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Sometimes it seems like you need Ninja skills to defeat Lyme disease. Join acupuncturist Mackay Rippey and his producer, Aurora, as they bring you interviews with interesting and informative people who are using their unique skills and knowledge to deal with Lyme and other tick born diseases. My name is Mackay Rippey, I'm an acupuncturist in Clinton, NY (http://www.mackayrippey.com)and the host of Lyme Ninja Radio. I'll never forget the Sunday morning I dragged my sorry-feeling-self to the bathroom and found a perfectly formed bullseye on my left arm. I was lucky, able to return to my acupuncture practice after only few days. It's possible to beat the bacteria that are making you sick. I have and so have many others, but you have to be smarter than Lyme. That's why I created Lyme Ninja Radio. Join us as we talk to some of the most interesting people in the Lyme community.

Sometimes it seems like you need Ninja skills to defeat Lyme disease. Join acupuncturist Mackay Rippey and his producer, Aurora, as they bring you interviews with interesting and informative people who are using their unique skills and knowledge to deal with Lyme and other tick born diseases. My name is Mackay Rippey, I'm an acupuncturist in Clinton, NY (http://www.mackayrippey.com)and the host of Lyme Ninja Radio. I'll never forget the Sunday morning I dragged my sorry-feeling-self to the bathroom and found a perfectly formed bullseye on my left arm. I was lucky, able to return to my acupuncture practice after only few days. It's possible to beat the bacteria that are making you sick. I have and so have many others, but you have to be smarter than Lyme. That's why I created Lyme Ninja Radio. Join us as we talk to some of the most interesting people in the Lyme community.
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Sometimes it seems like you need Ninja skills to defeat Lyme disease. Join acupuncturist Mackay Rippey and his producer, Aurora, as they bring you interviews with interesting and informative people who are using their unique skills and knowledge to deal with Lyme and other tick born diseases. My name is Mackay Rippey, I'm an acupuncturist in Clinton, NY (http://www.mackayrippey.com)and the host of Lyme Ninja Radio. I'll never forget the Sunday morning I dragged my sorry-feeling-self to the bathroom and found a perfectly formed bullseye on my left arm. I was lucky, able to return to my acupuncture practice after only few days. It's possible to beat the bacteria that are making you sick. I have and so have many others, but you have to be smarter than Lyme. That's why I created Lyme Ninja Radio. Join us as we talk to some of the most interesting people in the Lyme community.

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Episodes

#249: Savi Glowe - LymeMind Conference 2019

10/17/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) The Lyme Mind Conference, the featured speakers, and how to access it through facebook 2) How Lyme Disease Research has changed over the last 4 years and how it continues to change 3) How The Lyme Mind Conference is including insights from the global Lyme community Savi Glowe is the Director of Operations for the Institute for Next Generation HeaIthcare (INGH) in the Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, and the Director of Strategy &...

Duration:00:59:20

#248: Elizabeth Shirley, Rph, CCN - The Nitric Oxide Connection to Health

10/10/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) Why Nitric Oxide is important to your health 2) Where you can find Nitric Oxide in the body 3) The difference between Nitrates and Nitrites Beth Shirley is the Executive Director of the Berkeley Life Scientific Advisory Board. She started her career as a pharmacist, but as she saw the people who came to her not get better, she was inspired to look beyond pharmaceuticals. She became known as the pharmacist to go to when you don't want a...

Duration:00:42:55

#247: Jen Nomi - Stem Cell Therapy

10/7/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) How stem cells can be used to speed up healing from Lyme 2) What stem cell therapy is like 3) Why it’s important to have a dream for what you will do when you get better Jen’s Lyme journey began when she and her husband made the decision to start a family. After an unsuccessful attempt at western medicine fertility treatments, she went to an acupuncturist, who suggested she and her husband might have an infection. This lead to her getting...

