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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

Episode 86: SIBO Has Many Root Causes

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Thalia Farshchian ND, who discusses the importance of getting to the root cause of SIBO. She explains that there are multiple causes for SIBO, such as prolonged use of GERD medications, parasites, antibiotic use, as well as a history of IBS and Crohn's. Treatment and dietary changes may need to be on a long term basis for optimal results.

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Episode 85: PANS, PANDAS and Autoimmune Encephalitis

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by health coach and author Maria Rickert-Hong, who offers her personal experience with PANS, PANDAS and autoimmune encephalitis.

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Episode 84: The Gut Microbiome and Health

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Jeff Thurston, a microbiologist and virologist who discusses using probiotics to maintain and improve your gut health and immune function.

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