Healing Lyme

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner
Publisher:
ISBN: 0970869649
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre:

Lyme disease infects a minimum of 300,000 people per year in the United States and millions more throughout the rest of the world. Symptoms run from mild lethargy to severe arthritis to heart disease to incapacitating mental dysfunction. Although tests have improved over the past decade, they are still not completely reliable, and antibiotics are only partially effective. Up to thirty-five percent of those infected will not respond to antibiotic treatment or will relapse. The spirochetes that cause Lyme are stealth pathogens—they can hide within cells or alter their form so that our immune systems cannot find them, as well as inhibit the effectiveness of antibiotics. Lyme disease is, in fact, a potent emerging epidemic disease for which technological medicine is only partially effective. The coinfections that accompany Lyme are often as, or more, incapacitating than Lyme itself. Worldwide, hundreds of millions experience infection with babesia, bartonella, ehrlichia, anaplasma, mycoplasma, chlamydia, and the spotted fever rickettsiosis. Healing Lyme examines the leading, scientific research on Lyme infection and its tests and treatments, and outlines the most potent natural medicines that offer help, either alone or in combination with antibiotics, for preventing and healing the disease. The book has been a bestseller for over a decade, and during that time the author has had contact with over 25,000 people who have used some form of these protocols during their healing journey. This edition has been significantly updated, fully revised, and expanded to reflect the increased understandings from that extensive contact, including depth-treatment experiences with hundreds during the past decade. Healing Lyme is the primary text in print on what Lyme bacteria do in the body and how natural approaches can heal the disease. It is the first book in print covering depth understanding and treatment of chlamydial and rickettsial coinfections. This new updated version of Healing Lyme joins the author’s other two books on the treatment of Lyme coinfections (babesia, bartonella, mycoplasma, anaplasma, and ehrlichia) and completes his exhaustive work on these stealth pathogens.

Healing Lyme Disease Coinfections

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781620551370
Release Date: 2013-05-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

A guide to the natural treatment of two of the most common and damaging coinfections of Lyme disease--Bartonella and Mycoplasma • Reveals how these conditions often go undiagnosed, complicate Lyme treatment, and cause a host of symptoms--from arthritis to severe brain dysfunction • Outlines natural treatments for both infections, with herbs and supplements for specific symptoms and to combat overreactions of the immune system • Reviews the latest scientific research on Bartonella and Mycoplasma coinfections and how treatment with antibiotics is often ineffective Each year Harvard researchers estimate there are nearly 250,000 new Lyme disease infections--only 10 percent of which will be accurately diagnosed. One of the largest factors in misdiagnosis of Lyme is the presence of other tick-borne infections, which mask or aggravate the symptoms of Lyme disease as well as complicate treatment. Two of the most common and damaging Lyme coinfections are Bartonella and Mycoplasma. Nearly 35 million people in the United States are asymptomatically infected with each of these pathogens, and at least 10 percent will become symptomatic every year--with symptoms ranging from arthritis to severe brain dysfunction. Distilling hundreds of peer-reviewed journal articles on the latest scientific research on Bartonella, Mycoplasma, and Lyme disease, Stephen Buhner examines the complex synergy between these infections and reveals how all three can go undiagnosed or resurface after antibiotic treatment. He explains how these coinfections create cytokine cascades in the body--essentially sending the immune system into an overblown, uncontrolled response in much the same way that rheumatoid arthritis or cancer can. Detailing effective natural holistic methods centered on herbs and supplements, such as the systemic antibacterial herb Sida acuta, which acts to protect blood cells from invading organisms, he reveals how to treat specific symptoms, interrupt the cytokine cascades, and bring the immune system back into balance as well as complement ongoing Lyme disease treatments.

Out of the Woods

Author: Katina I. Makris
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781632200822
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Hope and practical help for Lyme disease sufferers everywhere. More than 300,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year, and many, many more are suffering from Lyme without knowing it. Katina Makris was one of those undiagnosed individuals who nearly died from the disease. At the peak of her career, classical homeopath and health-care columnist Katina Makris was stricken with a mysterious “flu.” Only after five years of torment—two completely bedridden—and devastating blows to her professional and family life was Katina’s illness finally diagnosed as Lyme disease. Out of the Woods not only shares the brutality of Lyme disease through the telling of Katina’s story, but it also describes her incredible journey back to full recovery, giving thousands of Lyme sufferers hope for their uncertain and frightening futures. Katina’s memoir is a gripping and inspiring story of healing through faith and perseverance, but Out of the Woods extends beyond Katina’s personal story. Putting her homeopathic training to work, Part Two of the book details the nuts and bolts of Lyme disease, offering readers up-to-date information on Eastern and Western treatments. Readers will learn about the importance of antibiotics as well as acupuncture, homeopathic remedies, energy restoration, and a path to emotional healing, affirming that complete healing from any disease encompasses body, mind, and spirit.

