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Jul 11, 2020

Why You Should Listen:

In this episode, you will learn about the role of hypercoagulation in complex, chronic illnesses such as Lyme disease and mold illness.

About My Guest:

My guest for this episode is Dr. Ann Corson. Ann Corson, MD grew up in Southeastern Pennsylvania and obtained her MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 1982. Dr. Corson has residency training in Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Family Medicine. She has been Board Certified in the practice of Family Medicine since 1993. In 2005, she began studying and practicing Integrative Medicine and was Board Certified in Integrative Holistic Medicine in 2011. Dr. Corson became member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) in 2003. She has studied with Dr. Joe Burrascano and Dr. Charles Ray Jones. Her practice in Chester County, PA is devoted full time to the treatment of patients suffering from chronic vector borne diseases and environmental illnesses. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in treating these kinds of patients and is passionate about finding solutions for her patients.

Key Takeaways:

  • What is hypercoagulation?
  • What are the key symptoms of hypercoagulation?
  • What are the triggers and exacerbating factors for hypercoagulation?
  • Do genetics play a role in hypercoagulation?
  • Can detoxification attempts worsen hypercoagulation?
  • What are the three systems that control coagulation?
  • What factors impact platelet activation and aggregation?
  • What factors are involved in the formation of and degradation of fibrin?
  • What tests are used to explore the potential for hypercoagulation?
  • What is the approach to treatment for hypercoagulation?

Connect With My Guest:

Related Resources:

"What's the Fuss About Fibrin?" presentation Slides from TFIM 2020

"What's the Fuss About Fibrin?" Presentation Notes from TFIM 2020

Role of Hypercoagulation & Biofilms in Chronic Illness Conference – 4 DVD Set

Decoding the Mystery of Chronic Illnesses – 5-DVD Set

Interview Date:

July 10, 2020


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