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June 23, 2017

FDN Interview on Lyme Disease

by Scott Forsgren
I took the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition course and graduated in early 2017. It was a great course that covers functional nutrition, lab testing, and foundation items that must be explored to move the body towards healing. To learn more about FDN, listen to…
May 30, 2017

The Forum for Integrative Medicine: Integrative Approaches to Chronic Infections

by Scott Forsgren
The Forum for Integrative Medicine hosted their 2nd annual event April 27-29, 2017 in San Francisco, CA. The event had some of the best practitioners in integrative medicine speaking on some of the most important topics for health recovery - at least in my…
April 10, 2017

LymeDisease.org MyLymeData2017: Overcoming Lyme Disease

by Scott Forsgren
LymeDisease.org (LDo) held "MyLymeData2017: Overcoming Lyme Disease" in San Ramon, CA on April 8th, 2017. It was a great event with a large turnout. Dorothy Leland with LDo served as the event moderator. I would estimate 250 people or more were present.…
December 31, 2016

Brain Health Interview with Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt

by Scott Forsgren
This is an excellent discussion from Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt MD, PhD on Brain Health made available by the Klinghardt Institute. It is full of some of the latest information from Dr. Klinghardt's over four decades of work in the field of medicine. I credit…
December 27, 2016

Toxic Metals and Parasites Interview with Dr. Klinghardt and Wendy Myers

by Scott Forsgren
Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD has been my primary mentor for over a decade. His teachings have led me to a place of much better health, and I am grateful for the positive impact he has had on my healing journey and on my life. Recently, he spoke with Wendy…
December 06, 2016

A Recovery Story: Singing from the Rooftops

by Scott Forsgren
This is a GUEST BLOG shared with permission by Kelley K. Siliven. We need more stories of hope, and when I read this, I thought it was perfect. Low Dose Antigen Therapy (LDA) Low Dose Immune Therapy (LDI) has been a God-send! It's finally time for me to post…
November 26, 2016

ILADS 2016: Lyme Disease - An Evolving Paradigm for Chronic Illness

by Scott Forsgren
The 2016 ILADS Annual event "Lyme Disease - An Evolving Paradigm for Chronic Illness" was held in Philadelphia on November 3-6, 2016. This was my 11th ILADS annual event. When I first went in 2006, it was rather small - maybe 100 people or so. This year, I…
November 09, 2016

CIRS - Cutting Edge in Diagnosis and Treatment Conference

by Scott Forsgren
The "CIRS - Cutting Edge In Diagnosis and Treatment" event was held October 14-16, 2016 in Irvine, CA. It was based on the work of Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker, MD. Dr. Shoemaker has changed many lives by bringing attention to the problems that water-damaged…
October 29, 2016

Biotoxin Pathway 2.0

by Scott Forsgren
One of the practitioners that I have met over the years and really enjoyed the opportunity is Keith Berndston, MD. We first met through the ILADS conference and re-connected recently at the CIRS - Cutting Edge In Diagnosis and Treatment hosted by…
September 23, 2016

The Tick Factor - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

by Scott Forsgren
I had the great privilege to attend "The Tick Factor" in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on September 17-18, 2016. Not only did I get to attend, but I was truly honored to be the moderator of the event. An informative and fun time was had by all. There were over…
Jul 30, 2016

DNA Connexions Lyme Panel

I had heard about a lab called Dental DNA some years ago. Dental DNA was originally the…
Jul 23, 2016

ParaWellness Research: Parasite Testing

Parasite testing is generally a difficult proposition. Very few tests seem to yield…
Jul 05, 2016

Dr. Klinghardt: 2016 Conference Notes

In June, 2016, I spent three days at a conference in Seattle that was taught by Dr.…
Jun 20, 2016

Dr. Amy Derksen ND: Naturopathic Insights to Help Manage Complicated Cases

I first met Amy Derksen ND in January 2006. She has been one of my primary doctors since…
May 09, 2016

My Experience: Urinary Mycotoxin Testing

One of my biggest challenges with recovering my health has been mold. It is no secret…
Dr. Ty Vincent MD
May 06, 2016

Guest Blogger: A Patient’s Mother Interviews Ty R. Vincent, MD about LDI for Autism, Pediatric Lyme and PANDAS

I’m going to start out this interview by disclosing to readers my own story. I’m both the…
Mar 26, 2016

