Everyone experiences stress. It’s a perfectly normal response to not being able to cope with the demands of our day-to-day lives. But while it’s only human to feel stressed from time to time, continuous and chronic stress can lead to burning out ⁠— making us feel mentally exhausted, as well as devoid of care and…

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Natural vs. Synthetic Repellents — What Does the Research Say? By Paul Johnson (paul@control-mosquitoes.com) Founder Tick and Mosquito Project   It is the time of year when young ticks — the tiny nymphs — begin to roam and people become more aware of the need to repel them.  Actually, ticks can be active just about…

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Welcome Guest Writer, Suzi Feldman. We dedicate this blog to all our readers who could benefit from self care.     Cultivating Your Inner Strength Through Self-Care   Self-care goes much deeper than pampering yourself at the spa or getting expensive massages. For those of us with Lyme disease, self-care can be a source of…

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Here’s a guest blog from Jennifer Shea, who went after her health insurance company to get payment for Lyme-related treatment. She offers tips on how to file Lyme Disease insurance claims. – Cindy Kennedy, FNP My story is like that of many others. I developed a sudden flu-like illness along with neck and back pain…

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Meet my sister-in-law, AKA, Tessie. She not only is a fine chef, but a stickler for research. If you tell her any type of information, she will locate the research or do it herself. Here-see what I mean: Soup is a winter delight that is not only nourishing, but warms the cockles of your heart.…

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My Guest Blogger Abby Beale, who is a certified homeopath, sheds light on how she learned about Lyme disease and how to treat the symptoms.  Cindy Lyme disease is one of the most misunderstood diseases of our time. How could such a small bug wreak such havoc in one’s body?! Strangely enough, it really does.…

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Cindy Kennedy received this tip from one of her podcast subscribers and thought it would be a good item to share. Bernard Richard is from Western Massachusetts. He is fighting the over abundance of ticks, which transmit a whole host of infections, including Lyme disease, by using a product he researched. Here is what he…

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“It’s time to make our invisible illness visible with our voices!” We can make a difference with our Lyme stories.  Join me and help Vickie Gould, Lyme sufferer, bring our personal accounts to life in her Anthology of Lyme Stories.      https://vickiegould.com/lyme-anthology-2018/ Cindy Kennedy MS, FNP-BC   Vickie shares her story here: I waited…

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My guest blogger, Mary Sullivan describes how to improve your diet to reduce inflammation, common with Lyme disease.  Several foods drive inflammation.  I’m learning this first hand. Everyone is aware of food allergies because they can cause obvious symptoms of rash or hives.  However, Food Sensitivities can occur in the body without obvious symptoms, prohibiting…

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