Ticktective podcast, a Bay Area Lyme Foundation program, investigates the latest scientific knowledge and advances in Lyme and tick-borne diseases, and offers insightful discussion with researchers, physicians, patients, and thought leaders in the field.
Functional Medicine and How it Can Help Lyme Patients, Long Covid Patients, and Firefighters
Sunjya Schweig, MD is the president and co-founder of the California Center for Functional Medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area. One of his Johns Hopkins studies on herbal medicines for Lyme disease was in the top 1% of viewed articles on Frontiers in Medicine. He explains the basics for functional medicine and how he uses it with tick-borne disease patients, first responders, and long Covid patients.
What To Do If You Find a Tick
Dan Wolff (Tick Man Dan), the founder and president of TickEase tweezers, discusses his invention, what to do when you find a tick, ecology of ticks, and how Tony Fauci ended up at his bar mitzvah.
Tick-borne Diseases, PANS/PANDAS and Resulting Pediatric Anxiety and Eating Disorders
Daniel Kinderlehrer, MD is the author of "Recovery From Lyme Disease: The Integrative Medicine Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tick-Borne Illness". He is also the author of several review articles in medical journals and the Lyme Times. Dr. Kinderlehrer attended Tufts Medical School and is an internal medicine physician. He co-founded the New England Center for Holisitic Medicine and has a private integrative medicine practice in Denver, Colorado, where he treats patients with tick-borne illnesses.
Gratitude of a Celebrity, Business Woman, Author, Wife and Mom
Ally Hilfiger, film producer, fashion designer, businesswoman, reality TV star, daughter of fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger, and author of the book “Bite Me” shares her personal experience with tick-borne diseases and her path to healing.
Our Most Recent Tick Ecology Studies and What We've Discovered
Dan Salkeld, PhD, Bay Area Lyme Scientific Advisory Board member, discusses the ecology and epidemiology of Lyme and other emerging tick-borne pathogens such as Borrelia miyamotoi.
The Wearable Project: How Can Wearables Be Used in Diagnosing and Studying Lyme Disease?
Guest host, Wendy Adams, Bay Area Lyme grant director, interviews Dr. Michael Snyder, Stanford W. Ascherman Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Stanford University. Dr. Snyder is a major participant in the ENCODE project, the public research project that aims to identify functional elements of the human genome.
Valuable Resource for Medical Providers - Tick-borne Diseases
Thank you for these Ticktective videos and podcasts that I can share with both fellow physicians and patients alike. Keep up the important work!
Found the info in these to be interesting and not just your basic prevention tips! Lives that they had the actual scientists on as I got a better insight into what the problems were in their areas.
These Bay Area Lyme Foundation podcasts (out of Silicon Valley) allow scientists, patients, and medical care providers to access the latest research in tick-borne disease diagnostics and therapeutics. The Ticktective podcast series combines scienctific and personal stories in a way that is very useful to those of us in this field.