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Dr. Raxlen’s presentation is titled “Integrative Treatment Strategies in Lyme Borreliosis and Co-infections with Emphasis on Neuropsychiatric and Neurological Conditions.”   Dr Raxlen will discuss how he integrates and individualizes medical, nutritional and behavioral approaches in the treatment of his patients.

 A private practitioner, Dr. Raxlen combines his specialties as internist and psychiatrist and has successfully treated over 1500 cases of persistent Lyme disease.  He is one of the few psychiatrists in the United States to utilize a comprehensive treatment program for depression, panic disorder, bipolar mood disorder, epilepsy, ADD, memory loss, and sleep disorder, all of which may accompany Lyme disease.

Dr Raxlen practices in Greenwich, CT and is on the Board of Directors of ILADS, The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, www.ilads.org   He will also be presenting a talk on “Family Co-Infection Syndrome” at the ILADS’ 2003 Annual Scientific Conference on November 15th, 2003.