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From the Townsend Letter
December 2010

Letter to the Editor
Frequency Medicine: PTSD Stressors and Balancing
by Harold Steinberg, DC, CCN, DACBN and
Tika Medcalf, Zyto technician 

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Ask a new question, and you will learn new things.
—George Greenstein

We have used biocommunication feedback systems for many years as an adjunct to our chiropractic and clinical nutrition practice. In 2007, we added the Zyto LSA [Limbic Stress Assessment] Pro and EVOX systems. Zyto technology analyzes and records the body's response to a library of virtual stressors.  These stressors are used in a process called a biosurvey. Biosurveys are essentially subconscious interviews that use a stimulus-response sequence to predict areas of concern and possible solutions. Even though Zyto equipment is not diagnostic, information gathered using the biosurvey provides direction that leads to better clinical decisions. Our results using them have been remarkable. 

As an example, we were asked by a local integrated–health care MD to provide an analysis of a retired Air Force soldier. (Our office is happy to accept patients from other chiropractic, medical and dental offices when they need additional evaluations for their patients' health concerns.) His father provided us with a summary of his military service. He wrote:

My son Steven entered the United States Air Force in October 1986, and retired in October 2006.  During his service he was stationed or assigned to bases in Texas, Colorado, Idaho, Virginia and New Mexico. He was deployed in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Northern Watch, and Desert Fox.  Steven began to have arthritis-like symptoms after he returned from his assignments in the Middle East gulf regions. These progressed in their severity until his retirement from active service. Then his condition deteriorated to the point where he was given permanent disability.

Steven spent most of his days in a recliner because it was so painful to move around.  Due to the steroids that he was taking for the rheumatoid arthritis, and to his inability to be physically active, he gained a large amount of weight. His depression was profound.

In April 2008, Steven was being treated for a strained MCL when a large number of blood clots were discovered in his left leg. The blood thinners that were administered were so concentrated that his blood was nearly turned to jelly, and he had to receive six transfusions to help restore his circulatory system.

Several weeks later he had chest pains, and a scan showed a massive saddle pulmonary embolism. If surgery was to be performed, the closest location capable of performing it was in Houston, Texas.  As a result, Steven was airlifted there, where he remained in intensive care for about two weeks. Surgery was not performed. The doctor explained that when a clot is as soft as his was; the success rate for surgery was only about 25%.  He said that there were seven known factors that would cause the blood to clot that way, but Steven had none of them.  They had no idea what had caused it, but they sent him home with the only solution they had – blood thinners for the rest of his life.

I was in Santa Fe assisting a friend of mine with some health care issues, and accompanied him to see an M.D. and a healer. When I discussed Steven's condition with the doctor's staff, they recommended that we see Dr. Harold Steinberg. D.C., C.C.N., D.A.C.B.N.  Along with other modalities, he practices energy or frequency medicine.

After just two treatments from Dr. Steinberg, Steven has now resumed an almost normal life. He has been able to eliminate two of his medications. He can work in his yard, and play with his grandchild. Steven is continuing to restore his system with the help of Dr. Steinberg and his staff, and the doctor he has been seeing.

When we reviewed Steven's military medical records, we found that it seemed that he had received over 900 inoculations during his military service.  Research indicates that perhaps his receipt of a series of six anthrax inoculations may be responsible for his blood clots.

When we met Steven at our offices at St. Francis Chiropractic Health Center, he was using a walker or a cane to assist him as he moved.  He was slow and deliberate in his movements when he stood or walked.

We used the Zyto LSA Pro to identify what are called out-of-range stressors in Steven's body.  "Out-of-range" refers to those virtual stressors that Steven had the most aggressive response to.  Out-of-range responses are considered agitating to the body, so we pay more attention to them.  Our initial biosurvey included virtual stressors related to five-element Chinese medicine, neurotransmitters, nutrition, organ systems, vertebrae, teeth, acupuncture meridian points, the endocrine system, heavy metals, and chemical and environmental factors.

Of note, Steven responded to anthrax and Agent Orange as stressors. Some of the medication (homeopathic and prescription drugs) he was using also created significant (out-of-range) responses.

Once we identified areas of interest, we initiated a second biosurvey to see what clinical solutions we could use to bring his responses into range.  We identified both homeopathic remedies and nutritional supplements.  The homeopathic remedies seemed most effective in calming (balancing) Steven's initial response to virtual stressors for anthrax and Agent Orange, and the nutritional supplements provided the general support to complete the process.

In the following charts, out-of-range stressors are listed in the leftmost column. After a balancer is applied to the stressor, the next column (second from the left) shows the balanced condition.

