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Chronic Illness Uncovered: Lyme Disease,Viral Pathogens,Morgellons,Mould &...
Sun 14 May 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
Chronic Illness Uncovered: Lyme Disease, Viral Pathogens, Morgellons, Mould & More...
For the first time in their conference history the Academy of Nutritional Medicine are exploring the controversial and much misconceived illness - Morgellons Disease.
This promises to be another ground-breaking conference and is, again, addressed to health professionals, patients, carers, and members of the public interested in deepening their understanding of chronic disease and its implications.
DR. JESS P. ARMINE (via live video link)
Brain Inflammation: Effects of Mould and Mycotoxins
Dr. Armine will explain the mechanisms involved in chronic inflammatory response syndrome (CIRS), the effects of mould and mycotoxins, and the interaction of mast cells and microglia to activate inflammation of the brain.
PROF. LEONA GILBERT
Testing for Lyme Disease
Professor Gilbert will guide us through the most up-to-date testing technologies, including TickPlex - the antibody screening test to be introduced this May.
DR. JOSEPH G. JEMSEK (via live video link)
Major Reasons for Lyme Borreliosis Complex (LBC) Treatment Resistance or Relapse at Jemsek Specialty Clinic
Dr. Jemsek will outline the reasons behind resistance to treatment, as well as take extensive Q&As.
DR. GINGER SAVELY
Morgellons Disease: Our Current Understanding
Dr. Savely, a world renowned expert in the illness, will discuss in detail the symptoms of Morgellons Disease, objective findings, theories on its etiology as well as treatment options available. Dr. Savely is considered to be one of the top experts in the United States on the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases and Morgellons disease.
DR. ARMIN SCHWARZBACH
Tick-Borne Diseases and Viruses in Cancer and Unexplained Syndromes
Dr. Schwarzbach will discuss the role of tick borne diseases and viruses in cancer and unexplained syndromes.
Dr. Jess P. Armine (via live video link)
Dr. Jess P. Armine holds licenses as a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Registered Nurse. He is trained in Chiropractic, Methylation, Genetic Research, Neuro-Endo-Immunology, Functional Medicine, Nutrigenomics, Applied Kinesiology, Cranial Manipulation, and Nutritional Counseling. He holds Diplomas in Forensic Examination and Forensic Medicine from the American College of Forensic Examiners and is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners International.
Dr. Armine is one of the few specialists in the United States specializing in correlating the Genetic SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) with Neuro-Endo-Immunology, Acquired Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Cell Wall Integrity to identify hidden imbalances and he develops individualised treatment plans specific to the history and physiology of the individual patient . Dr. Armine constantly researches about the latest findings in genetics and functional medicine.
Dr. Armine’s passion is to discover and eradicate the root cause and subsequent effects of chronic illnesses in adults and children as well as to educate and empower patients and practitioners alike.
Dr. Armine is the co-discoverer of Bio-Individualized Medicine ™.
Prof. Leona Gilbert
A research team led by Associate Professor Gilbert in University of Jyväskylä, Finland has studied chronic diseases and morphological variants of borrelia leading to some exciting discoveries. That knowledge was combined to nanotechnology and some creative thinking to produce Tickplex: a diagnostics kit for the detection of tick-borne diseases and coinfections.
Dr. Joseph G. Jemsek (via live video link)
Dr. Jemsek, MD, FACP, is a boardcertified physician in infectious disease and internal medicine. In early 1983 Dr. Jemsek diagnosed the first case of HIV/AIDS in Mecklenburg County, and subsequently devoted his practice to HIV care until 2006. In his early career he was the first hospital epidemiologist in a private institution, and the designated infectious disease consultant for the Carolinas Medical Center heart transplant program. The Jemsek Specialty Clinic’s facility in Washington DC is exclusively devoted to the care of patients with Lyme Borreliosis Complex.
Dr. Ginger Savely
Dr. Savely is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate Degree in Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University where she was honored with the Dean’s Legacy Award for her research on Morgellons disease. Dr. Savely is also a certified applied clinical nutritionist and uses an integrative approach to patient care. Part of her treatment approach involves uncovering and treating possible mold toxicity, as this can have a pronounced impact on ability to heal. Dr. Savely has treated thousands of Lyme disease patients and over 900 Morgellons disease patients since she began specializing in these diseases in 2003. Patients come to her Washington, DC office from literally all over the world.
Dr. Savely was one of the first people in the US to advocate for Morgellons disease and to assert that the disease was not psychiatric but infectious in nature. She was honored with the Texas Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award in 2004 when practicing in Texas and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners award for state excellence in Washington, DC in 2014.
Dr. Ginger Savely is considered to be one of the top experts in the United States on the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases and Morgellons Disease. She speaks and publishes frequently on both topics and is a referral source for practitioners around the U.S. Dr. Savely has been on the advisory boards of the California and Texas Lyme Disease Associations, The Morgellons Research Foundation and The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation. Her book, “Morgellons: The Legitimization of a Disease”, was released in November 2016 and is available on Amazon.
Official Book Signing:
There will be an opportunity to purchase the book “Morgellons: The Legitimization of a Disease” on the day.
Dr. Savely will be signing books between 5.15pm - 6pm at Holiday Inn Bloomsbury after the main event.
Dr. Armin Schwarzbach
Dr. Schwarzbach is a specialist for laboratory medicine and infectious diseases from Augsburg, Germany. He has been working in the field of diagnostic tests for Borrelia burgdorferi and coinfections for more than 20 years. Dr. Schwarzbach has tested more than 20,000 patients for different tick-borne diseases and multiple infections.
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury - Coram Street - London - WC1N 1HT
Sunday 14 May 2017
10.00 - 17.00
Tea & coffee, still & sparkling mineral water, whole fruits & snacks, nuts, dried fruit and seeds available on arrival, at registration, and during breaks
Ticket includes lunch with vegan and gluten-free options.
(Details will be updated regularly)
CPD awarded by the Naturopathic Nutrition Association: 5 credits
Dr. Jess P. Armine
Dr. Armin Schwarz- bach
Dr. Leona Gilbert
Dr. Joseph Jemsek
Dr. Ginger Savely