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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