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How to beat a lyme roadblock in a Lyme disease treatment image from Marty Ross MD

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Marty Ross MD discusses the steps to unlock a Lyme disease treatment when a person is not getting better. There are many different areas to address that can improve a person's health.

Chronic Lyme can be very difficult to treat. To recover requires much more than antibiotics alone. When treatment is blocked at six months and beyond, I recommend following all of the basic steps (Parts 1-11) in The Ross Lyme Support Protocol and taking some or all of the additional steps discussed in these articles. Take specific steps based on your own situation. 

As an overview, first read Treatment Stuck? Try These Steps at Six Months & Beyond.

Treatment Stuck? Try These Steps at Six Months & Beyond.

Chronic Lyme can be very difficult to treat. To recover requires much more than antibiotics alone. When treatment is blocked at six months and beyond, I recommend following all of the basic steps (Parts 1-11) in The Ross Lyme Support Protocol and taking some or all of the additional steps discussed in this article. 

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What is Lyme Disease? A Mess of Things.

Chronic Lyme dis-ease is a total load illness. This means there are many different things that add up to create the disease. That is why for most, treating Lyme infection (borrelia) and the co-infections (babesia, bartonella, ehrlicia, and anaplasma) is not enough to regain health.

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Getting Healthy: Will I? When? How Do I?

I am often asked by a person with Lyme if they will get well and when it will occur. Research on this is non-existent or limited at best. So here are answers based on my experience.

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How to Treat Persister Lyme. What Works?

Lyme disease is hard to treat. While a majority of people with acute Lyme do get better following the standard 1 to 2 months of antibiotics recommended by The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The Infectious Diseases Society of America, many do not.

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome & Lyme.

Mast cells are immune system cells found throughout the body. In the past, in medicine we thought they were only turned on to release histamines in allergic reactions. However we now know that they are turned on by a host of things...

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Biocidin: A Potent Antimicrobial & Biofilm Breaker.

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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Mold and Lyme Toxin Illness

One reason some with Lyme disease have a hard time recovering is due to Mold Toxin Illness. Some also have problems removing Lyme toxins.

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Power Up! Energy and Mitochondria.

You can improve your energy in chronic Lyme disease by fixing the power factories of cells called mitochondria. For many with Lyme, the mitochondria get injured and do not produce enough energy. But there are effective steps to take that fix the damage and give energy back.

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Biofilms: Lyme Disease Gated Communities

Lyme disease biofilms are protective communities for Lyme germs. In these various forms of the Lyme bacteria hide from prescriptive antibiotics, herbal antimicrobials, and the immune system. In chronic Lyme and associated diseases they cause...

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Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) & Lyme

Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is very useful in Lyme disease. This low cost medicine can

  • improve nerve, muscle and inflammation pain,
  • decrease autoimmune illness triggered by Lyme,
  • lower cytokine inflammation, and
  • improve immune system function

In this article I review the science and method for how LDN works. I suggest how to use it in Lyme disease. And I review potential side effects.

 
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MTHFR and Detoxification. A Lyme Byte.

Marty Ross MD discusses detoxification in chronic Lyme disease and the MTHFR defect. The recording is a Lyme Byte from our webinar Conversations with Marty Ross MD recorded May 21, 2013.

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Heavy Metals: The Problem & The Best Test.

In chronic Lyme disease heavy metal toxicity (like lead and mercury) can cause

  • low energy,
  • poor nerve function and thinking,
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Far Infrared Sauna Detox: More Than Sweat.

In this article I discuss how far infrared sauna works to detox. It is much more than sweat and involves the liver, diet, and intestines. I also describe how to do a far infrared sauna detox.

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When & How to Treat Chronic Viruses in Lyme: A Brief Guide.

Learn all about chronic virus infections in Lyme disease by Marty Ross MD. Treating chronic viruses is controversial. See why. See the best virus tests and how to treat chronic active virus infections with herbal antivirals and immune boosters in Lyme disease.

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Kills Bartonella: A Brief Guide.

See how to beat Bartonella in Lyme disease following this plan from Marty Ross MD.  Recovering from bartonella, one of the Lyme disease co-infections, requires combination herbal or prescription antibiotics, steps to boost the immune system, and supplements to decrease inflammation caused by chemicals called cytokines.

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Kills Babesia: A Brief Guide.

In my experience recovering from babesia, one of the Lyme disease co-infections, requires combination herbal or prescription antibiotics, steps to boost the immune system, and supplements to decrease inflammation caused by chemicals called cytokines.

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LDI: Bring on The Regulators

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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Kills Yeast: A Brief Guide.

Marty Ross MD explains how to kill yeast,in a Lyme disease treatment. See how to tackle treatment resistant yeast. In this article he provides multiple prescription and herbal anti-yeast plans.

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Steps to Fix A Lyme Treatment Crash.

Many people suddenly get worse in a Lyme treatment after doing better. In this video article Marty Ross MD LLMD describes his approach to these crashes. Eighty to Ninety percent of the time there is a simple solution to the problem.

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