March 22, 2020

My Recent Healing Work with Dr. Simon Yu, MD

In August, I wrote a blog about attending Dr. Simon Yu's Acupuncture Meridian Assessment (AMA) Training course. While I was there, I decided to schedule an appointment to have him evaluate me with his AMA system as well as it had been several years. Around…
November 22, 2019

ILADS 2019: Chronic Disease = Chronic Infections?

I had the opportunity to attend the ILADS 2019 annual event "Chronic Disease = Chronic Infections?" held in Boston on October 31 - November 3, 2019. This was my 14th! ILADS annual event since I first started attending in 2006. My overall sense was a feeling…
September 23, 2019

Acupuncture Meridian Assessment Training

I had the opportunity to attend Dr. Simon Yu's Acupuncture Meridian Assessment (AMA) Training course held in St. Louis on August 22-25, 2019. It was a course I had been wanting to attend for some time, and it was well worth the wait! While much of the class…
May 27, 2019

ISEAI: Healing Complex Patients in a Toxic World

The inaugural ISEAI (International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness) Conference “Healing Complex Patients in a Toxic World” was held at the beautiful CIVANA Resort just outside Phoenix, Arizona May 3rd – 5th, 2019. It was a tremendously successful…
December 05, 2018

ILADS 2018: Tick-Borne Diseases and the Immune System

The ILADS 2018 event was my 13th ILADS annual ILADS event. About 600 people attended which was a little smaller than the prior year but still an amazing turnout and MUCH larger than my first event in 2006 which may have had 75-100 people. Much of my time at…
December 03, 2018

Podcast Interviews on Learn True Health With Ashley James

I had the opportunity in late 2018 to be a guest on Ashley James Learn True Health podcast. We had such fun talking on the first show, that Ashley suggested we continue our discussion in a second. It was an honor for me to be on her show, and I hope that you…
September 29, 2018

Klinghardt Updates 2018

The Klinghardt Academy hosted "Autonomic Response Testing Level 3" in September 2018, and, as always, it was amazing. This was my 8th time attending ART 3, and there is always something new to learn. It never disappoints. I highly recommend those interested…
June 24, 2018

LymeStop

LymeStop is a healing system that was created by Dr. Tony Smith, DC in Idaho. It uses gentle therapeutic magnets applied to the body to stimulate the neuro-immune system and create a recognition of a specific microbe which allows the body to properly respond…
January 24, 2018

FREmedica waveforce ONE

Note: To learn more about the more recent, successor product WAVE1, visit this article. Someone in the Lyme community sent me information about the waveforce ONE from FREmedica in late summer 2017. I have always been drawn to light and photon-based therapies,…
November 27, 2017

ILADS 2017: Tick-Borne Diseases: The Global Perspective

The ILADS 2017 event was my 12th ILADS annual ILADS event. Almost 900 people attended which is impressive for a condition that many don't consider to be "real"; acceptance and understanding of Lyme disease is growing. Much of my time at this event was spent…
November 16, 2017

Thinking Mom's Revolution Lyme Conference

The Thinking Mom's Revolution hosted on online event in November 2017 on Lyme disease. They had a fantastic line-up of speakers and have made the entire event freely available online. Speakers included: Dr. Phillip DeMio, Dr. William Lee Cowden, Dr. Amy…
November 15, 2017

Chronic Lyme Disease Summit Talks

I have been fortunate to be asked to speak in both of the Chronic Lyme Disease Summits which have been immensely informative. I recently asked Dr. Jay if I might be able to share these more broadly, and he said yes! This is the first time I have been able to…
October 16, 2017

Pearls from Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt

The Klinghardt Academy hosted "Autonomic Response Testing Level 3" in September 2017, and, as always, it was amazing. The event had several fantastic points that I summarize below. I've attended these events now since 2006, and I always look forward to them.…
October 06, 2017

Patient Talk Lyme Disease Video Series

Patient Talk is a site started by John Symes, former head of MGM Studios, to share powerful video stories from patients, caregivers, and medical experts on various challenging health conditions. Previous series that the site had rolled out include: Back Pain,…
August 21, 2017

