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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complex chronic illness that requires a multi-step treatment protocol in order to heal. Today, we dive into taking binders - why take them, what kind to take, why they might cause side effects and what to do to mitigate those side effects. This is not medical advice, always consult your Shoemaker certified practitioner before making changes to your treatment plan. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer1:22 The Intensification Monster2:03 What to expect when starting binders3:58 Why the binders might hurt at first6:27 Why binder timing matters8:35 Various binder options: CSM, welchol, okra/beet11:22 Being in exposure may cause binder side effects14:58 Low dose VIP Spray15:26 Lipid Replacement adjustment15:53 MARCoNs17:56 Histamine response / MCAS19:09 Why a Shoemaker certified practitioner is important

    HELPFUL LINKS:Environment testing episode: https://youtu.be/CK0rPJE5Gcs?si=eGQrUHaTKzKEAtmDGENIE test episode: https://youtu.be/bCNp9qNqWWc?si=hB35VTi1jBX3pkZQMARCoNs test episode: https://youtu.be/dWJaGdpQKrA?si=mcB8XfJC8cRyKgnz&t=469Barbara’s MARCoNs testing video: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CrjNhakttIk/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==Histamine/MCAS episode: https://youtu.be/mKoTPC4tBpQ?si=MZ6RB1BFbLpbKy1R&t=1140Find a Shoemaker Certified Practitioner: https://www.survivingmold.com/shoemaker-protocol/list-of-certified-practitionersor a Certified Proficiency Partner: https://www.survivingmold.com/shoemaker-protocol/surviving-mold-proficiency-partners-diplomates

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    The CIRS Group:Support Community: https://thecirsgroup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecirsgroup/

    Find Jacie for carnivore, lifestyle and limbic resources:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ladycarnivoryYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@LadyCarnivoryBlog: https://www.ladycarnivory.com/Limbic Training Community: https://www.wired4healing.com

    Find Barbara for business/finance tips and coaching:Website: https://www.actlikebarbara.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/actlikebarbara/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@actlikebarbara

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a chronic illness that affects a quarter of the population (they just might not know it yet). Today, we tackle the very last step of the only clinically proven path to healing CIRS, Shoemaker Protocol, which is Vasoactive Intestinal Peptides, or VIP Spray. VIP Spray is amazing, in that it helps the brain return to normal after inflammation and atrophy caused by CIRS. We dig into the details on how it works, when to use it, and what to expect when using it. This is not medical advice, talk to your doctor to figure out what’s right for you. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:

    0:00 Intro and disclaimer

    1:00 The purpose of VIP Spray within the Shoemaker Protocol

    2:17 What is VIP or Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

    2:28 VIP blood test

    4:00 Why get a NeuroQuant before and after VIP Spray

    5:18 The cost of VIP Spray

    6:00 Titration and administration of VIP Spray

    7:40 Considerations for storing VIP Spray

    8:20 Cheaper option for VIP Spray

    8:58 The potential risks of VIP Spray

    10:55 Jacie’s experience with VIP Spray

    13:00 Using VIP to better tolerate the binders

    15:20 Barbara’s VIP Spray

    HELPFUL LINKS:

    Genie test episode: https://youtu.be/bCNp9qNqWWc?si=WL_s_yXIpEh_f4uj

    NeuroQuant episode: https://youtu.be/aQyU51D7O-c?si=YkTgroEapsSFWSGw

    Cheaper option to purchase VIP Spray (to mix yourself): https://www.montroserx.com/

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness with a complex treatment plan. It can be difficult to attain the level of perfection your doctor may require for you to heal. Today we tackle ways to not let perfect be the enemy of good, and hopefully give you some ideas to “still live your life” while you’re trying to heal. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer1:03 Perfect vs real life2:15 Location: dry vs humid climates6:58 Cleaning: Minimalism vs Maximalism10:40 Diet: Carnivore vs Standard American diet12:10 Efficiency of treatment through testing

    HELPFUL LINKS:Episode on best way of eating with CIRS: https://youtu.be/jln8kKR5PiEEpisode on environment testing: https://youtu.be/CK0rPJE5Gcs

