Posted 5/5/2009 10:06 PM (GMT -7)
Okay, this published study is a tad long; but if you read it a little chunk at a time, and then re-read, it begins to make sense. It explains and answers why women feel so badly during their cycles when complicated by Lyme. It relates, as always, back to the immune response and in our case, depending on the season of life we are in and how settled our hormones are - the fine line between estrogen and progesterone.
Hope this helps.
Homeopathic European protocol is helping our daughter through a living nightmare experience of years of this. Now, we are beginning to see some indications of the rusty wheel moving b/c we are oiling the right parts!
By the way, Cajungirl - Hashimotos Thyroiditis of 30 years. Your anti-TPO antibodies need to be monitored; hope ur doc is doing that 4 u. Heth is the next generation and we are trying to prevent this from becoming the autoimmune thyroid issue for her. She is hypothyroid but we are slowly but surely moving her back to the center. She is 18.