Cindy Kennedy, FNP, interviews Kris Newby, the author of the revealing book “Bitten.” You may already be familiar with Newby, who was the senior producer of the shocking documentary, “Under Our Skin,” which became a 2010 Oscar semifinalist. Her goal with the film and the book was the explore and uncover missing data surrounding why…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by author Dr. Kevin Conners for a discussion about brain inflammation, where it originates and how to improve it. The underlying cause of brain fog is inflammation. Lyme disease, toxins, and autoimmunity can all play a role in this debilitating symptom. Some people describe brain fog as “thinking through mud”…

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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. As a survivor of mold illness, Lyme Disease and chronic IBS symptoms, Dr.…

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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. Dr. Strand graduated from Bastyr…

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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. How well and quickly a person recovers lies in the individual’s nutritional state, gut health, stress levels and prior chronic health…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Ryan Brinkerhoff for an in-depth discussion about the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen treatments. Ryan is a notable expert on this topic and we dig deep to learn why this is a treatment that could benefit patients with Lyme and other chronic illnesses. Ryan is the owner and creator of…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, and nurse practitioner Lisa Vasile discuss why they both moved to a functional approach to care for their patients. Using a comprehensive approach, offering education and providing nutritional support can improve many symptoms that have not been resolved with a conventional approach. It is all too often that both these practitioners see…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Kurt Woeller, a well known lecturer, instructor and functional medicine doctor, for a discussion about the benefits of the simple organic acids test, which can provide important information about a chronically ill patient. Dr. Woeller serves as a medical advisor for Great Plains Lab, which offers an organic…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Eric Balcavage for a discussion about the sulfation detoxification pathway. As our environment becomes more toxic, we become more toxic. The higher our toxic loads, the greater the chance for chronic illness. A healthy detoxification system provides powerful benefits for health. Dr. Balcavage is the owner and founder…

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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. He is a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild, teaches topics in herbalism at the University of Massachusetts, is the founder of…

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