rat lungworm disease

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Amy Walton



Amy Walton

After contracting Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii I was on my back at home in the dark for three months - Parasitic meningitis. My kids and their girlfriends took care of me as I couldnt count the medication correctly or even feed the cats and dogs properly. They would come to the house and force me to eat and give me my medications.

I was on lots of pain medication and the prednisone is what did it. I tried tapering myself off of the prednisone and ended up right back in the hospital.

Amy Walton
My liver had to heal after having taken a lot of tylenol. Fortunately my liver is back to normal now, but I have a numb leg and my feet are freezing all the time now though. But compared to those first months I am OK now - though still recuperating. I had two hospital stays I think within 15 days.

I'll try to share details of my recovery, but I am kind of busy much of the time. Heres a song when I made when in recovery for about three months. I wrote three of these - I was nuts from being on the prednisone - one is a normal song and the other two are sit down rap poetry.

Amy Walton
The video below is of one rap song that I wrote that is kind of a story. I live in the boonies of Nahiku and am working on developing a piece of land I have so i don't stay still much these days. But, I'll share more about my healing process later. In the photos you can see the bruising on my arms from numerous IV's. Also in the photos are the dogs that never left my side during my entire illness.

Amy Walton










This information is not meant to be used for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for consultation with a health care provider. If you have any questions about the parasites described above or think that you may have a parasitic infection, consult a health care provider.

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