Klinghardt Lyme Solutions 2017

The Klinghardt Academy hosted "Klinghardt Lyme Solutions 2017" in May 2017, and, as always, it did not disappoint. The event had several fantastic lectures that I summarize below. I've attended these events now since 2006, and I always look forward to them.…
June 23, 2017

FDN Interview on Lyme Disease

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…
April 10, 2017

LymeDisease.org MyLymeData2017: Overcoming Lyme Disease

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

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 06, 2016

A Recovery Story: Singing from the Rooftops

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

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

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

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

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

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…
July 30, 2016

DNA Connexions Lyme Panel

I had heard about a lab called Dental DNA some years ago. Dental DNA was originally the result of hero Dr. Hal Huggins DDS's work and had a test to evaluate different microbes in root canals. Several years ago at a conference, I learned that they also had a…
July 23, 2016

ParaWellness Research: Parasite Testing

Parasite testing is generally a difficult proposition. Very few tests seem to yield positive results and many suspect that the majority of people have some form of parasite. I have found that the ParaWellness Research Program led by Dr. Raphael D'Angelo…
July 05, 2016

Dr. Klinghardt: 2016 Conference Notes

In June, 2016, I spent three days at a conference in Seattle that was taught by Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt MD, PhD and hosted by the Klinghardt Academy. Most of the event was geared to practitioners that were interested in learning Dr. Klinghardt's Autonomic…
May 09, 2016

My Experience: Urinary Mycotoxin Testing

One of my biggest challenges with recovering my health has been mold. It is no secret that I struggled with mold illness that led me to once leaving my home in order to create an environment that was more conducive to healing. Then in 2015, I was exposed to…
March 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 Diego, CA. The event had some of the best practitioners in the field of Lyme, mold, and chronic illness. With speakers like Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, Dr. Patricia Kane,…
March 26, 2016

Corson's Corner

I am so excited and honored to be able to share the information here from Dr. Ann Corson, MD. She has been a mentor and hero of mine for years. She is someone I respect immensely and appreciate her passion for helping her patients to find answers and recover…
January 15, 2016

LDI (Low Dose Immunotherapy)

I recently suggested that LDI was one of the most exciting new things I had encountered in 2015 in the treatment of Lyme, and I think it will continue to be a top new treatment in 2016 based on all of the patients and practitioners I have spoken to about it.…
October 02, 2015

Finding Your Way With The Complicated Patient

Finding Your Way With The Complicated Patient was hosted by Gordon Medical Associates and was held in Santa Rosa, CA on September 26, 2015. Gordon Medical is one of the clinics that I have the utmost respect for; their practitioners are top notch and really…
September 19, 2015

Curing the Incurables 2015

September 11-13, 2015 was the weekend that the Curing the Incurables was hosted by Dr. Simon Yu MD in St. Louis, MO. I went to his conference in 2013 as well and learned a lot. I once again combined this conference with a consult with Dr. Yu to confirm that…
July 07, 2015

Atlas! Something That Was Amazing!

Sorry for my sense of humor, but I intended to suggest that "Atlas, I found something that really made a difference!". Get it? Atlas instead of "at last". Ok, ok. I tried the same joke on the doctor and I'm not sure it went over well there either. Never hurts…
June 04, 2015

An Integrative Approach to Chronic Infections and Tick-Borne Illness

Beyond Balance hosted a superb event entitled "An Integrative Approach to Chronic Infection and Tick-borne Illness" in Parsippany, NJ on May 16, 2015. When I saw the list of speakers, I knew I needed to get on a flight and head to New Jersey as this event had…
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 spoke as part of a THRiiiVE.com track with Dana Gorman, Tami Duncan, Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, and others. It was a superb event with many amazing speakers and…
January 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 LymeLessLiveMore.com and talk about "The Many Layers to Recovering from Lyme and Chronic Illness". Their site does such a great job at creating a community for those recovering from…
December 13, 2014

Apheresis: A Synergistic Detoxification Strategy

Dr. Klinghardt has been my primary mentor for many years, and I credit him with being the guide that has led me back to a good state of health. In 2013, Dr. Klinghardt started sharing his thoughts on filtration apheresis. I shared some of his thoughts from a…
November 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 of the unique products he works with in my own recovery journey and think they are some of the best available. Additionally, I had studied his system of energetic testing…
October 24, 2014