Duration:01:06:08

#246: Stephani Pheffer- Lyme Resources for Moms

9/26/2019
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Inthis episode you will learn three main things: 1) How to take care of yourself if you are a primary caretaker of someone with Lyme 2) How to deal with uncooperative and close-minded medical practitioners 3) Why it’s always a good idea to keep in touch with a lawyer when your child is sick with Lyme 4) Stephani's favorite mom resource https://aspire.care Stephanie’s journey began when her son became ill. Within two months her son fell ill from severe psychological and neurological symptoms....

Duration:01:03:49

#245: Stephanie Silverberg, IMFT/ART - How to Survive When Your Entire Family Has Lyme

9/19/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) Why you should consider a functional medicine doctor for your Lyme Journey 2) Why you should never accept a psychiatric diagnosis from an endocrinologist 3) How allowing “the bottom to fall out” gives you the opportunity to find out what is important in your life Stephanie Silverberg got acutely sick about three years ago. Neurological symptoms progressed to the point where she was bed bound for three months. Consultations with specialists...

Duration:01:05:52

#244: Mark Young - CEO of Zona Health

9/9/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) Why Lyme patients struggle with blood pressure regulation. 2) How Zona uses isometric muscle contractions to re-train your cardiovascular system. 2) Why Zona can help maintain a healthy blood pressure, even when you’re sick. Mark Young has a wide-ranging background including teaching, higher education administration, business development, clinical mental health counseling, and now as the CEO of Zona Plus. The Zona device was almost lost...

Duration:00:47:27

#243: Best Of Lyme Ninja Radio - Dr. Neil Nathan

8/15/2019
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Aurora and I are taking a short break to rest and rejuvenate. This is a rebroadcast of our interview with Dr. Nathan. Enjoy and see you soon!

Duration:00:49:23

#242: Michaela Herr, MA, ATR-BC, LPC - Overcoming Setbacks

8/8/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: How to heal emotional damage from Lyme disease How to identify your body’s warning signs before you relapse Why you need a Plan B for your Lyme Journey Michela Herr is an Art Therapist and teaches Art Therapy and Temple University. Her Lyme journey started with knee pain, that eventually grew into almost total paralysis of her leg. After years of working with neurologists, and orthopedic doctors she still didn’t have any answers, and it...

Duration:00:48:23

#241: Gregg Kirk - The Healing Power of Gratitude

8/1/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) The importance of creating a mindset that will see you through your Lyme Journey 2) Why anger and healing don’t mix. 3) Why cultivating gratitude has a positive impact on your health Gregg Kirk was sick with Lyme for 15 years. After not responding to Western medicine treatments he started exploring energy work and holistic health practices. Since recovering from Lyme disease, he has focused his efforts on helping Lyme patients through...

Duration:01:05:14

#240: Joseph Murphy, DC - Rife Technology for Lyme Disease

7/25/2019
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IN this episode you will learn three main things: 1) The Science behind Rife Technology 2) What Rife machine Dr. Murphy uses for his Lyme patients 3) How many treatments you need for maximum effect DR. JOSEPH A. MURPHY is the CLINIC DIRECTOR of Newport Mesa Wellness in Newport Beach California. After decades of dredging clams of the coast of Long Island, NY, Dr. Murphy moved to California to study chiropractic at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic where he received his Doctorate of...

Duration:00:51:28

#239: Morley Robbins - The Right Vitamin C Matters: Here's Why.

7/19/2019
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And in this episode you will learn three main things: 1)What cerruloplasmin is and how it helps your immune system. 2)What a certain kind of vitamin C called ascorbic acid does to disrupt your immune system 3)What role copper has in healing you body from inflammation Morley had been a hospital executive and consultant for 32 years until he developed a frozen shoulder which opened his eyes to the power of natural medicine, and set him on his path of becoming an expert in the interplay between...

Duration:01:16:00

#238 - Nicola Ducharme, ND - Lyme-Ed Online Lyme Education

7/12/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) How neural retraining can drastically improve your ability to heal 2) Which gene get turned on by Lyme disease 3) How addressing your subconscious directly is tied to recovery Dr. Nicola is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, trained in both the United States and her native country of Australia. She is the founder and Medical Director of RestorMedicine. She practices holistic medicine specializing in Lyme disease, and is now recognized as an...

