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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
January 9, 2024

Tickborne Diseases On The Rise: Lowering Your Risk, Diagnosis, and Natural Treatments

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In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatment for Lyme disease with Dr. Tom Moorcroft. You’ll hear us take a deep dive into:

  1. Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease

  2. The link between Lyme disease and co-infections

  3. The role of Bartonella in Lyme disease

  4. Testing methods for Lyme disease and co-infections

  5. A holistic approach to treating Lyme disease and co-infections

Dr. Moorcroft has been treating patients with chronic bacterial and viral infections for over a decade. He is the Co-Founder and Physician at Origins of Health, an Osteopathic medical center that specializes in recovery from chronic infections. Dr. Moorcroft is also a member of the ILADS Evidence-based Lyme and Co-Infections Fundamentals program.

Labs Mentioned

  • Antibody test
  • Western blot test
  • PCR test
  • DNA panel test
  • T cell testing


02:20 - Raising root cause awareness

04:53 - Causes, symptoms, and misconceptions about Lyme disease

09:37 - Controversies and diagnostic challenges

18:32 - Understanding misdiagnosis and Lyme disease

23:19 - Diagnosis and treatment for Lyme disease

28:51 - How are tick-borne co-infections different from Lyme disease?

33:21 - Asthma versus babesia

42:20 - Overlooked symptoms in children and adults

47:44 - Treating Lyme disease and co-infections

52:59 - Nurturing the body's healing potential

01:04:03 - Holistic health and training with Dr. Tom Moorcroft

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