Q & A archives.

Emotional symptoms

Dear Stephen, When on antibiotics one particularly disturbing effect was an emotionally out of control feeling (despair, hopelessness, crying for hours). I get a milder version of this with your herbs.
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Severe muscle spasms and pain

Dear Stephen, Can you briefly explain the mechanism by which lyme causes muscle spasms? I know that low magnesium, calcium or potassium could cause spasms, but I know that there are other factors at work as well.
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Bad reaction to artemisinin

Dear Stephen, When on antibiotics one particularly disturbing effect was an emotionally out of control feeling (despair, hopelessness, crying for hours). I get a milder version of this with your herbs.
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Treating lyme cysts

Dear Stephen, Can you briefly explain the mechanism by which lyme causes muscle spasms? I know that low magnesium, calcium or potassium could cause spasms, but I know that there are other factors at work as well.
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Staying on your protocol

Dear Stephen, I have lyme disease and tried artemisinin and had a bad reaction. What do I do now and why did this happen?
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Astragalus for new tick bite?

Dear Stephen, I read your discussion regarding not using astragalus in late-stage lyme, but wondered if that still applies in the case of a new tick bite?
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High liver enzymes

Dear Stephen, I am usually pretty good at staying on the regimen but once every month or two I take a break for a couple of days. I have had a few bad relapses due to this, and am concerned that the herbs only work while they are being taken.
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Red root and hypercoagulation

Dear Stephen, My question is what can we do to try and deal with the cysts. I have them in many places and it is getting worse.
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When artemisinin doesn’t work

Dear Stephen, Have you ever researched the effectiveness of any of the following herbs for babesia: magnolia bark, yarrow flowers, noni, neem, and / or turmeric?
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Chinese herbs

Dear Stephen, My question is about Chinese herbs: forsythia, isatis, gardenia, coptis, phellodendron, houttunya, lonicerae.
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