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness that usually requires costly treatment and remediation. Insurance rarely covers it, and because CIRS can cause us to work less (or less optimally) it turns into a bad cycle. This is why we’ve tackled today’s topic: What you can do for as little money as possible now, while you wait to save up for your first appointment with a CIRS literate practitioner. This episode focuses on OTC options and lifestyle changes you can do, not as a replacement for treatment, but as a way to feel as good as you can before starting treatment. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer1:27 How to get pretty darn sure of your diagnosis cheaply4:41 How to eat and supplement while you wait to see a doctor8:00 Remove yourself from exposure:8:38 How to “cheaply” improve levels of mold, actinos, endos11:00 Hidden areas toxins can hide: Fridge, Washing Machine, Drains13:49 Consider moving, and environment testing14:38 Lyme15:57 COVID and vaccines19:11 Histamine issues and MCAS19:57 Things to remove: IUDs, birth control, Implants, botox21:58 Things to add to your life: Sun, movement, sleep

    HELPFUL LINKS:Two options for taking the VCS test:https://www.vcstest.com/https://www.survivingmold.com/resources-for-patients/diagnosis/visual-contrast-sensitivity-vcsSymptom clusters on third slide here: https://www.instagram.com/p/C2rhdMUMjwr/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==History of exposure options on first page: https://www.google.com/url?client=internal-element-cse&cx=a58887261996f4f05&q=https://www.survivingmold.com/docs/KJohnson_CIRS_ESSAY.PDF&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwjwqd-oj9mEAxVsBEQIHSbmCQQQFnoECAMQAQ&usg=AOvVaw2euIEAyOFCdRuaLQcUT6bGOmaprem supplements: https://www.nutritionwithjudy.com/shopping/inflammation/omaprem-spm-fatty-acidsEnvirobiomics test most often recommended by CIRS doctors: https://www.envirobiomics.com/product/sm-aeh-actino-endotoxin-hertsmi-2/?v=7516fd43adaaDr. Peg DeTulio, Lyme specialist: https://regenixhealing.com/home-pageCOVID episode: https://youtu.be/lBQ0xi1tHLo?si=-Iw1G6AcAtevp6uzSurviving Mold write up COVID: https://www.survivingmold.com/legal-resources/dr.-shoemaker-essays/new-research-articleFLCCC protocol: https://covid19criticalcare.com

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is often caused by environmentally based biotoxins like mold, bacteria, and sewage. Less talked about are the co-infections that might reside IN you, like Lyme, dental infections, IUDs, implants, some vaccinations, and now the newest one: COVID-19 as well as the vaccine for COVID. Today, we dig into Jacie’s experience with vaccine and COVID exposure and the protocol she had to do on top of the Shoemaker Protocol to fully heal from CIRS. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:

    0:00 Intro

    1:00 Jacie and Barbara’s experience with COVID

    3:15 Disclaimer

    3:36 Surviving Mold has identified COVID as a biotoxin

    4:37 Jacie’s exposure to the COVID vaccine

    6:31 Spike Protein Damage Protocols

    8:13 CIRS Co-Infections

    11:39 TheCIRSGroup.com member experience

    HELPFUL LINKS:

    SurvingMold.com article/study on COVID: https://www.survivingmold.com/legal-resources/dr.-shoemaker-essays/new-research-article

    FLCCC Alliance protocol: https://covid19criticalcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/I-RECOVER-Post-Vaccine-2023-07-24.pdf

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a chronic illness that attacks multiple systems in the body, including the metabolism of energy and digestion of food. The fun side effects can include stubborn weight gain, histamine issues, GI issues, fatigue, and cognitive issues from lack of energy. Today, we’ll dig into why that is and ways of eating you may want to try to help yourself along this complicated healing journey. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer0:52 Our qualifications2:45 Our experience with CIRS and carnivore4:09 Carnivoring harder is not the answer6:32 Carnivore as a band-aid8:04 How to eat for CIRS8:40 Why do an elimination diet10:15 Hypometabolism and difficulty with ketosis11:50 GI Issues: why digestive enzymes, butyrate don’t always work15:01 Low-Amylose, low-mold, AIP diets lead to carnivore17:07 Why carnivore/keto may not always work for CIRS21:05 Eat the meat you like, can afford, and makes you feel your best22:00 How to experiment with carbs23:10 Weight loss difficulty with CIRS25:27 Muscle gain difficulty with CIRS26:33 Leptin resistance28:20 Hypometabolism and gluconeogenesis29:19 Mobilizing fat stores can cause worsening symptoms

