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Naturally Curing Lyme Disease and Chronic Lyme Disease

By C. Thomas Corriher
The Health Wyze Report

July 17, 2014

For the sake of brevity, most of the research that we have compiled about Lyme disease is being omitted from this report. We expect to expand upon this topic later. The omissions include how Lyme disease is a U.S. Military bio-weapon that was accidentally released from the Plum Island facility, as was the West Nile Virus, bird flu, swine flu, and others. You may read about the illegal germ warfare program, which dates back to Operation Paperclip, in the book, Lab 257.

Finding useful and credible information about Lyme disease is exceedingly difficult, because those who have done research are usually afraid to talk about their findings. Our research causes us to conclude that weaponized Lyme disease employs a genetically-modified hybrid of syphilis, like the one that was used in the infamous Tuskegee Experiment.

It lives in a symbiotic relationship with a microscopic parasite which it nourishes. This explains why the disease is so difficult to eradicate. Attacking only the virus without attacking the microscopic worm can enable the worm to flourish, reproduce, and to breed more of the viral component. Therefore, a two-pronged approach is needed to effectively cure Lyme disease. The virus and the worm should be attacked at the same time.

Jarisch-Herxheimer Reactions

Most commonly referred to as simply "herxes" or "Herxheimer reactions", this is when toxic die-off wastes result from the death of spirochetal pathogens. The name was given by Karl Herxheimer, who noticed this reaction when studying syphilis. When it dies, endotoxins are released.

Whenever this occurs at a rate faster than a body can flush the wastes; fever, chills, rigor, muscle pain, hyperventilation, skin flushing, and a worsening of skin lesions can result. Due to these reactions, Lyme treatments can often make the symptoms worsen before they get better. It is important to differentiate this phenomena from a worsening of the actual condition. This reaction should be anticipated in any effective program.

The Health Wyze Lyme Disease Protocol

•Astragalus - The idea of using astragalus for a syphilis-like pathogen comes from Traditional Chinese Medicine, and this therapy was verified by American physicians in the early 20th Century (before the A.M.A. took over and eliminated natural therapies). It is known for strengthening the kidneys, liver, and heart.

It also drives pathogens out of the lymph nodes, making it easier for the immune system to attack them. Some people who have had chronic Lyme for several years find that astragalus, even in small amounts, provokes too many symptoms, so they opt to forgo its use. However, this is unwise, and astragalus is one of the most important treatments. To understand the side effects, read about Herxheimer reactions above.

•Parasite cleanse - The topic of parasite cleanses is too large for us to adequately cover here, but a thorough and long-term parasite cleanse is of vital importance for killing Lyme disease.

•B vitamins - The B vitamins, particularly B-6, B-9 (folic acid), and B-12 (methylcobalamin) are known for healing damaged nerves.

•MSM - MSM is a sulfur protein that helps with joint pain, and it assists in repairing nerve damage. A standard adult dosage is 1 gram daily (1,000 mg.). Do not confuse it with M.M.S., which is a dangerous fraud.

•Food cravings - It would be wise to satisfy specific food cravings, because the body likely knows what it needs. It is also important to remember that children may take advantage of this suggestion, and suddenly "crave" ice cream constantly.

•Colloidal silver - This is a natural and general purpose anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral. It works electrically instead of chemically, so pathogens cannot develop any resistance to it. A reasonable starting amount would be 1 fluid ounce that is taken twice a day. An ounce is equal to two U.S. tablespoons.

For maximum effect in the bloodstream, it should be held in the mouth for a minute before swallowing. If the patient gets noticeably sicker, then you need to immediately decrease the daily amount. Later, you should increase the dosage, but you must not increase it too rapidly, due to the toxic die-off reactions.

One method of determining the ideal therapeutic amount would be to increase the dosage every day until the patient gets slightly sicker, and then cut back to a dosage that is slightly lower than that amount. Then use this ideal dosage for a couple of weeks before trying an increase again.

Read the article, Everything about Colloidal Silver, to learn how to make your own, because bad colloidal silver is worse than none at all.

•High salt diet - Use unrefined natural sea salt in all meals. If it is bright white, and therefore stripped of minerals, then it should be avoided. Good salt can only be found in health food stores and online. The extra salt will make the body inhospitable to pathogens, and it will simultaneously give better penetration to the colloidal silver, making it more effective.

Unrefined sea salt also contains trace minerals that will help to negate the negative effects of increased sodium. Extra salt has the benefit of making a patient drink more, and keeping fluids circulating. Having Lyme disease and a high salt diet will make high blood pressure very likely. Just be watchful that it does not become dangerously high.

•High fat diet - Healthy fats are necessary to protect against central nervous system damage, and to heal any existing nerve damage. A key component of the Budwig Protocol, which involves mixing flax seed oil with full-fat yogurt or cottage cheese, would be very beneficial.

