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Ozone for Lyme, is it safe and effective?

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Has anyone had experience doing ozone insufflation, or drinking ozone infused water? Is it all it's hyped up to be, and is it safe? I have not tried ozone therapy because I read about the side effects and various risks; that it isn't safe to inhale, have around pets or children, etc...
 

Martial

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I wouldn't. there are plenty of safe and proven treatments you can use. I know a lot of Lyme patients will branch out and try random things, however a lot of those are potentially dangerous and with risk to your health. In other ways then the lyme disease itself.
 

Antares in NYC

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I tried ozone injections for about two months. It is relatively safe, and I didn't have any side effects from it. That said, even though some people swear by it, it didn't do anything for me. Granted, they say it takes between a year and 18 months to get any results from it.
It was just a bit too expensive for me, since my insurance didn't cover it and had to pay off pocket.

Also, it's important that you choose a doctor that knows what he's doing with ozone. I went to a well renowned especialist, but he didn't seem very sanitary, which gave me the heebie-jeebies. I may try it again, but I would look for a different specialist, to be safe.