Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Video: Bee Sting Therapy Used to Treat Lyme Disease, Allergies, Pain

Bosque Farms Man Uses Bee Sting Therapy
Apitherapy an Age-Old Healing Technique

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- One man in Bosque Farms takes a different approach with bees using an age-old healing technique. Apitherapy uses bee stings to treat patients.

Jeff Stonesifer grew up in New England and always played in the woods as a kid. He contracted Lyme disease as a kid from deer ticks and says these honey bees make him feel better than he ever has.

"I've had creaks and cracks in my neck for as long as I can remember since childhood and it has just gone away now," said Stonesifer.

Bee sting therapist Ken Hayes Ken Hayes has more than 20 people who visit him on a regular basis to get stung a few times for help with what ails them. It's called apitherapy...

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