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Starting antibiotics. Whoa, intense brain fog!

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by NilaJones, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. NilaJones

    NilaJones Senior Member

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    Hello all --


    After many delays and much research, I am finally starting an abx protocol (cefuroxime and doxycycline for 2 months) prescribed by KDM for a Yersinia infection.

    I took the first cef a couple hours ago. Very brainfoggy and a bit of dizziness and ataxia. Craving vitamin C.

    Do y'all think I should start the doxy today, too, or wait a day or two?

    Is this brain fog going to go away?

    Update: After 4 hours, a pint of water, 2 grams vit C, some prescrip-assist and orthoobiotic, misc other supps, I feel less like I have been hit by a truck. A truck full of dizzy.

    Doxy, or no?
     
  2. ahmo

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    You might consider coffee enemas or something else to help liver get rid of the toxins being released:hug:.
     
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    NilaJones Senior Member

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    Thanks!

    Are there other things that might work? I can't even handle the caffeine in a chocolate cip :).
     
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    justy Donate Advocate Demonstrate

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    I think anything that will detox. Epsom salt baths, lots of water to drink, lemon water, skin brushing, infrared sauna etc.
     
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    If you wait for three four days, in case of any adverse reactions, you'll know which one it is.
    For detox you need to get your glutathione up (vit C raises glutathione). If you tolerate the supplements the simplified methylation protocol will do that. A diet rich in soluble fibre helps detoxing and probiotics will prevent damage to your gut. If you have Lyme, anything that raises body temperature (saunas, baths, etc) will help weakening/reduce the microbes, that is if you tolerate it (otherwise it may make you worse).
     
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    Thank you, everyone!

    I took the 3rd pill of the cef about half an hour ago, and no dizziness yet. Maybe that phase is done, I dunno. With the first two pills it was intense!

    This whole process is scary for me, because I almost died from stomach issues a few years back, and recently finally got my gut working fairly well. So I am nervous about messing with it. But there is also the possibility of huge improvement.

    Any body have any ideas of what I can take the middle of night pills with? Must be liquid, something that is safe at room temp for 10 hours, no calcium or fat (both interfere with the antibiotics), no grains, and preferably not candida-encouraging (not sweet).

    I tried low fat coconut milk this time, but it still seemed pretty fatty (and sweet). Maybe it is preventing absorption and that is why I am not dizzy?
     
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    I often took my abx with chamomile tea and honey. Honey is sweet but it inhibits candida.
     
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    Oh, thank you! I think honey might help my nausea.

    I added the doxy this morning. So far so good. Boy am I tred of being nauseous, though.

    I don't know how bad the brain fog is bec I have not been sleeping much for unrelated life reasons. So I am loopy but dunno how much of that is due to abx.
     
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    Yes @NilaJones doxy gave me quite a bit of nausea. I never found a perfect remedy for that, the only thing that helped somewhat was to eat something dry (eg. bread) after about half hour or an hour.
     
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    You may try also Nutramedix detox products (Burbur for liver, Pinella for neuro-symptoms, Parsley for kidney function) to alleviate the herxs. It has helped me. Also liposomal glutathion if you tolerate...
     
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    NilaJones Senior Member

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    Thank you, folks!

    The nausea is much less bad. Not sure about the brain fog because I am having a new problem: WIRED. Not sleeping enough at night, and I fear I am doing too much during the day.

    I would love some ideas for this, if you have some. Is it a liver toxicity thing?
     

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