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1.The Borrelia's of Lyme
2.The name "Borrelia burgdorferi"
3.The physical description of the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria
4.The amazing survival mechanisms
of the Borrelia burgdorferi spirochete
5.The Toxic Bb Bacteria
6.Other zoonotic diseases caused by other types of (spiral shaped) spirochetes


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There are over 
100 B burgdorferi bacteria strains
and numerous  identified and unidentified  co- infections.
Many Lyme symptoms are parallel to the co-infection symptoms.

It is rare to find two people with  identical symptoms and reactions
to the Bb infection named Lyme disease..

Why do birds sing in the morning?
It is the triumphant shout,
“We got through another night.”

  Many times our late night thinking is like a late movie - scary, poor quality, and makes little sense.

Most nights our body feels like that late night movie.


The Bb Bacteria of Lyme Disease

1.The Borrelia's of Lyme 

The Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) bacteria sensu stricto(USA, UK, Europe), the  Borrelia afzelii (UK, Europe), Borrelia garinii (UK, Europe) and any number of the different species in the genus Borrelia also may cause the Lyme disease.
  • Over 400 bacterial Lyme strains of the Bb organism have been identified worldwide with approximately 100 strains  in  North America. 
  • The Bb appears to change as it goes or mutates. The strains differ in clinical symptoms and/or presentation as well as geographic distribution.
2.The Name Borrelia burgdorferi:

1977 numerous people of Lyme, Connecticut, USA, experienced a severe unknown infection. A local doctor,  Dr. Willy Burgdorfer, by looking at blood under a microscope, eventually discovered what his infected patients had in common was a spiral shaped bacterium (spirochete). In 1981 the bacteria was named the Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) and the disease it caused was named Lyme Disease (Borreiliosis). It was found to have been caused by the bite of a tick.


3.Physical description of the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria: 
- Spiral-shaped . A spirochete.
- Size about 0.2 to 0.3 mm in width and ranges between 10 to 30 mm in length. They are approximately 1000 times larger than viruses.
- Borrelia burgdorferi is not classified as either Gram-positive or Gram-negative. It cannot be viewed using conventional light microscopy. Dark-field microscopy must be used to view this spirochete.
- It is a flat-wave motile. Its motility is provided by periplasmic flagella composed of a basal body, a hook, and a filament that rotates during movement allowing them to traverse viscous gel like media and penetrate into tissues and therefore easily burrows into tendons, muscle cells, bone cells, ligaments, go directly into organs deep into our cells and can cross the blood brain barrier. 
- This spirochete grows more slowly than most other bacteria dividing once after 12-24 hours.

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4.The amazing survival mechanisms
of the Borrelia burgdorferi spirochete:
The Bb has the ability to change in three different sizes and shapes: 
  • Spirochete form having the ability to penetrate deep into cells and tissues.  Spiral shaped
  • Cysts Form: When the spirochete is placed under conditions of nutrient deprivation or starvation,or senses that it cannot survive in a metabolically active state it generates what are known as "cysts" or small sacs attached to the organism by slender threads. Cysts contain immature spirochetes (inactive form). Eventually they break off from spirochete. The "cysts" remain lodged in tissues. In time when environment is safe they do become active reinfecting and spreading in the system.
  • L-form: When the spirochete senses a poor or threatening environment such as an eradicating agent such as antibiotics, they simply lose their cell walls to become L-form and become tiny, about 0.01 microns in diameter.  They can cluster together in granulomas clumps causing  inflammation and painful symptoms by taking control of the cell's  protein which eventually release inflammatory cytokines that will automatically generate pain and and fatigue. 
  • Readily adapts to various hosts... rabbits, mice, deer, dogs, humans...It is a survivor.
  • Can readily shift from a dormant cyst to an active state.
  • Travel quickly; The Bb bacteria has been found in the human head within twelve hours after being bitten by an infected blood sucking insect.
  • Its spiral shape is able to attack B-cells by attaching its tip to the surface and wiggle until it enters.  Once inside,either the cell dies or the  spirochete takes up residency. There it is able to take control of the host’s genetic material, which allows them to create proteins that enhance their ability to survive.
  • Inside the cell the spirochete will multiply until it can no longer contain the offspring and the cell will burst spilling in the area. Some will be coated with fragments of cell membrane thus escape detection by the immune system.  It is also believed they can masquerade as a B-cell until the have entered into their own cell to continue the cycle.
  • The spirochetes have figured out how to successfully survive by living inside the immune system cells. They prefer to live in are the macrophage cells (one of its job being to kill bacteria). These cells are the largest tissue cells, living the longest, up to 45 days.  Once the spirochetes are inside these cells,they are safe as they can no longer be detected by the immune system. 
  • One of the macrophages job is to go to injured areas to clean up debris. This often causes an injured area to become infected with spirochetes when some cells bursts spilling new spirochetes in that area. 
  • The Lyme bacteria  prefers to travel through collagen (the glue that holds the body together) more than in the blood. It appears that in order to survive they clog up the lymphatic system and cause the blood to thicken. This leads to poor blood flow through the liver and a stickiness to the fluid surrounding the cells.
  • Spirochetes go into L-form to hide themselves from detection by certain eradicating agents such as antibiotics that kill Lyme bacteria by breaking down the cell wall. Some of these agents prove ineffective against cell wall deficient L-form. ** After working with eradicating agents of CHIM, C. Silver and certain oils if matters not, as they are killed completely in every form.
  • CYST forms (the non-metabolic state) are able to remain in the human body for years, staying there until their environment is once again conducive for living. A person is not Lyme bacteria free until they use an eradicating agent the destroys both active and non active forms. 
  • Experiments have shown that the forms of this bacteria can rather quickly change surface antigens so that antibodies made against one strain are effective in killing that strain, but a second strain having different surface antigens will take up residence in a different tissue where it escapes detection and survives. For these reasons and others, it becomes apparent that this particular spirochete has evolved disguises and biological techniques to guarantee its survival.
  • The Borrelia burgdorferi exude toxins both flushable and non-flushable toxin from their body and wastes.  These toxins manifest symptoms of Lyme disease. They also cause pain when they burrow in cell tissue, nerves, etc. See neuro-toxins 
  • Their knowing how to change, disguise, evolve, hide when they sense a threatening environment makes them survivors! *** When I first wrote this section over five years ago it was believed these were very difficult to to impossible destroy.  No longer!!!
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5.The Bb Bacteria 
Best way to eradicate the Bb bacteria:
Is to use an eradicating agent that does not threaten the spirochete to turn into cysted form. An agent that is proven to eradicate all Bb forms completely and permanently 
Lyme disease is caused by the Bb spirochetes. Here are other zoonotic infections caused by other types of (spiral shaped)spirochetes and often is a coinfection of Lyme or Babesia: 
Borrelia Miyamotoi, Borrelia Recurrentis, STARI, and a type of Treponema related to rabbit Syphilis.

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