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Lyme Disease
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Nadine Stram Sunday, August 06, 2017 Integrative Medicine  Lyme Disease  Preventative Health 

LymeSeq, the new Lyme test, will detect the presence of multiple strains of Lyme bacteria, plus all major co-infections as well as non-Lyme causes of diseases like Influenza and Staph.

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Kirsten Carle N.D. Sunday, July 09, 2017 Conferences  General  Lyme Disease  Naturopathy  Preventative Health 

Several Stram Center providers attended the Forum for Integrative Medicine conference in San Francisco. What they learned was invaluable.

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By: Ronald L. Stram, MD Friday, June 16, 2017 Diet and Prevention  Lyme Disease  Nutrition  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Preventative Health  Ronald L. Stram MD 

Here are some food suggestions for fighting Lyme Disease, and what foods to avoid -- taken directly from Dr. Stram’s PowerPoint presentation to Core Life Eatery’s sold out audience on June 13th in Vestal, NY.

We hope this information will help you in your quest to overcome Lyme!

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Kirsten Carle N.D. Sunday, May 07, 2017 General  Lyme Disease  Preventative Health 

We know this must sound strange, but save your ticks! Saving your ticks and sending them out to be tested is one of the most effective measures to find out just what type of infection that tick could be carrying.

If you get bit by a tick, remove it safely and carefully. Then, place it in a ziplock baggy with a moist cotton ball. You can visit www.tickreport.com to read more about where to send your ticks and how much it costs. Results typically come back within a few days to a week.

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Mary C. Johnson, Dietetic Intern Thursday, February 04, 2016 Cardiovascular Health  Diet and Prevention  General  Lyme Disease  Nutrition  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Obesity  Paleo Diet  Preventative Health  Recipes  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 

In our fast-paced lives, we demand meals on-the-go and often reach for the quickest options available. This most often involves purchasing pre-packaged or fast-food meals which are typically higher in sodium and saturated fat which are detrimental to our heart health. These quick options are also lower in fiber and phytochemicals (cancer fighting compounds found in the color of the food) that are found in plant-based foods which are important for our overall health. Optimizing your diet to include plant-based foods is a surefire way to increase the nutrient density of your diet and maximize your disease fighting potential. Spending time planning and preparing your meals each week is one of the best ways to ensure diet success for heart health. Here are a few easy tips to get you started in quick meal planning and preparation that you can start to incorporate into your routine.

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The Stram Center Sunday, July 12, 2015 Cancer Therapy  Diet and Prevention  General  Integrative Cancer Care  Integrative Medicine  Lyme Disease  Mind Body Medicine  Mind Body Medicine, Reiki  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Pain Management  Preventative Health 

Integrative Oncology focuses on nutritional, herbal, and mind-body therapies that can complement standard cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation in order to strengthen the immune system, minimize side effects, and improve quality of life, encouraging the best overall outcome.

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Eric C. Sharer MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Sunday, May 10, 2015 General  Integrative Medicine  Lyme Disease  Lyme Disease, ILADS  Mind Body Medicine  Nutrition  Nutrition, Food as Medicine 

Managing the stress of Lyme with a healthy lifestyle: Diet, Exercise/Physical Activity, Sleep, and Stress Management.

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Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Sunday, May 10, 2015 Acupressure Points  Acupuncture  General  Lyme Disease  Lyme Disease, ILADS  Preventative Health 

There are many benefits to acupressure. Supporting the lung channel is very important when faced with Lyme and related illnesses.

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