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Patients want cutting-edge treatments, but not every treatment is the best option for your condition. This article is meant to give an overview of the benefits of exosomes that I offer my patients.

I believe exosomes derived from stem cells can play a beneficial role in treatment of autoimmune condit...

Many of you know that May is Lyme Disease awareness month. A time when messages of hope, public awareness, health campaigns on education and prevention are prevelent throughout media and social media platforms.

A time when we can voice our feelings, frustrations, support, and courage. We proudly wear...

A few things I would like to highlight are: Lyme disease does not always have an acute presentation. Lyme disease can present alongside other infections. Lyme disease can have long term ramifications.

“Tick season is finally over, right?” Well … not quite. Technically, every season is “tick season.” Contrary to popular belief, ticks don’t just disappear in the colder months. Some tick species are simply less active. Take year-round precautions to prevent tick bites and the diseases that can come...

Visual impairments are a prominent feature of a Lyme patient’s clinical presentation. Patients may complain of disturbance of visual acuity, blurry vision, floaters, pain on eye movement, frequent localized infections, and trouble keeping focus on a page when reading just to name a few.

My colleagues...

May is Lyme Disease awareness months and I am thrilled to see various media outlets focusing on educating the public on vector borne illnesses. The recent New York Times Article published May 1st, 2018 “Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly, C.D.C. Finds,” touched on reasons why tick and ot...

Over the last few months I have been reflecting on which direction medicine has been heading in the last few decades. It is clear that patients like consumers are looking for immediate response and results from their healthcare professionals. Intern, I see a trend of people moving toward urgent care...

The summer is officially behind us and the school year is back in full swing. As we put the long summer days and warm summer nights behind us and get back in the academic saddle, I want to address some symptoms that you might not realize can be related to Lyme disease and associated co-infections.

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Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc over Texas and Louisiana on August 25, 2017 and parts of Texas and Louisiana continue to be submerged under flood water.  I would like to address the medical ramifications of this hurricane that is both immediate as well as long term.

Hurricane waters can displace a...

Many of you already know about the various infections that a tick bite can transmit and for some leading to life altering diseases and symptoms. But did you know that a tick bite may also lead to a meat allergy?

Alpha- Gal allergy has come on the medical radar in 2002 when a number of patients exhibi...

We are in the midst of Summer 2017 and it is another great time for bonding, relaxing and spending time in the great outdoors with pets, friends and family. Throughout the year I have written and posted on my social media about all the things I am doing to raise awareness for Lyme disease and July 2...

In March, I had the privilege of interviewing  Dr. Elena Frid, a dynamic pediatric and adult autoimmune and Lyme disease specialist in New York City. You may recognize Dr. Frid from her bold, high fashion social media posts; she’s on an attention-grabbing mission to bring encouragement to the Lyme c...

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that typically presents in childhood, affecting verbal and nonverbal communication skills. Typically, caretakers notice a problem with the child by age 2, when the child begins to learn how to communicate effectively with his/her environment.

Why am I writing a...

IT IS RARE

Powassan Virus is an infection transmitted to humans through a tick bite; the same tick that caries Lyme disease and associate infections. There have only been 75 cases of Powassan Virus reported to the CDC to date in the last 10 years. Pawassan Virus has been recognized in the United Stat...

I have been writing to you about my involvement with Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses for over six months. Through the letters one can see the vast involvement and damage these disorders can cause and can present in many different ways often mimicking other conditions.  In my practice, I...

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