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The Tick Slayer - Battling Lyme Disease and Winning


Senior Member
Ashland, Oregon
Hi All,

I just discovered this book yesterday:

The Tick Slayer - Battling Lyme Disease and Winning

I've not yet read it, but it's now on my agenda to do so. I've been diagnosed with Lyme, so I have a strong interest in the Lyme aspect. However, this book appears to be about much more than Lyme.

According to the Table of Contents (see below), it touches on many topics similar to what many pwCFS have researched and/or undertaken. It lists many different therapies the author tried, many of them alternative. I decided to post this primarily because of the wide variety of interesting therapies she tried, including apparently, the ones that helped her fully recover from Lyme.




Infectious and Autoimmune diseases are on the rise. Many who find themselves ill and given the diagnosis of their disease as chronic have a long journey ahead of them to get answers to their questions and to find the care that they need. Often patients who are chronically ill get shuffled around from one specialist to another, finding themselves more and more frustrated with the health care system.

The same scenario played out for US Track athlete, Perry Fields after she was given the diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease, but after following the conventional advice of her Lyme specialist and not getting well, she decided to look deeper to find the real root causes of her illness. This led her on a journey of self discovery as she learned what it takes to conquer a devastating illness.

Writing The Tick Slayer was a calling for Fields after her four-and-a-half year battle to find her cure and be able to continue with her athletic endeavors. I just started getting so many people asking me how I did it and once I realized how rampant the problem was, I wrote the exact book that I wish I had read when I first found out I was ill. I needed someone to tell me that it was indeed curable and to tell me how to do it, diving into every aspect of what gets people sick in the first place. I am giving people answers to complex problems based on experience, Fields says.

In 2009, Fields made a full recovery and by 2010, with only two months training, qualified for the 2010 US Track and Field Indoor Nationals. Currently enjoying her resurgence in athletics, she continues to be healthier post-disease then pre-disease. She is currently a health coach to people who suffer from autoimmune and infectious diseases and can be contacted through the information provided in her book.


I Want to Be the Fastest Runner in the World!
What Is Lyme Disease? An Exploding Epidemic
The Tick Slayer Is Born
Disaster Strikes Early On
Off To College with Brewing Health Issues
Pulling the Bloodsucker Off The Back Of My Head
Train Away! 2004 Olympics are Coming!
Changing Coaches and Incredible Stress
Off To See The Expert
The Tests Come Back
Chronic Lyme Disease
What Else Besides Lyme?
Let The Treatment Commence
I'm In Hell and There's Not A Shred Of Hope
Did I Just Snap My Own Neck?
Flashing Back
Have I Gone Completely Nuts?
Keep Believing
Trying A New Way with Integrative Medical Treatment
Urine Loading Test and TSH
Genomic Test
IV Vitamin C
Triple Whammy
Time to Move on Again
Am I Going to Die?
Still Working
Hot Car Sauna
Visiting My Kinesiologist
Back to Exercising
Time for a Break
Death of a Friend
My Mountain Doctor
Thermal Imaging
Bioscience: Blood analysis
Taking Enzymes and Fixing Anemia
Fixing Blood Sugar Problems
Oral Pathology is Killing Everyone
Energetic Medicine Kicks Ass
Multi-Wave Oscillating Machine
The Science is Out There
Death of My Granny
Oh My God I'm Full of Parasites
Chiropractic Care: Finally, Duh!
Butt Why Not? Coffee Enemas Anyone?
The Liver Flush
Back Running Again
CRAP! Integrative Medical Take Two
New Therapies
Neurotransmitter Testing
Hormones Evaluated
Expanded GI Panel
Bowel Toxemia
Urine Toxic Metals Test
Driving On
Russian Doctor and Aerophytotherapy
Answers from Strange Places
Joe's Gadgets
The Final Push
The Beginning of the Very End
The Final Recovery
Free Radical Overload
Inflammation Damage Control
HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy)
Blood Ozone
Blood UV Therapy
In the Homestretch
Is it Over?
Miracle in a Box
Back in South Carolina
Yes, it's the End of the Summer!
Gearing Back Up
Epilogue: Are You Really for the Cure?
Appendix I Resource/Information
Appendix II Guest Experts