Lyme

Is It Your Heart, Or Is It Lyme Disease?

…heart issue that turned out to be Lyme disease. She’s not alone. Lyme disease is often called the “great masquerader,” because it can present itself with the symptoms of other diseases—including cardiovascular disease. One of the biggest problems with Lyme disease is that more than 70% of diagnostic…

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8 Ways to Prevent Tick-Borne Illnesses

Several years back, my grandson contracted Lyme disease from a tick. He lives in a house on a well-timbered area not far from Lyme, Connecticut—the “birth place” of Lyme disease. My grandson also has an outdoorsy Maine Coon Cat that could bring another source of ticks into their home at any time…

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Good Vibrations

…) and Roy Rife (an American inventor and proponent of time-lapse cinematography). Adam is doing some incredible work with his holistic approach to lyme disease. To my immediate right is Clint Ober, who co-authored the book Earthing with me. He’s taught me an incredible amount about the body and our…

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Summer Hazard #1: Tick-Borne Illnesses

Our New England home is close to Old Lyme, Connecticut, a delightful seaside town abundant in charm, art galleries, and beach communities. It’s also known as the “birthplace,” if you will, of Lyme disease. I was a busy Connecticut-based cardiologist in 1975 when the deer tick was first identified…

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5 Easy, Natural Cures for the Health Hazards of Summer

…also use scented Bounce dryer sheets in your pockets to repel ticks since they don't like the smell. If you do get a tick bite, watch for symptoms of Lyme disease. * Sunburn. After a brief sun exposure of 10-20 minutes or less which is important for vitamin D production, I recommend covering up. If despite…

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