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Jan 14, 2020

Why You Should Listen:

In this episode, you will learn about an exciting new therapeutic agent in Lyme disease called Disulfiram.

About My Guest:

My guest for this episode is Dr. Dan Kinderlehrer. Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD is a nationally recognized physician with expertise in the fields of nutrition, allergy, environmental medicine, Lyme disease and the healing of mind-body-spirit as a unified whole. Dr. Kinderlehrer co-founded The New England Center for Holistic Medicine in Newbury, MA and has taught extensively, including practitioner training courses at the Omega Institute, The National Institute of Behavioral Medicine, and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. He created and organized the Lyme Fundamentals course which is presented annually at the International Lyme and Associated Diseases conferences. He is the author of several review articles in medical journals and the Lyme Times. His integrated medical practice in Denver, CO focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne disease. Dr. Kinderlehrer is the author of Recovery From Lyme: The Integrative Medicine Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tick-Borne Illness which will be released in 2020.

Key Takeaways:

  • Is Disulfiram a game changer in the treatment of Lyme disease?
  • Where did Disulfiram originate, and what has it historically been used for?
  • Does Disulfiram potentially eradicate Borrelia and Babesia?
  • What is the role of Disulfiram in the treatment of Bartonella?
  • How is Disulfiram dosing managed to minimize side effects?
  • What foods, personal care products, supplements, and medications need to be avoided while on Disulfiram?
  • Can Disulfiram be used in those with sulfa drug sensitivities?
  • Do some patients need Disulfiram long-term?
  • Can Disulfiram be used in pregnancy and in children?
  • What is the role of copper in terms of side effects with the use of Disulfiram?
  • What are some of the mental health side effects observed with Disulfiram?
  • Does Disulfiram negatively impact our healthy microbiome?

Interview Date:

January 13, 2020


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