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  • 4 Sources of Biotoxins and How They Affect You
    Biotoxins enter the body through four main mechanisms, and as a result, they disrupt nearly every physiological function. Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) is a biotoxin illness that affects individuals through generic, but disruptive and painful, symptoms. This condition is often difficult to diagnose, making it a significant challenge for sufferers to find treatment strategiesContinue […]
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  • An Overview of the Chronic Inflammatory Panels
    Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) is an often debilitating condition that can occur from four main mechanisms. Sufferers have either been exposed to mold in a water damaged building, consumed contaminated food or water, or been bitten by a tick or spider. As a result of biotoxin exposure, CIRS manifests through vague, painful symptoms. PatientsContinue […]
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  • Introducing the Chronic Inflammatory Panels
    Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, or CIRS, is a condition typically associated with exposure to one or more biotoxins. This condition can negatively affect many areas of the body, making it difficult to detect without accurate testing. Sufferers of biotoxin-related conditions often go undiagnosed for months due to both a lack of testing and vague orContinue […]
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  • The Micronutrient Workshop
    Mark your calendars — we are proud to announce Vibrant’s Micronutrient Workshop! This day-long educational training event will be held on January 22, 2021. Our workshop will provide you with the information you need to use the Vibrant Micronutrient tests in your practice effectively. Registrants will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outsContinue […]
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  • IgG4 and C3d: Key to Patient Success
    What makes IgG4 and C3d important in food sensitivity testing? More than you might think. By adding the IgG4 and C3d panel to your next Food Sensitivity test, you can create targeted recommendations that lead to greater patient success. What is IgG4 and how is it different than IgG? Immunoglobulin G can be broken downContinue […]
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  • Mammalian Milk: What Is It and Why Should You Care?
    What is mammalian milk? When we imagine milk, our minds often turn toward typical cow’s milk. But alternative milks are gaining in popularity, particularly in the paleo and dairy-free communities. As a result, more and more alternative milk options are available for consumers across the country- including mammalian milk. This type of dairy includes thatContinue […]
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  • June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
    Alzheimer’s Disease is a degenerative condition affecting the brain. The most common symptoms observed in affected individuals are: memory loss changes in ability to create and follow plans, including financial records, cooking/recipes, and work-related projects difficulty accomplishing familiar tasks like household chores, driving to a regular destination, or remembering how to operate common household electronicsContinue […]
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  • What Are Antibodies and Why Are They Important in COVID-19 Testing?
    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as accurate testing for the virus is in short supply across the globe, there is a significant opportunity to provide information to patients and healthcare providers about exposure and infection timelines through antibody testing. To add to the problem, nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs – considered the gold-standard for diagnosingContinue […]
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  • Can Inhaling Gluten Trigger Symptoms in Sensitive Individuals?
    An astonishing number of people following a strict gluten-free diet and lifestyle remain symptomatic. If they are very compliant to a gluten elimination, but still experience negative symptoms associated with gluten, could something else trigger the symptoms? Maybe; however, is it possible that the strict gluten-free diet and lifestyle are not enough? Lab tests, suchContinue […]
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  • The Gut Microbiome and the Estrobolome: How gut microbes affect estrogen metabolism
    Can your gut microbiome affect your hormones? It’s All Connected! In a systems biology approach, like every other body system structure and functioning, liver health, kidney health, gut health, and hormone health are connected. The gut microbiome secretes bioactive metabolites: reactivated estrogens, short chain fatty acids, amino acid metabolites, and secondary bile acids that modulateContinue […]
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