Q & A archives.

Protocol effective after 18 years?

Dear Stephen, I had lyme disease about 18 years ago and I was treated with 7 days of intravenous antibiotics. Do you think the core protocol would help me today, 18 years later?

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Lyme prevention in dogs

Dear Stephen, Is there a preventative course of herbal treatments to help prevent ticks from getting on the dogs? We do tick/flea baths, they wear a collar and they get the Frontline but they still get ticks.

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Myelin sheath support

Dear Stephen, I have been concerned about issues with myelin sheaths. I have a lot of CNS issues and the biggest worry for me right now is the loss of sensation/numbness on mainly my right side.

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Extreme ringing in ears

Dear Stephen, What do you suggest for extreme ringing in the ears from lyme? I’ve tried stephania root.

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Cryptolepis dosage for kids

Dear Stephen, I understand the adult dose for cryptolepis is 1 tsp 3x day. Can you please tell me what the dose is for a 50ish lb 7 year old?

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Sudden onset explosive rage from herbs

Dear Stephen, My 21 year-old male relative has neuro lyme, bartonella and babesia. He tried the Buhner core protocol which caused extreme mood lability during the hour after each dose, so bad that his family had to leave the house for an hour each time.

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Red root for swollen lymph nodes

Dear Stephen, I tried samento and banderol and I noticed that with this treatment my lymph nodes become swollen. I also tried cat’s claw and I feel some heat in the lungs and in the spinal cord. Are these reactions good or bad?

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Astragalus dose different in book vs. this website

Dear Stephen, On page 124 of Healing Lyme you recommend starting at 3,000 mg per day and working up to 16,000 mg per day, for active lyme infection. However this website now says 1,000 mg per day. Which is it?

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Tinnitus

Dear Stephen, Is there any report that one of the herbs in your protocol (or taken in combination) might cause tinnitus or exacerbate an existing issue?

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