The Forum for Integrative Medicine: Managing Chronic Complex Illness

The Forum for Integrative Medicine hosted a "beyond superb" event March 3-5, 2016 in San…
Mar 26, 2016

Corson's Corner

I am so excited and honored to be able to share the information here from Dr. Ann Corson,…
Feb 05, 2016

Autism Recovery Telesummit: Recovering From Lyme Disease, A Potential Factor in Autism

In January 2016, I was honored to be a part of the online Autism Recovery…
Jan 15, 2016

LDI (Low Dose Immunotherapy)

I recently suggested that LDI was one of the most exciting new things I had encountered…
Oct 30, 2015

ILADS 2015: From Bench to Bedside: Translating Research Into Clinical Practice

This blog entry shares my notes from some of the sessions I attended at the 2015 ILADS…
Oct 02, 2015

Finding Your Way With The Complicated Patient

Finding Your Way With The Complicated Patient was hosted by Gordon Medical Associates and…
Sep 19, 2015

Curing the Incurables 2015

September 11-13, 2015 was the weekend that the Curing the Incurables was hosted by Dr.…
Jul 07, 2015

Atlas! Something That Was Amazing!

Sorry for my sense of humor, but I intended to suggest that "Atlas, I found something…
Jun 04, 2015

An Integrative Approach to Chronic Infections and Tick-Borne Illness

Beyond Balance hosted a superb event entitled "An Integrative Approach to Chronic…
May 25, 2015

My Talk at AutismOne

I was honored to have been asked to speak on Lyme disease at AutismOne 2015 in Chicago. I…
Jan 08, 2015

The Many Layers to Recovering from Lyme and Chronic Illness

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Dana Walsh and Brent Martin from…
Dec 13, 2014

Apheresis: A Synergistic Detoxification Strategy

Dr. Klinghardt has been my primary mentor for many years, and I credit him with being the…
Nov 30, 2014

Dr. Michael Lebowitz Energetic Testing Seminar

I have followed the work of Dr. Michael Lebowitz DC for several years. I have used many…
Nov 23, 2014

Essential Medcast

I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by Dr. Christine Schaffner ND,…
Oct 24, 2014

ILADS 2014 Washington DC Conference Takeaways

This blog entry summarizes some of the notes I took at the ILADS conference in Washington…
Sep 04, 2014

THRiiiVE Summit #13 - Redox

Dana Gorman and THRiiiVE.com held Summit #13 on July 25-27, 2014. It was another great…
Jul 28, 2014

BioResource 2014: Treating Tick-Borne Disease Using Integrative Therapies

BioResource hosted "Treating Tick-Borne Disease Using Integrative Therapies" on June…
Jul 28, 2014

Summit #13 Impromptu Top 10 Lists

At the recent THRiiiVE.com Summit #13, I was asked to talk through some of my Top 10…
Jul 07, 2014

Flashback: Radio Show with Sue Vogan

It's hard to image that it has been almost 10 years since I did this radio show with Sue…
Jul 05, 2014

Guest Blog: Top 30 Lyme List by Bill Syrjala

I had seen a version of the below in the past and was impressed with it. The below was…
Jun 26, 2014

Healing Lyme Without Antibiotics

In May 2014, Dr. Klinghardt and the Klinghardt Academy hosted "Healing Lyme Without…
May 31, 2014

Clearing Emotional Contributors to Illness

One of the many things I've learned throughout my journey is how important it is to work…
May 30, 2014

Guest Blog: Unwanted Organisms

COUPON CODE: Use Couple Code "BETTERHEALTH" and get 10% off your BioRay order at…
Apr 11, 2014

Hansa Center Visit

I have followed the work of Dr. David Jernigan DC for many years now. He's been involved…
Mar 01, 2014

"Rope Worms"

I'm putting this blog post together as people often email asking about rope worms. It is…
Jan 20, 2014

Why Can't I Get Better? Solving The Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease

By far the best book I have read on Lyme disease and all that comes with it is the recent…
Dec 30, 2013

Summit: Chlorine Dioxide and CBD

For those of you interested in information on Chlorine Dioxide and Cannabis (CBD), Dana…
Dec 21, 2013

Cavitation Journey

According to Dr. Louisa Williams in her article, "a cavitation is a cavity or hole of…
Dr. Horowitz with his exciting new book
Oct 26, 2013

