For many patients with Lyme disease, an extended course of antibiotics brings blessed relief from long-lasting and debilitating symptoms. But the medical mainstream cautions against such treatment, contending there’s no evidence it diminishes Lyme symptoms and gives patients false hope.
Bill Whitten of North Yarmouth has explored many “alternative treatments” for Lyme disease. He’s been stung hundreds of times by bees. On purpose. He’s stood for hours in the ocean, hoping the sea would cleanse his body of disease.
Only lengthy antibiotics worked. He supports new legislation that would shield Maine doctors who prescribe the treatment from professional sanctions.
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