Archives for May 2011

The Autism and Lyme Disease Connection

Autism and Lyme disease: what is the connection?   I was at a Lyme disease conference this week listening to Dr. Robert Bransfield speak.  He cited some scary figures –   That one single case of autism can cost $3.2 million over the course of a lifetime; and That 20% of autism may be associated with Lyme disease.   We certainly know that Lyme disease has extensive neurological manifestations, causing cognitive, psycho-emotional and behavioral changes – all things that that […]
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Natural Lyme Disease Treatment

Natural Treatment for Lyme Disease:  are antibiotics really necessary?   I am asked frequently whether it is possible to recover from Lyme disease without the use of antibiotics.  It’s a great question, but unfortunately not one for which I have a definitive answer.  Rather, my answer is “sometimes”.  I wish I could tell people that of course they can treat their Lyme disease 100% naturally and have great outcomes every time, but that is just not realistic.   I definitely […]
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