Category: Lyme Disease

December 11, 2014

Why do I feel worse when I’m trying to get better?

Written by Dr. Julie Moore, ND   A Herxheimer Reaction is a temporary worsening of symptoms following treatment for certain infections. Also know as a ‘Herx’ or a ‘Die-off’ reaction, it is caused by the release of endotoxins from bacteria that have been lysed by antibiotics or the immune system leading to additional inflammatory symptoms. […]

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June 27, 2012

Preventing and Treating a Tick Bite

by Dr Deirdre O’Neill Welcoming the hot summer nights, vacations and more family time, comes with preventing the woes of summer. This is the time of year to remember the tips on how to eat right with the BBQ & family picnics, handle excess sun exposure, and properly remove a tick. Ticks can harbour the […]

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May 28, 2012

Preventing Lyme Disease

Dr. Julie Moore, ND Watch out for Ticks: Preventing Lyme Disease As the summer comes upon us and we venture out into the woods for hiking, camping, and outdoor sports with our friends and families, we probably aren’t thinking about ticks. Ticks are small insects that resemble spiders and live on deer, rodents, birds and […]

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