The annual event, held this year at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, provides physicians and other medical professionals current information about the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and associated tickborne illnesses. One such illness is Morgellons disease (MD), which is highly correlated with Lyme disease according to the clinical research of Raphael Stricker, MD, and Ginger Savely, DNP. At least 97% of Morgellons disease patients have evidence of co-existing Lyme disease.
Morgellons disease is a multi-system condition characterized by often bizarre skin manifestations and insidious neurological and other systemic symptoms. The distinguishing characteristic of Morgellons disease is the presence of microscopic subcutaneous fibers embedded in open skin lesions as well as beneath completely intact skin. Psychiatry, USA); Peter Mayne, MD (GP-Dermatology, Australia); Marianne Middleveen, MSc, Mdes (Veterinary Microbiology, Canada); Carsten Nicolaus, MD, PhD. (Internal Medicine, Germany); Raphael Stricker, MD (Internal Medicine, Hematology and Immunology, USA); Ginger Savely, DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice, USA); and Amelia Withington, MD (Psychiatry, USA).
Marianne Middelveen, Msc, Mdes, will present the latest research on Morgellons disease. Raphael Stricker, MD, and Ginger Savely, DNP, will each be giving a presentation on Lyme-related topics.
Cindy Casey-Holman, RN, Director of The Charles E...Holman Foundation is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization committed to advocacy and philanthropy in the fight against Morgellons Disease...Holman Foundation is based in Austin, Texas and is led by Executive Director, Cindy Casey Holman.
For more information or to arrange interviews, please contact Ms. Cindy Casey-Holman at http://www.thecehf.org.
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