The thing about Dr. Jernigan's protocol is it's alot of work and requires extreme discipline. This is not a protocol for people who are just looking to take some herbs or swallow some pills, etc.
Dr. J's protocol looks at the big picture, just not the bacteria's. He addresses the body, mind and spirit. The ultimate goal is to restore the body back to where it was before one got sick, hence his protocol does address all the coinfections because one is not only killing the bacteria's and viruses, but about building up one's immune system which in turn, makes the body stronger. And that also requires heavy detoxing on a daily basis. It's almost like a strict diet, one must follow it every day faithfully, have a positive attitude, embrace this protocol (almost like having blind faith).
At the same time, a person needs to look at their emotional problems and start dealing with them as well. I believe Wacko Woman (aka Jeanne) said it best: We are like an orchestra: if one chord is out of sync, then one does not get better, it's about making all the strings of an orchestra play in harmony again. Dr. J's protocol is putting all the pieces of a person's life and illness back together again. Not just the bacteria's, but looking at a person as a whole.
If a person is angry and bitter, that will delay healing. I had to learn to deal with the stressors in my life in order to get better and that was so hard for me as I had no support system except for the forums. My family didn't believe in lyme, my friends thought I was depressed, doctor's thought it was all in my head, you know the story...
I said this before and here it goes again, LOL! Be a risk taker and try something new. If that doesn't work, you can always go back to your old protocol. Antibiotics will be around forever.. Have you bought Dr. J's new book? You will find all the answers there. He is one amazing doctor!
I hope that helps,
It's all about the Immune System mixed with a large dose of Positive Thinking...
This song is about my years with chronic lyme and being in remission for over 2 years: