Testing Ticks – BE PREPARED

Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Many people are unaware that ticks can be tested for Lyme disease. A DNA test to determine if a tick is infected with Borrelia, Bartonella, Babesia, and Ehrlichia is highly recommend if you are bitten by a tick. Testing can be done immediately upon collection of the tick. Blood test for Lyme disease can not be done with accuracy for 2-4 weeks post bite. You can save a tick frozen for up to one year for future testing. Pharmasan labs has...

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Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Pyroluria Pyroluria is a condition that has been associated with disorders such as depression, autism, ADHD and alcoholism. Read more about Pyroluria below… What exactly is Pyroluria? Pyroluria results from a genetic difference in hemoglobin metabolism that creates a substance that binds with Vitamin B-6. This biproduct is called kryptopyrrole. This can result in a relative deficiency of both vitamin B6 and zinc- although it may be...

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Lyme Resources

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Uncategorized |

LYME RESOURCES: LABORATORIES: IGeneX 800-832-3200 797 San Antonio Road Palo Alto Ca 943030 www.igenex.com Fry Lab 866-927-8075 15720 N. Greenway Haydon Loop Ste3 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 SUPPORT GROUPS: Portland: David NW.hiker@yahoo.com Meets Saturday once per month at Good Samaritan Hospital Hood River: Mid-Columbia Lyme Support Group: contact Pam Ritzenthaler email; pritz@gorge. 541-386-5658 SUGGESTED READING: Lyme Disease Survival Guide    ...

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Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Uncategorized |

SMALL INTESTINAL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH (SIBO) AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE (TBD) By Stacey Raffety ND SIBO is defined as an abnormally large amount of bacteria growing in the small intestine, a dysbiosis (as opposed to a symbiosis) of the normal flora. This is not unlike C. difficile or candida overgrowth in that it can interfere with well-designed treatment for Lyme and other infections, but SIBO can be more insidious: its symptoms can be acute and...

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UVB Ultraviolet Therapy (Photo-Oxidation Therapy)

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in UVB Ultraviolet Therapy |

UVB Ultraviolet Therapy (Photo-oxidation therapy) is a biological healing modality utilizing ultraviolet irradiation of the blood (with UV Ultraviolet C light) to produce the following beneficial photochemical reactions: Improved micro circulation and oxygenation of tissues. Anti-inflammatory effects Stimulation of the immune system Increased tolerance of the body towards radiation or chemotherapy. Cardiovascular protection through increased...

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