Lyme-Ed Curriculum

Module 1: Understanding Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - Defining Lyme Disease

Lesson 2 - History and Epidemiology of Lyme Disease

Lesson 3 - Political Issues In Lyme Disease

Lesson 4 - How Is Lyme Disease Transmitted?

Lesson 5 - Complicating Factors in Lyme Disease

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Module 2: Diagnosing Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - Stages of Lyme Disease

Lesson 2 - Differential Diagnosis/ Is Lyme Auto-immune?

Lesson 3 - Signs and Symptoms

Lesson 4 - Testing for Lyme Disease

Lesson 5 - Testing for Co-infections

Lesson 6 - Knowing Which Tests to Run and Optimizing Results

Lesson 7 - Other Tests to Consider

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Module 3: Allopathic Treatment of Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - General Considerations of Antibiotic Therapy

Lesson 2 - Antibiotic Therapy For Acute Lyme

Lesson 3 - Antibiotic Therapy For Chronic Lyme

Lesson 4 - Antibiotic Therapy For Co-infections

Lesson 5 - Antibiotic Therapy For Pregnancy and Children

Lesson 6 - Pros and Cons of IVs and Injectable Medications

Lesson 7 - Pulsing Medications

Lesson 8 - Medication Interactions

Lesson 9 - What To Do When Antibiotics Stop Working

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Module 4: The Importance of Detoxification in Lyme Disease (and how to do it)

Lesson 1 - Why Is Detox So Important in Lyme; Fundamentals of Detoxification

Lesson 2 - Reducing Incoming Toxins

Lesson 3 - Supporting Detoxification Through Nutrition

Lesson 4 - Supporting Detoxification Through Supplementation

Lesson 5 - Supporting Elimination of Toxins From the Body

Lesson 6 - Home Therapies to Support Detoxification

Lesson 7 - Protocol Information and Where To Start

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Module 5: Naturopathic Treatment of Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - Supporting Immune Function and Managing Inflammation

Lesson 2 - Herbal Antimicrobials

Lesson 3 - Biofilm Agents

Lesson 4 - Addressing Opportunistic Infections

Lesson 5 - Managing Symptoms: Pain and Mood

Lesson 6 - Managing Symptoms: Cognition and Sleep

Lesson 7 - Managing Symptoms: Energy

Lesson 8 - Important Micronutrients in Lyme Disease

Lesson 9 - Frequency-based Therapies, IV Nutrient Therapy, Oxygen Therapies

Lesson 10 - Getting Kids To Take Medications, Herbs and Supplements

Lesson 11 - Example Protocols

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Module 6: Hormone Regulation In Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - Introduction To Hormone Regulation in Lyme Disease

Lesson 2 - Balancing Adrenal Hormones

Lesson 3 - Balancing Thyroid Hormones

Lesson 4 - Balancing Reproductive Hormones

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Module 7: Digestive Issues in Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - Side Effects of Medications, GI Infections

Lesson 2 - Inflammation, Candida, SIBO, Leaky Gut

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Module 8: Nutritional Approaches to Lyme Disease

Lesson 1 - Why Dietary Modifications Are Crucial In Lyme Disease; How To Not Get Overwhelmed

Lesson 2 - Nutrition For Reducing Inflammation

Lesson 3 - Nutrition For Supporting Immune Function

Lesson 4 - Nutrition For Digestive Support

Lesson 5 - Nutrition For Hormonal Support

Lesson 6 - Nutrition For Supporting Detoxification and Elimination

Lesson 7 - Nutrition to Offset Side Effects of Medications

Lesson 8 - Other Diets to Consider

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Module 9: Ten Things That Can Hold Back Recovery

Lesson 1 - Co-infections, Biofilm, Heavy Metals, Methylation, Pyrroluria

Lesson 2 - Parasites, Mold Toxicity, Toxic Environment, Thought Patterns, High-stress Lifestyle

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Module 10: Living With Lyme Long Term

Lesson 1 - What Your Doctor Would Like You To Know

Lesson 2 - Addressing the Psycho-emotional Aspects of Lyme Disease

Lesson 3 - What Does Recovery From Lyme Look Like; Living With Lyme Long-term

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