ILADS 2014 Washington DC Conference Takeaways

This blog entry summarizes some of the notes I took at the ILADS conference in Washington DC in October 2014. As there were many concurrent sessions, the below does not reflect the overall nature of the ILADS event, but rather the specific interest in topics…
September 04, 2014

THRiiiVE Summit #13 - Redox

Dana Gorman and THRiiiVE.com held Summit #13 on July 25-27, 2014. It was another great meeting of the minds. This time the topic was on redox (reduction / oxidation). Attendees included (from left to right on the photo) Scott Forsgren, Garry Gordon, Lee…
July 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 lists. I hadn't really prepared to deliver these at the event, but thought you might find the information helpful. Enjoy!
July 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 Vogan in 2007. I found it recently in my archives and thought it might be of interest to some people who haven't heard some of my backstory. Much has changed since 2007…
July 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 recently shared on Facebook and I found it insightful and very helpful. With permission from Bill Syrjala, I am sharing it here for others to benefit from. Bill can be…
June 26, 2014

Healing Lyme Without Antibiotics

In May 2014, Dr. Klinghardt and the Klinghardt Academy hosted "Healing Lyme Without Antibiotics" in Bellevue, Washington. As always, one needs to be prepared for a weekend of information not unlike drinking from a fire hose. So much is shared and so many new…
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 on the emotional level as much as the physical level; possibly more. Whether emotional conflicts or traumas set the stage for illness or the emotional issues were the…
May 30, 2014

Guest Blog: Unwanted Organisms

COUPON CODE: Use Couple Code "BETTERHEALTH" and get 10% off your BioRay order at http://www.bioray.com. 99% Tested Positive It is not uncommon for people to assume that unwanted organisms are only an issue in third world countries but not here in our world of…
April 11, 2014

Hansa Center Visit

I have followed the work of Dr. David Jernigan DC for many years now. He's been involved in the world of Lyme disease for quite some time. I have read his books and found them to be full of fantastic information. If you have not read the latest "Beating Lyme…
March 01, 2014

"Rope Worms"

I'm putting this blog post together as people often email asking about rope worms. It is a common discussion in many chronic illness circles over the past several years and one that I am keeping a pulse on as more is learned over time. Unfortunately, it is…
December 30, 2013

Summit: Chlorine Dioxide and CBD

For those of you interested in information on Chlorine Dioxide and Cannabis (CBD), Dana Gorman recently held a Summit with a focus on these topics on November 23-24, 2013. Attendees included Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, Dr. Lee Cowden, Kerri Rivera and many other…
December 21, 2013

Cavitation Journey

According to Dr. Louisa Williams in her article, "a cavitation is a cavity or hole of infection in a bone. In surgical nomenclature however, cavitation surgery is the term for the dental surgical procedure that removes diseased bone from within this cavity so…
October 26, 2013
Dr. Horowitz with his exciting new book

ILADS 2013 - San Diego Conference Takeaways

This blog entry summarizes some of the notes I took at the ILADS conference in San Diego in October 2013. As there were many concurrent sessions, the below does not reflect the overall nature of the ILADS event, but rather the specific interest in topics that…
October 12, 2013

Miso and Cilantro Soup for Detoxification

At one of the recent Dr. Klinghardt lectures that I attended, Dr. Klinghardt talked about the importance of detoxification. He has talked about aluminum as a heavy metal toxin that impacts our health negatively and should be considered as part of a…
September 28, 2013
Dr. Simon Yu MD and his amazing team

8th International Alternative Medicine Conference

September 13-15, 2013 was the weekend that the 8th International Alternative Medicine Conference was hosted by Dr. Simon Yu MD in St. Louis, MO. It was an enlightening event, and I am very happy to have attended. The speakers were superb and included Dr.…
September 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 continue to look for other tools to lead to even better health. I still have inflammation, especially in my upper shoulders and neck, which I would like to reduce. Part of it I…
July 02, 2013

Integrative Lyme Solutions Conference

Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine and Dr. Lee Cowden hosted a superb conference titled "Integrative Lyme Solutions: The Evidence Basis" on June 21-22, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. It was full of great information from some of the leading experts in the…
July 02, 2013

Stephen Buhner Conference Notes

While I was not myself able to attend the recent conference from Stephen Buhner held June 15, 2013, I am a huge fan of his work and of Stephen as a person. I think that he's brought so much important information to us in helping many through the Lyme disease…
May 23, 2013

Guest Blogger: Lyme Crept Slowly....

