Alan E. Baklayan, Naturopath, Miinchen
Borrelia infection was originally regarded as an extremely rare disease caused by the spirochetes of Borrelia burgdorferi. It was thought, 30 years ago, that being bitten by a tick which was itself infected with spirochetes was the only transmis-sion route.
Professor of Biology and author of the book "Cell wall deficient forms: stealth pathogens", Lida Mattmann, was able to isolate living Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes from mosquitoes, fleas, termites, from semen, urine, blood and from cere-brospinal fluid. Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes can infest tendons, muscle cells, ligaments and even actual organs directly. In the initial stages of the disease it is not always possible to see the classic red halo around the site of the bite.
Later, the disease may even affect the heart, nervous system, joints and other organs. We now know, and for me this is a very important distinc-tion, that this infection is able to mimic a whole ran...