    HELPFUL LINKS:Resource from Dr. Shoemaker on ways to eat to support healing on this protocol: https://www.survivingmold.com/legal-resources/community/week-of-may-8-2023

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a really complex, confusing illness with a treatment protocol to match. Today, we celebrate FIFTY EPISODES of TheCIRSGroup.com podcast. To celebrate, we offer a retrospective of how far CIRS has come even in the short time we’ve known about it (two years) and where we see it going from here. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:

    0:00 Intro and disclaimer

    1:50 When we were first diagnosed vs now

    3:50 Judy Cho’s pivotal role in CIRS awareness

    5:00 Jordan Peterson interview w/Dr. Shoemaker and Dr. McMahon

    7:29 Growing pains in the CIRS space

    8:54 CIRSx conference

    12:08 TheCIRSGroup.com - then and now

    HELPFUL LINKS:

    Judy Cho’s website: https://www.nutritionwithjudy.com/

    Judy’s most impactful interview for CIRS awareness: https://youtu.be/-xt-0yJBGTs?si=euJXvOUQ5EcCmPGY

    Jordan Peterson interview with Dr. Shoemaker and Dr. McMahon: https://youtu.be/LGG7om1hHcU?si=vX2lnk4eMg8oM1n6

    CIRSx recap episodes (playlist): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtFmHRLGI2wHK62Iq4qOQqkxAwE9lkdpZ

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a really complex, confusing illness with a treatment protocol to match. Today, we are tackling a viewer request: other exposure sources besides homes. We’ll talk about what to do if you suspect one of these sources might be keeping you sick: your workplace, gym, salon, roommates, loved ones, and even your pets! For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer0:36 The first step of the Shoemaker Protocol: remove exposure1:29 Workplace exposure3:40 Changing jobs or starting a business as an option5:56 Vehicle exposure8:20 Errands, hobbies, salons, gyms11:18 Other people: roommates, spouses, family, friends13:17 Pets, animals

    HELPFUL LINKS (NOT affiliate!):ZeroRez for car and carpet cleaning: https://www.zerorez.com/Defense soap: https://a.co/d/gJj76k4Defense soap wipes: https://a.co/d/gAjtCp8Tea Tree wipes: https://a.co/d/3xrcotbWipes for dogs: https://a.co/d/8y6uZj8Study on Staph and dogs: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2870875/Episode we did on dogs w/CIRS: https://youtu.be/6e_IznfWDec?si=n1gj6jNkl4Bf1GIUShoemaker’s advice on treatment of dogs: https://www.survivingmold.com/physicians/dashboard/previous-membership-section-questions-and-answers

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is taxing on your body, mind, and spirit. To fully heal from this chronic condition, you need to attack it on all fronts. Today, we’re tackling the mind: Limbic retraining, or rewiring your brain, can actually reduce symptoms and get your mind out of fight or flight and into a relaxed state, primed for healing and wellness. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer0:43 Jacie’s passion for limbic retraining3:05 Permission to wait until you’re ready3:53 Limbic retraining is part of a holistic approach4:56 What is Limbic Retraining?8:14 Things that limbic retraining can improve:8:30 Mood regulation8:50 Fearing the gene or the biotoxins9:59 Believe you can heal, desire to heal10:44 Improving histamine responses11:10 Get a better baseline, resilience11:50 Ways of implementing limbic retraining

    HELPFUL LINKS:The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science: https://a.co/d/gSN9SYkDNRS: https://retrainingthebrain.com/Gupta: https://guptaprogram.com/Wired4Healing, where Jacie leads classes: https://wired4healing.com/Nutrition with Judy’s Mind Body program: https://www.nutritionwithjudy.com/nwj-mind-body-programThe Joy Plan by Kaia Roman: https://a.co/d/gn5Nyg2Join The CIRS Group for limbic retraining support: https://www.thecirsgroup.com/

