Month: December 2016

#118: Mackay Rippey LAc, Adding Acupuncture to Your Lyme Protocol

In this episode you will learn:
• How an arrow created acupuncture
• How to find a good acupuncturist
• What an acupuncturist can do for lyme disease patients

Mackay started his acupuncture training in 1989 at the Traditional Acupuncture Institute and graduated with a master’s degree in acupuncture in 1992. As a 5-element acupuncturist he is carefully trained to understand the laws of nature, to diagnose in accordance with those laws and to work therapeutically to restore balance and harmony.

By restoring internal harmony of body, mind and spirit, your body is able to cure the deep cause of the disease and not just silence the symptoms.

#117: Dr. Nicola Ducharme – Author, Lyme Brain

In this episode you will learn:
• About Dr. Ducharme’s new book, “Lyme Brain”
• How gluten can weaken the blood brain barrier
• About neuroplasticity and positive thinking

Dr. Nicola Ducharme is the founder and medical director of RestorMedicine, an integrative medical center based in San Diego, CA. Having done her naturopathic training and completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Naturopathy) in Australia, she moved to the United States and obtained her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, starting a private practice soon thereafter.

She is the author of The Lyme Diet: Nutritional Strategies For Healing From Lyme Disease, as well as a chapter in Connie Strasheim’s book Insights into Lyme Disease Treatment: 13 Lyme-literate Health Care Practitioners Share Their Healing Strategies.

#116: Connie Strasheim – Author, New Paradigms in Lyme Treatment

In this episode you will learn:
• The importance of modifying your diet to best suit your needs
• Electromagnetic pollution and how that exacerbates illness
• Connie’s book “New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment

Connie Strasheim is the author, co-author or ghostwriter of 10 wellness books, including four on Lyme disease, two on cancer and one on spiritual wellness. In addition to authoring books, Connie is a copywriter and editor for the Alternative Cancer Research Institute and ProHealth’s Lyme disease website, as well as a healing prayer minister.

One of Connie’s passions is to see people who battle chronic illness fully restored- in body, mind and spirit. In her latest book, “New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment: 10 Top Doctors Reveal Healing Strategies that Work” (October, 2016), she shares the latest and most effective Lyme disease treatment strategies.

#115: Allie Cashel – Author, Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial

In this episode you will learn:
• The chinese medicine concept of Jing and energy depletion
• About Allie’s book, Suffering the Silence
• And her interiews with Lyme Sufferers all over the world

Allie Cashel was first diagnosed with Lyme disease in June of 1998. While studying at Bard College, she conducted a series of interviews with Chronic Lyme patients in New York and around the world. She now works as an advocate for increased awareness of Lyme disease, and is the co-founder of the online community “Suffering the Silence,” a space for patients, friends, and family to share and witness the true living experience of Lyme and other chronic illnesses.