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LDI: Bring on The Regulators

LDI in Lyme disease treatment

There is a relatively new treatment for Lyme disease and the co-infections that is designed to improve how a person feels by regulating the immune system away from inflammation. Some practitioners using this method are reporting improvements in up to 90% of people. It is called LDI which is an abbreviation …

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On Hydrogen Peroxide, Ozone, and High Dose Vitamin C.

Oxidation Medicine in Lyme Disease Treatment

I am not a supporter of oxidative medicine treatments in Lyme disease and the coinfections. Oxidative medicines include hydrogen peroxide, ozone, and high dose vitamin C. I do not find they are that helpful, and I am very concerned about damage that can occur when these treatments are done repeatedly. …

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Are Antibiotics Safe? Generally, Yes.

Treating Lyme is about weighing benefits and risk. For many treatment requires the use of herbal or prescription antibiotics. In spite of the general viewpoint, antibiotics are generally safe. I advise my patients the risks of antibiotics are actually quite low compared to the health and life risk of not …

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