Ali M. from Canada
How long do you believe you have had Lyme/tick-borne illness?
How long did it take you to get a diagnosis?
Did you see multiple doctors before you were diagnosed with Lyme? If so, what types?
Yes: many MDs, Internal Medicine, Rheumatologist, Nephrologist, Naturopaths, a variety of specialists.
Were you diagnosed with anything else before Lyme? If so, what?
Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Hashimoto’s
Anything else you would like to share about trying to find a diagnosis:
The way I was diagnosed was through a naturopath. Then I got the IgeneX testing.
How long have you been treating Lyme for?
6 years, through every natural way possible. I have not done antibiotics as I have Chronic Lyme, not acute.
What types of treatments have you tried?
IVs such as DMSO, Vitamin C/B, Myers, Glutathione, Ozone,
Injections of ozone,prolozone, GCMaF, Mistletoe, phages, acupuncture, Cryosauna, lymphatic drainage, osteopathy, massage, sauna rife machine.
List up to 5 of your biggest (past or current) symptoms:
What is the biggest way that Lyme has affected your life?
Never had a real job… unable to complete normal tasks day to day.
What do you wish people knew about Lyme Disease?
I don’t look sick, but I am sick.
Any advice for someone newly diagnosed with Lyme?
Keep it moving. Do not stop until you find something that works for you. Whatever it may be antibiotics/ natural therapies don’t let people tell you what is right, you will know.
Fun fact time! What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not attending to your Lyme?
To find out more about Ali's journey, please find her on Instagram as @lymeallday.