A recent study (2012) proved the persistence of Bb (Lyme) in Rhesus Monkeys. The researchers waited 27 weeks after infection in their first experiment, which is all I'll discuss here, and then tested with multiple methods. The Eliza declined in treated animals, which might be interpreted to say treatment worked. However, in fact, spirochetal DNA … Continue reading Strong Evidence of Lyme Persistence in Monkeys
I can't believe it's been over a month since I last wrote in ... I certainly haven't forgotten about this blog or having Lyme disease, but as an academic the beginning of the semester always rolls over me in waves leaving little time to step back and reflect. Fall is especially bad because there are … Continue reading Off antibiotics!
I've struggled with the opposing need to believe that I will overcome this and to accept where I am and what I have. Much of the time recently I've found that I can at best achieve only one -- accept where I am. This essay is about how I've come to believe I can overcome … Continue reading Curing versus Healing