PSR1, There is R-Lipoic Acid and S-Lipoic Acid, Alpha Lipoic Acid is a 50/50 mix of the 2. What was your dose and what did you think of it?
Rcenters, In Lyme disease Pregnenolone is specifically helpful for supporting collagen in skin, joints, and reducing arthritic and skin symptoms (per Stephen Buhner). FYI he recommends 600mg/day of the ALA. Can you tell if the ALA has helped with any of your symptoms at all?
01 Tingling in fingers/toes both sides, not tested at that time for LD
07 Summer pos. WB, diag with LD, neg for co-infections thru Igenex
Abx - Doxy 100mg 2x/day for 3 weeks (before diagnosis)
Amoxicillin 1gm 2x/day for 1 month
Amoxicillin 1gm 3x/day with Probenecid 500mg 2x/day 5 months
Dr. Zhang's protocol stopped after 6 months symptoms returned. Started Buhner's protocol May 2009