Injectable Nutrients Now at RestorMedicine

We’re doing shots at RestorMedicine! It’s always five o’clock somewhere, so we’re doing shots all day long! Come in and experience a health and energy boost with injectable vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. Injectables are a great way of taking in nutrients for a couple of reasons 1. You can get higher doses via injection than could be taken orally without experiencing side effects. For example, too much magnesium would cause diarrhea if taken in capsule or liquid form. […]
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Herxes and Lyme Disease – What Should I Do?

I’m undergoing Lyme treatment and feeling worse – what is going on and what can I do? It’s very common during Lyme treatment to have periods of feeling worse.  This article will try to help explain what is going on and what can be done about herxes lyme disease. For many people, even before treatment is undertaken, Lyme symptoms can wax and wane.  There can be good days and bad days, good months and bad months, or for some, good […]
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Low Dose Naltrexone: a Beneficial Modulator of Immune Function

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is used in many illnesses and syndromes, among them Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, autism, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV and cancer.  Since it works to balance the immune system, any condition that involves immune dysregulation may benefit from LDN. What is LDN? LDN is an immune modulator, which means it helps to balance and strengthen the immune system without over-stimulating it.  For this reason it is also used in auto-immune conditions such as rheumatoid […]
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Birth Announcement for Valentina Elison Ducharme

We are excited to announce that Dr. Nicola had her beautiful baby girl last Friday night (October 14). Valentina Elison Ducharme was born at 9.01pm, 8 lb 12 oz, and 20 ½ inches long. Having gone 2 weeks beyond her due date, she came quickly after a five-hour unmedicated labor, and was born naturally and without complication. Dr. Nicola, Dave and baby Valentina are all doing very well and are settling in at home.

How To Prevent Tick Bites

We often get asked about how to prevent tick bites – which of course is the first step in preventing Lyme disease and reinfection with Lyme and other tick-borne infections. While the thought of dousing oneself with DEET and other toxic chemicals is none too appealing, neither is being susceptible to tick bites and the fall-out that can come from that. There now is another option – an all-natural product called Lyme Guard by Ticks N All. This is a […]
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Dr. Nicola’s Maternity Leave

I wanted to fill you in on my plans for the rest of this year. I got married earlier this year, hence the addition of Ducharme to the end of my name, and we are expecting our first child, a baby girl, at the end of September. My current plan is to work as close as possible up to our due date. Once she is born, I will be taking 5-6 weeks off to adjust to my new role as […]
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Dr. Nicola’s Insights In To Lyme Disease Treatment

As numbers of diagnosed Lyme disease patients in Australia grows, the level of government and medical recognition is painfully slow in adapting to the need for information, awareness and acceptance of the problem. Bec Mills, a researcher and documentary film maker, is taking matters into her own hands and is generating a wealth of information which is accessible to all through her YouTube clips and documentaries. On my recent trip to Australia to speak at the 2013 Lyme Symposium, I […]
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Beginners Guide to Lyme Disease – Diagnosis and Treatment Made Simple

Beginners Guide to Lyme Disease is a new Lyme book just released by Dr. Nicola McFadzean For most people a diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease brings with it a lot of emotion.  For some it’s relief, as finally they have a name for what they’ve been experiencing all these years, and confirmation that they’re not crazy; for others, it’s a devastating, momentous finding and one that brings with it a lot of anxiety and fear. Either way, people who are […]
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“Lyme Disease in Australia” – New Book Just Released

I am excited to announce the release of my new book, “Lyme Disease in Australia: Fundamentals of an Emerging Epidemic”. Having worked with Lyme patients in Australia for a few years now, I realized that there is a tremendous need for information, both for patients and physicians alike. This book is the culmination of months of research into the history and evidence of Lyme disease in Australia; and a compilation of information based on my years in clinical practice with […]
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Australia Lyme Disease Protests

As awareness of Lyme disease in Australia grows, the movement towards government recognition will also build. A recent protest led by Lyme sufferers in Australia demonstrates that. But will the government accept that patients with Lyme disease in Australia could have been infected there, or will they continue to deny its existence even in the light of solid evidence to the contrary? Much of the government’s denial of Lyme disease in Australia is based on a study done in 1994, […]
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