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. Their conversation dives deep to answer questions surrounding Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, why it happens, how it is associated with chronic illness and how can it…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Sean McCloy for an examination of the different approaches between allopathic and functional healthcare. Finding “why” an illness is occurring is the basic philosophy of a functional approach. Today, more than ever, people are interested in making alternative care choices rather than taking prescription medications. By educating patients…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Ashley Besecker, an expert in human biochemistry, for a discussion of the difference between caring for people who are sick and tired and athletes who are trying to optimize their wellness for performance. The bottom line is optimizing good nutrition and appropriate supplementation to balance the body and improve…

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Dr. Shanhong Lu

Cindy, FNP has a deep conversation with Dr. Shanhong Lu about the role our toxic environment plays on chronic illness. Since the body has a limited ability to detoxify on its own, there are very important raw materials such as antioxidants that are needed to achieve removal of harmful substances. Once the body is over…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by naturopathic physician Dr. Jocelyn Strand to discuss natural choices for tick borne illnesses, the microbiome and immune healing. Bio-Botanical Research Company’s products are a favorite amongst many practitioners and patients alike. Dr. Strand graduated from Bastyr University in 2005 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. Following her graduation, she…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Michelle McKeon, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, who discusses how she became interested in tick-borne illness treatments and how she became and important liaison for so many patients looking for treatment with hyperthermia and detoxification. Michelle owns Lyme and Cancer Services, where she helps people navigate their illness and treatment strategies.…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Eric Balcavage for a discussion of the underlying issues of why hypothyroidism is poorly addressed in medicine. It is the unfortunate truth that more emphasis is put on the stimulating hormone, TSH, rather than the actual production of the two thyroid hormone levels. Dr. Balcavage is the owner…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by fellow Nurse Practitioner Somer DelSignore for a discussion of pediatric presentations of Lyme disease. Somer, who has more than 15 years of experience and extensive training in pediatric integrative medicine, discusses her commitment to an integrative treatment approach to afflicted patients of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Somer DelSignore,…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, speaks with Pi Ware, the Emmy-winning filmmaker who directed the documentary, “Skin Deep:The Battle Over Morgellons.” The film was released March 2020 and has been award winning. Pi discusses his deep dive into the world of Morgellons, which proved the lack of validation for the disease and the associated suffering. Pi works…

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Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by functional nutritionist and medical exercise specialist Jenn Pike for a discussion about why movement is critical especially when healing. Removing the constraints to why exercise is last on the list is a great place to start. Jenn specializes in women’s health and hormones and is the bestselling author of…

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