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  1. Wondering about your OspC. To quote Dr. Horowitz, "Borrelia specific bands reflect outer surface proteins on the surface of the organism that are seen more often in Lyme disease than in other infections. These bands include the following five proteins, each with different molecular weights (31, 34, 39, and 83-93) If any of these bands are present on a western blot, there is a high likelihood that the patient has been exposed to Lyme disease, especially with the right clinical symptomatology........." He also believes that "Lyme disease is a clinical diagnosis, and lab results serve to support the clinical diagnosis"...... Basically, a negative blood result would not indicate no Lyme. Also read in Cure Unknown, about the most accurate lyme indicating outer surface proteins that were removed from the lab testing, because of a trial to produce a vaccine.. and if these proteins were used, vaccinated persons would always test positive, even if no lyme were to be present. I don't know which ones they are though.
  2. Wondering about band 41 as well. I think every single person I know, who tested for Lyme was positive for band 41. Is that indicative of lyme? It cannot be that everybody is positive!
  3. I don't know that. Our DD was dx with Pandas, but was corrected to Lyme/Bart 5 years later. I think her zinc deficiency was part of immune dysfunction with her body being overly stressed by Lyme.
  4. This might be related to zinc deficiency. Our DD food symptoms were greatly improved when she was taking zinc supplements.
  5. Will you for sure need IVIG? I think you can wait to see, and if absolutely necessary, vaccinate then.
  6. I would not. I've had enough of vaccines. You can always decide to vaccinate later if you have to.
  7. Through Health Kinesiology, we have been told that our daughter's hypothalamus is weak. Checking up online, all of the symptoms match! I have never found a cause for her very poor appetite. Hypothalamus controls hunger and satiety.....It also controls the thyroid and adrenals. That would explain anxiety, and low evergy... etc etc. Has anyone ever been told the same diagnosis, and what can be done to help this?? (Even with a regular MD?)
  8. We went through this. Unfortunately, we needed to have 4 people hold her down to get a blood draw for lyme, and haven't done any since. However, I was advised to give Klonopin to help out. I never tried it though. What is the reason that our kids are so afraid of needles??
  9. Has anyone, or their child who has lyme been told that they have liver issues?
  10. Has anybody ever tried to do an emotional correction? I took my daughter to a practitioner. She figures out with light touch, what is wrong physically, emotionally, mentally etc. through applied kinesiology, health kinesiology, one brain and other mediums. I did not tell her one word and she figured all out on her own!! All emotional and physical issues.... The reaction to the correction was startling, it was pretty severe. But once it has all passed, I think we are seeing progress. If anybody knows more about this, I would love to hear it......
  11. What are you looking to remove from your water? Is fluoride removal a priority?
  12. I know this from personal experience with my niece. She used to get a strep every spring, go onto antibiotic, and start stuttering...Several years in a row. Her pediatrician mentioned to my sister that there is research linking strep to stuttering. Not sure if this is definitely Pandas, or only strep. However there are soooo many things you can do beside abx for strep. To name a few: Streptococcus Thieves oil on the sole of the foot Blis K12 (an oral probiotic) I am especially leaning to the BlisK12. I know people have had wonderful results with it. Very easy to take and really effective. I have heard that the co NOW is best.
  13. My daughter also had a striated rash, about 5 years prior to her diagnosis of bartonella. Hers looked like someone had written on her back and upper arms with a reddish purplish thick marker. It did not hurt, and disappeared after four weeks. Her pediatrician diagnosed it as pityriasis (sp) which, after checking online years later, it did not match at all. I learnt about these linear rashes on this forum, for which I am thankful, that it led me in the right direction.
  14. I have read up on milk thistle, and although some do say its great for liver, I have seen otherwise. Milk thistle is a liver protector. It protects the liver. Your liver is supposed to protect you from toxins. Now, since your liver will be protected your OCD might get better, but headaches is definitely a liver symptom. So I think milk thistle is not a good idea for you. I have used a product called "liver balance" from the company Pure Body Institute of Ventura, with excellent results. You can also read up on his products on the website www.pbiv.com
  15. This might explain how lyme affects adrenal and thyroid function. http://fightinglyme.weebly.com/adrenal-fatigue.html