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BetterHealthGuy.com was the result of Scott's personal journey through Lyme disease and mold illness. Throughout his twenty years of recovering his health, Scott was fortunate enough to be introduced to many experts and healers in the health arena. BetterHealthGuy Blogcasts are interviews with many of these experts on topics such as Lyme disease, mold illness, parasites, detoxification, emotional health, and much more. Follow Scott as he empowers your better health!
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Episode #31: PANDAS and PANS with Amy Joy Smith, NP
3 days ago
Why You Should Listen: In this episode, you will learn about PANDAS and PANS and the impact it has on children and families. About My Guest: My guest for this episode is Amy Joy Smith, NP. Amy Joy Smith is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Functional Medicine in Northern California. Amy is a renowned pioneer on the PANDAS front and also the mother of an amazing child with PANDAS. She is a dedicated PANDAS awareness advocate. Amy serves on the PANDASNetwork.org Board of Directors. Amy has practiced functional and nutritional medicine since the early 1980s and has studied with a number of pioneers in the field. She attended Syracuse University School of Nursing where she received her BSN in Maternal-Child Nursing, and all of her acute care and hospital experience is in pediatrics. She was a Fellow in the World Health Organization's renowned Adolescent Health Training Program in the University of Minnesota Medical School, and in addition to being a Nurse Practitioner, has a Master's Degree in Adolescent Health with a focus on Youth Development and Community Health, from the University of Minnesota. She was featured in the recent documentary “My Kid Is Not Crazy” which is a powerful film exploring the impact PANDAS and PANS has on the lives of those it affects. Key Takeaways: - What are the primary symptoms of PANDAS? How is PANS different? - At what age does it often present and what is the split between boys and girls? - What triggers PANDAS and PANS? - What are the criteria for diagnosing the condition? - What is the Cunningham Panel? - How do you control inflammation and modulate the immune response? - Can homeopathy be helpful? - Is PANDAS associated with autism? Connect With My Guest: http://www.amyjoysmithnp.com Related Resources: http://www.mykidisnotcrazy.com Interview Date: June 20, 2017 Disclaimer: The content of this show is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any illness or medical condition. Nothing in today's discussion is meant to serve as medical advice or as information to facilitate self-treatment. As always, please discuss any potential health-related decisions with your own personal medical authority.
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