Chronic illnesses often seem like complex puzzles where it quickly becomes evident that many of the pieces are missing. No matter how hard we try to understand exactly what is causing us to be ill, a full understanding seems to often be evasive. The work of Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD provides us many more pieces of that puzzle and sheds brighter light on understanding the complex nature of chronic illness.
For those struggling with Lyme disease or other chronic illnesses, understanding the numerous impacts of biotoxins, toxic substances produced by living organisms, may be the key to an improved state of health and well-being. I recently had the opportunity to sit down and discuss this exciting area of research with Dr. Shoemaker. I truly believe that the impact of his work in the field of biotoxin-associated illness is only just beginning to be realized. Fortunately, we can benefit from understanding it today.
Symptoms of biotoxin-associated illnesses may include fatigue, cognitive issues including memory loss, muscle aches and pains, joint pain, headaches, blurred vision, light sensitivity, shortness of breath and other respiratory problems, excessive thirst, sleep disorders, weight gain, and more. Often times, people with chronic illnesses have symptoms involving multiple body systems.
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