Note: The blog entry below was written by guest blogger Libby Louer. Lyme crept slowly into my life, stealth, like an experienced invader. The shaky hands (which miraculously disappeared during my doctor appointments). The chronic hip pain (attributed to that…
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 at the Lyme Recovery 2013 online conference event hosted by LIA Foundation. I attempted to present various options that I have found helpful for the common stressors that…
May 07, 2013

Lyme Recovery 2013

The notes below were taken from the Lyme Recovery 2013 event. I highly recommend watching the videos from this event available here for a small charge. Thanks to Tami Duncan for putting on such a great conference! Disclaimer: The notes below were taken during…
March 06, 2013

Conquering Incurable Diseases Conference 2013

In February 2013, I had the opportunity to go to the "Conquering Incurable Diseases" conference which was hosted by The Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine (ACIM). When I first saw the line-up of speakers, I knew I had to go. The event was a rare…
February 03, 2013

ILADS 2012 - Boston Conference Takeaways

This blog entry summarizes some of the notes I took at the ILADS conference in Boston in November 2012. As there were many concurrent sessions, the below does not reflect the overall nature of the ILADS event, but rather the specific interest in topics that…
February 01, 2013
Dr. Judy Mikovitz, myself, naturopath Susan McCamish, Dr. Ann Corson, Dr. Steve Bock

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. I had the great honor of presenting her with an award of special recognition at the Physician's Round Table last week to recognize her for all the work she has done to…
January 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 knowledge in this realm is impressive. Parasites are a topic that most people choose to ignore because they are thought to be "dirty" and certainly could not exist in the…
January 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 event. We are exposed to various microbes on a regular basis. In an attempt to lower the overall pathogen burden on the body, I resonate with the idea of using various…
December 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. Both organizations are superb and having to decide which event to go to was difficult. I decided to go to parts of both. Below you will find some of the highlights and…
November 09, 2012

Klinghardt Lyme Cocktail

Update September 2017: This blog post was original created in 2012. While the information below may still be helpful, many now use a prepared version of this available as the BioPure Cocktail. A more recent version of the Klinghardt Cocktail can be found…
October 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 Dr. Klinghardt started regularly speaking about their impact. I shared another blog post recently where Dr. Klinghardt talks about the impact of EMFs on our health. For…
October 02, 2012

Autonomic Response Testing with Dr. Klinghardt

Advanced Autonomic Response Testing with Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt MD, PhD Notes by Scott Forsgren New York, New York June 2012 Disclaimer:Nothing in this text is intended to serve as medical advice. All medical decisions should be made only with the guidance…
September 29, 2012

Dr. Klinghardt Speaks Out on EMFs/EMR

Dr. Klinghardt recently participated in an upcoming documentary project on the impact of EMFs (electromagnetic fields) and EMR (electromagnetic radiation). I found this video to be a great reminder as to the importance of considering EMF exposure in those…
September 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 Shoemaker Protocol with his patients with chronic Lyme disease. I personally have found that Dr. Shoemaker's work is a critical part of our journey whether or not mold plays…
August 17, 2012

Biontology and the CHIREN

Given my interest in looking for all beneficial ways to improve health, I had a session this week on the CHIREN, a biophoton device invented by Johan Boswinkel. It is my true belief that light and energy is where the real treatments will emerge for improving…
April 19, 2012

Physician's Round Table 2012

Sue Vogan hosted the 2012 Physician's Round Table (PRT) in Tampa, Florida on January 26-28, 2012. It was one of the best conferences I have been to. Sue impressed me with her ability to bring together some of the leading doctors in the field of chronic Lyme…
April 01, 2012

Methylation

I recently posted a radio show on methylation and NeuroImmune disorders on my Facebook page and just listened to the full interview today. I had no intention to turn my notes into a blog post at the time I started, but the show was SO packed with great…
March 06, 2012

My Lyme Guide

Dr. Sarah Fletcher MD and Marjorie MacArthur Vega have worked together on creating "My Lyme Guide". This collection of information is a godsend for people that are recovering from Lyme disease. Some of the key topics include: Managing Health Insurance…
March 03, 2012

