Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 5:00 PM EDT

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Heaven's Cloud Event Center 
130 Sardis Road
Asheville, NC 28806

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Daoist Traditions College 

Treating Lyme
with Chinese Medicine:
From Tick Bite to Neurological Symptoms
Presented by Brendan Kelly, L. Ac., M. Ac., Author, Professor

A crucial understanding in treating Lyme disease is that there are multiple stages to the condition. We will discuss acupuncture treatments to facilitate healing for patients who have been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Using the Chinese medicine disease progression theory of Sheng Hua, we will explore how one set of conditions leads to others, and how understanding the progression of Lyme is essential to not only treating symptoms but also preventing the condition. We’ll also discuss the importance of the use of The School of Heat/Wen Bing in treating the inflammation introduced by a tick bite. Finally, we’ll talk about the use of the Wai Ke/Neurological Tradition to both treat the symptoms and underlying cause of neurological Lyme disease, including tremors, seizures, headaches and migraines. Brendan will use several case studies of patients he’s worked with to discuss his experiences using acupuncture, Chinese herbs, diet and lifestyle to treat Lyme disease from very early through advanced stages. Brendan will also discuss the direct connection between global warming and the inflammation of Lyme.

Saturday June 23 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday June 24  9:00am - 5:00pm

(NCCAOM approval pending) - 14 PDA's

Standard Rate - $300
Daoist Traditions Faculty/Alumni Rate - $200
Daoist Traditions Student Rate - $150


Brendan Kelly, L.Ac., M.Ac., is an acupuncturist and western and Chinese herbalist who teaches about Chinese medicine nationally. He is a faculty member at Johnson State College in VT and the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture in FL. He has 24 years experience in western herbs, with 14 years in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He practices acupuncture and herbal medicine at Jade Mountain Wellness, the the clinic he co-founded in Burlington, VT. A major part of his practice is the treatment of patients dealing with Lyme. In 2015, North Atlantic Books published his first book, The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis, which looks at the deeper causes of our rapidly warming planet, including how what’s happening within us is being mirrored in what’s happening ecologically.

Click Here to Watch Brendan Discuss the Different Stages of Lyme Disease.