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dap144
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I was hoping someone could help me with a question about artemisinin. I have lyme disease but never tested positive for babesia. My headache that wraps around my head goes away when I am on artemisinin and comes back a couple days after I stop taking it. Any ideas? I know it is used to treat babesia so I am a little confused. Thanks.
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Co-infection testing is notoriously unreliable and should treat on co-infection symptomology. Frontal migraines are a common symptom of babs and art can certainly help. I would continue that art and see if they go away permanently.

Art should be pulsed, 5 days on and 2 off generally, there's various ways to do it. Detox heavily as the dead debris can literally make you toxic. Hot baths in epsom salts, burber, chlorella, etc. are all good detox methods.

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That should be a signal that you probably DO have babesia. Why were you taking the artemisinin??

You need to be taking it with a macrolide so you don't become resistant to it.

moving to Medical Questions for more help

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