Not too long after I celebrated my 50th birthday, I found myself facing a very unexpected, life-saving surgery to repair a ruptured colon, remove a large abscess, and a huge raging infection. What I thought was an episode of constipation turned into an event that almost took my life.
Approximately 80% of our immune health is dependent upon the health of our gut. The human gut contains tens of trillions of bacteria and at least one thousand different species. Stress, diet, and disease can all disrupt this balance in your gut and so probiotics are often turned to for help. If you [Read more…]
When I was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2009 I was terrified. I didn’t know anything about Lyme disease or how it should be treated. Information was limited and I wasn’t aware of any treatment options other than antibiotics. So, based on what I had read and the enormous fear I had, I accepted [Read more…]
A healthy lifestyle is essential if you want to heal from Lyme disease. Over the years I’ve listened to many discussions and medical talks about Lyme disease. One of the things I always wondered was why some people can get bit by a tick and not get sick while others get bit and become overcome with illness, sometimes very severe.
With all the research I’ve done it has become more evident to me that our bodies will either make or break us and that the condition of our immune system has a lot to do with whether or not Lyme will make you sick.