Coiling for Lyme

Trying to cure one case of Lyme Disease

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Eating without Inflammation

As I consider all I’ve been learning about Bartonella (and its digestive tract symptoms), I’m thinking about what I do and don’t eat to keep my body working and my infections at bay. When I first got sick, I had so many digestive problems. My doctors thought it might be parasites or IBS. During the first year, no one mentioned food allergies. They all told me just to keep eating […]

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The World of Hormones

This post is about menstruation. I have two things colliding. First, I’m healing from Lyme, etc. which really screwed up my menstrual cycle for a long time…for at least 10 years. It was forever coming late, as in more than 35 days after the previous one, and it was a horrendous experience, which I’ve previously described. It was getting very light (i.e. not much blood). My acupuncturist was afraid I […]

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Women and Lyme Disease

Every month, during my menstrual cycle, I’m reminded of what Lyme disease has done to my body and what it has done to the trajectory of my life. Menstrual Problems For years (specifically 2002-2010) my menses were horrible. As I mentioned yesterday, in addition to killer cramps and headaches, I had vomiting, diarrhea, weakness all over my body–especially my legs–that made it nearly impossible for me to stand up, chills […]

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