Welcome to another episode of the Tick Boot Camp Podcast! We’re thrilled to have Jacob Rosenbaum with us today, sharing his remarkable journey through Lyme disease and the integrative approach that helped him reclaim his health. Joining us as a special guest co-host is Ryan Courneya, whose insights as a previous guest and Lyme disease survivor add a unique depth to our conversation.
Jacob dives into his childhood, detailing his early years in a picturesque community and his deep bond with his sister. He reflects on the challenges of growing up sensitive and the shock of his Lyme diagnosis, highlighting his journey from initial symptoms to a comprehensive treatment plan.
Medical Journey and Diagnosis:
Jacob recounts the familiar story of navigating the medical system, consulting various specialists, and eventually being diagnosed with Lyme disease. His initial relief at having a diagnosis quickly turns to fear as he delves into research about his condition.
Approach to Healing:
Jacob’s healing journey is multifaceted, incorporating both traditional and alternative therapies. He discusses how he initially pursued conventional treatments, including long-term antibiotics, before exploring other healing modalities.
Integrative Modalities and Lifestyle Changes:
- Lasers: LPS Therapy
- Acupuncture: Regular sessions (1-2 times a week)
- Antibiotics: Doxycycline (Note: Requires medical supervision)
- Herbs: Core Protocol, Teasel Root Tincture, Wind Tea (Green Dragon Botanicals)
- Rife Machine: Resonant Light
- Intuitive/Shamanic Healing: (Contact Jacob for references in Northern Virginia)
- Whole Foods Diet: Focusing on unprocessed food, clean carbs, and quality fats
- Exercise: Gradual progression in weightlifting and resistance training
- Temperature Stress Training: Implemented alongside weight training
- Helping Others: Engagement in community service and support groups
Jacob’s Complete Approach:
Section 1: The Foundation
- Diet and lifestyle changes
- Emphasis on quality sleep and hydration
- Gentle introduction to exercise and movement
Section 2: Pathogen Removal
- Utilization of lasers, Rife machine, and both Western and Chinese herbal remedies
Section 3: Detoxification
- Techniques like dry sauna, exercise-induced sweating, and breathing exercises
- Incorporation of fasting and detox supplements
Section 4: Emotional & Spiritual Healing
- Personal growth through modalities like acupuncture, shamanic sessions, and traditional therapy
Jacob’s story is a testament to the power of an integrative approach in tackling Lyme disease. His journey, marked by resilience and openness to various healing modalities, offers hope and guidance to others navigating similar paths.
Thank you, Jacob, for sharing your inspiring journey with us, and to Ryan for enriching this episode with your perspective and experience. To our listeners, we hope this episode provides valuable insights and encouragement in your own journeys.