Archive for March, 2018

Demystifying Herbal Medicine for Lyme Disease – Guest Presenter at our Support Meeting April 22nd

Come out and join us at our next support group meeting to be held on Sunday, April 22nd from 3 – 4:30 pm in Columbia. Our meetings are always FREE and open to people suffering from Lyme and other Tick Borne illnesses, their family members, and those who support them.

TOPIC:  Demystifying Herbal Medicine for Lyme Disease

DESCRIPTION: Since the time man has walked the planet, herbs have been used for healing.  Herbs can enhance healing in many ways.  They can enhance health as an addition to the diet or in the form of medicinal extracts in capsule, tincture or powder.   Get familiar with 5 key herbs that enhance healing from Lyme disease.  Learn potential herb-drug interactions and how to purchase safe, quality supplements.

We are fortunate enough to have guest presenter, Rebecca Snow, a local nutritionist, herbalist and educator. Rebecca has been specializing in Chronic Lyme Disease since 2004.  Currently she practices in Catonsville, MD at the Avalon Yoga and Wellness Center. Visit her site at www.rebeccasnow.com .

Rebecca was the founding director of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health at Maryland University of Integrative Health, where she worked for 10 years in a variety of roles as faculty, clinic supervisor and administrator.

She holds a Master of Science in Herbal Medicine from MUIH and has completed coursework at the Dreamtime Center for Herbal Studies. She also completed an International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) preceptorship. She is a Certified Nutritional Specialist through the American College of Nutrition, a licensed nutritionist in the State of Maryland, a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild.

REGISTER:For address information and to let the group know you plan to attend, please email LymeAware1@gmail.com .

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