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canefan17
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As we start to fall asleep at night what is our immune system doing? Shutting down to go into rebuild mode?

Most of my Bart symptoms surface big time right as I'm dozing off and my body is shutting down.

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I think (if you're like me), since I take a probiotic before bedtime, the lyme & company take that opportunity to come out (probiotic weakens the meds).

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I would think it stays the same all the time unless you eat sugar... then it tanks.

Catgirl... why would a probiotic weaken a medication?

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I was told once that one should take a probiotic four hours away from antibiotics.
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usually two hours .. that's so the probiotics don't get killed off

doing it 4 hrs away would be hard for most patients

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I was taught in college (a long time ago, granted) that the hormones that make antibodies that fight infection are more active during the day. Wich means that our immune system is weaker at night, and may result in an upswing in the severity of the symptoms for any infection atnight

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Pull up a Chinese Biological Organ Clock from the internet. It still works that way. Find the times when kidney, gallbladder, liver are most active. It is your major detoxing time and if your sleep is interrupted at certain times, it pretty much tells you what the body's major concern is.

It tells you where your organ support is lacking. The middle of the night is out major detox phase. 11Pm to 3 AM.

Just google it and you will learn a lot. If the organ involved lacks the support to push things through during major detox hours -- that will show in how you are feeling during the night and waking up still toxin-loaded. Forget the killing, think of binding.

Take care.

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Hi Lymetoo :) That's what my doc told me.

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