The Lyme Solution: A 5-Part Plan to Fight the Inflammatory Auto-Immune Response and Beat Lyme Disease

The Lyme Solution: A 5-Part Plan to Fight the Inflammatory Auto-Immune Response and Beat Lyme Disease


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A comprehensive, natural approach to treating acute and chronic Lyme disease, from a leading naturopathic physician who has managed his symptoms for more than fifteen years.

Lyme disease is one of the fastest-growing infectious diseases in the United States, and millions of people worldwide suffer from its shape-shifting symptoms. Now, in The Lyme Solution, Dr. Darin Ingels shares his revolutionary approach to treating and healing acute and chronic Lyme. Drawing on his experience as a naturopathic physician who has treated thousands of cases, and as a patient, Ingels reveals that Lyme is an autoimmune disease as much as it is an infection. Conventional treatments too often rely on toxic doses of antibiotics that weaken your body and worsen symptoms, instead of boosting your ability to fight for your health. Including the latest research about the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme, Ingels's uniquely holistic approach provides a path to wellness by fortifying the microbiome, enhancing the immune system, and strengthening the body's ability to heal from within. The Lyme Solution offers a simple, five-step plan, including:

  *  the most effective early treatment and prevention measures to avoid contracting the disease or stop it in its tracks;
  *  an Immune Boosting Diet and list of herbal supplements that will increase immunity and reduce inflammation;
  *  guidelines for when and how to use antibiotics as an effective part of your treatment plan;
  *  tools to identify and eliminate conditions that mimic Lyme disease or exacerbate your symptoms.

Whether you are facing acute or chronic Lyme, or undiagnosed autoimmune symptoms, the natural, whole-body approach of The Lyme Solution will help you permanently recover your health, and reclaim your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735216303
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/27/2018
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 825,156
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Darin Ingels, ND,FAAEM, is a respected leader in natural medicine with numerous publications, international lectures, and more than twenty-six years of experience in the healthcare field. He received his bachelor of science degree in medical technology from Purdue University and his doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. He has worked as a clinical microbiologist/immunologist at Lutheran General Hospital, and is board-certified in Integrative Pediatrics. He is also one of the first Naturopathic Physicians to receive a Fellowship with the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. His practice focuses on chronic immune disorders, including Lyme disease, autism, allergies, asthma, recurrent or persistent infections, and other immune problems. Dr. Ingels uses diet, nutrients, herbs, homeopathy, and immunotherapy to help his patients achieve better health.

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In the complex world of Lyme, many people believe there is at least one certainty. If nothing else, you can rely on that well-known sign that you have been bitten by a Lyme tick—the telltale bull’s-eye rash, the red ring that develops around the bite.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Amy Myers, MD ix

Part 1 Introduction to the Lyme Solution

Chapter 1 Why Antibiotics Aren't Enough 3

Chapter 2 How Do You Know If You Have Lyme? 33

Part 2 The Five-Stage Immune-Boosting Plan

Chapter 3 The Gut Protocol That Restores Your Immune System 69

Chapter 4 The Lyme Solution Immune-Boosting Diet 87

Chapter 5 Prevent and Target Active Infection 119

Chapter 6 Hidden Toxins in Your Surroundings 159

Chapter 7 More Sleep, More Exercise, Less Stress 181

Part 3 Treating Chronic Lyme

Chapter 8 Advanced Protocols 205

Chapter 9 Am I Better? How to Cycle Back Through the Five-Stage Plan If You're Not 237

Epilogue 271

Recipes 273

Resources 325

Appendix A Lyme and Co-Infections 329

Appendix B Current CDC Guidelines for the Treatment of Lyme Disease 332

Appendix C Autoimmune Diseases 334

Acknowledgments 336

Notes 339

Index 360

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