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Lyme Disease — Getting Through The Tick of It
Presenter: Dr. Ted Chung, ND
Lyme Disease—Getting Through the Tick of It is updated and presented once a year at the North York campus.
Lyme disease is one of the most rapidly reported insect-borne diseases in North America. Over 700 cases of Lyme disease was reported in 2015 to the Public health Agency of Canada vs 130 in 2009. The growing increase in infection numbers and complexity of the disease has many health practitioners confused and continually searching for new insight to the treatment of the condition. The goal of the night is to deconstruct some of the complexities, remove the fear of treating Lyme disease, understand treatment options available for referral and finally how nutritionist can provide specific support during the entire process.
This seminar will be broken down into three parts, each part will focus on various aspects of the disease and provide better understanding the entanglement of Lyme disease.
Key Topics Include:
1. The spread of Lyme disease
2. The progression of Lyme disease from acute to chronic stages and the multitude of organ systems that are involved.
3. Lyme testing – the confusion
4. Contributors to severity of Lyme symptoms such Borrellia, Babesia, Bartonella, and other Co-infections.
5. Discussions on What are we Doing to help treat Lyme Disease:
• Intravenous therapies
– IV Vit C
– IV Ozone
– IV Lasers
• Botanicals and Nosodes
• Mitochondrial support
• Hormonal Balance
• HPA axis regulation
• Immunomodulation and desensitization (LDI , LDA therapy)
Key Areas Discussed
• Understand the complexity of Lyme disease
• Treatment therapies that other practitioners are using
• Learn how nutrition plays an integral part of the biofilm.
About the Presenter
Dr. Chung believes passionately about assisting people through the transitions of health and has committed Visionary Health to address that basic premise. He brings compassion and excitement to his practice and possesses an un-canning ability to put his patients at ease. His areas of special interest are Chronic Pain, Fat Reduction, Chronic Diseases (Autoimmune), Digestive Disorders (Crohns/Ulcerative colitis), Endocrine disorders, Mind/Body Medicine, and Oncology. He is dedicated to keeping informed of new techniques and research. Dr Chung received his naturopathic training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in British Columbia. Prior to his departure to the west coast, he was a personal trainer and a kinesiologist who specialized in working with a wide range of rehabilitative injuries. He has since returned to Toronto and is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario and a member of the CONO. He also holds certifications in Intravenous therapy, Wilson’s temperature syndrome Thyroid protocol, and Neural Prolo Therapy.