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness but thankfully certain prescription medications can actually help you heal from it. The medications we discuss today are all used by various Shoemaker certified practitioners for their patients with CIRS. If you are interested in any of these medications, check with your practitioner to see if it might work for you. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer1:25 Biotoxin Binders: Cholestyramine, Welchol4:53 Consideration for binder reactivity, and non-prescription option6:00 MARCoNs treatments: BEG, EDTA, Xlear, Silver8:46 MARCoNs spray for treatment in dogs10:54 VIP spray14:35 Low Dose Naltrexone for pain and low mood16:11 Cromolyn for MCAS or histamine issues

    HELPFUL LINKS (not affiliate!):Mycobind: https://www.nutritionwithjudy.com/shopping/immune-support/mycobindXlear: https://a.co/d/gosaTiVXlear with Coptis: https://waldenfarmacy.com/product/coptis-nasal-spray/Argentyn 23: https://a.co/d/ejtPaGNACS spray: https://a.co/d/3sEVpSwDogs and CIRS episode: https://youtu.be/6e_IznfWDec?si=dmiX7m76pC0ZhRjeGENIE episode: https://youtu.be/bCNp9qNqWWc?si=FsbE1cddXvBoFZds

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    This one hurts, guys. But it’s important. CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, can be a painful, isolating, debilitating illness. Today, we’re sharing stories our members allowed us to bring to you so you might understand CIRS a little better, or at least find empathy in your heart for those that suffer with it. And if you have CIRS, then I hope this validates your experience, even if no one in your life does. Despite the pain and sadness, we hope this is a message of hope for healing. It will get better, healing is possible. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com.

    TIME STAMPS:

    0:00 Intro and disclaimer

    3:00 Tobey

    3:57 Chad

    4:28 Rosie

    5:16 Missy

    6:21 Gabriella

    6:42 Gerald

    7:04 Gloriana

    8:15 Chike

    9:05 Natascha

    9:43 Kimberly

    10:30 CIRS Mom

    11:53 Chase

    12:27 Ariel

    13:27 Dorothy

    13:42 Terrance

    14:27 Tiffany

    14:46 Kirk

    15:40 Alyssa

    16:44 Wrap up

    For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a deeply impactful illness. It has changed us, but we think for the better. Today we’re exploring what having and healing from CIRS has done to our mindsets, relationships, and goals. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:

    0:00 Intro and disclaimer

    0:46 Forced focus on health and healthy relationships

    2:42 CIRS re-prioritized the most important things

    4:20 Lifestyle changes to support healing

    6:40 Developing empathy for invisible illness

    9:40 Ready for opportunities - willing to sacrifice

    11:56 Doing hard things doesn’t mean they aren’t hard

    13:25 Seeing CIRS everywhere

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

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    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness, but the first and most important step towards healing is ensuring you have a clean environment, free from mold and other biotoxins. Today, we’re tackling why this is so important and how to test to be sure your home and workplaces are safe for you. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer01:49 Biotoxins: Mycotoxins, Endotoxins, Actinos02:49 Why test your current environment03:48 Why a clean environment is important for your healing06:02 Environment tests you can do yourself07:18 Where you should test: home and work07:46 Why use the #7 test08:49 GENIE testing10:22 Addressing all biotoxins is important11:22 How to do the Envirobiomics test16:20 Trash bag hack17:59 Getting refunds on tests you can’t use or don’t use21:00 Interpretation of your test results22:53 Why we don’t do affiliate codes

    HELPFUL LINKS:Previous episodes on safe environments and testing:CIRSx recap on safe environments: https://youtu.be/MXV3S3oL22M?si=1l6P0p7XWA2Njn7ZCIRSx recap on remediation: https://youtu.be/mREuhpzHUV4?si=tOhV-0lbJF2G4MKpWhat are Actinos? https://youtu.be/q-KW5ZXUHVM?si=P3YVZRZcF0igUUqQEnvirobiomics: https://www.envirobiomics.com/#7 test: https://www.envirobiomics.com/product/sm-aeh-actino-endotoxin-hertsmi-2/?v=7516fd43adaaGENIE episode: https://youtu.be/bCNp9qNqWWc?si=alS0JfldcxylTfu7Mold testing Reel: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Ci0TlRDp3_n/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness, and it can be hard to get your family and friends on board with it. Today we’re tackling how to deal with both unsupportive and supportive relationships, and what that can mean for your healing. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer1:59 Developing empathy from this illness3:10 Non-supportive relationships3:59 Barbara’s story of building emotional walls7:44 Establishing boundaries - why and how13:00 Toxic Positivity15:15 Benefits of couples therapy21:00 Getting that support from The CIRS Group

