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Gluten and Brain Function

GLUTEN AND “LEAKY BRAIN”: how gluten contributes to cognitive decline. It is no secret that diet and nutrition are key for good health, and for a healthy brain. There is a profound difference in outcomes and health levels for those who adhere to a strict diet, versus those who eat whatever they like. Those who are careful about what they put into their bodies experience lower levels of pain and inflammation, more energy, more even keeled emotions, and better brain […]
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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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Diets for Lyme Disease

Navigating the most appropriate diet for a Lyme disease patient can be difficult, but good nutrition is such a crucial part of any treatment regimen that it is well worth addressing. Lyme disease is an illness caused by bacteria that is typically transmitted via ticks, but may also be spread via lice, fleas, mosquitos and other insects. I believe that maintaining optimal nutrition is crucial for Lyme disease sufferers, but there is limited information on what people should eat, and […]
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Lyme Disease Diet and Lifestyle Factors

Tips for Nutrition and Lifestyle to Heal From Lyme Disease   Drink 2L daily of clean, filtered water – helps to flush out waste material Reduce foods that cause inflammation – gluten, dairy, any foods with IgG intolerance Diet should comprise mostly of lean, organic proteins, fruits and vegetables, healthy fats such as olives, avocado, coconut, flax oil Ensure adequate fiber to sweep/ detox bowels – flax seed, psyllium Minimize sugars, caffeine and saturated fats Sleep – maximize sleep before […]
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What Is Lyme Disease

Definition of Lyme Disease By definition, Lyme disease refers to an illness caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. This definition has been expanded to include other strains of Borrelia such as afzelii, andersonii, garinii.

Lyme Diet Book Reviews

Dr. McFadzean’s book is refreshing and unique. It provides sound, thoroughly researched information presented in a clean and cogent format. The Lyme Diet will become an essential tool for Lyme practitioners and patients alike. Steven Harris, MD. Redwood City, CA. I have been treating people with Lyme and coinfections since 1997. People who have suffered for many years recover best when they utilize a comprehensive approach, especially one that includes optimal nutrition. This book is a must-read for anyone who […]
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Lyme Diet Book by Dr. Nicola

Now available is the first-ever publication dedicated exclusively to nutritional strategies geared towards the unique needs of Lyme disease patients. The Lyme Diet: Nutritional Strategies for Healing from Lyme Disease is a must-have manual for anyone suffering from such Lyme disease symptoms as fatigue, chronic pain, cognitive deficits, and candidiasis. The Lyme Diet contains a wealth of information about why dietary choices are critical for: minimizing inflammation optimizing immune function promoting healthy digestion and gut flora balancing hormones detoxifying the […]
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Dr. Nicola’s Approach to Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a complex and multi-factorial illness, and subsequently there is no straight-forward, one-size-fits-all approach to treating it. Dr Nicola adopts a comprehensive approach, blending western medicine with traditional naturopathic therapies. She is not opposed to the use of long-term antibiotic regimens in many cases, and in fact, supports and manages these protocols for many of her patients. However, Dr. Nicola goes further to incorporate natural therapies such as immune support, detoxification support, hormone balancing, preventive anti-fungal regimens, digestive […]
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Naturopathic Approaches to Lyme Disease Treatment

NATUROPATHIC APPROACHES TO LYME DISEASE TREATMENT By Nicola McFadzean, N.D. Naturopathic medicine is a system of medicine that utilizes natural therapies such as herbal medicine and homeopathy, along with diet and lifestyle changes. The philosophy underlying naturopathic medicine is to treat the underlying cause of disease, to treat the person holistically, and to start treatment using least invasive therapies first, working up the therapeutic order as necessary. Naturopathic medicine is well placed to assist patients with chronic Lyme disease. While […]
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Lyme Disease: A cause of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and arthritis

Lyme Disease: a cause of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and arthritis By Nicola McFadzean, N.D. Lyme disease was once thought of as an obscure disease that only affected people living in the northeast. Increasingly, however, Lyme disease is showing itself to be more prevalent than ever, and more widespread throughout the country, and indeed the world. The number of Lyme disease cases is difficult to estimate because of both unreported and undiagnosed cases. The number of reported cases exceeds 20,000 per […]
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