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Lyme Disease 101: Risks and Prevention

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

The Camden Public Library welcomes Rika Keck, FND-P, of NY Integrated Health and the Global Lyme Alliance Ambassador Program, for an informational online presentation about Lyme disease risks and prevention. This free program will be hosted on Zoom. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend.

Participants in this program will:

  • Learn how to protect themselves, their children, and pets against a tick bite, and what to do if you find a tick.
  • Find out about the newest and specialized testing options.
  • Consider various co-infections and viral activation that can keep many Lyme-sick individuals misdiagnosed with other illnesses.
  • Learn about the impact of Covid-19 on the Lyme community.
  • Have a chance to ask the presenter questions.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Rika K. Keck is a certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner, FDN-P. In 2007, she founded NY Integrated Health, LLC, a holistic nutrition, exercise, and wellness company.

Her mission includes the exploration of healing opportunities for clients who are chronically ill with symptoms associated with Lyme disease and co-infections, and clients who wish to engage in herbal interventions while in antibiotic treatment. Rika also consults with clients who are experiencing biotoxin illness associated with harmful mold exposure in water-damaged homes or workspaces.

In 2017, she published her first book entitled, Nourish, Heal, Thrive: a comprehensive and holistic approach to living with Lyme disease. (Greenleaf Book Group). It’s a resourceful read for individuals while in antibiotic or alternative Lyme disease treatment and for those who never fully recovered post-treatment. Her second book is Nourish Your Brain Cookbook: Discover how to keep your brain healthy with 60 delicious recipes was published in the fall of 2017.

Since December 2016, Keck has been a Member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS). As of 2018, Rika has been a founding member of The Global Lyme Alliance Ambassador Program, which is committed to community education and outreach.

Currently she is primarily based in Washington Depot, CT.

55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States