I am being treated for lyme disease (neuro) since October. I have made some progress on doxycycline and ceftin, but when I try azithromycin or flagyl I get terrible herxing—emotional, physical, etc. In June I had some blood microscopy done by a ND. She and I both saw big-time mycoplasma, and I was wondering if that was hindering my recovery. I was surprised because I had been on doxycycline almost 7 months. On the azithromycin I feel so toxic and I just start crying. I’ve tried resveratrol which makes me so dizzy. Is there something I can take naturally for mycoplasma that isn’t quite so toxic? Olive Leaf? Lauricidin? Raintree Myco? What do you suggest? Dosing? How long? Thanks for your help.
Mcoplasma can indeed slow down recovery. It is a growing problem among lyme infected populations. I haven’t yet done as much research on this as I need to, however the best thing that I am aware of for that is fermented wheat germ (there are a number of animal studies finding it VERY effective against mycoplasma). It is however VERY expensive. I would suggest a three month regimen. I think the best price is from iherb.com. Just follow the manufacturer’s directions.