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miles2go
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Lyme is really hard on collagen and skin. Has anyone found anything that helps to repair skin and tissues?
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nefferdun
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Hyaluronic Acid is collagen. Buy a good brands, not chicken sternum or rooster comb. I was taking 100 mg a day for my dry eyes and it did wonder. I don't remember which brand.

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Vitamin C repairs collegen and boosts the immune system. Also digestive enzymes.

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Vit C + chicken broth
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In addition to the above, BioSil - silica - supports healthy collagen, elastin and keratin. Good for bones, skin, hair & nails.

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Lyme IgM IGeneX Pos. 18+++, 23-25+, 30++, 31+, 34++, 39 IND, 83-93 IND; IgG IGeneX Neg. 30+, 39 IND; Mayo/CDC Pos. IgM 23+, 39+; IgG Mayo/CDC Neg. band 41+; Bart. (clinical dx; Fry Labs neg. for all coinfections), sx >30 yrs.

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Lauralyme
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Chicken and turkey wings also

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TerryK
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Buhner, the author of "healing Lyme" has a protocol in his book for collagen repair.

Terry

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IckyTicky
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Is this the reason I keep pulling collagen fibers out of my skin all over? It freaks me out.

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Also positive for Mycoplasma Pneumoniae and RMSF.
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Huh, you keep "puling collagen fibers out of your skin??" That sounds like Morgellon's, not collagen!! Say more about what you mean.
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