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steve1906
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Story about Alyssa Goodale...

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2011-05-05/news/a-young-woman-believe-she-would-ve-died-if-she-d-continued-treatment-for-alleged-lyme-disease-from-chandler-clinicians/

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lyme in Putnam
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What does anyone take on the replies to the article or the article?

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i'm open, but i think she's making a mistake discontinuing treatment.

it's also very negative for lyme. this makes it difficult for others to get treatment.

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It says she nearly died from an opiate overdose. Nothing lyme treatments caused. What protocol for lyme includes opiates? Opiates are contradictory towards lyme healing.
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Yes, it says opiates nearly killed her. Makes no sense.

If that girl is not well, she will have a very hard time getting further treatment. She is the kind of person all the LLMDs are terrified of. I wonder if her family is suing the clinic.

They sure broke the paragraphs down into nice little neuro lyme segments!

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old joke: idiopathic means the patient is pathological and the the doctor is an idiot

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An opiate is a medication derived from opium from the poppy plant.

An example of an opiate would be morphine, codeine, and heroin which is an illegal drug. And then there are synthetic drugs similar to morphine, example: fentanyl, Dilaudid, methadone.

You may need an opioid for acute pain, trauma pain, post-operative pain, and chronic pain.

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This is the kind of publicity that sends many lyme treating doctors in hiding.

Readers who are not familiar with lyme treatment already have a bad perception towards the disease.

What a shame..

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I really think it depends on her true diagnosis, if she has sth like Myasthenia Gravis, or Dermatomyositis or anything like that, treatment couldKILL her, that is absolutely true, so sometimes the truth is not what you think...
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steve1906
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because a lot of people don't ever test pos for lyme and co's, they sometimes have no idea what there treating.

And yes, with all the antibiotics,alternative treatments and vitamins we take, anyone of us are always at risk of making things worst at times.

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How are opiates contradictory for lyme healing? I do take pain meds. and would like to know how that works.
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Me Too
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opiates that have acetaminophen(a lot do) in it are a HUGE NO NO! No acetaminophen whatsoever. I had to quit my vicoden. Ugh
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Tell us more,if you can.....
I can't take Cymbalta or Celerex
Been taking these for years. Not huge doses,but daily, Thanks

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those are not opiates. you should be ok
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this article is so slanderous. it says she almost died of opiate overdose. not ABX treatment. dummy uninformed writers
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Gosh I read about her months ago seems like a yr. Is she still crying?

Why is this article still up on the web?

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