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Treating Lyme Disease Naturally

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Treating Lyme Disease Naturally

It may begin with flu like symptoms, headache, chills, and body pains. That is, if you’re lucky enough to know you’ve been bitten by an infected tick. However, some people won’t know, because Lyme disease can also be transmitted by contact with body fluids such as urine, tears, semen, contaminated blood and breast milk. Plus, it is not only ticks that now carry the Lyme spirochete, but also mites, spiders, mosquitoes, fleas and biting flies.

Antibiotics, whether administered in a one month protocol or taken intravenously for several years, has been the only way allopathic medicine has treated Lyme disease. For many this form of treatment has successfully eliminated the debilitating symptoms, while for others antibiotics have only offered short-term relief. According to Stephen Harrod Buhner, author of Healing Lyme, 80 percent of blood tests performed to detect the presence of Lyme come back negative. This, he claims, is due to the spirochete’s ability to hide inside cells and body tissues rather than body fluids and blood, to quickly arrange its gene structure in order to hide from antibiotics and fit into the host’s body, all while avoiding their immune system. In addition to bacteria, Lyme ticks can also transmit Babesia species, a small protozoan, which only complicates the disease further.

There are a number of natural protocols, using herbs, diet and energy treatments that have helped many people suffering from Lyme disease. Some are listed here not as a medical cure, but as alternative treatments to help alleviate Lyme symptoms. It is difficult to say what will work for one person and not for another, so it is recommended you work with an experienced health practitioner to determine the right supplements for you to take. It is important to remember that herbs are medicine and should be treated with respect as to dosage and use over time.

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Delia Quigley is the Director of StillPoint Schoolhouse, where she teaches a holistic lifestyle based on her 30 years of study, experience and practice. She is the creator of the Body Rejuvenation Cleanse, Cooking the Basics, and Broken Bodies Yoga. Delia's credentials include author, artist, natural foods chef, yoga instructor, energy therapist and public speaker. Follow Delia's blogs: brcleanse.blogspot.com and. To view her website go to www.deliaquigley.com

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12:38AM PDT on Oct 22, 2014

Hmmmm

5:26AM PDT on Oct 21, 2014

Good article, but I miss one profound important statement:

Back to the roots in treating our infected body, only herbals and a vegan diet help to cope with this, by the way why you always hide the real medicine for that, which is CANNABIS.

In the facebook group "Cannabis For Lyme Disease" you will find testimonies and recipes

https://www.facebook.com/groups/375646122538840/

8:37AM PDT on May 14, 2014

btw, I live in San Francisco and got bit while walking through golden gate park. These things are EVERYWHERE.

8:25AM PDT on May 14, 2014

-ally feeling better. I am sorry this is so long, but I dont want anyone to suffer like I did thinking there were no solutions. Take care everybody!

8:22AM PDT on May 14, 2014

yes, all of this is expensive. I have tried most of these on my own (nice to see these solutions altogether), but the most important one is the change in diet. These bugs don't like an alkaline diet, so a cheap fix if you feel really bad is to cut the bad stuff (sugar, caffeine, alchohol, gluten) and drink a baking soda solution every few hours until you feel better. It is a never ending process, but your health is worth it! I would focus on diet and exercise and do the others when you can. A lot of herbal stuff is not that expensive through iherb.com or vitacost.com or even amazon. western antiobiotics and invasive medical experiments are not my bag, but they may work for some. I use herbals like "banderol" "cat's claw" "burdock", "sheep sorrel" and "turkey rhubarb" liquid extracts are about $10 each. You can make your own sauerkraut and pickles on the cheap, and they contain natural probiotics, so you can actually save money by eating pickled everything. If you can, find pickled burdock or fresh burdock in an Asian market, or just buy the extract if you don't have access to the fresh stuff. It is a wonderfood. Also, switch to avocado oil and coconut oil. I am allergic to flax, so I use chia seed and perilla seed for omegas and protein. So many options! Don't give up, and don't get overwhelmed. There are always alternatives and new things to try. I have been feeling better over time, but those first years without help were terrible. Now I feel like I am fin

2:28PM PDT on Jun 18, 2013

Thank you! I have no doubt as to the veracity of everything in this important post, but who can afford all of this?

7:42PM PDT on Jul 7, 2012

Lyme disease is transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. Ticks that transmit Lyme disease can retain the infection throughout their life and transmit the infection to subsequent hosts. A person can be re-infected with the disease, as the body does not maintain a natural immunity. Lyme disease may produce symptoms such as tiredness, fatigue, muscle and joint pains, and nervous abnormalities. Homeopathic remedies such as C128, C98, work wonders in teaching the immune system to fight against this bacterial infection.

1:32PM PST on Dec 26, 2011

Thanks.

11:47AM PST on Dec 15, 2011

Thank you

9:46AM PST on Dec 15, 2011

Thank you for this information.
I wonder why you did not include the Salt/C protocol?

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