Proper Food & Nutrition To Fight Lyme Disease

by Laurel Scott

Proper nutrition is very important for your health when you’re suffering from Lyme disease. However, many doctors fail to advise this to their patients who have Lyme disease. You need to understand the proper healthy nutrition can play a significant role in the Lyme disease treatment.

When a person is suffering from Lyme disease his or her immune system works harder. You might inflammation in your body, if you don’t consume proper diet. You’ll lose the battle with Lyme disease, if you fail to incorporate healthy food items in your diet.

Just like other diseases that are caused by bacteria, Lyme disease can be successfully fought off by healthy people.

Lyme is not a new disease. It has been documented for a minimum of a hundred years. Many people wonder why so much buzz is going on about Lyme disease now? Well, we’ve reached a tipping purpose on health wherever folks are sick, very sick most the time and that makes it easier for all diseases to unfold. Additionally, Lyme comes with many different bacterial co-infections that make it difficult to diagnose.

These co-infections were things that folks in the last century simply ignored. Their immune system was strong enough to fight with them naturally. For instance measles, they were able to repulse the infections and become healthy within a few weeks.

Here are things folks should eat and which they seldom do, food items that we know are key in fighting with the infections:

  • Yellow and orange vegetables which are high in vitamin A. A few decade back doctors used to recommend these vegetables for measles. Vegetables were the only reliable food items which were safe to feed a small sick child. These vegetables were also known to fight against the disease effectively.
  • Knotweed, astragalus, teasle, and dandelion – some green leafy vegetables which we now refer as a weed.
  • Winter squash and parsnips – vegetables which were rich in Niacin.
  • Fermented foods – the higher probiotics you’ve got in your gut, the higher likelihood you’ve got at equalisation the bacterium in your body. It enables the immune system to perform where it’s needed, which is fighting against the Lyme disease.

Did you see that all the above mentioned food items are vegetables and healthy foods. However, just do not go outside and bring the weeds while not knowing what you’re doing. That’s not the right way to do it. First visit your doctor and consult with him, and if he recommends then you can find the above mentioned food items in a medical store.

Water additionally plays a crucial role in your fight against the Lyme disease. If you’re dehydrated, your blood and joints start becoming thick. Your immune system finds it tougher to fight against the infections. In addition, your energy is just too low to perform tasks and fight the infection.

Remember, apart from medications, you need to consume a healthy diet (consult with your doctor) to fight against the Lyme disease problem.

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