Unfortunately, those that have little understanding of what it feels like to have Babesia air hunger will assume that it's something much worse - like blood clots. Yes, if you had blood clots, it would NOT be intermittent. My husband nearly died from blood clots (in both legs hip to ankle and 70% in both lungs) - and I can tell you, it was not intermittent breathing issues at any point. He thought he had double pneumonia.
What you describe as something sitting on your chest (especially since your O2 sat meter is showing good oxygen), is a Babesia symptom. Our O2 is usually fine, it's that we feel like we can't get a breath at times, or it's just difficult to not get 'winded'.
Yes, leaky gut could have added to this with the vanco.
Herb only treatment for Lyme & Bart ended 12/11 - no active symptoms for 2 yrs -Herb only treatment for Babesia ended 12/12www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=2977364
Had Lyme, Bart, Babs, RMSF, Ehrlichia, Myco, Anaplasmosis, EBV
New set of infections 8/2014 - still treating.
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