requires between 15,000 µg/d (600,000 IU per day) and 42,000 µg/d Luckily, I was able to make them go away within a few days by taking Natural Calm Magnesium Citrate. Its most famous case history is that of former U.S. president George Bush. We studied 32 patients (16 males and 16 females) aged from 18 to 64 years with proven vitamin D deficiency (serum 25 (OH) vitamin D lower than 21ng/l) who were supplemented with 1600IU cholecalciferol per day for 3 months.

There is a glorious exception: Japan. They also happen to have the world’s lowest incidence Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and dementia in general. Other tests exist which are a lot more reliable, but they are only used upon request and often need to be paid for personally.

Go to a naturopath, or a doctor who makes this testing available, even if it is not covered by OHIP.

(1,680,000 IU per day) over a period of several days to months. Some of you think it’s genetic but I disagree.

Then there is the myth that you can’t get it except through tick-bites. If guideline authors aren’t happy, how is the practising physician supposed to feel? SUCCESS STORY: How I Recovered From the Devastating Effects of Lyme Disease.

Because I am allergic to antibiotics, I was unable to take them for treatment of the Lyme bacteria. The two “guideline” articles also deplore the unreliability of this blood test. I would like to share my recent experience with an unexpected physiological response to high-dose Vitamin D3. Before you try another weight-loss diet that is likely to fail; before you consider plastic surgery for your sagging, puffy face; before you succumb to yet another toxic anti-depressant drug; before you put a relative in long-term care; before you consent to a whole lot of tests for heart and brain and more; before you begin to think death might be nice – before all that, inform yourself, get tested (preferably with the MMA), buy fluoride-free toothpaste, and begin the hunt for a doctor or naturopath who will listen. Exercising for me was a very important part of my life; it was essential, like the air we breathe. Helke has also been a regular contributor for the Vitality Magazine. Your data (name, email) is kept private.

But by late 2018, my deterioration started to accelerate. Our participation does not influence our content, but it helps offset the costs involved in providing you with free information.

Helke Ferrie now lives a retired life and can be reached at, Helke Ferrie is a medical science writer with a master's degree in physical anthropology. By using you are agreeing to have certain information collected. Additionally, I remembered that hypothyroidism is a common, almost inevitable, secondary health issue directly caused by Lyme infections. A very good article on the subject was published on April 29 this year in the Wall Street Journal describing the endless runaround patients experience in the UK.

8, 2017, provides a systematic review of strokes caused by Lyme in Europe and North America. When he treats B12 deficient patients, he is happy when their levels are at 2,000 or more. An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease, St Martin’s, 2017.
Losing one’s mind is a horrible experience. That is consistent with the neuropsychiatric nature of [Lyme] patient complaints.” So, Lyme, H.pylori , and B12 deficiency can create the perfect (brain) storm.

Helke has also authored several books on various subjects including: "Ending Denial: The Lyme Disease Epidemic", "What Part of No! Similarly, the Dutch are also truly informed. My voice was so hoarse that it was difficult to keep up a conversation. Making your digestion healthy involves consumption of sauerkrauts, kimchi, and a lifestyle that avoids antibiotics. It was also known since 1928 that such patients lacked “intrinsic factor” in their stomachs without which digestion is drastically impaired, and that was thought to be the main cause for pernicious anemia. The ABCs of Yoga – From Breathwork to Postures. An excellent book on that subject was recently published by N. McFadzean Ducharme, Lyme Brain – The Impact of Lyme Disease on Your Brain and How to Reclaim Your Smarts, BioMed, 2017. Stay up to date with the latest successful SD treatments! Fatigue became so overwhelming that the smallest chores were a pain.

inflammation of blood vessels).

Here are links to some of her works:

We just don’t know why we are still there. Even watching a video was too much; I would find it hard to breathe and my heart felt like it was thundering against my chest. Read her article: When governments abandon the public interest — look out for your own health

At last count, there were about 300 species of the Lyme-causing bacterium, the first to be discovered being Borrelia burgdorferi named after Swiss scientist Willy Burgdorfer (1925 – 2014).

Why? Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified professionals with any questions you may have regarding a medical or psychological condition. Hence, it is no surprise that India has the highest rate of anemia, and the highest rate of children born with B12-related brain and central nervous system damage (which affects about 60% of women and children there).

In it you will not only find the relevant science and clinical solutions, but also the treatment guidelines by Dr. J. Burrascano of ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society) whose member physicians treat Lyme by also attending to the thyroid and monitoring associated B12 levels. One group was charged with finding out what the tests and treatments should be for B12-deficiency induced anemia. Most diagnostic for B12 deficiency are the lack of balance and unsteady gait, problems with reading and comprehension, word usage problems and air hunger. And upon waking, I found the room spinning. You cannot get enough vitamins and minerals in the foods that you eat to stay healthy. Ted – 20,000 IU daily, benefits after 10 months, 104 ng (Ted had written to Dr. William Grant who has just published Top 20 vitamin D papers for 2013). There are only articles that assume these tests are right and then get into trouble in their interpretation of symptoms because the test results don’t conform. No side effects.

Yet my literature search provided no evidence whatsoever on how those levels on “normal” or deficient were arrived at. The subsequent discovery of why cancer can happen due to H.pylori, and under what circumstances, is described by Martin Glaser in Missing Microbes – How Killing Bacteria Creates Modern Plagues, 2014. Anecdotally, there is no history of Seb Derm in my family. The following references are of top scientific and clinical quality, but so enormous as to stretch the mind. Tell us a little bit about yourself. My Lyme book contains the still relevant science by leading Lyme experts and the treatment guidelines that actually work, developed by Dr. Joseph Burrascano of ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society). The same mess exists in Canada.

(See my Vitality articles of March, July 2016, and February 2017 for details.) Lyme: Ending Denial, is available on, or through the CanLyme patient support group – email: I suspect the rainwater must have contained traces of bird droppings (which Canadian researchers have found can contaminate water with Lyme bacteria, especially in the north country).
Or maybe it was the memory of my interviews with the late Dr. R. Kidd who specialized in thyroid issues. Worst of all, the NIH opines that there is no evidence of a connection between B12 deficiency and mental decline. Also, avoiding all forms of fluoride (toothpaste, shower water, kitchen tap water) is absolutely necessary so that a person’s B12 reserves are not destroyed or further depleted. The author teaches at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Book Review Find her book -What Part of No!

Doctors who test and treat both B12 and hypothyroidism, such that you actually regain your health, are very few (but with the flood of recent papers may increase). ( That could be weeks of shots and then less shots for life. Probably the single most important favour you can do yourself, and no matter your age (but absolutely if you are 50 years or older) is to view the following documentary for free on that website: You will find two documentaries there, the second one covers everything about B12 issues.

Basically, I’ve got no reason to assume there are other reasons for Seb Derm.

We can basically sum it up like this: not everyone with Vitamin D deficiency has Seb Derm but everyone with Seb Derm has Vitamin D deficiency. But first, for those of you who may be new to Clean Cuisine, I just wanted to give you a quick background story.

She started her investigative journalism career in the mid-1990s, looking at issues of medicine and environment. He specifically discusses Japan in that study. This may be why primarily psychiatrists were successful in treating Lyme disease, and not by using psychiatric medications to control symptoms. The Lyme spirochete, as mentioned earlier, prefers to attack the brain.

Not many studies exist on this topic. You have to pay for it (about $150).

After a week of Caribbean sunshine, I finally recognized how important Vitamin D can be for my SD. … It was mostly the strain of bacteria that causes arthritis.

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