LymeDisease.org Conference

LymeDisease.org held a one day conference in January 2012 with Dr. Ann Corson and Dr. Christine Green. It was a great event and I share my notes from the presentations here. Note: As this information may be updated as any errors are found, I kindly request…
February 24, 2012

Hopkinton Drug

Hopkinton Drug carries several items that people ask me about fairly regularly. Probably the most common are where to get pure Cholestyramine and where to get Mimosa pudica?
February 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 superb practitioner in the Seattle, Washington area. Dr. Derksen recently presented at the Biological Medicine 2012 event hosted by the Klinghardt Academy. Her talk was…
February 04, 2012

BioResource 2012 Conference

In late January 2012, BioResource held a superb conference with Byron White, Dr. Ann Corson, and Dr. Wayne Anderson. The event was "Integrating the Byron White Formulas with Antibiotics, German Biological Medicine, and Detoxification Remedies for Tick-borne…
January 30, 2012

Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt on OneRadioNetwork.com

Dr. Klinghardt has been my primary mentor and guide throughout my health journey. He recently did an interview with Patrick Timpone from OneRadioNetwork.com. The interview talks about Dr. Klinghardt's "5 Levels of Healing" and many other very interesting…
January 14, 2012

Energy Healing Practitioner

 One of the people I have come to admire the most through my own journey with recovering my health is Amy Scher. I first met Amy several years ago. Amy was the first person with Lyme disease to have gone to India for stem cells, and that journey turned her…
November 05, 2011

Biotoxin Illness Conference 2011

Gordon Medical Associates hosted the "Biotoxin Illness: The Science Behind Accurate Diagnosis and Effective Treatment" October 22-23, 2011 in Santa Rosa, CA. While this blog post will not cover all of the details of the event, further information can be…
September 25, 2011

CCSVI Summit Notes

For those of you interested in information on CCSVI, Dana Gorman recently held a Summit with a focus on CCSVI September 2-4, 2011. Attendees included Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, Dr. Lee Cowden, Dr. Joe Mercola, Dr. Garry Gordon, Dr. Jeff Wulfman, Clint Ober,…
September 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 these microbes on our overall health. I cannot stress enough how important I feel it is to ensure that dental health is a priority. In dealing with people with Lyme…
August 10, 2011

Regenerative Cryotherapy

In 2008, my doctor suggested that my tonsils were an area of focal infection and that I should consider going to Germany to do regenerative cryotherapy. I planned a trip and schedule an appointment with Dr. Sergei Dorochov in Germany. Around the same time, I…
July 22, 2011

A Deep Look Beyond Lyme

Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt MD, PhD and the Klinghardt Academy hosted "A Deep Look Beyond Lyme" May 6-8, 2011 in Redmond, WA. As has always been the case, this event was simply superb and enlightening. Dr. Klinghardt was joined by speakers such as Dr. Simon Yu…
May 30, 2011

Dr. Stephen Fry on FL1953

Dr. Fry is doing some exciting work on a new biofilm-forming protozoan previously referred to as FL1953 and only recently renamed to Protomyxzoa rheumatica, a highly immunosuppressive microorganism. He refers to it as the premier pathogen. I recently had the…
April 03, 2011

BioResource 2011 Conference

BioResource Inc. hosted what was in my opinion one of the best conferences of the year on March 19-20, 2011 in Burlingame, CA. The event was titled "Integrative Approaches to Treating Tick-Borne Disease". The room was filled with the energy of like-minded…
March 05, 2011

Roads Less Traveled

In late February 2011, I had the opportunity to attend a summit put on by THRiiiVE.com. THRiiiVE.com brings together some of the top practitioners in the world to share information on how to help people find their path back to optimal health. Those attending…
March 04, 2011

Panama Stem Cell Therapy

In February 2010, I met with one of my doctors to determine what path to take next. In that appointment, it was suggested that we had gotten the majority of the benefit I would get from further antimicrobial or detoxification therapies. It wasn't that I…
February 19, 2011

Making a Liposomal Compound

On page 10 of part 2 of my article on the LIA 2010 Conference, I mentioned the "Klinghardt Lyme Cocktail". This is a combination of ingredients that many people have used with success in dealing with both microbial and toxicity issues as part of their…
January 23, 2011

