Lyme Disease Lecture Night at Holmdel High Is April 26
The Holmdel PTSO and the Lyme Disease Association are co-sponsoring a " Lyme Lecture Night" with three leading experts speaking about Lyme in the family. The speakers will give information on the physical, neurological, psychological and emotional aspects of Lyme disease and typical co-infections.
The "Lyme Disease Lecture" night will take place on April 26, 7-9 p.m. at the Holmdel High School Auditorium, 36 Crawfords Corner Road.
New Jersey ranks fourth in the nation for Lyme's Diseases cases. Many people are either not being diagnosed or misdiagnosed, said Physical Therapist Wendy Inglis of Holmdel.
Topics to be discussed include common misdiagnoses and symptoms, testing choices, IEPs and school dynamics, reasons people don't get better, treatment options, supportive therapies and the importance of early detection.
The experts are: Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Judith Leventhal, PhD; Gerald T. Simons, PA-C and Pat Smith, president of the Lyme Disease Association.
According to the Lyme Disease Association, among those who should attend are people who suffer from M.S. Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Epstein- Barr Fibromyalgia, IBS, Vertigo, ADHD, ADD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Auditory Processing, Dyslexia, Autoimmune disorders, Scleroderma, Raynauds, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hypothyroid, Prediabetes Heart palpitations, Heart Block, Carditis.
People who suffer from the following should also attend:Sleeping difficulties, Night Sweats, Anxiety, Depression, Lethargy, Irritability, Migratory aches and pains, Chronic Neck Headaches, Back and sinus problems, Visual problems, Light or Sound Sensitivity, Tingling, Tics, Seizures, Brain Fog, Restless Leg, Temperature Regulation Cognition, executive functioning deficits.
Reservations are optional and can be made by calling 732-946-4463.