Where did schesche's blog post "amygdala" go?

I, for one, got a lot out of it. I even ordered Dr. Sarnos' 'Divided Mind.' There really is much research behind the claims being made. --Minai --Can't type. Composing this via Speech Recognition RRMSi, diagnosed 2/04. NACi 4/06. Started Wheldon/Stratton regime 8/30/06. Doxycycline, 8/06, Azith, 10/06. Switched to Roxithromycin 11/06. Psuedo relapse/die-off with hospitalization 1/07. GAD-enhanced MRI of brain and spine shows NO NEW DISEASE ACTIVITY. LDNi 4/07. 1st Tinidazole Pulse, 8/11/07. Keflex 2/08. IV Rocephini 3/08. IV Clindamycin 5/08. Housebound with Neuropathy and increased spasticity and weakness since 6/08. Stopped CAPi 3/09. USA
Minai, It's being held for review by Jim. It's still here, just not viewable until he reviews it.

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. Mohandas Gandhi

Thanks, MacK. Glad to know. I know his claims are contrary to CAPi. Maybe even providing false hope. But I've done a lot of research in the realm of neuropsychiatry in the past few days and I am convinced that my body is stuck in fight or flight mode, thus creating this horrible condition I'm in, in spite of CAP. I hope that Jim will see the wisdom in this and review it favorably.
Minai, you could well be right there...........SarahWink  

An Itinerary in Light and Shadow

Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MSi in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.
I, for one am happy that Jim is reviewing Amydala's post. Neuropsyhiatry-whatever. All this stuff works if you do them CONSISTE NTLY. Unfortunately, they have nothing to do with CAPi and isn't that why we're here?

diagnosed MSi Jan.2000 ,  chronic neurological lyme disease Nov.2002.

doxyi 100 mg. 1BID. roxyi.150 mg.? BIDi,adding rifampin soon, pulsed tinii. every 3 weeks, as of oct.17/08, rifampin,naltrexone (LDNi),NACi, nystatin, major wheldon supplemrnts daily,

I am looking forward to hearing JimK's review of the amygdala retraining. I watched Gupta's 3 sessions on YouTube and found them quite interesting. I really could relate to his findings as I have been stuck in the fight or flight mode most of my life. Until my immunei system is brought back to being normalized by my amygdala being retrained I am still broken so to speak. Even though CAPi helps me win the battle now against Cpni, if my immune system does not work correctly what stops another infection from building up over time? I look forward to hearing from JimK and others here who understand such things so much better than I do. I am here because I want to get well what ever it takes. I know you do too!

All my best to all of you ... Miying Meng

2002:CFSi. (2008-09:CPNi - CAPi/5 pulses)  3/2010: Restart CAP: 200Doxy/250Zith-MWF/Tinii pulses. 6/2010: HighBP/Benicar, 7/2010: EBVi, HHV6. 2012: 6,000 IU daily vit. D., Citioline CDP choline = sleep improvement dramatic. 

But as for Schesche, I saw an email he sent to DW saying that my cure was nothing to do with antibioticsi but rather the trust I had in my husband.  Really?  I didn't trust him at all on this, since I had virtually no experience of taking antibiotics.  I thought he had lost it, but after I got over my delerious phase I could see that something was happening: nothing to do with trust..............Sarah  

An Itinerary in Light and Shadow

Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MSi in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.
As Sarah says, I received an email from someone with CFSi (not in fact the author of this thread) who claimed to have obtained considerable personal benefit from an amygdala-retraining method. He put it to me that Sarah's recovery from fast-moving SPMSi was due not to treating a bacterial infection, but was due to her trust in what I was doing: in effect a placebo effect. His email was courteous, but its reasoning was untenable. Sarah didn't want to start treatment; I had to force it on her. Her infection was moving so rapidly that I saw a change in mental state (it worsened) one day after starting doxycycline. A fortnight later she had recovered islands of her lucid pre-morbid state of mind. This reaction is rather typical of a severe systemic bacterial infection in my experience. With deference to my well-meaning correspondent, aggressive MS has to be treated as quickly as possible with antichlamydial drugs. Neuropsychiatric methods may be helpful in promoting new pathways and in stimulating cortical plasticity; indeed, it sounds very interesting and hopeful indeed. But I am sure that the infection should be treated first.
D W - [Myalgia and hypertension">i (typically 155/95.) Began (2003) taking doxycycline and macrolide and later adding metronidazolei. No medication now. Morning BP typically 110/75]

Thank you Sarah for posting above.

I am far from being a naysayer and its good that recuperation has so much to do with trust in one's husband.

I do wish I had that. No proof, but at this point, I'm forcing myself to believe that my lack of recuperation has a lot to do with  my broken heart.

Still continuing with antis. It's so slow..................

diagnosed MSi Jan.2000 ,  chronic neurological lyme disease Nov.2002.

doxyi 100 mg. 1BID. roxyi.150 mg.? BIDi,adding rifampin soon, pulsed tinii. every 3 weeks, as of oct.17/08, rifampin,naltrexone (LDNi),NACi, nystatin, major wheldon supplemrnts daily,

My apologies for getting to this late. I've been very busy, and have had little time for administrative duties. You can find his post at http://www.cpnhelp.org/amygdala_training<

I actually don't recall unpublishing it, but on reflection thought it belonged better in the Adjuncts forum thread.

 

 

CAPi for Cpni 11/04. Dxi: 25+yrs CFSi & FMSi. Currently: 250 aithromycin mwf, doxycycline 100mg BIDi, restarted Tinii pulses; Vit D2000 units, T4 & T3, 6mg Iodoral

I've read about the amygdala retraining on a CFSi website with much interest and viewed the free portion of Ashok Gupta's videos.  It is very intriguing to me, but I know that I would not be able to commit the time it would take to make it work right now.  I'm too busy working and killing the CPni.  I also feel that the eradication of the infection needs to be the priority if you're unable to do both.  I do think the amygdala retraining could be beneficial as an adjunct if someone has the time and the discipline to use it, but I'm sure at this point I do not, so my full effort will continue to be with the CAPi.  I do think that if I was not working, I'd probably give this a try, as I really don't think it can do any harm.  If nothing else good comes of it, one could at least learn to turn down the fight or flight response that has so many people in its grip in this world of constant sensory input and multitasking madness.

ME/CFSi since 1991. Cpni diagnosed 6/07. CAPi started 7/07. NACi 2400mg per day, doxycycline 100mg 2x per day, azithromyicin 250mg M-W-F. 8/09 switched from Flagyli to Tindamax 500mg 2x per day for 5-day pulse.

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