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness. Thankfully, there are specific blood markers you can test to confirm whether or not you are suffering from this illness. Today, we’re going to take you through each of these blood markers and what they mean when they’re out of range. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer0:33 Why these blood markers matter2:15 MMP94:32 VEGF8:03 TGF-b110:49 MSH17:03 C4A and C3A18:30 Tips about getting your blood drawn

    Helpful Links:Hoffman Center resource for what the blood markers mean, how it manifests in your body and proper treatment: https://hoffmancentre.com/chronic-inflammatory-response-syndrome-cirs-evaluation-and-treatment/Biotoxin Pathway: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cz4B3gKpVIn/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a complicated illness. Thankfully, the folks at ProgeneDX have created an in-depth and new test to take that can actually measure the up and down regulation of your genes as a result of CIRS, and even identifies the biotoxins responsible for the inflammation and symptoms you’re experiencing. This can be a great tool for people to get specific about their type of exposure and better tailor their treatment plan. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:

    0:00 Intro and disclaimer

    2:50 The purpose of the GENIE test and when to do it

    5:10 How much does the GENIE cost

    6:26 The GENIE test is a snapshot in time

    7:41 How the GENIE can help you focus your remediation efforts

    8:30 Concerns around the GENIE test interpretation

    11:10 GENIE test vs NeuroQuant

    12:08 Why Barbara got the GENIE test

    13:13 How to get the GENIE test

    19:48 Jacie’s great summary of all the stuff Barbara said

    22:12 Extra tips for dealing with this test

    Info on the GENIE test: https://www.progenedx.com/

    Dry Ice locator: https://dryicedirectory.com/

    (but I bet most big chain grocery stores have them, just call ahead or stop by and ask)

    Barbara’s reel for getting the GENIE test done: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cy6Blq1xOmF/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is something both Barbara and Jacie have been struggling with for over a year. Since their diagnoses in April of 2022, a lot has happened! Barbara will be sharing her triumphs and setbacks as she now explores endotoxin elimination as the missing piece to healing her gut. Jacie talks about resolving her autoimmune flares, re-exposure while traveling, and how she has reached the final step of the protocol, VIP spray. Spoiler alert: she has already experienced complete symptom resolution with the Shoemaker Protocol! We’re excited to share this example of proof that the protocol works. For more information, support, and resources in your own CIRS healing journey, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer1:00 Barbara’s CIRS health backstory2:09 GI issues and MARCoNs persisted, MSH wasn’t high enough3:25 New practitioner, taking the GENIE test4:58 Endotoxins vs other biotoxins6:05 Why get the GENIE test, and how to clean for Endos7:09 Barbara’s plan7:20 Las Vegas is not okay PSA9:05 Barbara’s update wrap up9:57 Why Barbara is delaying VIP spray11:45 Jacie’s takeaway from Barbara’s health journey12:45 Jacie’s CIRS health backstory13:40 Jacie’s biggest lever for healing - removing exposure15:09 Autoimmune flare: Uveitis, plus travel16:48 Long COVID or vax injury, spike protein damage protocol17:59 Jacie’s experience with VIP spray (Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide)19:00 Re-exposure, switching providers, and next steps21:10 Why NueroQuant may help with VIP treatment21:34 Resiliency and symptom resolution even before VIP22:16 Joint and eye damage slowly reversing25:05 Jacie’s mental and physical state in 2022 vs now26:13 Jacie’s takeaway: your body wants to heal27:19 Genesis 50:20

