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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 122: Herbal Approach to Lyme and Chronic Issues

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Chris Marano, a clinical and community herbalist of Western, Chinese, and First Nation healing traditions who has operated a healthcare practice in Western Massachusetts since 1995.

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Episode 121: The Role of the Intestinal Microbiome in Immune Function

Cindy Kennedy, CNP, talks with Dr. Jocelyn Strand about the importance of a healthy gut microbiome for proper immune health. Current research has been focusing on the role of the microbiome in the health and wellness arena. The fact that the gut has over 70 percent of our immune system within it substantiates the need to make it a priority.

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Episode 120: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Tania Dempsey, a board-certified internist and integrative holistic medicine practitioner, for a discussion about the complicated illness associated with mast cell activation.

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