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by RitaA
Sun 8 May 2016 6:05
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Diagnostic pitfalls in a young Romanian ranger with an acute psychotic episode
Replies: 0
Views: 1022

Diagnostic pitfalls in a young Romanian ranger with an acute psychotic episode

https://www.dovepress.com/diagnostic-pitfalls-in-a-young-romanian-ranger-with-an-acute-psychotic-peer-reviewed-article-NDT Diagnostic pitfalls in a young Romanian ranger with an acute psychotic episode Authors Nagy EE, Rácz A, Urbán E, Terhes G, Berki T, Horváth E, Georgescu AM, Zaharia-Kézdi IE Rec...
by RitaA
Fri 6 May 2016 21:20
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction
Replies: 17
Views: 8581

Re: Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction

Thanks to Virginia Lyme, here's the undated article from the Roadback link that no longer works: https://sites.google.com/site/virginialyme/jarisch-herxheimer-herx Herx or Herxing aka Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction Always ensure your health by regularly visiting your doctor. Never assume that if you ha...
by RitaA
Fri 6 May 2016 19:43
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction
Replies: 17
Views: 8581

Re: Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction

Unfortunately, over time, some links no longer work. That's why I often cut-and-paste shorter articles in their entirety or big chunks of really long articles. It looks like the first article in this thread was published in 1992: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1506345 J Antimicrob Chemother. 199...
by RitaA
Thu 5 May 2016 22:57
Forum: General Health
Topic: Evidence suggests sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat
Replies: 11
Views: 7692

Re: Evidence suggests sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat

Although my bout with c. difficile colitis was very unpleasant and something I hope never to repeat, I got off relatively easy compared to people who have had multiple recurrences and/or required surgery, so I do consider myself fortunate. Manuka honey costs a small fortune, however I will be switch...
by RitaA
Thu 5 May 2016 7:07
Forum: General Health
Topic: Evidence suggests sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat
Replies: 11
Views: 7692

Re: Evidence suggests sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat

I don't disagree that diet is important, but i do disagree about why it is important. Bear with me because this is purely speculative and my opinion from what i've read. But my impression is that the human body is a master of homeostasis beyond what we often give it credit for. Whats important to r...
by RitaA
Sat 30 Apr 2016 4:41
Forum: General Health
Topic: Evidence suggests sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat
Replies: 11
Views: 7692

Re: Evidence suggests sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat

All the blame on nutrients is ridiculous. Lipid remodeling and synthesis is part of the acute phase inflammatory response and serves the function of being a detox mechanism for endotoxins. Dyslipidemia and CVD is more an indication of infection than nutrient intake . Granted you can certainly achie...
by RitaA
Thu 21 Apr 2016 8:52
Forum: Lyme Café
Topic: “Dirty Mouse” May Model Human Immune System More Accurately
Replies: 1
Views: 922

“Dirty Mouse” May Model Human Immune System More Accurately

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/news/newsreleases/2016/Pages/Dirty-Mice.aspx For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 MEDIA AVAILABILITY “Dirty Mouse” May Model Human Immune System More Accurately, NIH-Funded Study Suggests ​WHAT: Medical interventions that work well when tested in mouse models can...
by RitaA
Wed 20 Apr 2016 5:39
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: Big Science is Broken
Replies: 5
Views: 5389

Re: Big Science is Broken

I'm not sure what the solution is either, ChronicLyme19, but I'm always interested in what people like Dr. Godlee and others have to say about the topic. Recognizing and then clearly describing any given problem are necessary and important first steps, however coming up with one or more strategies/i...
by RitaA
Tue 5 Apr 2016 23:37
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome & LD
Replies: 5
Views: 2472

Re: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome & LD

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24830783 Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2015 Jan;20(1):82-6. doi: 10.1111/anec.12158. Epub 2014 May 15. A tale of two syndromes: Lyme disease preceding postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Noyes AM1, Kluger J. Author information 1 Department of Medicine, Uni...