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Sandflies in Iraq Infect Americans Who Bring Home Lyme Disease and Multiple Co-infections.

A USDA report published last November revealed that sand flies — tiny,  winged gnats often called no-see-ums — were biting troops in Iraq as many as 1,000 times in a single night.  Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I … Continue reading

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Fighting Chronic Lyme Disease With Byron White Formulas

Dr. Wayne Anderson, a Lyme-literate doctor who practices in Mill Valley, California, was interviewed by Joanne Quinn for the  Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine about his experience treating Lyme disease. Having practiced medicine for 30 years, he has incorporated … Continue reading

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Bartonella Further Complicates Lyme Disease

Bartonella, a common co-infection of Lyme disease, is a destructive blood infection, commonly referred to as “Cat Scratch Fever”.  Currently testing exists for two species, however, there are now over 30 known unique species with over 200 variants.  Dr. Joseph … Continue reading

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Happiness is…Total Recovery From Chronic Lyme Disease. IVIG Part One

We all want total recovery, not these percentages you read about….we want it GONE! Now that I am truly on the road to recovery, I am eager to share my experiences, with the clear understanding that we are all different … Continue reading

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Happiness is…Total Recovery From Chronic Lyme Disease. IVIG Part Two

I ended Part One sharing my joy about riding and wanted to start with a small glimpse into my baby steps. I do this tongue-in-cheek to emphasize that we must not give in to the depression that holds us so … Continue reading

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Happiness is…Total Recovery From Chronic Lyme Disease. IVIG Part Three

Many LLDs will tell you it is impossible to get rid of chronic Lyme disease – the best we can hope for is functionality and minimizing the intensity and number of symptoms. With the discovery of biofilms, we have come … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease – Bartonella is Massive and Missed Cause of Serious Illness

This post was submitted by Dr, Schaller at http://www.personalconsult.com and relates the growing attention to Bartonella thanks to brilliant veterinary researchers like Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, DVM, DACVIM. Bartonella species, their animal hosts, potential vectors, and sequelae of infection are being … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Recover From Lyme Disease?

When Lyme refuses to respond to treatment, many respected Lyme-literate physicians believe that the problem lies in the complex synergies caused by co-infections. Bartonella (Cat Scratch Fever) and Babesia are the co-infections we most often hear about – partly because … Continue reading

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Why Lyme Treatments Fail: Part II

Our average patient has been to 10-50 smart, sincere and concerned physicians, but they have not returned to their baseline level of functioning. We also inherit many treatment failures, which allow us to see by indirect and direct diverse types … Continue reading

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Why Lyme Treatments Fail, Part 1

My average patient has been to 10 to 50 physicians before me. Below are some sample reasons for treatment failure. 1. Many patients and health-care workers are profoundly ignorant about how to read a western blot. If a person has … Continue reading

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Is Lyme the Co-infection for Bartonella?

People who are sick with Lyme disease and treating the disease for years with antibiotics and/or alternative treatments – sometimes with a single protocol and sometimes using several protocols at once – are beginning to wonder, “…maybe I don’t have … Continue reading

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