Herbal Antivirals

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781612121604
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Health & Fitness

Profiles plants that have proven the most effective in fighting viral infections and provides instruction for preparing and using these plants to address the most common infections and strengthen immunity.

Healing Lyme Disease Naturally

Author: Wolf D. Storl
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781583944370
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: Medical

In Healing Lyme Disease Naturally, anthropologist Wolf D. Storl shares his own success in overcoming a difficult, sometimes deadly disease that is reaching epidemic proportions. When he was diagnosed, Dr. Storl refused standard treatments because of antibiotic intolerance. Instead, he researched healing systems of various cultures including Traditional Chinese Medicine, American Indian healing practices, homeopathy, and traditional Western herbal lore and discovered the teasel root. Teasel, a flowering plant that grows throughout Europe and Asia, tonifies the liver and kidneys, promotes blood circulation, and strengthens the bones and tendons. The plant has been documented to help cure chronic conditions marked by arthritis, sore, stiff muscles, and eventual incapacitation—all symptoms associated with Lyme disease. Dr. Storl’s approach consists of flushing out toxins and inhibiting bacteria by using teasel root as tincture, powder, or tea (available for purchase online and in natural foods stores); stimulating the immune system and detoxifying the body by exposing it to extreme heat (sweat lodges and Japanese baths); and dietary and naturopathic measures, including fresh natural food, exercise, and sufficient sleep. Written in an encouraging, personal tone but based in science and clinical studies, Healing Lyme Disease Naturally offers hope in combating a condition that has stubbornly resisted conventional medical treatment. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Natural Treatments for Lyme Coinfections

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781620552599
Release Date: 2015-02-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

A guide to the natural treatment of three coinfections of Lyme disease • Reviews the latest scientific research on Babesia, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma • Reveals how these three conditions often go undiagnosed, complicate the treatment of Lyme disease, and cause symptoms from headache to seizures • Outlines effective natural treatments with herbs and supplements for specific symptoms and to combat overreactions of the immune system and the inflammation response Harvard researchers estimate there are nearly 250,000 new Lyme disease infections each year--only 10 percent of which will be accurately diagnosed. One of the largest factors in misdiagnosis of Lyme is the presence of other tick-borne infections, which mask or aggravate the symptoms of Lyme disease as well as complicate treatment. Three newly emergent Lyme coinfections are Babesia, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma. Tens of thousands of people are known to be asymptomatically infected and at least ten percent will become symptomatic this year--with symptoms ranging from chronic headache and arthritis to seizures. Distilling the latest scientific research on Babesia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Lyme disease, Stephen Buhner examines the complex synergy between these infections and reveals how they can go undiagnosed or resurface after antibiotic treatment. He explains how these organisms create cytokine cascades in the body--essentially sending the immune system into an overblown, uncontrolled inflammatory response in much the same way rheumatoid arthritis or cancer can. Providing an in-depth guide for those suffering from Babesia, Ehrlichia, or Anaplasma infection as well as for clinicians who work with those infected by these organisms, Buhner details effective natural holistic methods centered on herbs and supplements, such as Ashwaganda and Chinese Skullcap, and reveals how to treat specific symptoms, interrupt the cytokine cascades, reduce inflammation, and bring the immune system back into balance. He explains how these natural methods not only complement conventional Lyme disease treatments involving antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals but also provide relief when other forms of treatment have failed.

Herbal Antibiotics 2nd Edition

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428798
Release Date: 2012-07-17
Genre: Health & Fitness

With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each.

How Can I Get Better

Author: Richard Horowitz
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250111449
Release Date: 2017-02-14
Genre: Health & Fitness

AN INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER! “Horowitz is one of the most prominent ‘Lyme literate’ physicians...patients wait for months to see him, and several told me that he had essentially cured them of a disease that nobody else seemed able to treat.” —The New Yorker “If you have suffered from unexplained, chronic or hard-to-treat illness, this book is your pathway to health.” —Mark Hyman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Blood Sugar Solution on Why Can’t I Get Better? From Dr. Richard I. Horowitz, one of the country's foremost doctors, comes a ground-breaking book about diagnosing, treating and healing Lyme, and peeling away the layers that lead to chronic disease. Are you sick, but can’t find any answers why? Do you have a seemingly unconnected collection of symptoms that leave doctors guessing? Or have you been diagnosed, but found that none of the treatments seems to make a difference? You may have Lyme disease and not even know it. Known as “the great imitator,” Lyme disease and its associated co-infections can mimic the symptoms of and often be misdiagnosed as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and even depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and psychosis. In his landmark book, Why Can’t I Get Better?: Solving the Mystery of Lyme & Chronic Disease, renowned internist and leading world expert Dr. Horowitz introduced his revolutionary plan for treating Lyme disease, and chronic diseases in general. Now, in this new handbook How Can I Get Better?, Dr. Horowitz updates his research and offers a direct, actionable step-by-step plan for implementing his 16 MSIDS Diagnostic Map. You will find: *The latest pertinent information on the most important scientific discoveries *Emerging research on bacterial “persisters”—bacteria that can survive antibiotics—and new therapies to get rid of them *A seven-step action plan that patients and doctors can follow to ensure better health.

