Posted 8/25/2016 5:07 AM (GMT -7)
Need some input. Saw my My LLMD last week and he said I could go off the Tinidozole/Minocylcine pulse since I've been on it for 6 months since I am now able to take Cat's Claw. I used to herx horribly on one drop of Cat's claw. Now I am up to 12 drops 3x a day (mixed with my other herbs). He also said I could stay on the antibiotics for two more months since I am not having any problems taking it, my choice. I do think it gives me some neuropathy (tinidozole). I've been off it for a week (for the LDI shot) and can restart anytime.
I have minimal symptoms at this point (10 months into treatment), mostly the Babesia sweats, but after 7 weeks on the Buhner Babs herbs, these are way better, maybe 2x a day, 1x a night. The adrenal weird thing has resolved (I would turn over in bed and breakout into a full sweat). Also, my neuropathy in my feet is diminishing now that I am actively foam rolling and getting electric stem. I feel the tingling standing barefoot but not in shoes. Progress!
I tracked my last bad herx (2 hours of vibrating, shoulder and hip pain, anxiety, ringing ears, some joint pain) which wasn't really that bad and it was about 18 days since the last bad one. I figured some Lyme released a new batch and my body took care of it. Either that, or the LDI created the situation. Throughout the day and night, I still have minor vibrating/ringing ear episodes that I also think are mini-herxes, maybe 2-3x a day.
I guess I am anxious about going off the antibiotics without being free from symptoms, but I'm not really going off them because I'm still taking the Cat's claw, right? I was thinking maybe I would still take them 1x a week, just to see if I could hit some biofilms, even though my LLMD says the cat's claw will also take care of the rest. I need to stay on that until I am completely symptom free. When we say stay on antibiotics for 2 months following symptom free, does that also apply to the herbal regime? If so, I think my plan is solid. Thoughts?
Oct 2015 Diagnosed with Lyme, Candida, Mold and Toxic Metals
Started Doxy 100mg 2x day and DesBio System in Nov 2015
Nov 2015 Diagnosed with Bartonella, Bacillus, Histoposmosis, Aspergillus, Mucor, Trichophyton, and Mycotoxin. Using Homeopathic solutions/herbs in conjunction with Antibiotics
Jan 2016 Minocycline pulse plus Nystatin,
Feb 2016 LDI (Mold), Added Tinidazole,Flucozinol