Mitochondria/ Lyme/Rocephin/World Series

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   Posted 10/25/2008 4:58 PM (GMT -6)   
While watching the World Series I learned about a player who has Mitochondrial disease. His issues sounded like some Lyme symptoms.
Apparently B1 injections help with Mitochondrial problems as well as B12 shots. I also found out the info below.
"One interesting note is that I've recently read that the cephalosporin family of drugs (of which Lyme drug Rocephin is a member) is known to be an antagonist to vitamin B1. Now isn't THAT an interesting bit of "trivia"!!!
I found this on

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   Posted 10/25/2008 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Lyme can cause mitochondrial malfunction, too... Interesting...
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-J Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds:  Zofran, Pulmicort, Vitamin B12 Shots, Heparin (to flush PICC line).

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