•Echinacea - This is well known for its efficacy in removing venom from the body. It is a very common treatment by those who are fighting Lyme disease, for this reason. Do not begin taking echinacea until the correct colloidal silver dosage is determined, else it will be impossible to determine if the worsening symptoms are due to echinacea or silver.

Echinacea is known for making people feel worse for a short time after taking it, followed by them feeling much better. Due to this, it should be taken only once each day. Break from using the echinacea after three weeks, because it will lose its effectiveness. Stop taking it for a week, before restarting for another three week period.

•Chlorophyll - This provides the body with better oxygen absorption, which will support the body overall. In addition, it provides a safe amount of copper, which will make the body more toxic to pathogens. It will also give the colloidal silver better penetration, because silver will electro-chemically bind with the copper that is inside the chlorophyll.

•Niacin - Otherwise known as vitamin B-3, niacin can increase the deep tissue penetration of the other treatments, especially colloidal silver. Niacin is an unusual supplement with unusual effects, so read the article about niacin before using it. We recommend that people not use more than 100 mg. daily.

•Gotu kola - Historically, gotu kola was known for its toxicity to syphilis, so it can be assumed that it will help to kill Lyme pathogens. Gotu kola is typically supplemented using dosages of 500 mg. per day, but if it causes strong Herxheimer reactions, a lower dose is prudent.

•Ginkgo biloba - This is used to clear the mental fogginess that is a common symptom of Lyme disease. The standard dosage for an adult of average build is 120 mg. daily.

•Bentonite clay - Make a paste out of bentonite clay, and rub it over the spine every day. Lyme disease pathogens are known to congregate around the spinal column. Bentonite clay can somewhat penetrate the skin to cleanse venom and toxins out of the body, so it may be helpful in removing the die-off toxins.

Conclusionary Remarks

Lyme disease is a serious condition, and it is often permanent when it is treated with standard care. This is due in part to the fact that doctors usually deny the existence of chronic Lyme disease (most cases), and they categorically ignore the parasitic component.

Symptoms which continue after two to three weeks of antibiotics are labeled as "Post-Lyme Syndrome", and victims are instructed to ignore future symptoms. Patients who do not comply in being silent are frequently accused of having mental illnesses, and they are then treated psychiatrically for the sake of medical political correctness, and to suppress meaningful investigation into what is really happening.

It is the way that the U.S. Department of Defense wants to keep things. Curing Lyme disease is not easy, and it may require long-term dedication. To ensure success, the recommended protocol should be continued for three months after all symptoms subside. There has been some success in curing Lyme disease with standard therapy, for cases which were caught early enough, but only similar alternative therapies will work for well-established infections.


Everything I say is just my opinion!

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Interesting I'm printing this one for my files, thank you!
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While I appreciate the author acknowledging that these infections can not be cured with 2-3 weeks of antibiotics, please think through and research any of these alternative treatments before doing them (along with conventional ones too).

I'd also be cautious of anyone who uses the word "cure" in regards to Lyme, even if the person means well. There no way to test if a person is cured, they could be in remission.

Most of these natural suggestions in this article have made me ill or caused other problems.

For example Astragalus causes a terrible auto-immune reaction in me. Not a herx. Even Buhner doesn't recommend it:

This doesn't sound like a good suggestion for most people on a strict diet:

"•Food cravings - It would be wise to satisfy specific food cravings, because the body likely knows what it needs."

A lot of food cravings are psychological (like comfort foods) and not physical.

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I agree with Judie. I cringe at the "cure" promise / misrepresentation.

I usually appreciate any articles that shine a light on good herbs, even by a person not trained in medicine. However, I do wish he would have co-written with a LL ND for an article that could have a more solid base.

First, he calls lyme a "virus" . . . "a worm" . . . and it is neither. It is a gram negative bacteria, a spirochete (that is capable of various forms). But it is clearly not a worm.

Excerpt: " . . . Attacking only the virus without attacking the microscopic worm can enable the worm to flourish, reproduce, and to breed more of the viral component . . . ." (end article excerpt).

And that is just one of so many errors and misrepresentations here.

That this is called "The Health Wyze Lyme Disease Protocol" screams of misrepresentation. Googling the author's name, I see no medical or nutritional training. There are some major flaws with this "protocol" but that one word could have some folks take it and run with it (I hope not, though).

Quite Frankly, it is irresponsible of the author to make such claims as a cure from this list . . . and that is all out of perspective for the average reader who may follow this for some time and then be let down.

I don't get all these articles coming out of the woodwork claiming a cure, with such simple advice (and, yes, even the many suggestions here have it all just way too simple). It just doesn't work that way, it is way more complex and requires far more thought.

