Confessions of a Naturopath
Musings.   Thoughts.   Tastes.   Experiences.

Lyme Disease


The procrastination in writing this blog post caught me off guard. I suppose it’s understandable, as my experience was intense and I wasn’t eager to relive it. But I promised to share my story and here it is.


I lived with Lyme disease for about 25 years and didn’t know it. If I had gone to a doctor early on, I don’t think any doctor would have considered Lyme, as I didn’t look like the classic Lyme patient. When I was first bit by a tick, I didn’t present with an ‘acute’ Lyme infection. Many doctors only believe that acute Lyme exists, not chronic, so that would have made it difficult to get diagnosed...

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I had intentions of writing on a different topic for this blog post, but first, I feel I need to address the topic of our children’s health. This is serious. So please listen.

 

In late 2014 senior MIT researcher warned us that by 2025, half of our children were going to be Autistic. I’m not sure if this will come to fruition, but even if 25% of our children become autistic by 2025, then this is a serious event. In homes of autistic children, one parent doesn’t work as they stay home to take care of their child. What happens when these children are adults and the parents are no longer there to take care of them? The state will have to take care of them. This epidemic spans emotional, physical, and financial arenas...

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1. Maya Nut ‘Coffee’


Coffee is like a tragic love story, on the slipperiest of slopes. The taste rivals nearly anything, but the aftermath is not so pretty. The jittery, spun out feeling, the adrenals begging for reprieve from continued fatigue, and the many loose stools that follow (you know what I’m talking about).

 

Now, Maya Nut has replaced coffee and become my new love. It has the bitter, rich flavor that I’ve always loved about coffee, without all the negative effects. It is not caffeinated so I add a touch of matcha (green tea powder) as I work on tapering off of caffeine all together...

 

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dna gene for be well family medicine Were you told that you had an MTHFR gene mutation? Or some other genetic mutation?

Whether it was homozygous or heterozygous, these are 5 ways you can improve your genetic expression...

But first…
    * A gene is inherited from your parents, grandparents, etc.
The study of epigenetics says that genetic expression is influenced by external factors. Bruce Lipton, PhD
has been instrumental in bringing awareness to this life-changing study of medicine. And it fits perfectly
within the realm of the naturopathic medical model that I practice from, because these external factors include
food, toxins, thoughts, etc, all of which natural medicine can really help with!

 This is directly from Bruce Lipton’s website…

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Be Well Health QuestionsNeither.

You might have noticed that this is a hot topic as of late. I have had many people ask
me my opinion. And believe me, I have opinions. But, it’s one of those topics that you
tread lightly around, just like asking someone how much money they make, or what
your religious beliefs are. You tread lightly because they are HEATED topics. You can
find those who are adamantly opposed. or adamantly against vaccinations.
But I am neither. I am ADAMANTLY FOR the health of you and your children.

Let me paint a picture for you, so you understand where I am coming from...

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