Some people are healed from chronic Lyme disease rather quickly. However, others improve much more slowly. The difference is often based on genetic predisposition to illness from biotoxins including mold.
Biotoxins from borrelia, bartonella, babesia, mold, yeast, etc can escalate cytokine production causing many symptoms and much hormone imbalance. This illness from biotoxins must be treated along with other tick borne infections in order to restore health.
Dr. Richey highly recommends that you thoroughly read the information at Surviving Mold in order to understand more this complicated illness. The principles listed on this site hold for all types of illness from biotoxins including mold toxins and borrelia neurotoxins and others.
In addition, Dr. Richey also suggests that you take the simple and inexpensive VCS APTitude Test. If you actually have this illness, this test will indicate a FAIL 92% of the time. If the test indicates a PASS, you may still have illness from biotoxins. False positives are extremely rare. Thus, you can be assured that you most likely have biotoxin illness if you FAIL this test.
Mycometrics can help you properly test for mold in your home using the ERMI test. Please call them at (732) 355-9018 for information about their test kits. Dr. Richey recommends this test for ALL of her patients.
Illness from biotoxins is complicated to understand and devastating to your health. However, Dr. Richey will help you evaluate and treat your biotoxicity along with your chronic Lyme disease and associated tick-borne infections.