Radio Naturopath Episode 221: Lyme Update, Why Is Constipation Bad For You?

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By Name: Fran Storch, N.D. and Ron Manizza, Name: Fran Storch, N.D., and Ron Manizza. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This week, we once again did an update on Ron’s Lyme treatment because we changed some things, and we talked about how we were going to handle his supplements based on his symptoms. We talked about the importance of binders and substances to carry the Lyme toxins and remnants of killed bacteria out of the body. We also talked about ways to deal with “Lyme brain”, the cognitive deficits that can happen during Lyme disease.

I got a great question: WHY isn’t it good for me to only have a BM 3-4x/week? I explained the whole thing! Toxins that are supposed to be excreted and can be reabsorbed; hormones marked for excretion that can cause high hormone problems, like PMS and enlarged prostate and even cancer; the need to slough off old bowel cells and have them regenerate; the need to maintain the tone of the colon so that regularity can be perpetuated. Such a simple everyday function and it’s so important!

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