Dr. Burrascano's List of Required Supplements to
Fight Lyme Disease
There are many different recommendations for
certain vitamins, minerals or herbs. To search for a
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The supplements listed here are from
Guidelines for the Treatment of Lyme Disease"
- presumably your
doctor has perscribed a probiotic if you are on
antibiotics. However, even if you aren't taking
antibiotics you should take a probiotic to assist your
body as it struggles to eliminate the massive toxins
released from the Lyme spirochetes.
- Even if you currently
take a multi-vitamin, you should consider switching to these
gender specific multi-vitamins that deliver pharmaceutical
grade nutrients ina addition to a proprietary blend of herbs
and enzymes - even therapeutic spices to enhance
bioavailability and function.
- Critical for heart
function, but not to be taken if you are on Mepron (for
treatment of Babesiosis). I use a product by NOW, but there are
many good ones and the price varies
Acid - facilitatesa the entry of CoQ-10 into
mitochondria (cell's power source). Dr. Burrascano
recommends 300 mg twice a day so you will need to
purchase 4 bottles to cover one months
Complex - 50 to100 mg is recommended to
help clear neurological symptoms.
- "...will help with
tremors, twitches, cramps, musxcle soreness, heart skips
and weakness." Although some doctors recommend even
Acid - Important to battle fatigue, aches,
weakness, vertigo, dizziness, memory, concentration, and some
of the other harrowing syptoms of Lyme
disease. Must be kept
SAMe - has noticeable
improvement with short term memory, mood and cognition.
Be sure to read Dr. Burrascano's notes on the proper
dosage. Try the following products by Source Naturals, a
high quality lab for these nutrients designed to pass the
blood/brain barrier and attack the spirochetes colonizing
in you central nervous system and
brain. 4 cups of green tea
can contain 80 to 100 times more antioxidants than
Vitamin C. Dr. Burrascano recommends 4 to 7 cups or the
equivalent in capsiule form. If you prefer to drink the
tea, make sure you choose decaffinated without any
- a mushroom based
formula discovered in Tibet and historically used for
stamina and high energy. Easy to take!
15 to 30 drops can be added to your favorite
Mushrooms - another mushroom known to boost
killer cells by up to 300% - especially CD-57 (contra-indicated
in Lyme disease).
During my first year of suffering with
Neurological Lyme Borreliosis, my primary care doctor and Lyme
Specialist agreed that until the severity of my symptoms were
reduced, I would not be able to begin the healing
process. I needed very strong pharmacological assistance
to reach the point where my body could respond to
treatment. Pain releases cotisol into the blood stream
("fight or flight" chemical) which aggravates many of the
altreadt intolerable syptoms of pain, insomnia and
As I have researched the many alternative
approaches to fighting Lyme disease, I have come across some
natural herbs and remedies worth mentioning. Some are
expensive but none require a perscription. And in my
case, some have allowed me to "get off" high powered drugs that
I was completely rerliant on for months.
for mood enhancement. Possible side effect are
drowsiness or jitters, so take with care.
GABA - Gamma-amino butyric acid supports and
calms the central nervous system that successfully crosses the
blood-brain barrier. I use "Gaba-750" available
**Please consult your
medical professionals before trying any new vitamin or
supplement. The author is sharing her experience and is
not in any way providing medical