Posts Tagged "Borrelia burgdorferi"

Robin Williams dies…of what? Reprise

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Events | 0 comments
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We already know that Robin Williams was surgically treated for a heart problem, that he had what mainstream medicine calls a depressive disorder. Today we learn from his wife that he also had Parkinson’s disease. As I write in Beyond Mental Illness, the immune system can be pathologically activated to contribute to depression not only from infections but also from stress. Lyme disease is one of the infections that has been linked to depression, Parkinson’s and heart disease, not to mention MS and ALS. This is not to suggest that Williams had Lyme disease, but it is to suggest that the current stove-piped diagnoses so prevalent in medicine and, especially...

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No Lyme? Now What?

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Dave's Blog | 0 comments
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The second Advance labs test taken in November between episodes came back showing no evidence of spirochetes. What does this mean? I had the opportunity to meet innovative health care providers Dr David Martz and Dr Neil Rawlins at the Physicians Roundtable conference in March. Dr Martz successfully treated his ALS with IV Rocephin. He had (has?) Lyme disease. Dr Rawlins is an OB GYN doctor from Washington State who is highly knowledgeable about methylation, a subject I discuss in Beyond Mental Illness. During a social event, I told both of them of Chris’s remarkable 19 month period of stability, the longest ever since his first psychotic episode in 1999. During much...

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After 14 years….

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Dave's Blog | 2 comments
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Advanced Laboratory Services has just proved that my son has Lyme disease.

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