Tick Boot Camp

Episode 357: Regenerative Medicine - an interview with Doctor Morgan Lucas

6 months ago

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Morgan Lucas, a 31-year-old naturopathic doctor from San Diego, CA, about her journey with Lyme disease. Morgan shares her story of overcoming the challenges of Lyme, how her life changed because of it, and her passion for helping others navigate their own health challenges.

Key Points:

  • Dr. Lucas' life before Lyme disease: a high-achieving student, Miss New Hampshire Teen USA, and working in digital marketing analytics
  • She first got sick at 24 years old, experiencing flu-like symptoms after an insect bite, along with chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivities, insomnia, muscle weakness, brain fog, and digestive issues
  • Dr. Lucas received her Lyme disease diagnosis at age 27 after seeing between 8-10 doctors and being misdiagnosed with multiple conditions
  • Her treatment for Lyme disease included detoxification, ozone therapy, infrared sauna, herbal medicine, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, frequency therapy, and more
  • Although Dr. Lucas is 90% back to her old self, she still experiences flares, recently from mold exposure
  • Her life is now focused on self-care and helping others as a naturopathic doctor
  • Advice for those struggling with Lyme disease: be patient, prioritize yourself, and ensure you're not being exposed to mold or other toxins while treating

Dr. Lucas' background:

  • Graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University in Economics and Applied Math & Statistics
  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University
  • Licensed Naturopathic Doctor in California
  • 2 years of experience in digital marketing analytics prior to pursuing naturopathic medical school

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