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You are on this page because you or someone you love is suffering from one of the following Auto-Immune conditions….
Thyroid Conditions / Hashimoto's / Diabetes / Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Insomnia / Irritable Bowel Syndrome / Celiac Disease / Migraines / Infertility / Multiple Sclerosis / Peripheral Neuropathy / Cardiovascular Disorder / Lupus / Rheumatoid Arthritis / or other Auto Immune Condition (AI)
AI is when the body attacks itself when it shouldn't.
I am here to tell you that……
NO STONE IS LEFT UNTURNED TO DETERMINE THE EXACT CAUSE OF YOUR AI CONDITION!
SO WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE FROM EVERY OTHER DOCTOR THAT YOU HAVE SEEN?
I CAN ALMOST GUARANTEE YOU THAT NO ONE HAS TOLD YOU WHAT I AM ABOUT TO TELL YOU…….This is how we really start digging in!
"HOW DO I SUCCESSFULLY TREAT AUTO IMMUNE DISORDERS?"
By using Metabolic and Neurological Treatments based on Specific Lab Panels.
After your consult and reviewing any previous test you had we will determine what tests are needed to find the exact hidden cause of where your problems are coming from. These may include:
#1: A thyroid panel
#2: A complete metabolic panel (CMP)
#3: A lipid panel
#4: A CBC (complete blood chemistry with auto differential
#5: Protien Sensitivity Testing: This test determines if you have a sensitivity to gluten (wheat, rye, oats, and barley), milk, eggs, yeast, and soy. If you are sensitive to ANY of these food groups, it IS making your auto immune condition worse! If you have the following symptoms, you could be suffering from sensitivity to gluten, soy, milk, eggs, and/or yeast.
Here are some of the symptoms of these sensitivities:
Chronic pain or fatigue
Bloated after eating
Frequent loose bowel movements
Mouth ulcers or sores
The only way to find out of you are suffering from any of these sensitivities is the run the test!
#6: Adrenal Stress Index (ASI): We can further test your adrenal glands with a test called an Adrenal Stress Index. This is a salivary test much like DNA testing. Your adrenal glands are your "stress" organs meaning that they react to stress. If you have been or are currently under stress, this test is a must! Stress can be Physical, Emotional, Chemical, Electromagnetic, and just everyday routines cause us stress. If the patient suffers from insomnia, chronic reoccurring inflammation, diabetes, or stubborn belly fat this test is extremely valuable! It will measure their cortisol levels and DHEA levels.
IF YOU SUFFER FROM INSOMNIA, BLOOD SUGAR ISSUES OR STUBBURN BELLY FAT THIS TEST IS EXTREMELY VALUABLE! IT WILL MEASURE YOUR CORTISOL AND DHEA LEVELS. When your body's cortisol levels are abnormal, you will suffer from insomnia, weight gain and/or problems with your blood sugar. Cortisol levels can be corrected via specific nutritional protocols.
#7 Immune Panels: As you know, an autoimmune disease is where your immune system attacks a particular area of the body (nervous system, joints, connective tissue, thyroid, etc.) so we test for specific antibodies to determine if you suffer from an autoimmune condition.
I don't want to go into a lot of boring detail here. Basically there are two parts to the immune system, TH1 and TH2. TH1 is T-cells. T-cells are the army that attacks and cleans up afterward. These are the soldiers. (Helper T-cells, Suppressor T-cells, NKC, regulatory T-cells, and macrophages.
TH2 is B-cells. B-cells make anti-bodies. They are the Generals. They tell T-cells what to kill. Too many or too few generals and too many or two few soldiers create havoc for your immune system. If the testing comes back with a high B-cell count, the patient is TH2 dominant.
If we suspect an auto immune disorder, since there are many scenarios, knowing the exact reason obviously is important. That is why sometimes taking immune supplements can make you worse. They could be fueling the fire! Depending on the individual condition we need to either support or suppress a certain immune problem. We won't know until we test.
The immune panels give an in depth picture as to what is exactly happening with your immune system. If you are suffering from an auto-immune disorder, it obviously trumps everything and it must be the first thing to be addressed.
