Month: January 2018

#169: Craig Emmerich – Author, Keto: the complete guide to success on the ketogenic diet

In this episode you will learn:

* Why some lyme disease patients eat go completely carnivore
* What a ketogenic diet can do to keep lyme pain under control
* How to recover after falling off the keto wagon.

Craig Emmerich graduated in Electrical Engineering and has always had a systems approach to his work. He followed his wife Maria into the nutrition field and has since dedicated his time researching and looking at nutrition and biology from a systems perspective. Over the last 8 years he has worked with hundreds of clients along side Maria to help them heal their bodies and lose weight leveraging their biology to make it easy.

#168 – Rachna Patel, MD – The Medical Marijuana Expert – Medical Marijuana for Lyme Disease

In this episode you will learn:
• How cannabis can be used to alleviate pain, anxiety, and insomnia
• Why the balance of CBD to THC matters when addressing your symptoms
• And why CBD oil is not necessarily the safest to use.

Dr. Rachna Patel graduated from Northwestern University and went to med schools at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. One sleepless night she came across a craigslist ad requesting a “medical marijuana physician.”

She was immediately intrigued and began researching reading up on the medicinal uses of marijuana. A year and a half after she graduated med school she opened her own practice in Walnut Creek, CA, where she is the medical marijuana expert.

#167: Rob Abbott, MD – The most common Lyme co-infections

In this episode you will learn:
• Why mycoplasma is not technically a ‘co-infection’
• A helpful resource for talking to your doctor about potential co-infections
• And how the future of disease treatment is immune modulation therapy

Rob Abbott is a first year family medicine resident at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Front Royal, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2017. He approaches medicine from an evolutionary and functional perspective and practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.”

#166: Bob Miller, ND – Latest Findings on Genetic Nutrition

In this episode you will learn:

• The most important part of the immune system you’ve never heard of.
• Why its crucial to incorporate a “cleaning period” into your healing process
• Why balancing your mTOR is critical

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.