Think of a truck starting and stopping on a highway. Go-go-go and then it comes to a screeching halt. In essence, this is what Lyme Disease pulse therapy feels like.
The clinical idea is to start and stop antibiotics to treat Lyme disease and co-infections. According to doctors, such as those in the Jemsek Clinic, this allows the body to have time to recover from the Lyme die off and it allows doctors to figure out the effects of a certain medication on treatment. While many different Lyme protocols use pulse therapy, we have chosen to share our very own Professional Patient, Emily’s, experience with pulse therapy: