Q & A archives.

14 year old with lyme and bartonella

Dear Stephen, I am a desperate mother of a 14 year old girl, weight around 47 kilos. Could you please give us a protocol for this age and weight? We live in Antwerp, Belgium and have nobody to turn to.

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Herbalist in Sacramento, CA area

Dear Stephen, I live outside Sacramento and was wondering if you can recommend any herbalists familiar with your protocol in that area. Thanks!

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Sexual transmission

Dear Stephen, In the Transmission section of your website and book you mention “long term” sexual contact as a possible means of transmission.

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Japanese knotweed and 81 mg aspirin

Dear Stephen, I am on an 81 mg aspirin regimen by my doctor and am interested in taking the Japanese knotweed for some joint stiffness caused by lyme disease. Is there a safe dosage level for the knotweed due to the blood thinning effect of the aspirin?

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Mixing up Buhner and Cowden protocols

Dear Stephen, I have been on your protocol and my nutritionist would like to start me on some of the Cowden herbs as well. Should I not do both at the same time or is there a way of combining the two to great effect?

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Intensifying symptoms after a few months of protocol

Dear Stephen, About 2-3 months ago my symptoms worsened greatly, then I started to feel better. But within the last month some of my symptoms have worsened again. Is it natural for there to be ups and downs with symptoms?

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Root canals and lyme

Dear Stephen, What is your opinion about having to remove any teeth that have had root canals to fully recover from lyme?

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