aching joints?

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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 11/15/2008 11:57 AM (GMT -6)   
all of a sudden on week 7 of antibiotics I have gotten really really achy and sore joints - like worse than before starting abx. Toes, wrists, knees, hips, back, thumb - you name it. Does anyone have any thoughts on how you can releive some of the aches and stiffness? I went for a walk earlier to try and get my blood flowing but now me feet are killing me. Would you ice your feet and ankles or apply heat? Any ideas? Thank you

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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 11/15/2008 12:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Stephen Harod Buhner recommends Nettles for joint pain. I tried it and it worked great for me. He says to take 1500mg/day - that's what I did, and it started working the second day I took that much. You can also apply the nettles topically and get some relief.

Some also find MSM helpful for joint pain.

I hope this helps - take care,
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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