Astragalus is NOT recommended for those with chronic illness or adrenal issues. If he were LL, he should know this. In small amounts, as part of an well balanced formula, it can be good . . . but not as a main focus UNLESS for a brand new case.

The idea of eating what one likes . . . requires - absolutely requires - better intelligence than than the simplicity with which that is stated. I can hear people getting in their car now, heading to Dunkin' Donuts.

Seriously? Caveats are required with this, especially that if you crave a food, it could be loaded with MSG or "natural flavors" that ARE ADDICITIVE, and light up the addiction part of our brains to want more. Craving something is a red flag.

Colloidal silver can be very good, but it's also just not that simple and it has some drawbacks (other than just being sure it's a good water source), too, that need to be considered regarding duration, dose, accumulation.

Other suggestions in this article, I'd be very careful. I can't go into detail but am familiar with all mentioned.

And, even with Sea Salt, a high salt diet is just not that simple, either. There are stipulations for each patient. And adrenal support may be safer than loading up too high on (even sea) salt.

Goldilocks had the right idea: Just Right, not too little, not too much.

I'd like to know his sources for what he says about Gotu Kola. There are some passing mentions of its history with syphilis but that may be out of context regarding its help with syphilis outer lesions that are not a symptom of lyme vs. actually killing either kind spirochete deep in the body

(although is it helpful for microcirculation so it could help in that regard, to help medicines better circulate).

He writes that it's toxic to syphilis. I've never read that. It sure does not feel to my body as if it could be toxic at all to anything, really. Its very kind to me. I don't feel it's done anything directly to fight lyme, though.

I wonder if it might help against biofilm, as there is history of it helping with the outer waxy coating of leprosy. So, I just wondered, if. . . .

Still, I've taken this for long stretches of time and I'm here to say, I've sure not found really all that helpful as an infection fighter. As a support, I do find it very helpful in various ways, though, as a support. I do think it's a fabulous herb but I'd not overstate its abilities.

I appreciate wanting to share the goodness some plants (&/or colloidal silver) can bring. It just seems that the article above dangerously misleads. And that's really too bad because I'd sure hate to see good herbs get a bad rap for the wrong kinds of presentations or claims.

From my file notes:

GOTU KOLA - Informational Links Set

[ 07-18-2014, 01:49 PM: Message edited by: Keebler ]

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When considering herbal / nutritional / adjunct methods, because lyme is so very complex & unique, as are possible coinfections:

if at all possible - because each person & each case is different - it's best to consult with an ILADS-educated LL ND (lyme literate naturopathic doctor) (or similar) 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, and has completed the ILADS Physician Training Program (see: )

so they really know all they can about the science of lyme . . . how lyme (& other TBD) act and what we can do about that in various ways.

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.

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);

Herbal Safety considerations & reference books; etc.

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 with links to articles, books, methods . . . .

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A huge reason people crave certain "foods" and how following that craving can be toxic.;f=3;t=029690;p=0

Excitotoxins; MSG; Aspartame; & "Natural" Flavors (that are not likely natural at all)

Some food cravings can be due to low magnesium. Chocolate, for example. And, in addition to getting good magnesium, there ARE some better ways to enjoy cocoa and its benefits (without all that sugar). Purer versions matter.;f=1;t=123746;p=0


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I saw several little things wrong with this article, and that was only among the subjects I was familiar with.

So how can I trust that the author is correct about the things I don't know as much about?

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Keebler - Thanks for doing such a comprehensive analysis. You said all the things I wish my brain foggy brain could do.

Salt has been a nightmare for me. I just don't do well with it. I haven't in years.

My tests came back as low sodium and the doc wanted me to try a pinch of sea salt per day. I tried it and had horrible edema and my blood pressure went through the roof. I was gaining 10+ pounds in water-weight per day.

I did that for a week, saw the doc, showed what was happening. No salt for me. My reaction indicates severe adrenal and kidney problems. I had to cut back on potassium too. My kidneys don't have the oomph to process stuff correctly right now.

Be careful with salt!

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ditto especially if you have high blood pressure

do not look back when the only course is forward

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Thanks. My brain fog kept me from being more concise and also addressing other issues that just glare out from this.

With your lead, though, I was at least able to contribute what my brain would for a few minutes. I just really wish I could say it exactly as I wish.

So much wrong with that, that even I knew . . . as Carol so eloquently adds, if we see some errors, how many more might we miss - or not be able to extend energy to even try to address?

As hard as it is to write, when I see potential for damage with "natural" approaches, I try to help so those who may be all new to that avenue get good guidance. When bad information gets out, it damages all our chances for the honest approach to plant health support. "bad info" is not the best choice of term but that's all I've got.

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