Herbs and Supplements for Memory and Cognitive Support During Lyme Treatment

Memory and cognitive dysfunction from chronic Lyme disease and Lyme disease co-infections can be severe. Once the infections have invaded the brain and central nervous system they are capable of causing numerous cognitive deficits, including short and long term memory loss, difficulty retaining new information, compromised ability to read and write, an inability to make…

Herbs for Seizure Support During Lyme Treatment

Originally Published on Prohealth.com Over the years, I have dealt with both epileptic seizures and “Lyme-induced” seizures –I put the latter in parentheses because I consider Lyme-induced seizures to be a broad term for the non-epileptic seizures experienced by individuals with Lyme disease, as there are many other factors in the Lyme disease complex that…

Herbs to Increase Mental Health and Happiness

In the world we live in, the fostering of mental well-being is often put on the back burner, placing low on our list of priorities, if it makes it there at all. Partly, it is pushed aside because most people are taught from a young age not to show “weakness” in mentality, implicitly teaching us that the expression…

List of Herbs for Organ Support During Lyme Treatment

Throughout the duration of treatment for Lyme disease and Lyme disease co-infections, I have been lucky enough to avoid any major organ damage. After my first year of treating Lyme disease with antibiotics, I began to feel as if I would seriously damage my organs if I continued with aggressive, long term antibiotic treatment. With…

How To Boost Energy Naturally: Benefits of Cordyceps Mushrooms

If I had my way about it, the word “Cordyceps” would be next to the word “strength” in the dictionary, due to the numerous strengthening effects the mushroom has on the body. Since I do not have my way about it (in the case, at least ;)), I will settle for telling you a little…

How To Deal With Feeling Lazy and Unproductive When You Are Sick

Chronic Illness, Feeling Lazy, and The Drive to be Productive Often, when healing from a long term illness, we are quick to beat ourselves up and feel that we are lazy. However, that is not true! Too often, we make the mistake of focusing so much on curing ourselves that our efforts become counterproductive and…

New Book on Lyme and Cannabis: ‘Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions: Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Use’

My new book Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions: Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Medicinal Use is now available. You can learn more about it and read excerpts, table of contents, and more at http://www.cannabisforlyme.com. You can get a print copy of the book and/or an eBook via BioMed Publishing’s website (www.cannabisforlyme.com,www.lymebook.com) or Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Cannabis-Lyme-Disease-Related-Conditions/dp/098824375X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1427499855&sr=1-1&keywords=shelley+m.+white). Taken from…

Hops: Nature’s Friendly Painkiller

As someone who has lived with chronic muscle, joint, and nerve pain, I am constantly on the look out for any effective natural pain relievers. Over the counter pain killers not only cloud my head, but they fail to take away my pain. In fact, drugs such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve, and Excedrin only put…

Chlorella: A Natural Alternative to Cholestyramine

A few months ago, I began taking Cholestyramine   Initially, promising results manifested, clearing up my daily dreaded evening brain fog. As time went on, though, I came to equally dread taking it along with the two hours after doing so, because it put me in an incredible about of pain. The LLMD who prescribed…