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Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Other Chronic Diseases

An Action Plan to Get Better and Stay Healthy

August 11 - 13, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

There is hope for those with Lyme disease—it is possible for you to reclaim your health.

Lyme is a silent epidemic with devastating long-term health consequences. Even more challenging, it can difficult to diagnose, mimicking a broad range of diseases, including chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, psychiatric illness, and even neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s.

Richard Horowitz, MD, is a New York Times best-selling Lyme disease expert who has been treating Lyme and other tick-borne infections for 30 years. In this workshop, Dr. Horowitz shares his 16-point model, known as MSIDS (Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome), which provides an effective, step-by-step diagnostic and treatment program.

Both individuals with Lyme and health-care professionals will benefit from the information and inspiration of this weekend.

You will learn:

  • The latest science on Lyme and tick-borne disorders
  • How to make the diagnosis
  • How overlapping factors on the MSIDS map increase inflammation, leading to a variety of chronic illnesses
  • The cutting-edge combination of classical antibiotic treatments and integrative healing methods that can turn the effects of Lyme around.

You will discover the importance of lifestyle in addressing Lyme and learn the specifics of using diet and nutrition, herbal therapies, and stress reduction and meditation techniques.

Dr. Horowitz has seen more than 12,000 chronically ill individuals who had been to multiple medical providers without getting answers for their “unexplained illnesses,” and who remained disabled with a poor quality of life until they worked with him.

You will take home renewed hope—and a comprehensive health plan that gives you the best chance to get better and stay healthy.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Richard Horowitz, MD

    Richard Horowitz is a board-certified internist and medical director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, an integrative medical center that combines both classical and complementary approaches in the treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne disorders.

    Dr. Horowitz has treated more than 12,000 chronic cases of Lyme disease in the last 27 years, with patients coming to his clinic from throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He is the former assistant director of medicine at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie, New York; a founding member and past president elect of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS); and past president of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation (ILADEF).

    Dr. Horowitz has presented at numerous local, national, and international scientific conferences on Lyme disease and was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year award by the Turn the Corner Foundation.

    His book, Why Can‰’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease, appeared on the New York Times science bestseller list within the first month of its release.

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  • Why Attend
    • Learn the most advanced and integrative treatment methods known today and take an empowering approach to reclaiming your health, once and for all.

    • Get answers to your questions and expert advice on how to manage and heal Lyme disease so you can reverse its effects and move forward in your life.

    • Get up-to-date information on the epidemic of Lyme and other tick borne illnesses.

    • Medical practitioners learn to better diagnose patients with unexplained, undiagnosed, or chronic symptoms.

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  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.

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