Q & A archives.

Okay to take pain narcotics with Buhner herbs?

Dear Stephen, My mother has been on antibiotics and pain narcotics (hydrocodone) for 2 years and is not improving. She is starting your herbal protocol. Is it okay to take the herbs with pain narcotics and antibiotics?

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Astragalus and neuro lyme

Dear Stephen, It’s believed that I have chronic lyme. My naturopath recommended Health Concerns Astra 8, which is astragalus based. He said that you only need to avoid astagalus if you have neurological lyme and he doesn’t think that I do.

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Could lyme be the cause of my neuropathy?

Dear Stephen, I am a 35 year old woman who was diagnosed with Charcot Marie Tooth disease at birth but have never properly been tested for it. Both my geneticist and my neurologist now strongly believe that I have been misdiagnosed with CMT.

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Parasite or lyme infection after analingus

Dear Stephen, I am writing from India. I do not have a real diagnosis yet. My WBC count and my eosinophils went high about a year and a half ago. I had a sexual encounter involving analingus just before this.

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Making boneset tea with reishi mushrooms

Dear Stephen, I would like to make your boneset tea with reishi mushrooms. Where do you get the mushrooms? And after you mix and cook, do you strain the liquid out or do you eat the herbs/mushrooms as well?

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Liposomal resveratrol

Dear Stephen, I have several bottles of liposomal resveratro from Let’s Talk Health company. Do you know if this will suffice for the resveratrol you recommend as part of the core protocol?

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Lyme underlying diabetes?

Dear Stephen, I had lyme 13 years ago, and got better after one and a half years. Three years ago I was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes. My current nutritionist thinks I still have lyme underlying this whole thing.

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L-arginine contraindicated with lyme?

Dear Stephen, You recommend a fairly high dose of l-arginine when treating bartonella. However, I have also read of those with lyme having high amounts of ammonia, and taking l-arginine can exacerbate symptoms related to high ammonia. Your thoughts?

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Food/herb interactions with sida and cryptolepis

Dear Stephen, I am currently doing a metal detox with cilantro, chlorella and sodium alginate. Can I use the sida and cryptolepis with cilantro? I also take a product that has black cumin oil in it, is this okay?

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