A: T and B Lymphocyte & NKC
B: Cytokine Panels-IL-2, TNF-Alpha, IL-4 and IL-10
C: Natural Killer Cell Activity
You will want to determine if there is an active antigen or dysregulation.
Active antigens are parasites, bacteria, virus, mold, yeast, fungi, protozoan, foods, chemicals, and heavy metals.
The best indicator for an active antigen as the cause of the patient's abnormal dominance is the "Helper/Suppresor" ratio on the T & B cell panel. (also called "CD4:CD8" ratio).
The closer to 2.5 the ratio is (or if above that), the more likely it is that you're dealing with an antigen.
If the ratio is below 1.2, then you are most likely dealing with a dysregulation problem.
The immune panels give me an in depth picture as to what is exactly happening with your immune system. If you are suffering from an auto-immune disorder, it obviously trumps everything and it must be the first thing to be addressed.
#8: H.Pylori: We can run a test for H. Pylori bacteria to determine any problems related to the gut function.
#9: Intestinal Permeability: Used to determine if the patient suffers from leaky gut syndrome (LGS). The best way to test for this is with a CDSA.
CDSA is a Comprehensive digestive stool analysis -This test is one of the main 3 tests we use to determine if the patient suffers from a variety of conditions including food sensitivities, parasites, bacteria, yeast, immune system suppression, leaky gut syndrome (LGS), and other valuable test so we can get you to feel better faster.
LGS or Leaky gut syndrome describes a condition of altered or damaged bowel lining, caused by antibiotics, toxins, poor diet, parasites or infection can lead to increased permeability of the gut wall to toxins, microbes, undigested food, waste or larger than normal macromolecules. It has been proposed that these substances affect the body directly, while others postulate an immune reaction to these substances. This is actually the cause of many chronic diseases. Allergies, chemical sensitivity, fibromyalgia, asthma, arthritis, inflammatory pains, and anxiety are among the many problems caused by the leaky gut.
The worst symptom is the formation of antibodies. Sometimes these leak across and look similar to antigens on our own tissues especially the thyroid. Consequently, when an antibody is made to attack it, it also attacks our tissue. This is probably how autoimmune disease starts. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and especially thyroid problems, which are one of the most undiagnosed conditions in the US, and many others, are members of this ever-growing category of 'incurable' diseases.
#10: NEUROTRANSMITTERS: We test for decreased brain neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are vital for proper brain function. Decreased neurotransmitters can cause increased pain.
#11: HORMONE PANELS: We can check hormone panels to determine if the patient suffers from low testosterone in males or low estrogen/progesterone levels in females. Symptoms related to decreased hormone levels may include depression, fatigue, mental fogginess, mood swings, hot flashes, sweating attacks, weight gain, and decreased physical stamina.
#12: INFLAMMATION: Finally, we may need to test for inflammation in your system by testing homocysteine levels and C-Reactive Protein (C-RP). Many patients suffering from chronic health conditions suffer from inflammatory processes. Just about every fibromyalgia patient that I have treated suffers from some form of chronic inflammatory process.
#13: GLUTATHIONE: We use Glutathione in our treatment of ALL AI conditions (along with other nutritional protocols). Glutathione is the "mother-load" of anti-oxidants. Glutathione cannot be taken orally in pill form as the body will not absorb it. We have seen miraculous changes in our patient population as a result of our specific glutathione protocols. Glutathione is especially helpful with autoimmune diseases.
Knowing exactly what your body needs will not only greatly improve your health but also save precious money on the things you don't have to buy. How many "New Amazing Discovery Supplements" do you have in your cabinets that don't work for you? Find out what you need exactly!
Besides the metabolic testing and treatment we utilize Neurological Treatments based on Specific Neurological Testing:
#1: Enhanced Air: Oxygen is fuel for your brain and nervous system. Your brain and nervous system need two things to survive…..fuel and activation. Fuel comes in the form of OXYGEN AND GLUCOSE. By using oxygen, we will help you heal faster. By using exercise with oxygen therapy (EWOT), we can increase firing to brain. By increasing firing of brain, we help MANY chronic conditions. (Please see the O2 handout)
Blood sugar, adrenal issues, life and everyday living causes stress to the body. Stress can cause free radicals (make you age rapidly) and they like to attach themselves to oxygen. If you put a pulse-oximeter on the finger, which we do, you'll find that you may have 98% to 99% oxygen saturation. However, it's like trying to get a date at a couple's conference. When these free radicals attach themselves to the oxygen, the oxygen is now unavailable to the cell. This is the reason why Glutathione is so important.
