I Think I Have Lyme Disease but My Doctor and Lab Tests Say I Don't
How to Confirm Your Lyme Suspicion and Get on the Road to Healing
What the heck is going on and how do we simplify, as best as we can, something that has really grown unnecessarily complex?
In a first world country, in 2017, where science is revered as the most powerful method and tool humans have to obtain truths of our world, you should be able to go to your family doctor, get an accurate test for chronic Lyme, but even if the test comes back negative, not be passed off by that treating physician with the words, “everything looks good”, and left to your own devices.
Now that You’re on Your Own
Now that You’re on Your Own and Confident You're Not Dealing with Another Medical Condition that Could Explain Your Symptoms
Now, you’ve seen a doctor that thinks you don’t have Lyme, the Lyme test they ordered that yielded negative results supports their conclusion, and you’ve had additional testing for other possible medical conditions that could also explain your symptoms, but they also have come back negative. The doctor says everything is normal, and lets you and your burning Lyme suspicion, on your way to lead the symptom-free life that hearing the words, “it’s all in your head”, just don’t provide.
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The Alternative Lyme Diagnosis Method
Samento is a cheap provocation method for Lyme, for if you have a reaction to it -- a herxheimer reaction -- you can confidently say you’re dealing with Lyme. Of course, in addition, a positive lab result will solidify the diagnosis. You could also use A-L Complex by the Byron White Formulas.
Samento comes in a tincture and consists of the herb Cat’s Claws, but it's lacking in specific constituents from the untouched herb to supposedly make it more effective (another article, another controversy). Nonetheless, in a very simple to use and cheap supplement, at least compared to some Lyme tests, you can provoke the suspected Lyme bacteria within to help confirm any suspicions you or your doctor have about having Lyme.
How to Provoke a Suspected Case of Lyme with Samento
However, just like lab results, provocation with Samento is not a 100% guaranteed way of diagnosing Lyme. If you have a reaction while taking Samento, use this information with symptoms and lab results to support your Lyme hypothesis, but if you don't have a reaction to Samento, don't entirely discount the idea of having Lyme just yet.
I Didn’t Have Any Reactions -- Good or Bad -- to Samento but Still Have Symptoms
If after reaching the maximum dosage of Samento (30 drops 2 times a day) you’ve had no reaction at all to it, then this is where a good Lyme-literate physician comes in handy. Based on your individual symptoms, your Lyme-literate doctor will recommend the next best route to traverse for you.