A great Video for those of us with Babesia. Explanation for air hunger, drenching sweats, and more. Dr. Horowitz explains why it is so hard to get better when we have co-infections – all in under 4 minutes.
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this super flattering video is a herxheimer reaction, also called a healing crisis, from the frist day of a new cycle of iv antibiotic treatment for late-stage lyme disease and babesiosis. this was taken about two hours into the episode. my writhing around can be broken down into three primary parts: akathisia (inner restlessness), air hunger (not getting enough oxygen) and severe muscle cramping. i feel like i should also note that i was also having a mild allergic reaction to a sulfa based antibiotic, so this isn’t just footage of a severe herx. treating late stage lyme doesn’t have to be this brutal, but in cases where the infection has been raging for years, this is not an uncommon reaction. if you’re interested, i’ve been writing a blog about my lyme disease diagnosis and treatment- more about lyme and my journey with it at lymeinthecoconut.wordpress.com
Can Lyme disease contribute to premature birth? Beyond the Bandaid founder Bec Mills chats to the Dave and Paula Main and their 4 year old twins Jamie and Jessica about how stealth pathogens are affecting their lives. It is thought that Dave contracted Lyme through the bite of a tick approximately 10 years ago in far north Qld, while on their 1st year wedding anniversary. The Main family describe how they have passed Lyme down to their children and how they came about finally being diagnosed with the Borrelia, Babesia, Bartonella and Mycoplasma species. Exploring the acute and chronic signs and symptoms of these infections the Main family describe the difficulties that they encounter with simple everyday living. Paula describes how she lives with Morgellons disease and shares her opinion on the potential link between Lyme and the premature birth of her twins.
Jessica Labbe, RYT, shares her own strategy for calming excessive sweating, a symptom of the tick-borne illness, Babesia. Watch as she demonstrates an ancient yogic breathing technique used to cool and calm the body. This demonstration is NOT meant as a cure or treatment. It is presented as a tool to bring comfort while going through the healing process under the supervision of a licensed health care provider. For more info about Jessica, her yoga classes and schedule, visit jessicalabbe.com and follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com
This is the entire 2011 ILADS presentation – a home-made version – not as high quality but fabulous information!
Joe Burrascano, MD is a well-recognized specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and associated complex infectious diseases, and the chronic illnesses that accompany them. With over two decades of experience and research in this field, he has appeared in and on virtually every form of media, has advised the CDC and NIH, testified before the U.S. Senate, an armed services joint subcommittee, and at various governor councils. A 1978 graduate of the New York University School of Medicine, he became known world-wide for his experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating patients with tick-borne diseases and in his efforts to educate others- patients and physicians alike.
my Lyme blog: freeideasblog.blogspot.com I had to stop Mepron due to Candida/yeast. I am having weird symptoms on Malarone. Trying to make it through this. Feels like being sick every day!
A brief look into the world of Babesia. // created at animoto.com
This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
Fundamentals when planning a preventative control and management strategy in a Strategic Integrated Parasite Management Model (SIPM²)
If you have Bartonella coinfection(s), join the Bartonella group! health.groups.yahoo.com also see my Lyme blog: freeideasblog.blogspot.com The reason I love getting the Bicillin shots is because I start feeling much better soon after getting them. I feel like they clear up my mind and help me to be myself again.
This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
Join the Bartonella group (health.groups.yahoo.com if you have a Bartonella coinfection (or more than one–there are several species) or suspect that you might. also see my Lyme blog: freeideasblog.blogspot.com
Please send me a message if you know about these things. Malarone seems to make my blood pressure low, or at least I get faint and have a hard time being upright. Maybe if I take Florinef I can tolerate Malarone for Babesiosis. Also see my Lyme blog: freeideasblog.blogspot.com
Xicota85’s webcam video December 25, 2009, 07:44 PM
Babesia are malaria-like parasites transmitted by blood feeding ticks. Infection with Babesia microti causes humans to become anemic, experience spiking fever and chills, and exhaustion. In some cases, the infection can be fatal. This 3 minute video demonstrates the life cycle of Babesia microti, starting in the blood of white-footed mice. Follow the parasite as it is ingested by deer ticks, and finally is transmitted to humans through tick saliva. Special thanks to Rick Smith at The University of Rhode Island for narration; Rick’s brother was recently diagnosed with Lyme disease. To learn more about Tick Bite prevention, please visit www.TickEncounter.org
Also see my Lyme blog: freeideasblog.blogspot.com Join the Bartonella yahoo group: health.groups.yahoo.com Join the Partners of tick-borne illness patients group: health.groups.yahoo.com