Episode #333: Lyme Disease: Prevention, Treatment, and Natural Medicines for Doctor Moms with Dr. Jaquel Patterson, ND

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Nothing can put a damper on a gorgeous sunny day quite like finding a tick attached to your child. If finding a tick instantly amps up your anxiety about Lyme disease or other infections you are NOT alone! We know there are SO many amazing benefits to being outside and spending time in nature, so we want to help you feel empowered to handle ticks and address Lyme disease with confidence. 

In today’s episode, Dr. Elana shares an interview she did with Lyme Expert, Dr. Jaquel Patterson, ND, who was the expert guest inside the Doctor Mom Membership this month. These two naturopathic doctors teach you everything you need to know about Lyme Disease – from prevention strategies to both conventional and natural treatment options, so you can feel confident as a Doctor Mom!

If after listening to this episode you are hungry for more, join the Doctor Mom Membership to access an easy-to-follow, safe, and effective Doctor Mom Lyme Disease Protocol so you feel confident and prepared! Visit www.doctormommembership.com to join and get immediate access. 

Topics Discussed:

  • What is Lyme disease and how does it present in kids
  • What if a child doesn’t have the classic bullseye rash what other symptoms to look for
  • What testing is best and when are results most accurate 
  •  What are conventional treatments for Lyme
  •  The one antibiotic that every child under the age of 8 should avoid
  •  What are natural treatments for Lyme that are safe for kids
  •  What are common home remedies for Lyme
  •  How to prevent Lyme in the first place!
  •   How to find a Lyme Literate doctor
  • And more…

Show Notes:

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This episode’s guest

Dr. Jaquel Patterson is a nationally recognized naturopathic physician, success coach, 3x Amazon best-selling author, and Forbes contributor. She owns a successful multi-disciplinary medical practice, Fairfield Family Health, in Connecticut. She has over 16 years of clinical experience with a focus on Lyme disease, autoimmune conditions, integrative psychiatry and environmental medicine. She is a sought-after speaker and published in places like USA Today, New York Magazine, Forbes, CBC, Fox, NBC and ABC. She has also completed additional training and is certified with the Institute for Functional Medicine and Functional Medicine for Psychiatry and ADHD with Psychiatry Redefined.  She is active in leadership within the profession, serving as the past President for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and currently serves on the board for the American Academy of Environmental Medicine.

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