The protocols on this page are not entirely or exclusively antibiotical treatment protocols/plans. However because they do involve antibiotics they require a licenced physician to use. I believe that at different times antibiotics play a role in disease control. I feel that with an early diagnosis and treatment with a combination of antibiotics, antivirals and antimalarial medication and something to deal with the biofilm development the majority or the bacteria, viruses parasites can be subdued into a symbiotic state or one of mutualism where neither the host (aka.. US!)or the micro organism to try to take control.
There has been much written about antibiotic resistance and there are many types of bacteria that already are IMMUNE or resistant to a number of types of antibiotics. I followed a long term antibiotic protocol myself and have a measured success with a multitude of symtom relief. However I would be remiss to not alert anyone considering longterm antibiotic treatment that: It is essential that ongoing bloodwork is taken to check your liver and Kidney function see test information. There have been sereval studies that have proven that certain ones have possible long term damage that can occur. I have collected some of the research available to date. I found that around the year mark I started to notice strange pain in my elbow and heels, while looking for causative options I found a link that mentioned Azithromyacin and the development of tendonitis more info here. I made a personal choice to stop taking pharmaceutical antibiotics and switch to a natural antibiotic approach. Here are the more popular treatments protocols:
16 Point MSIDS
Prof. Garth L. Nicolson
Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis:
What is the treatment?
Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with 2 to 4 weeks of antibiotics. Depending on the symptoms and when you were diagnosed, you may require a longer course of antibiotics.
Some people experience symptoms that continue more than 6 months after treatment. Research continues into the causes of these persistent symptoms and possible treatment methods.
For information on how to properly get a clinical diagnosis