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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 129: Why Is Lyme Disease So Difficult to Treat?

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Diane Mueller, who is a Lyme and Mold disease survivor, for a discussion about the difficulty of treatment when Lyme disease causes so much collateral damage to the body and the mechanism of persister cells.

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Episode 128: Chronic Inflammation Lowers the Immune System’s Function

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Jocelyn Strand for a discussion about areas of the body that contribute to systemic inflammation, which can start in the mouth and continue on into the gut. Learn about the role of inflammation and how it decreases the body's ability to defend itself.

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Episode 127: Will COVID-19 Bring Recognition to Lyme Disease Diagnosis and Treatment?

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Drew Sinatra for a discussion of the similarities between COVID-19 and Lyme disease. Both COVID and Lyme can have significant post-illness repercussions that can cause systemic inflammation.

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