Lyme is a nasty and tenacious bacteria


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I know the challenges of lyme disease. I live in Wisconsin which is a hotbed for lyme. I have had lyme disease. I am one of the fortunate ones. I found the tick and I was pretty sure what it was, so I knew early on. I also knew the important of early detection and treatment. With early antibiotic treatment my lyme was eradicated. I know others who did not get early treatment and had serious joint issues years later. So this is not theoretical with me.

My guest, Dr. Cass Ingram, is also no stranger to lyme disease. His serious infection lasted over two years and led him to search for his own cure. Dr. Ingram’s latest book is entitled “The Lyme Disease Cure”. This interview is his story and his experience using oregano and other spice oils to facilitate his own recovery. This is no easy cure. I’m not sure that many people would think of using large quantities of oregano oil as Dr. Ingram did. He is unique in his love, appreciation and admiration for the medicinal benefits of spice oils. His experience is unique also in that he discovered how much oregano oil it takes to overcome a serious bacterial infection. So his experience is a case study of one.

Deer_TickIf you are someone with chronic lyme, you will want to consider the protocols described by Dr. Ingram. You can get more information at his website You should consider buying his book if you consider embarking on this program. By way of disclaimer, I love oregano oil and we always have some in our home and we have used it for many years. However, I have no experience in this type of application for oregano oil. So do your homework and learn as much as you can. If you are out of options for treating your chronic lyme, then you could consider this type of approach. This requires the consumption of a lot of oregano oil as you will hear in this interview. You want to be clear on understanding your objective and how you intend to complete the protocols.

If you think you are infected with lyme, see your doctor. Lyme can be treated with antibiotics when discovered early. Even if you avoid drugs and antibiotics in general, this is one time when you should not avoid their use. Especially in the early stages.  As always you should include high quality probiotics whenever using antibiotics. If you have chronic lyme it is likely you have failed antibiotic therapy. If this is you then this is a least an opportunity to consider something different.

As an alternative treatment, this process can take a long time. This is no quick fix. It is a battle to overcome this bacteria. In this interview, Dr. Ingram describes how difficult and life altering this disease was for him. His description of his illness is chilling as we realize how sick one can become because of this bacteria. He also brings a great deal of optimism because he is also a testament to the power of nutrition to support the healing power of nature.

About Dr. Cass Ingram
Lyme_Disease_CureDr. Cass Ingram is a nutritional physician who received a B.S. in biology and chemistry from the University of Northern Iowa (1979) and a D.O. from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (1984). Dr. Ingram has since written 24 books on natural healing. His research and writing have led to countless nutritional discoveries. Dr. Cass Ingram presents 100’s of health tips and insights in his many books on health, nutrition, and disease prevention. Dr. Ingram is one of North America’s leading experts on the health benefits and disease fighting properties of wild medicinal spice extracts. such as oregano oil. He now travels the world promoting health – the natural way.



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Ross PeltonIt is now estimated that 11% of Americans are taking antidepressants (over 30 million) and millions more are taking benzodiazepines for anxiety. These drugs have serious side effects, are very addictive, and in most cases are inappropriate therapy. In 2008, an investigative report was published in the New England Journal of Medicine which shockingly revealed that the FDA & pharmaceutical companies lie to physicians and the general public by overstating the benefits and minimizing or ignoring side effects of antidepressant drugs.

Between 1987 and 2004, there were 74 clinical trials on antidepressant drugs registered with the FDA. It turns out that 49% of these trials had negative outcomes and a large percentage of these negative trials were not published (hidden) so that physicians and the general public would not become aware of them. Even more disturbing was the revelation that some antidepressant drug trials that had negative results were published in a way that “spun” their outcomes to appear positive.

depressionWhere can consumers learn about depression and anxiety? Is there a trustworthy source of information about causes, treatments and alternatives? I am happy to say there is a good resource. In this interview with natural pharmacist Ross Pelton, we will give you an introduction to natural alternatives for depression and anxiety. Ross has created an online Webinar course that you can take on your schedule. The course is over 4 hours long and is divided into 39 video segments which run on average between 5 to 7 minutes long. Here are some of the major topics that he presents in this course:

A review of a wide range of natural therapies for depression & anxiety
Antidepressant & anti-anxiety drugs: how they work & their side effects
Controversies in psychiatry: thought & opinion leaders speak out
Diet & lifestyle factors that influence mind, mood, emotions & behavior
Nutrients required for neurotransmitter production
Gut-brain communication; A revolution in psychiatry
How gut bacteria are linked to obesity, depression and anxiety
The Bundle Damage Theory of depression & how to heal damaged brain neurons

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About Ross Pelton
The_Natural_PharmacistRoss Pelton is a pharmacist, a certified clinical nutritionist, author and educator. Ross is the author of six books on a variety of health topics: The Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Handbook, The Nutritional Cost of Drugs, 2nd Edition,  The Natural Therapeutics Pocket Guide, How To Prevent Breast Cancer, Alternatives In Cancer Therapy, and Mind Food and Smart Pills. You can learn more about Ross Pelton at his website,

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