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A medical professional's tips for living with Lyme disease.

"People with Lyme disease, and those closest to them, are encouraged to learn how to advocate for themselves. This website, and my educational podcasts, are meant to help with that process."

Cindy Kennedy, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Latest Podcasts

Cindy Kennedy - My Lyme Story

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, and host of Living With Lyme, shares her own journey of living with Lyme disease and what she has learned along the way.

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Central Mass Lyme Foundation

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Michele Miller, founder of the Central Massachusetts Lyme Foundation. Michele discusses how she came to create the foundation after her mother passed away as a result of late-stage Lyme disease. Michele also discusses the upcoming Central Mass Lyme Conference.

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Overcoming Lyme Disease

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by best-selling author Jennifer Heath as Jennifer discusses her new book "Overcoming Lyme Disease: The Truth About Lyme Disease and The Hidden Dangers Plaguing Our Bodies." Jennifer discusses how you can be an activist and "Lyme Warrior" and some of the surprising things she learned while writing her book.

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Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Jennifer Corey, who endured Lyme disease misdiagnosis for years. Jennifer discusses her Lyme journey and how she has been able to cope with the symptoms. Jennifer also shares how she struggled to find a diagnosis for over a decade, and some of the gifts that she has discovered along the way.

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The Power of Nutrition

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by health coach Iwona Leger, who discusses the importance of proper nutrition for Lyme disease sufferers. Proper nutrition is important for living a healthy life and improving your immune system. Iwona shares her own journey of becoming a health coach and shares tips about what foods to avoid and what to look for when it comes to healthy eating.

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A Veterinarian's Perspective

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by holistic veterinarian Dr. Kevin Landau, who discusses how to keep your pets safe from Lyme disease, which is spreading in animals. Discover how to keep your pets safe and what you need to know about transmission and infection in animals and humans.

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Healthy and Holistic Living

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses healthy and holistic living with Jennifer Mather, an intuitive holistic wellness coach who has a deep understanding of the necessity to disconnect from toxic habits and nurture a balanced well-blended, sustainable lifestyle.

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Lyme Disease Patient Research Project

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses how LymeDisease.org empowers patients with the group’s chief executive, Lorraine Johnson. Johnson discusses MyLymeData.org, a patient powered research project. Discover how you can add your data to MyLymeData.

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Tips for Mindful Living

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses tips for mindful living with Kate Forest, a Self Care and Mindful Living Teacher, the creator of Self Care Yoga®, a speaker, trainer, world care advocate, and the owner of Self Care Moments™.

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Testing Ticks

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses testing of ticks with Dr. Stephen Rich from the University of Massachusetts, who explains the testing process and how ticks spread Lyme disease to their hosts.

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Living Medicine

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses living medicine and the body's ability to heal itself with Dr. Christopher Fabricius, who practices natural medicine in Utah.

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Expert Tips

Resources

When I was diagnosed with Lyme disease, I found these online resources to be invaluable sources of reliable information.

Prevention

Your best defense against tick-borne illnesses is to avoid contact with ticks. Follow these steps to protect yourself and your family.

Essential Oils

Essential oils provide true health benefits, backed by research, as well as pure scents. And they're safer than candles.