FAQs

Do you accept insurance?

2023-11-08T15:41:20-07:00

We do not currently accept insurance. We made this decision to streamline our processes and offer more affordable, transparent pricing to our patients. However, we understand that insurance coverage can be an important factor in your healthcare decisions. We can provide you with a receipt that you can submit to your insurance company for potential [...]

Do you accept insurance?2023-11-08T15:41:20-07:00

What is your office’s policy regarding disability letters and forms?

2023-10-30T16:49:00-06:00

In alignment with our office policy, we will not issue or complete disability letters, FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) certifications, worker's compensation forms, or any other similar documentation until we have established a consistent care relationship, which typically spans a period of 3 to 6 months. This duration is essential to ensure we comprehensively [...]

What is your office’s policy regarding disability letters and forms?2023-10-30T16:49:00-06:00

Can CIRS affect mental health?

2023-06-02T18:45:32-06:00

Yes, CIRS can have a significant impact on mental health. The chronic inflammation and neurotoxic effects associated with CIRS can contribute to symptoms like brain fog, memory problems, mood disturbances, anxiety, and depression. Treating the underlying inflammation and addressing the biotoxin exposure can help alleviate these mental health symptoms.

Can CIRS affect mental health?2023-06-02T18:45:32-06:00

Can diet play a role in managing CIRS?

2023-06-02T18:44:59-06:00

Yes, diet can play a significant role in managing CIRS. A nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory diet that focuses on whole foods, emphasizes gut health, and minimizes potential triggers can help support the body's healing process. Working with a qualified healthcare professional or a registered dietitian who is knowledgeable about CIRS can provide guidance on an appropriate diet [...]

Can diet play a role in managing CIRS?2023-06-02T18:44:59-06:00

Can I continue living in a moldy environment if I have CIRS?

2023-07-01T15:35:29-06:00

Step one of the CIRS treatment protocol is to get out of or clean up the moldy environment. Living in a moldy environment can exacerbate symptoms and hinder recovery for individuals with CIRS. It's important to take steps to remediate the mold and create a clean and healthy living environment. This is a critical step [...]

Can I continue living in a moldy environment if I have CIRS?2023-07-01T15:35:29-06:00

What is the treatment approach for CIRS?

2023-07-05T11:48:00-06:00

We follow the 12 step Shoemaker protocol as it is the only treatment that has been proven to reach a cure. We individualize the treatment by identifying and addressing the specific triggers, home remediation, detoxification, restoration of the gut, balancing hormones, and restoration of essential biomarkers.

What is the treatment approach for CIRS?2023-07-05T11:48:00-06:00

Can CIRS be cured?

2023-07-05T11:47:24-06:00

Yes, with proper treatment and adherence, a cure for CIRS is possible in most patients. While each patient is unique, the 12 step Shoemaker protocol can take between 12-18 months to complete. The goal of treatment is to address underlying triggers, support detoxification pathways, reduce inflammation, normalize biomarkers and optimize overall health.

Can CIRS be cured?2023-07-05T11:47:24-06:00

How is CIRS diagnosed?

2023-07-05T11:46:19-06:00

Diagnosing CIRS can be complex. It often involves a combination of a detailed medical history, symptom evaluation, visual contrast sensitivity (VCS) testing, laboratory testing (such as biomarker analysis), and potentially other specialized assessments like genetic testing or imaging studies. Working with a healthcare professional experienced in CIRS diagnosis is crucial. Here is a brief explanation of [...]

How is CIRS diagnosed?2023-07-05T11:46:19-06:00

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