EMFs

In a world that is full of harmful electromagnetic fields, how to evaluate these issues and what to do about them is often elusive to most of us. In this blog post, I'll provide a few links to where you can learn more about EMFs and hopefully connect you with…
January 18, 2011

In Short Order: Greg Lee

On a recent episode of In Short Order, Sue Vogan interviewed Greg Lee, LAc. The show was a good discussion on topics such as parasites, co-infections, biofilms, and much more.
January 15, 2011

Essential Oils

I recently had an appointment with a new doctor that I thought was primarily going to do cranial-sacral and structural work. He came highly recommended by other clients and happened to be in my area so I had little to lose by going to see what he might be…
December 30, 2010

Surviving Mold

I've had a Mold page on my site for quite some time as I've always felt that mold exposure is an issue for many of us with chronic illness, especially those that have mold-susceptible HLA-genotypes. I had the honor and privilege of working on several articles…
December 21, 2010

Recipes for Repair

An exciting new recipe book with a focus on people with Lyme disease is now available. The book is an extension of the Lyme Inflammation Diet (LID) that Dr. Kenneth Singleton, MD, MPH first outlined in his 2008 book The Lyme Disease Solution. Recipes for…
December 05, 2010

Several Updated Articles from Dr. Klinghardt

The current web site for information on Dr. Klinghardt's teachings can be found here. If you scroll down the page, you will find links to many articles and presentations that Dr. Klinghardt has given over the years - many of them from 2009 and 2010. Some…
October 24, 2010
Dr. Richard Horowitz, Dr. Joseph Burrascano, and Dr. Steven Harris

ILADS 2010 Conference Takeaways

In October 2010, I attended the ILADS 2010 Annual event. The event was packed. Almost 400 people attended in person and over 1,000 people watched on the live webcast. It is exciting to see so many people taking an interest in this controversial area of…
October 24, 2010

Emerging Tests for TBIs

At the 2010 ILADS annual meeting, several vendors were present to share the latest information on their testing offerings for Tick-Borne Infections. It was nice to see progress being made in this arena, though the general consensus is still that more progress…
October 21, 2010

Buhner Protocol Options

One of the books that I enjoyed the most in my Lyme journey was "Healing Lyme" by Stephen Buhner. I also had the privilege of doing an article with Buhner after having met him at conferences a couple of times. He's a super human being and great healer. I've…
October 19, 2010

Beyond Balance

For just over a year, I've been working with a naturopath named Susan McCamish and have implemented a personalized "McCamish Protocol". Susan has formulated a number of herbal blends that I have found to be very helpful in my continued recovery from Lyme…
September 23, 2010

Tick Repellent

I recently went on a weekend trip to Lake Tahoe where I was planning to do some outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking. It was one of the first times in a long time that I felt like I needed to have some kind of tick repellent to minimize the chances…
July 19, 2010
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Lyme Induced Autism Videos

The following videos were recently posted from Lymenaide.com on the topic of Lyme Induced Autism. They are well done and definitely worth a listen. Thanks Ashley!
July 17, 2010

Parasite Cleanse

I've been spending a lot of time lately listening to the multitude of health-related podcasts on One Radio Network. I recently listened to an interview that Patrick Timpone did with Hulda Clark and several others with Dr. Kenneth Sutter. The interviews can be…
June 26, 2010
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Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker Video on Lyme

I've long been interested in the work of Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker who is an expert on biotoxin illnesses. You can learn more about his work on my Mold page. I have been fortunate to write several articles with Dr. Shoemaker on his biotoxin theories. Dr.…
June 01, 2010

Barlow Herbals and Parasites

I've been a customer of Barlow Herbals for some time. I think that their products are powerful and of very high quality. In the autism community, their LDM-100 has been a very powerful tool for many children. I've used Lomatium myself in addressing chronic…
May 28, 2010

Why Lyme Treatments Fail - Part 1

Dr. James Schaller, MD, MAR, PA has written many books on tick-borne disease infections. For anyone struggling with Bartonella or Babesia, he has several excellent books that will provide a great deal of critical information. More recently, Schaller has been…
May 13, 2010