The Lyme Diet

Author: Nicola McFadzean ND
Publisher: Biomed Publishing Group
ISBN: 0982513836
Release Date: 2010-04
Genre: Medical

REVIEWS: Dr. McFadzeans book is refreshing and unique. It provides sound, thoroughly researched information presented in a clean and cogent format. The Lyme Diet will become an essential tool for Lyme practitioners and patients alike. --Steven Harris, MD ........... I have been treating people with Lyme and coinfections since 1997. People who have suffered for many years recover best when they utilize a comprehensive approach, especially one that includes optimal nutrition. This book is a must-read for anyone who is serious about recovering from chronic illness. The reader will surely benefit from Dr. McFadzeans comprehensive collation of wisdom in a user-friendly format. --Therese Yang, M.D. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Navigating the most appropriate diet for a Lyme disease patient can be difficult, but good nutrition is such a crucial part of any treatment regimen that it is well worth addressing. Food sustains us, nourishes us, and can heal us. Food is medicine. It is one of the most important factors in your treatment program. The Lyme Diet contains a wealth of information about why dietary choices are critical for minimizing inflammation, optimizing immune function, promoting healthy digestion and gut flora, balancing hormones, and detoxifying the body. Dr. Nicola s book is a must-have manual for anyone suffering from such Lyme disease symptoms as fatigue, chronic pain, cognitive deficits, and candidiasis. It also has applications for other chronic illnesses such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, MS, ALS as well as anyone desiring to advance their health goals through nutrition. This ground-breaking publication outlines many practical examples and strategies for implementing nutritional change on a daily basis. It also serves to decode otherwise complex information on nutritional supplements, helpful lab testing, and inexpensive home treatments. Dr. Nicola McFadzean takes a comprehensive approach to treating Lyme disease with patients all over the world. With this invaluable book, she shares the wisdom, insight and solutions that have been, until now, exclusive to her private patients.

Why Can t I Get Better

Author: Richard Horowitz
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250019400
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

A groundbreaking reference about diagnosing Lyme disease and chronic illness traces the heated debate that has prevented patients from obtaining adequate care, outlining the author's plan for identifying and treating chronic illness using methods for promoting best-possible outcomes.

Lyme

Author: Mary Beth Pfeiffer
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610918442
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Health & Fitness

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. Mary Beth Pfeiffer argues it is the first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, infecting millions around the globe. She tells the heart-rending stories of its victims, families whose lives have been destroyed by a single, often unseen, tick bite. Pfeiffer also warns of the emergence of other tick-borne illnesses that make Lyme more difficult to treat and pose their own grave risks. Lyme is an impeccably researched account of an enigmatic disease, making a powerful case for action to fight ticks, heal patients, and recognize humanity's role in a modern scourge.

The Tick Slayer

Author: Perry Louis Fields
Publisher:
ISBN: 0982986076
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Lyme disease

Discover how to take charge of your own health, layman's terms for hard to understand medical issues, and cutting edge treatment opportunities.

Beyond Lyme Disease

Author: Connie Strasheim
Publisher: Biomed Publishing Group
ISBN: 0982513895
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Medical

In 2009, health care journalist Connie Strasheim published what is now known as the top informational Lyme disease book available: Insights Into Lyme Disease Treatment, which is based on interviews with 13 top Lyme-Literate physicians. Having sold over 10,000 copies, that book covered many of the cutting edge treatments for chronic Lyme disease. But what if you've already tried treating your Lyme disease? What if you've used antibiotics and herbs, tested for all of the co-infections, seen many Lyme doctors, and you still are not well? Maybe it's time to look Beyond Lyme Disease. Connie's latest book, which she has been writing full-time for the last 12 months, is written for people who have tried everything but are still sick. In this new book, Connie will introduce you to numerous underlying causes of disease in people who are chronically ill. She will help you solve your remaining health puzzles by presenting novel information on the causes of chronic illness in people with Lyme and co-infections which your practitioner may have missed. If you've tried everything and are still sick, maybe it is time to look Beyond Lyme Disease!

Unlocking Lyme

Author: William Rawls, Jr.
Publisher:
ISBN: 0982322526
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre:

After struggling with it personally, studying it intensely, and ultimately overcoming it, Dr. Rawls intimately understands Lyme disease. After not tolerating conventional antibiotics, he ultimately embraced modern herbal therapy. Over the years following his recovery, he combined his skills as a conventional doctor with his newfound knowledge of natural therapy to create a holistic approach to recovery that is practical for anyone and everyone. He now devotes all of his time to helping others overcome Lyme disease and similar chronic illnesses.Unlocking Lyme is the sum of his experience, research, and practical solutions to date. This book is the key to unlocking your recovery!