Upcoming Lyme Disease Workshop To Showcase the Latest in Diagnostics and Treatment

May 11, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
May 11, 2015 - Lapeer, MI - According to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), 300,000 new cases of Lyme Disease are diagnosed every year, which is 10 times the amount previously reported by the Centers for Disease Control. With growing numbes of people suffering chronic, long-term residual effects of Lyme Disease, significant research is being conducted on the diagnosis and treatment of this life-altering disease.

The Michigan Lyme Disease Association states that non-treated or under-treated Lyme disease can result in chronic debilitating symptoms, and may be misdiagnosed as lupus, multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, and Parkinson's disease. One medical researcher even found that Lyme bacteria in 70% of Alzheimer's patients.

To help spread awareness on this fast-growing epidemic, Rebekah's Health and Nutrition Source is sponsoring a local Lyme Disease workshop at the Marguerite de Angeli Library in downtown Lapeer on Saturday, May 30th at 1pm. The guest speaker for this event is Dr. Mark Morningstar of the Natural Wellness & Pain Relief Center in Grand Blanc. He has been there for nearly 13 years treating patients with chronic Lyme symptoms. He will be discussing the shortfalls of conventional laboratory testing, conventional treatment guidelines, and integrative medicine alternatives to promote comprehensive healing. He is one of only a few members of ILADS in Michigan.

Signup for this workshop begins May 16th, and can be done by calling the Lapeer Library at (810) 664-6971. You can also visit their website, www.library.lapeer.org for more information. You can also contact Rebekah's Health and Nutrition source at (810) 660-8585, or the Natural Wellness & Pain Relief Center at (810) 694-3576.

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