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Hormones and chronic Lyme disease

We all know that women are complicated.  I’ve been one my whole life and I get a little confused at times. It could be the Lyme, but more likely it’s just that I have the prerogative to be complicated by gender.  I spoke with Carol Petersen and asked if she would let me post her…

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LDN can help Lyme sufferers

Do you know that LDN can help with pain? LDN, (Low-dose naltrexone) is classified as an opioid receptor antagonist. That means the naltrexone looks for and binds to opioid receptors. These receptors are located in different parts of the body such as the gut and the brain. It is thought that LDN causes the blocking…

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When a caregiver becomes a Lyme disease patient

Cindy Kennedy, FNP and founder of Living with Lyme, spoke with nurse and author Elizabeth Scala on a recent Nursing from Within podcast. Cindy discussed what it’s like when a caregiver becomes a Lyme disease patient. Listen to the Nursing Care in the Real World podcast by clicking here.

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Probiotics for Lyme disease treatment

I recently met Jeff Thurston, who is the Senior Partner at Master Supplements. The company has a focus on digestive tract health. He educated me regarding probiotics which has led me to pay it forward to you all! Your digestive tract contains trillions of bacteria, yeast, and various other microorganisms. Probiotic bacteria adhere to the…

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Cindy Kennedy talks about living with Lyme

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discussed living with Lyme disease on a Resilience Radio podcast. In the podcast, Cindy shares how she went from being a medical provider to a patient after she started suffering from symptoms that her doctor could not explain. Cindy talks about how she eventually figured out that she had Lyme disease and…

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MassLive: Lyme disease sufferer launches Living with Lyme podcasts

MassLive this week profiled Cindy Kennedy, FNP, and her website, Livingwithlyme, which features podcasts to share information about the disease. You can read the story here. “Since the launch in August we have reached people all over the world, which is awesome since Lyme exists in every single continent other than Antarctica,” said Kennedy of…

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How to spot ticks that can cause Lyme disease

One of the most important ways to prevent Lyme disease is learning how to spot ticks that can spread the disease. Deer ticks or black legged ticks are very tiny. Some are the size of a poppy seed. Dog ticks are much larger than Deer ticks and do not spread Lyme. The lifespan of ticks…

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Safer beauty products for better health

Safer beauty products are one way to have a healthier body. And that’s especially important for Lyme disease patients. I’ve asked Amy Kinne to share some information that can help you find better and safer beauty products. She shares her insights below. Sadly, the United States has relatively few regulations that cover beauty and personal…

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Reduce home toxins: Replace candles with essential oils

Our environment is not as clean as it should be. What can you do about it? Replace candles with essential oils Start by getting rid of your candles. Regular candles are releasing toxic petroleum into the air. Yes the same petroleum that you put in your car. That beautiful fragrance is produced in a lab chemically.…

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Cindy Kennedy discusses detox methods for Herx reactions

Try My Easiest Detox Method for Herx Reactions While on the path to recovery, it is critical to help your body rid itself of the toxins that are released into the blood stream and tissues. The miserable symptoms are called Herx Reaction or Die-off. While there are very expensive ways to do this I’d like…

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Cindy Kennedy discusses natural tick repellent

Are you afraid to walk in the woods or an open field? I have a natural tick repellent recipe that can help with this fear. The news of the wide spread of Lyme disease and co infections have caused many to be resistant to explore the outdoors. Isn’t that sad? The fresh air and the…

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Cindy Kennedy discusses Lyme disease fatigue

Lyme disease fatigue can be overwhelming Living With Lyme Founder Cindy Kennedy, a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, spoke with 22News of Springfield, Massachusetts, recently about Lyme disease fatigue and the importance of being diagnosed and treated quickly after Lyme symptoms appear. Fatigue is one of the symptoms that Lyme disease inflicts. “I cannot describe the…

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Cindy Kennedy talks Lyme disease with Smallbiz America Radio

Cindy Kennedy, a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and founder of Living With Lyme, recently spoke with Smallbiz America Radio about her struggle with Lyme disease. She also discussed Lyme treatment options, difficulties diagnosing the disease and the latest on our understanding of Lyme.

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Cindy Kennedy talks Lyme prevention with Western Mass News

Cindy Kennedy, founder of Living With Lyme, was interviewed for a Western Mass News – WGGB/WSHM story about Lyme disease that aired on July 10. The story focuses on the potential for a seasonal shot that can prevent Lyme disease. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are working on the preventive treatment, which…

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