Special Guest: William Lee Cowden, MD, MD(H), is chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board and a professor at the Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine. He is a USA board-certified cardiologist and internist known for his knowledge and skill in practicing and teaching integrative medicine. He has pioneered successful integrative treatments for cancer, Lyme disease, atherosclerosis, cardiomyopathy, autism and various other neurological conditions, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, silicone implant disease and many other illnesses. He has co-authored 6 books and has contributed to several other books and publications.
Special guest: Dr. Darin Ingels, ND
Dr. Darin Ingels, ND, is a respected leader in natural medicine with numerous publications, international lectures and more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare field. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Purdue University and his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. Dr. Ingels’ practice focuses on environmental medicine with special emphasis on Lyme disease, autism and chronic immune dysfunction, including allergies, asthma, recurrent or persistent infections and other genetic or acquired immune problems. He uses diet, nutrients, herbs, homeopathy and immunotherapy to help his patients achieve better health.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Marjorie MacArthur Veiga will be discussing managing the medical mayhem of Lyme disease.
Marjorie MacArthur Veiga is a Lyme patient in remission, wife, and a mother of two daughters – one a teen recovering from chronic Lyme. She has led support groups for Lyme families in Virginia’s Loudoun and Fairfax counties and has served on the board of the National Capital Lyme Disease Association as a fundraiser, and for Governor McDonnell’s Lyme Disease Task Force as a media relations volunteer. Out of her experiences and desire to help others, she co-authored My Lyme Guide – Tips & Tools to Manage Lyme and Associated Illness. She is currently an independent consultant, assisting Lyme-afflicted patients with tasks related to their healthcare.
Dana Laake will be discussing Health risks and diet prevention strategies, autism and Lyme Disease.
Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes the nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joseph Annibali will be discussing the use of brain SPECT imaging in the evaluation and treatment of Lyme disease.
Dr. Annibali, chief psychiatrist at the Amen Clinics in Reston, VA, is board certified in general and geriatric psychiatry and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Annibali’s professional interests include Lyme disease, ADHD, developmental difficulties, the integration of psychotherapy and neuroscience, and complementary and alternative treatment approaches, including functional medicine.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Stephen Harrod Buhner will be discussing healing Lyme disease.
Stephen Harrod Buhner is a master herbalist, psychotherapist, and expert on indigenous and contemplative spiritual traditions. He is the author of numerous books on nature, indigenous cultures, the environment, and herbal medicine. His book, Healing Lyme: Natural Healing And Prevention of Lyme Borreliosis And Its Coinfections, examines the leading scientific research on Lyme infection, its tests and treatments, and outlines the most potent herbal medicines and supplements that offer help.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Norton Fishman will be discussing Lyme Disease: Myth and Facts.
Dr. Norton Fishman, MD, FACP, CNS, is a renowned specialist in diagnosing and treating Lyme disease. He founded Optimal Health Physicians in 2001, having practiced internal medicine for over 35 years. He is dedicated to the best use of conventional medicine, alternative and natural choices, nutritional medicine and leading-edge technology. In addition to being board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, he is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and holds a Diplomat in Anti-Aging/Longevity Medicine. Dr. Fishman is a recognized expert and speaker in the fields of integrative medicine, nutrition and anti-aging medicine.