Lyme Disease and Chinese Medicine

May 23, 2016
Hosted by Dr. Rebecca Risk

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Options for treating Chronic Lyme Disease without using antibiotics can be confusing, and sometimes feel limited. There is an overload of information for those who are also suffering from cognitive impairment and cannot think clearly. This episode is focusing on Chinese Medicine for the treatment of this debilitating chronic illness. Dr. Heiner Fruehauf has founded the company Classical Pearls, making several products to help treat the emerging illness. When treating chronic infections like Lyme Disease, Chinese Medical doctors are trained to treat the whole person, not just the disease. Taking into consideration each patient’s specific needs and using Chinese Medicine Theory, Dr. Fruehauf treats Chronic Lyme Disease in a gentle way, using specific herbs for each person. This is the last of four episodes in May for Lyme awareness month.

Falling Through the Cracks: Feel alive and thrive

Falling Through the Cracks: Feel alive and thrive

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Falling through the cracks will help you take back your health and thrive through every day, instead of surviving. Each week we’ll give you tools and advice on how to get your health back. In our society a lot of people are feeling unwell, and their doctors aren’t able to help them. Given bills of health, their lab tests are normal, but they are in excruciating pain and debilitating fatigue. This is Dr Risk’s story, and she eventually had to help herself through a very long journey to the health she has now. Dr. Risk has dedicated her life to guiding those who have fallen through the cracks in our health care system to achieve wellness so they can live their lives, instead of just surviving. Tune in to Falling Through the Cracks, broadcasting live every Monday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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Dr. Rebecca Risk

Dr. Rebecca Risk

With 10 years of experience as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Dr. Rebecca Risk operates Ananta Health in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Having chosen the Sanskrit word Ananta which means infinite or without limit, Dr. Risk partners with her patients to help them achieve infinite health. She applies TCM principles with a modern view, allowing her to care for her patients in a unique way, helping them overcome health obstacles and getting to the root of their chronic health problems. A graduate of the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Risk is trained in Chinese Herbology, Dietary Therapy, Acupuncture, BioMeridian Stress Testing and supplementation. Certified from the Academy of Natural Health Sciences in New Jersey as a Supplement Consultant, Dr. Risk provides her patients with customized vitamin and herbal therapies that support their nutritional needs for optimal health.

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