Tag: lyme disease treatment

The IDSA is Revising Their Lyme Guidelines! Take This Confidential Survey to Get Your Voice Heard

The treatment guidelines of Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) are more than 5 years old. That means they will be taken off the National Guidelines Clearinghouse in January. It also means that the IDSA is now revising those guidelines. According to the Institute of Medicine, guideline developers must consider patient values and preferences to be considered trustworthy. Our last survey found that 80% of patients would…


Why Supplementing With Liquid Grapefruit Seed Extract Could Ease Your Lyme Disease Symptoms

Grapefruit seed extract (GSE) has shown to be effective as a broad spectrum anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agent, even anti-protozoan. Although it is not felt to be strong enough to entirely clear an infection, it can help to lower the count in the body, and is a benign substance.

I take 3 drops of Nutribiotic brand GSE (liquid form) in 4 ounces of water, 3 times a day – the GSE tablets are not as effective. Once I…


Lyme Disease/CFS Blog I Recommend Greatly

I spoke this week with a man, Scott, who has a really great site – www.betterhealthguy.com – and on it he has documented for everyone most all of the treatments he has tried during his 14 year long battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Lyme disease, those supplements and protocols he has found helpful or not, as well as interesting ideas he runs across that may help others.


Can Chitosan Relieve Your Lyme Disease Symptoms?

What Is Chitosan & Why Might It Help My Lyme Disease Symptoms?

Chitosan is a polysaccharide – a type of dietary fiber – that is found in chitin (the structural element in the exoskeleton of sea crustaceans – think shrimp, crab, etc.) In other words, chitosan is made from the shells of crustaceans (if you are allergic to shellfish, then you should definitely NOT try this product)…