originally broadcast 25 November 2016.
Dr. Sandeep Gupta is joined by integrative gastroenterologist Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar, to discuss the relationship between SIBO, leaky gut and and Mold Illness/Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). 0:00:00 - INTRODUCTION 0:03:46 - Dr. Sandeep Gutpa 0:05:37 - Dr. Farshid Rahbar 0:08:30 - What is Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) 0:11:30 - What is [...]
Dr. Sandeep Gupta is joined by Dr. Sonia Rapaport and Dr. Raj Patel to talk about the relationship between Lyme disease/Lyme-like illness and Mold Illness/Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). Originally broadcast 11 November 2016.
Dr. Sandeep Gupta and special guest Dr. Dale Bredesen, professor at UCSF and founding president and CEO of The Buck Insititute discuss one of the three Alzheimer's Disease subtypes, Type 3 - Toxic aka Inhalational Alzheimer's. They talk about how it relates to mold illness/CIRS and how it can be both prevented and reversed [...]
Dr. Sandeep Gupta and special guest Dr. Jill Carnahan discuss the diagnosis and treatment of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), both pharmacological and natural, and how it interacts with Mold Illness/CIRS. ----------------------------------------------------- 0:00:00 - Introduction to the webinar 0:02:03 - Introducing Dr. Jill and Dr. Gupta 0:08:55 - What are mast cells? 0:11:50 - [...]
Dr. Sandeep is joined by pediatrician Dr. Scott McMahon from Roswell, New Mexico, about the prevalence of Mold Illness/Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) in children and how to adequately screen, diagnose and treat kids using the Shoemaker protocol. ----------------------------------------------------- 0:00:00 - Webinar Introduction 0:03:30 - Prevalence of CIRS in children 0:10:54 - The biotoxin pathway made [...]