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Welcome to Living with Lyme, the podcast where we educate, advocate and collaborate about Lyme Disease. Hear from experts as they share reliable information about how to live with Lyme Disease. Your host is Cindy Kennedy, MS, FNP-BC.

For more references, including blogs and links to resources, visit www.livingwithylyme.us

Living With Lyme Cindy Kennedy

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Welcome to Living with Lyme, the podcast where we educate, advocate and collaborate about Lyme Disease. Hear from experts as they share reliable information about how to live with Lyme Disease. Your host is Cindy Kennedy, MS, FNP-BC.

For more references, including blogs and links to resources, visit www.livingwithylyme.us

    E116: Herbal Therapies for Multi-Pathogenic Tick Borne Illnesses With Dr. Jocelyn Strand

    E116: Herbal Therapies for Multi-Pathogenic Tick Borne Illnesses With Dr. Jocelyn Strand

    Naturopathic physician, Jocelyn Strand, joins Cindy to discuss natural choices for tick borne illnesses, the microbiome and immune healing. Bio-Botanical Research Company products are a favorite amongst many practitioners and patients alike.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    Difference between antibiotics and herbs?
    What have you seen be the results of an herbal protocol?
    How long can someone be on herbs?
    Are there herbs to support the body is other areas, like Gut and Detoxification?
    Do you suggest any additional supportive methods-like sauna, nutrients etc?
    Does a missing piece lead to chronic illness?
    Are you a gut first practitioner?
    What are worrisome issues that require more considerations?
    Any thoughts on why so many people with long standing Lyme have a difficult time returning to total health?

    • 56 min
    E115: Hyperthermia and Detoxification for Lyme Disease With Michelle McKeon CCN

    E115: Hyperthermia and Detoxification for Lyme Disease With Michelle McKeon CCN

    Cindy Kennedy FNP Cindy and Michelle McKeon CCN discuss how she became interested in tick-borne illness treatments and how she became an important liaison for so many looking for alternative treatments with Hyperthermia and Detoxification. She now owns Lyme and Cancer Services, where she helps people navigate their illness and treatment strategies.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    How she become interested in integrative medicine?
    What does her therapy process look like.
    Some other recovery factors to look into when dealing with tick-borne infections (mold, heavy metals, gut flora, candida, parasites, cell-membrane repair, dental issues, and methylation issues)
    Therapies to help with detoxification
    Advice for others dealing with chronic illness

    • 50 min
    E114: The Impact of Hypothyroidism on Health With Dr. Eric Balcavage

    E114: The Impact of Hypothyroidism on Health With Dr. Eric Balcavage

    Dr. Eric Balcavage and Cindy Kennedy FNP review the underlying issues of why hypothyroidism is poorly addressed in medicine. It is the unfortunate truth that more emphasis is put on the stimulating hormone, TSH, rather than the actual production of the two thyroid hormone levels.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    What is cellular hypothyroidism? How is it different from Primary Hypothyroidism?
    You state that hypothyroidism is a spectrum disorder, what does that mean?
    What are the two causes of an under-active thyroid gland?
    Why is the title of your book Thyroid Debacle?
    How many people are impacted by hypothyroidism?
    What do you see as the biggest challenge with the current healthcare system in regard to identification and treatment of hypothyroidism?

    • 1 hr 13 min
    E113: Pediatric Presentations of Lyme Disease with Somer DelSignore

    E113: Pediatric Presentations of Lyme Disease with Somer DelSignore

    Nurse Practitioner Somer DelSignore joins our own Nurse Practitioner Cindy to discuss pediatric presentations of Lyme disease. Somer has over fifteen years of practice experience and extensive training in pediatric integrative medicine. She discusses her commitment to an integrative treatment approach to afflicted patients of Lyme and other Tick-borne Diseases.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    Caring for children is complicated by educating the parents
    Interest in TBD
    Discusses her training with Dr. Richard Horowitz
    Importance of a multi system integrative approach

    • 1 hr 1 min
    E112: Morgellons Association With Lyme Disease With Pi Ware

    E112: Morgellons Association With Lyme Disease With Pi Ware

    Cindy speaks with Pi Ware, an Emmy-winning filmmaker, who has directed the documentary, Skin Deep:The Battle Over Morgellons. The film was released March of 2020 and has been award winning. Pi discusses his deep dive into the world of Morgellons which proved the lack of validation for the disease and the associated suffering.
    Pi Ware is an Emmy-winning filmmaker who works across several genres-from feature films to documentaries to world-wide competition shows. His work as a director includes the fictional films SOLITUDE, MY BEAUTIFUL ME, and THE ACT. As an editor Pi has crafted documentaries, indie films, and such series as AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, Netflix's FASTEST CAR, Comedy Central's ROAST BATTLE, WORLD OF DANCE, AMERICAN IDOL and Q'VIVA. Pi grew up in Tempe, AZ, began working in the film industry in Madrid, Spain, and currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two cats. Pi’s latest film is the award-winning documentary SKIN DEEP: THE BATTLEOVER MORGELLONS, distributed by Gravitas Ventures on March 31st, 2020 on digital and VOD platforms worldwide.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    Personal Interest in Morgellons
    His overall experience with learning about the disease
    What was his biggest take away? Biggest learning experience? Worst experience filming?
    Were you sadden by the lack of validation of the disease?
    Any more health-related documentaries coming?

    • 55 min
    E111: Returning to Exercise With Chronic Illness With Jenn Pike

    E111: Returning to Exercise With Chronic Illness With Jenn Pike

    Such a big and difficult topic. Jenn and Cindy conquer the basics of why movement is critical especially when healing. Removing the constraints to why exercise is last on the list is a great place to start.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    Who is Jenn Pike and how did she begin her career?
    Discussion about her bestselling book, Simplicity Project
    What are women unique especially when it comes to exercise
    What are the best ways to exercise?

    • 49 min

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