Today marks the 4th day of my stem cell treatment journey for chronic Lyme disease and co-infections.
I received my 1st stem cell treatment yesterday.
It's a tough go last night, today, and tonight.
I was warned numerous times prior to implantation of the Herxheimer
Reaction this stem cell treatment protocol would trigger.
What Is A Herxheimer Reaction?
A person with chronic Lyme Disease who is experiencing a Herxheimer Reaction has recently killed an amount of Lyme bacteria worthy of causing them to enter a debilitating physical and mental state in which their already present symptoms become exacerbated.
You feel as horrible as the amount of Lyme bacteria that have been killed. The more Lyme bacteria that are killed, the more endotoxins that are released. Endotoxins are released from the Lyme bacteria’s cell wall when its cell wall is destroyed by either antibiotics or the immune system.
Now I've had experienced IV ABX herxiemer reactions before. (Even with herbal protocols)
Hey I'm tough as nails
I've had some bad periods of herxing, so I was expecting what I've had to go through in the past.
This is far more intense than anything I've experienced before.
But this is normal of this protocol, and it means the stem cells and other supportive treatments are doing their job the doctors say.
The pain and neurological things I'm experiencing, it's some of the worst I've had in years.
But, again that's normal
I've had a couple periods of shaking today.
I hate to call them seizures, because they are not dramatic like gran maul seizures.
One episode was worse than normal, but it passed.
I've also experienced a Couple periods of fevers, but they come and go.
I had one of the worst headaches ever earlier, but now it's tolerable.
I do have lesions in my brain from my 16 year battle with Lyme disease.
Interestingly enough the headache is only in the area where I have those lesions.
The stem cells are up there doing their job 💚
Today I had a break from stem cell implantation (thankful for that on thanksgiving).
-another round in the Photon booth
-IV vitamin C
-IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)
Tomorrow I'm Back to stem cell implantation via IV
Ozone therapy, which I will describe in tomorrow's blog in more detail for you.
So it's a tough go honestly
I'm almost to the half way point :)
So it's just another day
Living The Lyme Life