The anthrax balancers were Anthracinum homaccord X, C, M, MM, with a 2.44 dR, and SmartSilver with a 3.16 dR.  "dR" stands for deviation ratio.  It's used to score the body's biological preference.  A positive dR indicates preference; the higher the positive number, the greater the preference.  Negative dRs indicate the opposite (imbalance or weakness).  The Agent Orange remedies were Dandiplex with an 8.17 dR, and Genplex, with a 6.17 dR.  With these we added two lymph tonics, with dRs of 5.21 and 4.12.
Our treatment strategy with Steven was to begin conservatively, thus avoiding adverse reactions or a healing crisis of any type; we did not want to add more strain to his already overburdened body.  We wanted to remove toxins at a low level first, and then proceed more aggressively as his immune system became stronger.  We used biosurvey data from the LSA Pro to avoid remedies that might be “too much, too soon.” 

Table 1:



            2.44     Anthracinum                           Homaccord X, C, M, MM

Fibrin – Homeopathic

            4.57     Aceticum Acidum                   Homaccord X, C, M, MM

Agent Orange

            8.17     BA − Dandiplex

            6.17     BA − Genplex ii

            5.21     BA − Lymph Tonic iii

            4.12     BA − Lymph Tonic ii

Anthrax Remedy

            3.16     DB − SmartSilver


            0.91       Iodine Oligo − Element − liquid


Stressors Out of Range:


Stressors in Range:                                          Range: 2

5-Element Emotional

            −4.40                −1.28                          Lung & Liver Disharmony

            −2.25                −1.28                          Lung: Grief

            −5.16                −1.26                          Small Intestine: Vulnerable

            −4.39                −0.97                          Yin: Unresponsive

            −6.42                0.00                            Heart Weakness

            −8.55                0.00                            Heat

            −2.20                0.00                            Liver & Spleen Disharmony 

            −10.82              1.97                            Urinary Bladder: Irritated

Organs, Glands, & Systems

            −15.11              −0.91                          Central Nervous System

            −3.60                −0.89                          Adrenal Glands − og

            −8.02                0.00                            Heart − og

            −6.35                0.00                            Lungs

            −4.55                0.82                            Urinary Tract

            −4.60                1.80                            Thyroid − og

Endocrine System

            −3.09                −1.93                          Pituitary Posterior Lobe

            −2.07                 0.00                           Pancreas Tissue

             6.29                 0.00                             Pituitary Intermediate Lobe


            −5.88                −1.25                          Phenylethymamine

            13.82               −0.89                           Acetylcholine Chloride

             21.46               0.00                           Tryptophan (neurotransmitter)

Nutritional Imbalance

            −4.54                0.00                           Protein−Calorie Malnutrition


             9.36                1.90                             Iodine Deficiency

Homeostatic Imbalance

            −6.98                1.90                           Metabolic Alkalosis

Heavy Metals

            −9.98                −1.81                          Molybdenum

            −7.13                −0.96                          Mercury − hm

            −5.71                0.00                            Titanium Dioxide

            −7.96                0.97                            Platinum

Mood disorders

            8.70                 0.00                            Bipolar Disorders

            8.70                 0.00                            Major Depression

Radiation Exposure

            2.97                 0.98                            Radiation Exposure


            2.44                 1.75                            Anthracinum

Agent Orange

         −12.42               −180                             BA − Dandiplex


Table 2:



              19.87                            EDTA − 625 mg

Stressors in Range:                                          Range: 5

            −12.29            −4.76                        Thallium         

            −15.77            −2.59                         Aluminum − hm

            −15.06             0.00                          Beryllium

            −7.42              0.00                           Tungsten

             5.16                0.00                          Uranium


Tables 1 and 2 are summaries of the biosurvey reports. Our objective is to show the out-of-range stressors at the beginning of the session, and the resulting dRs after our selected remedies were included.  In this way we can "simulate" Steven’s taking the selected remedies and supplements.  This helps us predict outcomes and leads to happier patients.  It also saves us time and the patient money.

The figures of the stressors in the far left column show Steven's initial responses (dRs). A negative number is more stressful than a positive number.

The second column from the left indicates the dRs after the balancers have been applied to the patient.  In the biosurvey shown, Steven's "range" was 2.  When remedies and supplements are added to the test we look for out-of-range responses (those exceeding +2 or −2) to move closer to 0.  A response below the range number is considered "in range," meaning it is within the range where the body can deal with the stressor.

As Steven began following his therapeutic program, he started feeling better.  All of his health indicators improved.  Eight months later, he is still improving and is happy with the results although he is still somewhat limited in his daily activities.  His mental outlook is much improved and he looks to the future with hope.

The Zyto biocommunications system is a very powerful clinical tool.  It can open both the doctor's and the patient's mind to entirely new areas of evaluation and comprehension.  Although it is not a diagnostic tool, the information it provides can lead to faster and better diagnosis and can indicate the results from employing sophisticated and inclusive protocols. We believe that it is one of the major instruments in the future of medicine.


Harold Steinberg, DC, CCN, DACBN
Tika Medcalf, Zyto technician 
St. Francis Chiropractic Health Center
3600 Rodeo Lane #B5
Santa FE, New Mexico 87507

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