Welcome to Lyme Connection
Lyme Connection represents patients, family members, practitioners, researchers and community members committed to ending the suffering caused by tick-borne diseases. We educate the community about prevention and early diagnosis and support patients.
Our goal is to connect patients with compassionate care, helpful services and fellow patients. We offer the encouragement and validation needed to make it through what is often a daunting challenge.
Come join us.
Support Group Speaker Rescheduled for Thursday evening April 12
Ridgefield and Newtown-based Psychologist, Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge, E.d.D., LPC, BCN, will focus on therapies that support the Central Nervous System in reducing the stress response. Physiologically, the body is designed to deal with stress first and healing second, so getting the CNS to self-regulate is critical for wellness. Dr. Roseann will discuss research-based, holistic therapies, such as, Neurofeedback, Biofeedback, and PEMF used with those afflicted with Neurological Lyme and how symptoms are supported. Check the calendar for time and location.
11th Annual Lyme Patient Conference
The evening's speakers include Osteopathic Physician Dr. Thomas Moorcroft and Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist Dr. Elena Frid.
Dr. Eva Sapi, professor and department chair at the University of New Haven, will receive Lyme Connection’s first “Courage in Research” Award for her studies investigating the different forms of Borrelia burgdorferi, the predominant causative agent of Lyme disease in the United States.
Health Fair: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 P.M. Featuring exhibitors representing tick-control products and services, Lyme-literate practitioners, testing laboratories, and a wide range of manufacturers offering prevention and patient support services.
Speaker presentations begin at 7:00 p.m. and will conclude at 9:30 following a question and answer session.
The WestConn Westside Student Center is located at 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. This is the 11th annual event Lyme Connection has held at WestConn and marks the 14th year the group has provided education, patient support and advocacy in the Greater Danbury area.
Event sponsors include: Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge, IGeneX, Inc., NutraMedix and Select TCS Tick Control System. Exhibit spaces are still available. Contact Karen Gaudian at RLDTF@concast.net