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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

#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

#229: Beth O'Hara - Mast Cell Activation: Is this why you are not getting better?

4/18/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • Why your Lyme symptoms might really be Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. • An easy at home test to see if you have Mast Cell Activation • The three common causes that trigger your mast cell Beth O’Hara is a Functional Naturopath and Functional Genetic Analyst, she has been in practice for 10 years. After years of struggling with debilitating symptoms with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, she discovered a three part approach that helped her get...

Duration:01:02:06

#228: Kiran Krishnan - Microbiome Labs, Gut Restoration Protocol

4/11/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: * How thoroughly chewing your food helps your immune system * Why you should consider adding spore based probiotics to your Lyme Protocol * All about Megaspore’s New Gut Restore Protocol Kiran Krishnan is a Research Microbiologist and has been involved in the dietary supplement and nutrition market for the past 16 years. He comes from a strict research background having spent several years with hands-on R&D in the fields of molecular medicine...

Duration:00:49:11

#227: 2019 Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference - Paula Jackson Jones & Angele Rice

4/4/2019
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We want to welcome you to our 5th Annual Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education conference. When we first created MLDSE, we thought it would be a place for people to gather, to listen to others, share their own personal journeys and validate their struggles. It quickly became apparent that support has many layers beyond just listening. For us, this has been a journey of not only listening but sharing, educating and connecting, nurturing and networking, encouraging, laughing, crying and...

Duration:00:33:48

#226: Aurora & Mackay - The Lyme-Free Roadmap

3/21/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • The three phases in recovering from Lyme disease • Nine steps you must take on your Lyme Journey • How this one simple tool can help you get Lyme-Free

Duration:00:46:07

#225: Dr. Lari Young - The four essential lab tests that every Lyme patient needs

3/14/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • What histamine is and how it deals with more than your allergies • How your blood type influences your health problems • Why its important to have flexibility in your immune system Dr Lari Young has a post-doctoral fellowship in Integrative Medicine at Wake Forest University, Dr. Young trained in medical acupuncture and functional medicine through the Helms Medical Institute and the Institute of Functional Medicine. Her passion for holistic...

Duration:01:02:38

#224: Lyn Delmastro-Thompson, Author & MA in Somatic Psychology - "You Are Not Your Diagnosis"

3/7/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • Why transforming your mindset from helpless to hero is crucial to your Lyme Journey • How much time does it really take to adjust to having a chronic condition • Non-meditation techniques to help you reconnect with your body Lyn works as a certified BodyTalk practitioner at her Heart Fire Healing practice. In her new book “You Are Not Your Diagnosis” she tells the story of her chronic illness, misdiagnosis, and how she became empowered to...

Duration:00:52:38

#223: Adrienne Nolan-Smith, Founder of WellBe - The importance of having a plan B protocol

2/28/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • Why getting your diet right is your ultimate preventative medicine • How alternative medicine can give you a new insights • Why you must have an advocate on your Lyme Journey Adrienne Nolan-Smith suffered from lyme disease from ages 11 – 13, she was able to enter successful remission from a combination of antibiotics and integrative therapies. This lead to a lifelong interest in alternative and integrative medicine and discovering the root...

Duration:01:03:39

#222 - Sharon Meglathery - RCCX Theory, making sense of chronic illness

2/15/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • Learn about Sharon’s RCXX theory and how these genes contribute to chronic illness • When ‘adrenal fatigue’ is not the correct diagnosis • How all these different symptoms suggest a greater susceptibility to Mast Cell Activation Syndrome Sharon Meglathery is a board certified Psychiatrist who has practiced in Arizona since 2005. She was also board certified in Internal Medicine, and completed residencies for both at Drexel University, as...

Duration:01:07:56

#221: Connie Stasheim - Author, Healthy Happy & Free

2/8/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • Learn about Connie’s new book Healthy, Happy and Free: Spirit-Soul-Body Solutions for Healing from Depression • How recovering your mental health is a big part of recovering from Lyme • Why you need Lyme-friends and non-lyme friends on your healing Journey Connie Strasheim is the author, co-author or ghostwriter of 10 wellness books, including four on Lyme disease, two on cancer and one on spiritual wellness. In addition to authoring books,...

Duration:01:13:44

#220: Ross Anderson - Cure the CDC, Lyme Disease Class Action Lawsuit

1/31/2019
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In this episode you will learn three main things: • The three North America Lyme lawsuits that are fighting for you • Why you can’t sue CDC, even though you want to • How to join Ross’ effort to start a new Lyme Patient class action lawsuit Ross Anderson was infected with Lyme Disease years ago. Upon experiencing the quality of treatment he was provided, and seeing other people in the Lyme Community misdiagnosed and mistreated, he was inspired to put together a class action lawsuit.

Duration:00:36:44