Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Iodine and Lyme Disease...... Beyond anti-biotics

An interesting article on the possible benefits of Iodine on Lyme Disease.
Building the body's mineral reserves has been an essential part of some heavy metal detox programmes.

Lyme disease: A Look Beyond Antibiotics
Dietrich K.Klinghardt, MD, PhD
Bellevue WA aant@neuraltherapy.com 1/7/05 and 1/7/06

"In the last decade the majority of outcome-oriented physicians observed a
major shift: we realized that it was neither the lack of vitamins or growth
hormone that made our patients ill. We discovered that toxicity and chronic
infections were most often at the core of the client’s suffering. We watched
the discussion, which infection may be the primary one: mycoplasma, stealth
viruses, HHV-6, trichomonas, Chlamydia pneumoniae, leptospirosis,
mutated strep, or what else?

The new kid on the block is Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) and some of us have
looked at it for a long time as possibly being the bug that opens the door for
all the other infections to enter the system. Lyme disease has become a
buzzword in the alternative medical field. Since none of the recommended
treatments are specific to either one of the microbes, we can never assume
that we really know what we treated once a patient has recovered."

It appears that many patients with MS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, autism,
joint arthritis, chronic fatigue, sarcoidosis and even cancer are infected with
Borrelia burgdorferi. But is the infection causing the illness or is it an
opportunistic infection simply occurring in people weakened by other