Month: June 2017

# 143: Bob Miller, ND – Lyme Study III Lyme Study: New Insights Into Genetic Nutrition

In this episode you will learn:
• NEW information Bob has uncovered in his Phase III Lyme Study
• Two major genetic variants that he sees in people with Lyme Disease
• The toxic state Lyme Disease puts us in that prevents treatments from being effective

Bob Miller served as a naturopath for 20 years, and earned his naturopathic degree from Trinity School of Natural Health.

In 2015 Bob Miller was inspired to start examining chronic lyme disease, and he founded NutriGenetic Research Institute to research and publish reports on the relationship between genetic variants, labs and presenting symptoms.

In 2016 he won an award at the european ILADS conference for his research into the genetic variants in those with lyme disease.

#142: Dr. Elena Frid – Neurological Lyme Disease

In this episode you will learn:
• How Dr. Frid was introduced to lyme disease by listening to her patients
• How you can get Lyme Disease even in New York City
• Why she can let her kids play on the grass without worrying about lyme disease.

Dr. Elena Frid is a Board Certified Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist, widely regarded as a investigating diagnostician,adviser and treatment strategist specializing in Infections Induced Autoimmune Disorders. Pioneering the field of Autoimmune Neurology, she often sees patients (children and adults) with complex cases of Lyme disease and co-infections resulting in multiple neurological complaints.

#141: Holly Ahern, PhD – SUNY Adirondak

In this episode you will learn:
• Where standard practices for treating infectious disease differ from treating Lyme Disease
• How borrelia burgorferi does not behave like regular bacteria
• Why when you are first diagnosed it is so important to fight for as long a course of antibiotics as you can

Holly Ahern is an associate professor of microbiology at SUNY Adirondack who runs an undergraduate research lab. When Holly Ahern found out several years ago that her daughter’s mysterious illness was Lyme disease, she quickly immersed herself in the subject. She soon learned about the controversies swirling around the disease and came to realize that many others were suffering like her daughter.

Dr. Ahern has become an advocate for developing a broader understanding of Lyme disease – one aimed at treating the chronic symptoms commonly reported by patients who were misdiagnosed or received inadequate treatment in the disease’s early stages.

#140: Erin Murphy – How to Properly Use A Journal To Document Your Lyme Journey

In this episode you will learn:
• How journaling helps you keep track of your mental, emotional and physical Health
• How to keep a photo journal
• Words of wisdom “When one thing moves, everything moves”

Erin Murphy became symptomatic in highschool with fatigue, depression, and anxiety. When she attended college she studied psychology and then neuroscience in an attempt to understand what was happening to her.

Erin eventually turned to nutrition to try and control her symptoms and attended Maryland University of Integrative Health to receive her Masters in Nutrition. Her journey to health has been over the course of 16 years, and she found the key to her healing has been allowing herself to feel and process all the emotions that Lyme Disease had created. She now works as a Computer Tech and lives in Philadelphia.