Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Key Exploration in Recovering from Chronic Lyme Disease

by Raj Patel, MD, Thalia Farshchian, ND and Scott Forsgren, FDN-P

July, 2019

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Key Exploration in Recovering from Chronic Lyme Disease article

MCAS Revisited

June 11, 2019

Scott Forsgren of interviews Dr. Patel in this blogcast: MCAS Revisited. In this episode Dr. Patel offers practical tips to patients and practioners for diagnosing and treating Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.

MCAS Revisited blogcast photo with Dr. Raj Patel

Tips on How to Implement a Low Histamine Diet

June 10, 2019

Treating Mast Cell Activation Syndrome can be challenging without addressing the environmental triggers. Here are some tips on how to properly implement a low histamine diet to help reduce inflammation. Download the sample menu


Best of Chronic Lyme Disease Summit - Online for Free from April 15-21

April 15-21, 2019

Dr. Patel talks about reversing hyper-reactivity response from mold, cutting-edge MRI test for mold, and his 5-step approach to Lyme and mold.


A two-day comprehensive eConference "Lyme: Innovative Treatment Strategies for Children & Adults".

November 8-9, 2017

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Lyme, Stealth Infections and Mold

August 20, 2017

Dr. Sandeep Gupta with special guest Dr. Raj Patel in a discussion about Lyme, Stealth Infections, and Mold. Learn the best ways to diagnose and treat Lyme disease, tick borne co-infections and stealth infections like Bartonella, Babesia, Mycoplasma, Rickettsia and Chlamydia pneumoniae. Clarify how we can distinguish between Lyme, stealth infections and mold illness/CIRS via labs, symptoms and the C4a test.

In conjunction, this online course from is an excellent overview that will help you navigate through mold illness. It covers a wide range of information, from the science behind mold illness, the 11 steps in the Shoemaker treatment protocol for mold illness, to important tips on remediation and/or finding safe housing. Online Course


Beyond Lyme Disease

May 9, 2017

Scott Forsgren of interviews Dr. Patel in this blogcast: Beyond Lyme Disease. In this episode, you will learn about the various factors that may be roadblocks to recovering from Lyme disease including mold, parasites, dental issues, and more.

Beyond Lyme Disease podcast with Dr. Raj Patel

Lyme Disease Management (Powerpoint Presentation)

June, 2014

Burlingame, CA


Lyme & Mold Illness (Powerpoint Presentation)

October, 2013

San Luis Obispo, CA


Does Your Child Have Autism or Lyme Disease? (Powerpoint Presentation)

Bay Area Autism & AD/HD Conference

November, 2011

South San Francisco, CA


Understanding Lyme Disease (Powerpoint Presentation)

Lakeside Elementary School

February, 2011

Los Gatos, CA


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El Camino Medical Center

September, 2010

Palo Alto, CA


Chronic Lyme Disease (Parts 1, 2, 3) (Powerpoint Presentation)

County Hospital of Monterey Peninsula

June, 2010

Monterey, CA


Optimizing GI Function and Heavy Metal Burden in Lyme

International Lyme & Associated Disease Society (ILADS) Conference

October, 2008

San Francisico, CA