ILADS 2013 - San Diego Conference Takeaways

This blog entry summarizes some of the notes I took at the ILADS conference in San Diego…
Oct 12, 2013

Miso and Cilantro Soup for Detoxification

At one of the recent Dr. Klinghardt lectures that I attended, Dr. Klinghardt talked about…
Dr. Simon Yu MD and his amazing team
Sep 28, 2013

8th International Alternative Medicine Conference

September 13-15, 2013 was the weekend that the 8th International Alternative Medicine…
Sep 12, 2013

Simon Who? Yes, That's Right. Simon Yu MD

While overall, I've done well with my recovery and often feel I've reached 95%, I…
Jul 02, 2013

Integrative Lyme Solutions Conference

Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine and Dr. Lee Cowden hosted a superb…
Jul 02, 2013

Stephen Buhner Conference Notes

While I was not myself able to attend the recent conference from Stephen Buhner held June…
May 23, 2013

Guest Blogger: Lyme Crept Slowly....

Note: The blog entry below was written by guest blogger Libby Louer. Lyme crept slowly…
May 19, 2013

Insights From The Journey of a Lifetime

On May 4, 2013, I had the opportunity to present insights from my personal Lyme journey…
May 07, 2013

Lyme Recovery 2013

The notes below were taken from the Lyme Recovery 2013 event. I highly recommend watching…
Mar 06, 2013

Conquering Incurable Diseases Conference 2013

In February 2013, I had the opportunity to go to the "Conquering Incurable Diseases"…
Feb 03, 2013

ILADS 2012 - Boston Conference Takeaways

This blog entry summarizes some of the notes I took at the ILADS conference in Boston in…
Dr. Judy Mikovitz, myself, naturopath Susan McCamish, Dr. Ann Corson, Dr. Steve Bock
Feb 01, 2013

Dr. Corson Speaks at Physician's Round Table 2013

Dr. Ann Corson is one of my heroes in the field of treating Lyme and related conditions.…
Jan 29, 2013

Dr. Omar Amin's Parasite Testing and Natural Treatment

Dr. Omar Amin is the leading expert in parasitology in the United States. His vast…
Jan 01, 2013

Sinus Health and Cleansing

I think of cleansing the sinuses much like I do flossing my teeth. It is not a one-time…
Dec 01, 2012

Double Header Streaming Weekend - ILADS and Autism Online Events

On December 1-2, 2012, both ILADS and LIA Foundation held their online conference events.…
Nov 09, 2012

Klinghardt Lyme Cocktail

Some time ago, I wrote a blog entry about Making a Liposomal Compound. My primary…
Oct 20, 2012

EMF/EMR Testing

I have been aware of the impacts of EMFs on health for at least 5-6 years or more since…
Oct 02, 2012

Autonomic Response Testing with Dr. Klinghardt

Advanced Autonomic Response Testing with Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt MD, PhD Notes by Scott…
Sep 29, 2012

Dr. Klinghardt Speaks Out on EMFs/EMR

Dr. Klinghardt recently participated in an upcoming documentary project on the impact of…
Sep 22, 2012

Treatment for Mold Illness and Its Application for Lyme Disease

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Raj Patel on his experience with the…
Aug 17, 2012

Biontology and the CHIREN

Given my interest in looking for all beneficial ways to improve health, I had a session…
Jul 28, 2012

MAF 878 - Immune Support in a Probiotic?

While I was feeling quite well in 2011, I had performed a nagalase test which was quite…
Apr 19, 2012

Physician's Round Table 2012

Sue Vogan hosted the 2012 Physician's Round Table (PRT) in Tampa, Florida on January…
Apr 01, 2012

Methylation

I recently posted a radio show on methylation and NeuroImmune disorders on my Facebook…
Mar 06, 2012

My Lyme Guide

Dr. Sarah Fletcher MD and Marjorie MacArthur Vega have worked together on creating "My…
Mar 03, 2012

LymeDisease.org Conference

LymeDisease.org held a one day conference in January 2012 with Dr. Ann Corson and Dr.…
Feb 24, 2012

Hopkinton Drug

Hopkinton Drug carries several items that people ask me about fairly regularly. Probably…
Feb 22, 2012

