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Lyme Disease and PANS: Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

Pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, also called PANS, is the sudden development of OCD, anxiety, mood disorders and attention issues as a result of an infection. In the case of PANS the infection causes an autoimmune response in the neurological system that leads to neuropsychiatric symptoms. It is also referred to as autoimmune encephalitis. There are […]

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The Role of Viruses in Chronic Lyme Disease

Many people are familiar with the role of co-infections in Lyme disease including Babesia, Bartonella and Ehrlichia. Of equal importance is the part that chronic and reactivated viral infections play. Immune suppression is common in Chronic Lyme disease. As a result of this decreased immune activity viral infections can reactivate. Most of the general population […]

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: The role of Histamine in Lyme Disease

Naturopaths Drs. Meghan Haggarty and Jennifer Nardella recently attended the 2018 International Lyme and Associated Disease Society  Annual scientific conference in Chicago. One of the themes at this year’s conference was the many ways Lyme Disease and co-infections interact with the immune system. A particular interaction that was discussed by a number of speakers including […]

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Naturopathic Infection Management in Disease Prevention

Naturopaths Drs. Jennifer Nardella and Megan Haggarty recently attended the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) Annual Scientific Conference.  A remarkable lecture was given by the Director of Armin Labs, Dr. Armin Schwarzbach regarding “The Role of Tick-Borne Diseases and Viruses in Cancer and Degenerative Illnesses.” According to the World Health Organization in 1997 […]

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Naturopathic IV Therapy Spotlight: NAD+

As naturopaths a large part of our practice is treating chronic disease. These conditions are complex and an effective treatment plan must address the underlying cause of each patient’s condition, but it is also important to support the patient and help to manage symptoms. One of the most common complaints of chronic disease patients is […]

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