#2: Brain-Based Therapy (BBT): What is BBT? It is a Functional Neurology based brain function treatment for acute and chronic conditions. It helps to stimulate or balance the 2 sides of the brain and cerebellum. We use specific brain-based therapy such as:
Unilateral Spinal Activation (USA)-This can be in many forms such as adjusting only 1 side of the spine or other therapies only on one side. This is specifically to activate just one side of the brain and cerebellum. This is a key treatment!
Vibration Therapy: Vibration fires the back part of the brain called the cerebellum. One of the functions of the cerebellum is control of the spinal muscle.
Sensory stimulation: This may include auditory (hearing), visual (eyes), olfactory (smell), and caloric (warm water stimulation in ear) to increase firing of brain. We use these effectively for patients with balance and dizziness problems.
Laser therapy: We use the Q1000 Class III laser in our office which is the highest powered cold laser on the market. Laser therapy helps heal tissues. This is an extremely powerful tool in cases like CTS, Neuropathy, and Plantar Fascitis (foot pain).
Interactive Metronome: Sensory program that uses visual, auditory and motor stimulation to increase firing of the brain
Peripheral Nerve Rebuilder: This is a "secret weapon" we use for all types of neuropathy. In essence we "wake up the nerve"
Color Lense Therapy: Performing based based excersises while wearing specific color lenses that flash to stimulate specifc areas of the brain.
Non-surgical Spinal Decompression: NSSD creates a negative disc pressure and helps to remove pressure off of the nerve. It also provides a slow stretch of the muscles which fires up the spinal cord to increase firing of brain.
Once we have run the necessary tests to determine your specific condition, we can successfully treat you via proper neurological and all natural nutritional protocols.
Ask yourself the following questions: REALLY ASK!
#1: How has your AI condition affected your job, relationships, finances, family, or other activities?
#2: What has it cost you in time, money, happiness, sleep?
#3: Where do you picture yourself in the next one to three years if your AI condition is not taken care of soon?
#4: What is it worth to you if we could improve your condition?
I would like to help you make a decision about your health. I am going to offer you to see how we can help you. Our normal fee for an Immune System evaluation is $197, when you call our office for your appointment let my staff know you read this report online, we will reduce your fee to $47 for your first 2 visits.
• The 2 Visits allows you to experience our office and meet with me without any risk.
• Visit #1: I will talk to you about your problem and collect any medical records and any lab results, x-rays or imaging studies that you may have brought with you. We encourage you to bring any health records pertaining to your condition with you.
• Visit #2: After reviewing your records, I will let you know if I have decided to accept your case and what we need to do. Fees for care will be discussed at this time. If we accept your case, you make the decision if you would like to start care.
Will my insurance cover the treatments?
Every insurance policy is different and the staff at Dr. Widenbaums office will check on your insurance coverage. Insurance will only cover a portion at best for this type of care. We will advise you of any coverage or limitations of coverage before any care is initiated.
How much do your treatments costs?
It varies due to individual patient findings. After a thorough review of your case, Dr. Widenbaum will determine the course of care for your specific case. Low monthly interest-free financing is available if needed.
Definition of Insanity-Doing the Same thing and expecting different results.
You will NEVER change your health without doing something different!
This is the place to visit to find out how our unique Neuro-Metabolic Treatment Method can help you.
Call me today and Start changing your life by improving your Health.
I look forward to meeting you!
Jonathan J. Widenbaum, D.C.
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We do not claim to treat or heal any specific disease. The information here is not designed to diagnose or treat any problem. It is strictly for informational purposes only. We focus on improving your health and the imbalances that are affecting you. We do not declare to be better than any other provider just different in our approach and treatment.