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big lenny
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Has anyone tried a naturopath dr? I have already given up on my holistic dr/ remedy approach - spent about 1,000 without any sign of it bein worth it to continue spending my money there!
I live in long island ny- if anyone has had a good experience with one here can they recommend one plse!!!
Was on oral antibiotics for many years and was doin pretty good but body took a beatin !!!
Thnk u for ur time!

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**moving to seeking**

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Faithful

Just sharing my experience, I am not a doctor.

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Keebler
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I hope you get some specific suggestions and names sent to you.

You could call all the NDs listed in your phone (or web) directory and ask if the are "ILADS educated" and have experience with CHRONIC lyme and all that goes with that. Still, you'd want to confirm with others of their expertise.

Be sure to talk to those in all your local and regional lyme support groups as you will likely find some personal recommendations there.

The links in the set below can also guide you and acquaint you with the range of work for certain authors in this line.

When considering herbal / nutritional / adjunct methods:

if at all possible - because each person & each case is different - it's best to consult with an ILADS-educated LL (lyme literate) doctor who has completed four years of post-graduate medical education in the field of herbal and nutritional medicine -

- and someone who is current with ILADS' research & presentations, past and present.

Many LL NDs incorporate antibiotics (depending upon the licensing laws in their state). Some LLMDs and LL NDs have good working relationships.

When possible, it's great to have both a LLMD and LL ND and even better when they have a long-standing professional relationship.

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http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php/topic/2/13964

How to find an ILADS-educated LL:

N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor);

L.Ac. (Acupuncturist);

D.Ay. (Doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine);

D.O.M. (Doctor of Oriental Medicine);

Integrative / Holistic M.D., etc. (Be aware that those in this category can have various levels of formal herbal &/or nutritional education, perhaps even just a short course. Do ask first.)

Links to many articles and books by holistic-minded LL doctors of various degrees who all have this basic approach in common:

Understanding of the importance of addressing the infection(s) fully head-on with specific measures from all corners of medicine;

knowing which supplements have direct impact, which are only support and which are both.

You can compare and contrast many approaches.

BASIC HERBAL EDUCATIONAL & SAFETY links,

BODY WORK links with safety tailored to lyme patients,

LOW HEAT INFRARED SAUNA detail,

BIONIC 880 (& PE-1) links, and

RIFE links.
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What ILADS is

& WHY you need an ILADS-educated, Lyme Literate Doctor (whether LLMD or LL ND, or both)
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Keebler
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Three of the top avenues to consider (IMO):


http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=117755;p=0

Topic: RIFE Machine - Reference LINKS

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http://tinyurl.com/5drx94

Book: Lyme Disease and Modern Chinese Medicine -

- by Dr. QingCai Zhang, MD & Yale Zhang

web site: try www.sinomedresearch.org

Passwords: "clinic" and then "clinic" again

or call for help: Hepapro - www.hepapro.com

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http://tinyurl.com/5vnsjg

Book: Healing Lyme: Natural Healing And Prevention of Lyme Borreliosis And Its Coinfections - by Stephen Harrod Buhner


http://www.amazon.com/Stephen-Harrod-Buhner/e/B000APJOG6/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1

Buhner's books at Amazon


Website: http://planetthrive.com/2009/08/buhner-healing-lyme-program/

Forum: http://planetthrive.com/category/experts/buhner/


http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php/topic/1/115218

CRYPTOLEPIS sanguinolenta & SIDA ACUTA LINKS
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Be sure to log on so you can access your mail. I sent you a PM with the details of someone with similar credentials as that of a LL ND - in NYC.
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hopingandpraying
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I don't have any names.

Check the online state Lyme groups at:
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/NewYorklyme

Maybe they can help you.

The direct link for the NY Long Island Support Group on Lymenet is:
www.lymenet.org/SupportGroups/UnitedStates/NewYork/LILA.shtml

Some more resources:
www.empirestatelymediseaseassociation.org
www.lyme-aware.org

Once you get some names, write a new post in "Seeking a Doctor" to ask for personal references.

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Yes, many people here see LLNDs.
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