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Dapsone for Lyme Persisters. A Miracle Antibiotic?

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Dapsone, a leprosy drug, can help some with treatment resistant Lyme due to persister cells. In 2016 Horowitz and Freeman published research on 100 patients. The study showed 59% of people had improvements with Dapsone. However, my experience with Dapsone is mixed. While it helps some, it is also a …

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Medical Marijuana, Cannabis, & CBD for Lyme.

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I live in Washington state where state law provides for both medicinal and recreational use of marijuana. Federal law does not allow for medical marijuana, but it allows for the unrestricted sale of products derived from hemp. Hemp and marijuana are forms of cannabis. I recommend medical cannabis from marijuana …

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Hypothyroidism. The Best Tests, Meds, & Vitamins.

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This paper is longer than usual. In it I provide a very detailed analysis of hypothyroidism in Lyme. Be patient as you read it. The “what to do part” is at the end. But to understand my recommendations you need to understand why most physicians approaches to thyroid illness do …

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Biocidin: A Potent Antimicrobial & Biofilm Breaker.

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Biocidin is blend of herbs that is changing the way I approach my Lyme disease treatments. I consider it an essential natural medicine to mix with Lyme disease prescription or herbal antibiotics like otoba bark extract and cats claw. It can even kill Lyme on its own. According to unpublished …

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How to Pulse Antibiotics For Lyme.

Pulse Antibiotics for Lyme

At times, I pulse antibiotics in my Lyme treatments. This means I start and stop the antibiotics at regular intervals with periods on antibiotics followed by periods off. The purpose is to beat Lyme persister cells, decrease biofilms, decrease Lyme cysts, decrease drug toxicity, and limit intestinal yeast. Persister Cells and Lyme …

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