Saturday, January 12, 2019
With Mary-Beth Charno
Location: Sag Harbor
Level: Open (all students welcome)
Join us for an in-depth lecture on Lyme Disease (a subject of concern to everyone on the East End) given by Mary-Beth Charno, nurse practitioner and specialist in the care of tick-borne illness. Topics discussed will include:
- Facts about Lyme disease and tick-borne illness
- Prevention and protection from Lyme
- What to do with an acute infection
- Lyme diagnostics – what every patient should know
- Making the most of antibiotic treatment
- Key strategies of a functional approach to tick-borne illness.
The workshop will consist of a 90 minute lecture and Q&A followed by a 30 minute self-care focus of restoratives and essential oils given by Barbara Hennessy and Brad Thompson.
Mary-Beth Charno is a graduate of Stony Brook University with a master’s degree in Advanced Practice Nursing. She is a nurse practitioner in private practice at Stockade Wellness in Kingston, NY, specializing in the care of tick-borne illness. A student at the Institute for Functional Medicine (a root-cause approach to illness), she is seeking to find the intersect between chronic Lyme disease and Functional Medicine. She trained intensively under Dr. Richard Horowitz, her first mentor, and is now studying the work of Dr. Joseph Jemsek, an infectious disease doctor in the DC area. Her protocols use a blend of pharmaceutical, herbal, and neutraceutical remedies, IV and nutrition. She is a Board-Certified Holistic Nurse, a Registered Yoga teacher and an instructor in the Urban Zen Integrative Therapist Program. She is certified at the Master’s level in Reiki and is a practitioner of Breema, a system of gentle bodywork that fosters deep relaxation. For more information, please visit marybethcharno.com.