Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment

Navigating the patient history, molecular diagnostics and approaches to treating Lyme disease – with discussions about various treatment modalities, functional medicine and integrative approaches

31. A whole body approach to Lyme, with medical detective Dr. Kenneth Bock

31. A whole body approach to Lyme, with medical detective Dr. Kenneth Bock

Sarah explores an integrative approach to medicine with Dr. Kenneth Bock from the Hudson Valley, in New York. Dr. Bock’s natural curiosity, investigative approach, along with his appreciation for complex medical cases set the foundation for his integrative practice. His first Lyme patient in 1985 initially came in with a swollen toe that didn’t seem…

28. Dr. Ginger Savely on the role of nurses in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease

28. Dr. Ginger Savely on the role of nurses in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease

Sarah explores Lyme disease from a nursing perspective with Nurse Practitioner Dr. Ginger Savely. Dr. Savely has specialized in the treatment of patients with tick-borne illnesses for the past two decades, and has authored and co-authored many articles in nursing and medical journals.

12. The importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of Lyme disease

12. The importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of Lyme disease

She points to the different roles practitioners have in a patient’s care, including primary care physicians and specialists such as neurologists and cardiologists. Finally she reiterates the importance of prevention and of adequate early treatment, to prevent the chronic symptoms of Lyme disease.

7. Dr. Ralph Hawkins explains the challenges of detecting Lyme disease through testing

7. Dr. Ralph Hawkins explains the challenges of detecting Lyme disease through testing

In this episode of Looking at Lyme, Sarah speaks with Internal Medicine Specialist and Canadian Lyme expert, Dr. Ralph Hawkins. Dr. Hawkins has been treating Lyme patients in Canada for many years, gaining a wealth of knowledge about the disease. He recounts his introduction to the shortcomings of Lyme disease testing in Canada while treating…