Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Articles |

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 Articles, 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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Advanced Clinical Testing for Health

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Advanced Clinical Testing For Health, Articles |

SpectraCell Laboratories’ advanced clinical testing services for Micronutrients, LipoProtien Particle Profile, ApoE & MTHFR Genotyping:   Micronutrient Testing Are you taking too many supplements? Not Enough? Nutritional status is a vital foundation of health and performance.  SpectraCells‘ micronutrient testing is an innovative assessment of nutritional status.  Unlike traditional serum, hair and urine tests,...

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Neurotransmitter Testing

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Articles, Neurotransmitters |

What is a neurotransmitter? A neurotransmitter is a chemical messenger.  It transfers information to the brain and other parts of the body. What are symptoms of neurotransmitter imbalance? The following are examples of neurotransmitter imbalances. Anxiety symptoms Symptoms of depression Insomnia Overeating Obesity Fatigue ADD/ADHD Bipolar What is Neurotransmitter testing? Neurotransmitter tests will help determine your profile of brain...

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Food Sensitivity Testing

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Articles, Food Sensitivity |

  What is a food intolerance? Dr. Stacey Raffety treats each individual as unique.  We all differ in how well we digest our food.  Some simply do not have the enzymes to digest certain foods.  Celiac’s Disease or Lactose intolerance is the classic example. It is a huge misnomer that these people are the only ones with food intolerances.  Everyone has some degree of food intolerance.  Food intolerance leads to improper digestion which...

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