    Barbara’s first health update: https://youtu.be/EG5aovrSSYwJacie’s first health update: https://youtu.be/tHeNVVzRyTAInfo on the GENIE test: https://www.progenedx.com/IEP that Barbara used: https://environmentalanalytics.net/Spike Protein Damage Protocol: https://covid19criticalcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/I-RECOVER-Post-Vaccine-2023-07-24.pdf

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is an illness of inflammation - and a lot of the symptoms of PMS, PMDD, periods, cramps, etc. are the result of inflammation too. When they get together at that time of the month, things can get rough. Today we wanted to take a closer look at why that is, and what you can do to deal with those symptoms better as you continue to heal. For more information, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    The period tracking app Jacie and Barbara both use, not an affiliate link: https://flo.health/

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is your body’s immune system going haywire over some biotoxins it’s not able to eliminate. This havoc can really damage your body - and unfortunately, peeing on a stick (or in a cup) is probably not going to help you chill out your immune system and heal all the downstream effects. We want to save you time and money by explaining why the bad advice out there for “mold illness” and “mold detoxing” is bad, and why other advice is good, so we hope you enjoy and learn from today’s episode. For more information, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:00 Intro and disclaimer 2:16 Mycotoxin Urine Analysis Tests4:00 Test bloodmarkers instead5:05 Jacie’s rant about what actually is going on with CIRS7:47 Binders: charge matters9:42 Removing yourself from exposure - cleaning matters18:35 Even the doctors are still learning

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok

  • For more information, visit https://thecirsgroup.com

    It’s that time again! Barbara and Jacie take your CIRS questions live! CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, is a multi-symptom, multi-system illness that can wreck havoc on your health. Today we are doing a live Q&A to let people ask us their most pressing questions about CIRS, CIRS treatment, management of symptoms, and anything moldy. We cover diet, brain scans, MCAS, POTS, GAPS, emotional trauma, Lyme, and more!

    To join our online support community, visit TheCIRSGroup.com

    TIME STAMPS:0:52 Welcome to The CIRS Group Fall 2023 Webinar1:25 What is The CIRS Group?2:50 Why air samples are not sufficient for CIRS patients4:40 Best way to time taking supplements and binders7:00 When to take the VCS test9:10 Treating Lyme or other exposures with CIRS treatment11:15 Elhers Danlos Syndrome12:00 MCAS or Mast Cell Activation Syndrome15:33 NueroQuant and memory loss18:22 How long it took Jacie and Barbara to feel better21:53 Peripheral Neuropathy - why it happens and tips for management24:30 Thyroid medications and binder timing25:02 Cromolyn Sodium for MCAS25:54 How to get a NeuroQuant MRI27:05 International TCG members and resources28:00 How to order a NeuroQuant28:36 Psyllium husk vs okra and beet binders29:35 What can you do now while waiting to start treatment32:15 Taking okra or beet supplements in the meantime33:17 POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome34:37 Carbs and their potential role in managing CIRS36:30 GAPS diet37:38 Breaking the cycle: Pushing and Crashing41:27 Benefits of processing emotional trauma44:47 Advice managing co-infections and autoimmune47:00 Working with Nutrition with Judy51:38 Oxalate concerns52:35 Concerns around colonoscopies

    LINKSSurviving Mold Indoor Environment Testinghttps://www.survivingmold.com/docs/Inside_Indoor_Air_Quality.PDFNeuroQuant info at Survivingmold.com:https://www.survivingmold.com/resources-for-patients/diagnosis/neuroquantInternational practitioners and resources:https://www.survivingmold.com/shoemaker-protocol/international-practitionersWork with Nutrition with Judy: https://www.nutritionwithjudy.com/

    Jacie is a 4 year carnivore, certified nutrition coach, and carnivore recipe developer determined to share the life changing information of carnivore and CIRS to anyone who will listen. Barbara is a coach, facilitator, speaker, 3 year carnivore, and a big fan of health and freedom. Together, they co-founded The CIRS Group, an online support community to help people that are struggling with their CIRS diagnosis and treatment.

    Catch Jacie and Barbara on Judy Cho's podcast to learn more about their health journeys and why they started The CIRS Group: When Carnivores are Affected by Mold Illness - Jacie Gregory & Barbara Williams - https://youtu.be/CR8Uj-d_fok