Welcome to this supportive and knowledgeable community.
1. Congratulations on knowing this is lyme!
2. I encourage you, to orient yourself to this super awesome space, in the next week or so, to read and re-read this great bunch of info that this community has compiled.www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=1606610
3. YES - you can fight this without anti-biotics. There are some of us here who did not have anti-biotics as an option. DEC last year, I was sure I was dying. Today I am 80% better, all herbal, with one Bactrim blessing from a bladder infection. Stephen Buhner, imagine investing in his books. Echoing Julymornings prompt
4.HEAT - I felt something "break" when I began to implement "heat therapy" - not recommended without a Dr. I googled what temperature the lyme spirochetes die at, took a thermometer into the sauna at my gym, and timed that at 14 minutes my body was hot enough to kill this bacteria. There is a facility in Europe that focuses on this.
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