Dr. Thomas Rau, MD, of the Biological Medicine Network, presents a unique perspective on the growing Lyme Disease epidemic. 5 parts total, 90 minutes.
By Dr. James Howenstine, MD. Lyme Disease was initially regarded as an uncommon illness caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb). The disease transmission was thought to be solely by the bite from a tick infected with this spirochete. The Bb spirochete is able to burrow into tendons, muscle cells, ligaments, and directly into organs. [...]
Grapefruit Seed Extract is a Powerful In Vitro Agent Against Motile and Cystic Forms of Borrelia Infection
Grapefruit Seed Extract is a Powerful In Vitro Agent Against Motile and Cystic Forms of Borrelia Sensu Lato Infection Brorson O, Brorson SH. Lyme borreliosis , caused by B. burgdorferi sensu lato, may lead to long-term tissue infection, which may be difficult to cure. The outcome of Lyme borreliosis is highly dependant on the antibiotic treatment [...]
hi fellow suffers, *** Today I am almost bed bound, even though I did some cooking already, I did clean a bit around the house and did the dishes. (I am the only one who knows what I’m going through and possibly other lyme sufferers could understand me…. *** I am not letting myself down, [...]
by Jenna Smith No pain, no gain! – is a grim, but popular maxim for the dressage competitor- indeed, for any competitive athlete. But especially for the dressage enthusiast who suffers not only muscle soreness and joint strain, but blisters and calluses on hands – and much worse – the most sensitive area of the [...]
by Jenna Smith For those of us with loved ones who have suffered with Alzheimer’s disease, we have the uncertain “privilege” of having time to say “Good-bye”. No startling phone call or sudden car accident delivers the heart-breaking news of a beloved’s death, no, we get to watch our loved one die before our very [...]
by Jenna Smith Polyphenols were originally discovered during the quest to find the magical answer to the riddle posed by the “French Paradox”. As it turns out, in the case of healthy wine-drinking French, it is the grape polyphenol that counteracts the harmful diet full of rich sauces, saturated fats and “empty” calories that nutritionists [...]
Beginning with the first occurrences in the village of Lyme, Connecticut in the 70s, to the identification of the bacteria in the mid 80s, to the unmasking of borreliosis as a true epidemic and the reason behind widespread ailments such as rheumatism, nerve paralysis and heart diseases in the 90s.
by Jenna Smith Back in 2007 when I met with a top specialist in one of Harvard’s teaching hospitals in the Boston area – who actually taught about infectious diseases at Harvard Medical School, I recall with such clarity (especially considering my Lyme fog) the complete shock I felt when he announced to me that [...]