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April 12, 2012: Is There a Connection between Interstitial Cystitis and Lyme disease?
Many Interstitial Cystitis and Lyme patients suffer from similar symptoms. Are they connected in some way? A survey done on the ICA website asked how many people had either IC/Lyme/or both. Of the 3,693 people who responded to the survey 57% have both. Thirty-eight percent of IC patients responding have not had a Lyme diagnosis and five percent have Lyme but no IC diagnosis. Could some of those who have Lyme or IC, have the other disease yet undiagnosed? Perhaps so. How can they find out? A man and a woman who have both will tell us what it is like. Pat Criscito from Desert Harvest wil

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Pat Criscito

Pat Criscito is the President and CEO of Desert Harvest, a manu¬facturer of quality nutritional supplements and skin care products based on aloe vera. Pat took on a full-time management role 13 years ago. Under her leadership, Desert Harvest has grown to include more than 50,000 clients in 42 countries. Because Pat’s sister has IC/PBS, she has focused the company’s research on finding products that relieve the frequency, urgency, nocturia, and pelvic pain associated with this devastating disease. Pat has been an entrepreneur for 31 years, starting and managing international companies in both Europe and the U.S. She holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from the University of Pho.....

Angela Myers

Angela Myers, ARNP has over 30 years of nursing experience in hospitals, home health, psychiatric, and academic settings. She completed her Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) requirements in 1996 through Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Eric Myers has two BS degrees and is a biofeedback technician. For the last 10 years Angela and husband Eric have operated a holistic functional practice using traditional and alternative medicine. Eric operates the QXCI/SCIO machine and teaches the use of it. The machine is used to assist Angela in determining treatment plans for her patients as well as for wellness, stress reduction, and energy correction.

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