2010 LIA Conference Takeaways

This video blog talks about some of the things I found interesting from the 2010 LIA conference. It is always one of my favorite events.
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 couple of new products that seemed interesting. The first is called Noni Leather. Many consider Noni to be a useful treatment for Babesia. From the company's web site: Our…
April 25, 2010

The Lyme Diet

In April 2010, Dr. Nicola McFadzean released the new book "The Lyme Diet". I've read most of the book already and found it to be very insightful. Without considering the diet, most of us will not recover in my opinion. Gluten and dairy are two common problems…
March 28, 2010

Medsonix Update

In my earlier blog, I talked about Medsonix as a potential treatment for those of us recovering from chronic Lyme disease. After hearing about how much it had helped my friend Silver, I decided to take the plunge and head to Vegas and try it myself. I was…
March 01, 2010

Wilson's Temperature Syndrome

At the February meeting of Lymelighters, Dr. Tedde Rinker, DO presented on the topic of "Wilson's Temperature Syndrome and Lyme Disease". I found the presentation to be very insightful and informative. Thyroid issues are very common in those of us with Lyme…
February 24, 2010

Medsonix Here I Come...

A few months ago, I learned about a new technology called Medsonix from my friend Bev Feldman. Bev and her daughter Silver have blogged about Medsonix on their site. Much more recently, Bev contacted me again to tell me what great results Silver was having…
February 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 our dental health. It is easy to forget just how important dental health in our overall health. Dental infections can lead to systemic health problems and add…
January 27, 2010
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KPU Talk at LymeLighters

Last night, I did a presentation on the topic of KPU at the LymeLighters Support Group in Portola Valley. For those in Northern California, I find the group to be a very positive environment and I highly encourage you to consider attending a future meeting.…
January 24, 2010
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iinnLight: Advanced Light Therapy

In always looking for options that will continue to bring improved health, I recently learned about iinnLight from a friend that had attended a local talk by the inventor of the product, Mellen-Thomas Benedict. From the company's web site: "LEDs stimulate a…
December 15, 2009
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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 protocol has been helpful and that it has further helped my body to both detoxify and to recover more competent immune function. That said, it has been far from easy.…
November 24, 2009

Lymelighters Support Group Meeting- November 24, 2009

At the November 2009 meeting of the Lymelighters Support Group, Dr. Raj Patel spoke on the topic of "Biofilms, Methylation, and Heavy Metal Detoxification in Lyme Disease". The presentation was insightful and discussed numerous topics involved in the…
October 31, 2009

Dr. Randy Baker Talk

In September, Dr. Randy Baker did a talk on Lyme disease. That talk can be replayed here. Dr. Baker's web site can be found here.
October 31, 2009

Klinghardt Conference: Lyme and Other Chronic Infections

Dr. Klinghardt held his "Lyme and Other Chronic Infections As The Underlying Cause Of Illness" conference on October 9-11, 2009. It was a phenomenal event with more information than one can imagine. Dr. Klinghardt continues to be on the leading edge when it…
October 26, 2009

Advanced Topics in Tick-Borne Illnesses

On Sunday, October 25, 2009, as part of the ILADS yearly Lyme disease conference, I attended a presentation by Dr. Joseph Burrascano MD, a leader in the treatment of Lyme disease. The topic was "Advanced Topics in Tick-Borne Illnesses". I was very interested…
September 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 group has been meeting for a few months, but I didn't realize it was open to the public until this month. It is led by a local LLMD which I find highly respectable. The…
September 22, 2009

To Care or Not to Care?

I was at a Triathalon recently and found a booth where a chiropractor was sharing a relatively new approach to the treatment of allergies called AllergiCare. They had an office nearby my home and offered a free initial screening. So, I went....
September 22, 2009

Germany Blogs - Bionic 880

Prior to the creation of my blogs here on the BetterHealthGuy site, I did have a blog on my trip to Germany to get treated for Lyme disease using the Bionic 880. Those blogs are still available and can be found here. In Better Health,
September 20, 2009

Medsonix Therapy System Video

This video blog follows my trip to Las Vegas in March 2010 to try the Medsonix Therapy System. Earlier information on Medsonix can be found on my blog here and here. In Better Health,
September 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 bought a camera, captured a few short video segments, and put together my first video. Hopefully, you'll find it of interest and depending on overall interest level, more…

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