10 Simple Steps to Preventing Lyme Disease

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Summer_trail_bieryWarmer Months = Increased Insects

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States. The Center for Disease Control reports that as of 2012, 95% of United States Lyme disease cases occurred in thirteen states—all in the northeast and upper Midwest. However, the West is highly saturated with people deeply immersed in outdoor lifestyles. There are ...

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Emerging Treatment Plans Find Success with Lyme Disease Patients

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March 9, 2014, Reno, NV – Sierra Integrative Medical Center (SIMC) is helping patients recover from debilitating Lyme disease cases. “We are seeing tremendous results from patients who are now returning to work and resuming a normal life.” states Bruce Fong, HMD, DO. One such patient, Reno resident Aaron Nelson, is delighted to be recovering from Lyme disease symptoms, including Hyperacusis and Fibromyalgia. Nelson was unable to handle noise above a whisper and was isolated to his bedroom for the ...

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Understanding Integrative Medicine

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February 12, 2014, Reno, NV—Integrative Medicine engages the patient as a partner in healing while utilizing the most appropriate resources in conventional and alternative medicine healing methodologies. Integrative medicine developed in the 1990’s, largely as a result of many alternative therapies being introduced into medical practices. Deepak Chopra, Andrew Weil, and Prince Charles helped to popularize the term integrative medicine and its concepts.

The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine was founded in 1999. In 2013, the Consortium numbered ...

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New for 2014: Alternative Medicine Training Program

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January 12, 2014, Reno, NV – Sierra Integrative Medical Center (SIMC) is responding to the many requests it receives from general practitioners and specialists for advanced training in groundbreaking alternative treatment therapies. Throughout 2013, SIMC Medical Director Dr. Bruce Fong has spoken on his successful treatment modalities for patients suffering from Lyme disease and other autoimmune disorders. Dr. Sean Devlin of SIMC has lectured throughout the United States on alternative cancer treatment and pain management. SIMC is excited to offer ...

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Healing for Hard to Treat Patients

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December 5, 2013, Reno, NV—Many medical centers and clinics are available for those experiencing easy to diagnose ailments. For difficult to diagnose chronic degenerative diseases treatment is not easy to find. Misdiagnosis and the treatment of symptoms is very common for patients suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and other such autoimmune system disorders. Sierra Integrative Medical Center in Reno, Nevada is focused on hard to diagnose and difficult to treat cases.

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Cannabis as a Medicine

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An Informal Talk with Sean Devlin, DO, HMD

SAN JUAN RIDGE, Calif. August 17, 2013. Sean Devlin, DO, HMD gave a presentation on “Medical Marijuana—Alternative Solutions to Common Health Issues” at the 2013 Ridgestock event. Dr. Devlin comes to medical practice through extensive studies in pharmacology research and is a partner at Highland Springs Wellness Center in Grass Valley and also a medical consultant at Sierra Integrative Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.

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New Cancer Test Available for Early Diagnosis

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RENO, Nevada. July 29, 2013-Sierra Integrative Medical Center is now one of a few treatment centers in the United States offering a powerful and effective cancer-screening test, providing a new opportunity for life-saving early cancer diagnosis.

OncoBlot_diagramThe ONCOblot® Test is now available at Sierra Integrative Medical Center (SIMC) in Reno. This simple blood test provides an invaluable tool for early ...

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IGF-1 Provides Hope for Chronic Illness, Fatigue and Anti-Aging

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DrFong439_SIMC_webApril 19, 2013, Reno, NV—Recently Dr. Bruce Fong, DO, HMD of Sierra Integrative Medical Center conducted an interview with Forever Young radio show. Forever Young focuses on health issues that effect overall aging and wellbeing. Excerpts from this interview are discussed below. Listen to the full interview here (audio file).
Dr. Fong has been a leader in understanding the appropriate medical application ...

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