Biomedical Tips and Tricks with Amy Derksen ND

One of my most influential doctors and mentors has been Dr. Amy Derksen ND. She is a…
Feb 04, 2012

BioResource 2012 Conference

In late January 2012, BioResource held a superb conference with Byron White, Dr. Ann…
Feb 03, 2012

Advanced Lab Borrelia Culture: A Game Changer

Below are some of the latest informational documents from Advanced Lab on their new…
Jan 30, 2012

Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt on OneRadioNetwork.com

Dr. Klinghardt has been my primary mentor and guide throughout my health journey. He…
Jan 14, 2012

Energy Healing Practitioner

 One of the people I have come to admire the most through my own journey with recovering…
Nov 05, 2011

Biotoxin Illness Conference 2011

Gordon Medical Associates hosted the "Biotoxin Illness: The Science Behind Accurate…
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Nov 02, 2011

GcMAF Log

Update July 2015: GcMAF is no longer available as the company that made it was shutdown…
Oct 07, 2011

New Borrelia Culture Test Available

Very recently, the first commercially available Borrelia culture test was made available…
Oct 06, 2011

GcMAF

Update July 16 2015: GcMAF is no longer available as the company that made it was…
Sep 25, 2011

CCSVI Summit Notes

For those of you interested in information on CCSVI, Dana Gorman recently held a Summit…
Sep 14, 2011

Dental Health - My Program

I've blogged in the past on the impact of dental pathogens in the mouth and the impact of…
Aug 10, 2011

Regenerative Cryotherapy

In 2008, my doctor suggested that my tonsils were an area of focal infection and that I…
Jul 22, 2011

A Deep Look Beyond Lyme

Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt MD, PhD and the Klinghardt Academy hosted "A Deep Look Beyond…
May 30, 2011

Dr. Stephen Fry on FL1953

Dr. Fry is doing some exciting work on a new biofilm-forming protozoan previously…
Apr 03, 2011

BioResource 2011 Conference

BioResource Inc. hosted what was in my opinion one of the best conferences of the year on…
Mar 05, 2011

Roads Less Traveled

In late February 2011, I had the opportunity to attend a summit put on by THRiiiVE.com.…
Mar 04, 2011

Panama Stem Cell Therapy

In February 2010, I met with one of my doctors to determine what path to take next. In…
Feb 19, 2011

Making a Liposomal Compound

On page 10 of part 2 of my article on the LIA 2010 Conference, I mentioned the…
Jan 23, 2011

EMFs

In a world that is full of harmful electromagnetic fields, how to evaluate these issues…
Jan 18, 2011

In Short Order: Greg Lee

On a recent episode of In Short Order, Sue Vogan interviewed Greg Lee from Two Frogs…
Jan 15, 2011

Essential Oils

I recently had an appointment with a new doctor that I thought was primarily going to do…
Dec 30, 2010

Surviving Mold

I've had a Mold page on my site for quite some time as I've always felt that mold…
Dec 21, 2010

Recipes for Repair

An exciting new recipe book with a focus on people with Lyme disease is now available.…
Dec 05, 2010

Several Updated Articles from Dr. Klinghardt

The current web site for information on Dr. Klinghardt's teachings can be found here. If…
Dr. Richard Horowitz, Dr. Joseph Burrascano, and Dr. Steven Harris
Oct 24, 2010

ILADS 2010 Conference Takeaways

In October 2010, I attended the ILADS 2010 Annual event. The event was packed. Almost 400…
Oct 24, 2010

Emerging Tests for TBIs

At the 2010 ILADS annual meeting, several vendors were present to share the latest…
Oct 21, 2010

Buhner Protocol Options

One of the books that I enjoyed the most in my Lyme journey was "Healing Lyme" by Stephen…
Oct 19, 2010

Beyond Balance

For just over a year, I've been working with a naturopath named Susan McCamish and have…
Oct 03, 2010

Spiro Stat Technologies - A New Option for Testing

In April 2010, I attended a conference where Dr. Lee Cowden spoke. He commented at that…
Sep 23, 2010

Tick Repellent

I recently went on a weekend trip to Lake Tahoe where I was planning to do some outdoor…
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Jul 19, 2010

"Lyme Tea" Made Easy

At the 2010 "From Roadblocks to Recovery" hosted by the LIA Foundation, Dr. Jeff Wulfman…
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Jul 19, 2010