Duration:01:00:38

#237: David G Harper, PhD - Author, The BioDiet

6/27/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) Why changing your diet should be your first line of defense for getting lyme-free? 2) How long do you have to stick to a keto diet for it to work? 3) Simple blood tests to determine if a ketogenic diet is right for you. David G Harper is an educator, researcher and health consultant, and has studied the effect of diet on health issues for many years. Dr. Harper has a PhD from the University of British Columbia, is on the Scientific...

Duration:01:04:07

#236: Dr. Rob Abbott - Enhanced Paleo Diet for Lyme

6/21/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • The real effect of getting support with lifestyle changes. • What effect those lifestyle changes can have on your quality of life • And how much autoimmune issues can be managed with diet and lifestyle Rob Abbott, MD is the medical director and functional medicine physician at Resilient Roots: Functional and Evolutionary Medicine in Charlottesville, VA. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2017. He approaches...

Duration:01:01:19

#235: Julia Greenspan, ND - Author, Rising Above Lyme Disease

6/13/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: 1) How much time should you wait for a new protocol to work before you give up. 2) Why developing a healthy mindset starts with setting boundaries. 3) How putting yourself first is the most unselfish thing you can do. Dr. Julia Greenspan is a Naturopath who graduated from the University of Natural Medicine in 2006. She founded her practice in New Hampshire and quickly started treating Lyme Disease. She contracted Lyme herself, and now is a...

Duration:01:14:38

#234: Heather Szerlong PhD, CEO Ticknology - Affordable tick testing

5/30/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • Why getting the tick that bit you tested is easier than getting yourself tested • The 3 ‘Lyme Like’ diseases that aren’t going to be picked up by a standard Lyme Test. • Why even knowing what type of tick bit you can help narrow down what you are sick with

Duration:00:43:59

#233: Gregg Kirk - Author, The Gratitude Curve

5/23/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • When to put antibiotics aside • Why ‘symptom retracing,’ or experiencing the symptoms you had when you first got sick - could mean the treatment you are on is working • How you need to stop asking ‘whats the best treatment’ and start asking ‘whats the best treatment for me?’ Gregg Kirk was sick with Lyme for 15 years. After not responding to Western medicine treatments he started exploring energy work and holistic health practices. Since...

Duration:00:56:44

#232: Mackay & Aurora - 2019 MLDSE Conference Report - Empowering the Patient

5/16/2019
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In this episode you lear three main things: • Signs you might have the meat allergy Alpha Gal • How to advocate for children with Lyme at school • How the naturopathic approach to Lyme is helping many chronic Lyme patients Join Aurora and Mackay as the break down the 2019 Midcoast Lyme Support and Education conference held in Augusta, Maine.

Duration:00:53:22

#231: Todd Watts, DC - Parasites, Flukes, and Worms in Lyme Disease

5/3/2019
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And in this episode you will learn three main things: • How parasites might be stalling your Lyme recovery • Why sudden onset of allergies could be a sign of parasites • How going through cycles of Lyme symptoms could be a sign of parasites Dr. Todd A. Watts is a national board certified Chiropractic Physician in Idaho, a Functional Wellness Practitioner and is licensed with the Pastoral Medical Association. At 28 he was diagnosed with Epstein Barr, and following a series of catastrophic...

Duration:01:00:16

#230: Jay Davidson, DC - Liver Detox: How to unblock your liver.

4/25/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • How prepping before starting antibiotics will help you get healthy faster • Why you are more likely to have a relapse after something bad happens • When you should take time to take care of your bodies “drainage” Dr. Jay is a chiropractor and holistic health coach who focuses on functional, natural medicine. In his quest to cure his wife from Lyme Disease, he developed a protocol which he then turned into 2 books “5 Steps to Restoring...

Duration:01:03:27