One of the issues with starchy foods is that many people are eating simple carbs, which turn into sugar almost immediately and can cause yeast/fungal overgrowth, particularly with taking antibiotics that kill all the good bacteria that keep yeast/fungus in balance.
For some people, it's essential to take antifungals with the antibiotics. Here's a lot more info about
it and also lists symptoms that you can review to help you determine if it's an issue for you:
Y/FO post in the "New to Lyme?" thread:www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=1606610&g=3644275#m3644275
Y/f can create neurotoxins and other problems that can be the cause of the "brain fog". Other GI imbalances can cause brain fog. Sometimes, taking a GI binder can be very helpful in clearing out anything in the GI before it can cause problems - since has finally proved the gut-brain connection with the blood vessels that are linked between the two and allow toxins to travel from the GI and into the brain. Thus, binders are quite helpful.
In addition to GI binders, Nutramedix Pinella and Burbur tinctures are a MUST for me - they really do help detox the brain.
Also, hormone imbalances can cause brainfog, particularly thyroid disorders so that is something to be sure to check out. There is a lot of good info on this forum regarding thyroid testing.
Chronic late-stage lyme—likely infected in '00; Clinically dx Mar'14 w/ Babs, Fry Labs+ Bart-like, CDC+ Bb. First treated 4-5 viruses & GI/immune. Herbal antimicrobials in May; IV port-started Rocephin in Nov; added vancomycin Mar'16;
DETOX: Pinella/Burbur/Parsley/Milk thistle/Burdock/Red root; Samento/Banderol/Enula; JK/Turmeric; BFM-1; antifung; many many supps; cholestyramine!