Lyme Induced Autism Videos

The following videos were recently posted from Lymenaide.com on the topic of Lyme Induced…
Jul 17, 2010

Parasite Cleanse

I've been spending a lot of time lately listening to the multitude of health-related…
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Jun 26, 2010

Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker Video on Lyme

I've long been interested in the work of Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker who is an expert on…
Jun 01, 2010

Barlow Herbals and Parasites

I've been a customer of Barlow Herbals for some time. I think that their products are…
May 28, 2010

Why Lyme Treatments Fail - Part 1

Dr. James Schaller, MD, MAR, PA has written many books on tick-borne disease infections.…
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May 13, 2010

2010 LIA Conference Takeaways

This video blog talks about some of the things I found interesting from the 2010 LIA…
May 12, 2010

Noni Leather and New Superfoods

I attend a local Lyme support group on a monthly basis and last night I learned about a…
Apr 25, 2010

The Lyme Diet

In April 2010, Dr. Nicola McFadzean released the new book "The Lyme Diet". I've read most…
Mar 28, 2010

Medsonix Update

In my earlier blog, I talked about Medsonix as a potential treatment for those of us…
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Mar 07, 2010

LymeHope.com

An ongoing series of exciting teleseminars on Lyme disease are available at LymeHope.com.…
Mar 01, 2010

Wilson's Temperature Syndrome

At the February meeting of Lymelighters, Dr. Tedde Rinker, DO presented on the topic of…
Feb 24, 2010

Medsonix Here I Come...

A few months ago, I learned about a new technology called Medsonix from my friend Bev…
Feb 24, 2010

Don't Forget Infections in the Mouth

We've all heard that health begins in the colon. Equally important but often forgotten is…
KPU
Jan 27, 2010

KPU Talk at LymeLighters

Last night, I did a presentation on the topic of KPU at the LymeLighters Support Group in…
iinnLight
Jan 24, 2010

iinnLight: Advanced Light Therapy

In always looking for options that will continue to bring improved health, I recently…
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Jan 17, 2010

Second Free Babesia Textbook

The below came to me via email from Dr. Schaller. The links to free copies of his two…
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Dec 15, 2009

An Update on My KPU Treatment

I started KPU in April 2009. So, I'm at the eight month mark. Overall, I feel like the…
Nov 24, 2009

Lymelighters Support Group Meeting- November 24, 2009

At the November 2009 meeting of the Lymelighters Support Group, Dr. Raj Patel spoke on…
Scott
Nov 16, 2009

LIA Foundation Interview By Dana from THRiiiiVE.com

This is a quick interview that was done by Dana from THRiiiVE.com where I shared a few of…
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Oct 31, 2009

Dr. Randy Baker Talk

In September, Dr. Randy Baker did a talk on Lyme disease. That talk can be replayed here.…
Oct 31, 2009

Klinghardt Conference: Lyme and Other Chronic Infections

Dr. Klinghardt held his "Lyme and Other Chronic Infections As The Underlying Cause Of…
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Oct 31, 2009

Free Babesia Textbook

Thanks to Dr. James Schaller, his Babesia 2009 Update book is now being offered for free…
Oct 26, 2009

Advanced Topics in Tick-Borne Illnesses

On Sunday, October 25, 2009, as part of the ILADS yearly Lyme disease conference, I…
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Oct 19, 2009

Cowden on NutraMedix

Some great videos on every one of the NutraMedix products were released today. Dr. Lee…
Sep 23, 2009

Lymelighters Support Group Meeting- Sept 23, 2009

I attended a local support group meeting last night on the topic of Lyme disease. The…
Sep 22, 2009

To Care or Not to Care?

I was at a Triathalon recently and found a booth where a chiropractor was sharing a…
Sep 22, 2009

Germany Blogs - Bionic 880

Prior to the creation of my blogs here on the BetterHealthGuy site, I did have a blog on…
Scott
Sep 20, 2009

Medsonix Therapy System Video

This video blog follows my trip to Las Vegas in March 2010 to try the Medsonix Therapy…
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Sep 20, 2009

LIA Foundation: From Roadblocks to Recovery 2009

A couple of people in the community have been asking me to start doing videos. So, I…
Sep 01, 2009

Welcome to BetterHealthGuy Blogs

Hello and welcome to my BetterHealthGuy Blogs. It's been over 4 years since…

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