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Asthma- Steroid Inhaler- Do They "Feed" Cpn

Submitted by Myao on Sat, 2009-10-24 08:25

I saw a blog a while back and wanted to ask does steroid inhalers "feed" Cpn.  I read a little bit of the Cpn Handbook and it said something about steroids possibly suppressing the immune system but I was wondering if more research is out there about this and if steroids actually are conducive for Cpn growth?


Asthma- Weldon or Hahn's Protocol?

Submitted by Myao on Sun, 2009-01-11 10:20
For the last 4 months I've been following the Weldon protocol (building up to Doxycyclin-200 mg/day, Azithromycin- 250 mg 3 times M/W/F a week and now pulsing Flagyli).  I just read the AsthmaStory and he was following Dr. Hahn's protocol of just Azithromycin 1000mg a week for 12 weeks.  Does anyone know which protocol is more appropriate for chronic asthma?  Did I do a mistake here following Weldon's protocol for asthma?  And what are the implications of changing up?

New Patient in Atlanta

Submitted by Myao on Fri, 2009-01-09 17:47

I'm new to this.  I recently started CAP about 3 and a half months ago.  I found a pulmonary doctor in Atlanta that listened to me and is allowing the Wheldon CAP protocol.  He advised that while this is not main stream thinking, he is willing to let me try it, so I commend him for that.

I have not noticed any real notable improvement so far.  I think I feel better but this may be more psychological then physiological.  I am just starting the Flagyl part of the treatment and am anxious to see if any results.