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Floxie Hope Podcast

Floxie Hope Podcast

By Jason Sousa
The Floxie Hope Podcast features people who have been hurt by fluoroquinolone antibiotics - Cipro/ciprofloxacin, Levaquin/levofloxacin, Avelox/moxifloxacin, Floxin/ofloxacin, and a few others. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics can cause devastating pain and even permanent disability. The podcast tells the stories of the people affected by these antibiotics, and gives tips for healing.
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Episode 35- Julia & Jason
In this episode of the Floxie Hope podcast, I speak to Julia Seaton and her floxing story. Julia recovered after years of pain and trying to heal but found healing finally. Check out for guides, recovery stories and group therapy to help you heal.
July 04, 2021
Episode 34 - Cassidy & Jason
In this episode of the Floxie Hope podcast Cassidy joins Jason to talk about her FQ reaction. Cassidy also gave some great insight on how she realized right away what was going on with her body. For more stories of hope and recovery from Cipro, Levaquin or Avelox issues visit 👇 𝙈𝙊𝙍𝙀 👇 Twitter Facebook
May 23, 2021
Episode 33 - Chris & Jason
In this episode of the Floxie Hope podcast Chris Talio joins Jason to talk about his Levaquin reaction. Chirs also gave some great insight on how he started to heal his issues and what he did. For more stories of hope and recovery from Cipro, Levaquin or Avelox issues visit You can also find Chris here 👇 𝙈𝙊𝙍𝙀 👇 Twitter Facebook
April 12, 2021
Episode 32 - Alfa & Jason
In this Floxie Hope podcast episode 32 Jason joins Alfa and we learn about his recovery story and what helped him heal from fluoroquinolone toxicity and his ability to use hormone replacement to get back to the gym. If you have been affected by fluoroquinolones please visit or check out the recommendations here
March 29, 2021
Episode 31 - Sarah & Jason
In this episode of the Floxie Hope podcast Jason and Sarah talk about healing the mind and body through alternative modalities. Using natural compounds to heal the mind was paramount for Sarah. Check out Sarah's story here Check out our recommendations on healing here
March 22, 2021
Episode 30 - Hercus Greyling & Jason Sousa
In this episode of the Floxie Hope podcast Jason speaks to Hercus Greyling and his story through fluoroquinolone toxicity and how his recovery should give hope to others. If you have taken any fluoroquinolone pharmaceutical drug listen to this podcast. To see the podcast episode and show notes click here Looking for a doctor consultation? Check out some tips on healing fluoroquinolone toxicity here For more information about fluoroquinolone toxicity from Cipro and Levaquin check out or
March 07, 2021
Episode 29 Lisa Bloomquist & Jason Sousa
Episode 29 with Lisa Bloomquist and Jason Sousa about the future of Floxie Hope and what is on the horizon for the site. From a transition from Lisa to Jason and what improvements are being made to the site in the coming months.More on Jason's story and his story on healing and hope for the site.
March 01, 2021
Episode 028 - Dawn 2
In episode 28 of The Floxie Hope Podcast Dawn continues to tell her story of fluoroquinolone toxicity and recovery. She also notes how breast implant illness affected her.
February 10, 2019
027 - Dawn M
In episode 27 of the Floxie Hope Podcast Dawn goes over her experience with fluoroquinolone toxicity. She suffered from severe depression and suicidal ideation post-flox. She has recovered.  This is part 1 of 2 episodes featuring Dawn. We got cut off in the middle, and because of computer changes, I couldn't blend them together. Please listen to episode 28 as well.
February 10, 2019
026 - Tamara
Tamara discusses her journey through cipro-induced fluoroquinolone toxicity in episode 26 of the floxie hope podcast.
August 12, 2018
025 - Dr. Mark Ghalili
In episode 25 of The Floxie Hope Podcast, Dr. Mark Ghalili discusses his journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity. He is now taking fluoroquinolone toxicity patients while at Roxbury Regenerative Medicine in CA.
March 11, 2018
Episode 024 - PJ
PJ shares his journey though fluoroquinolone toxicity on episode 24 of The Floxie Hope Podcast. He was "floxed" by a levofloxacin/levaquin IV and flagyl. His journey has been difficult, but he has seen some healing and improvement.
December 03, 2017
Episode 023 - Tara
Tara discusses her journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity after taking Levaquin. She became highly sensitized to fluoride, and avoiding fluoride has been key for her healing.
August 20, 2017
Episode 022 - Michelle
Michelle was poisoned by ciprofloxacin, and suffered from MS (multiple sclerosis) like symptoms. She has healed through changing her diet and finding doctors that helped her. 
July 15, 2017
Episode 021 - James
James discusses his journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity. Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Floxin, and their generic equivalents, are dangerous drugs that can have devastating consequences. James was young when he was hurt by Cipro. He has made great strides in his recovery, but he is still not where he was before he got "floxed." 
April 03, 2017
Episode 20 - Renee
Renee describes her journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity. 
March 16, 2017
Episode 19 - Ian
Ian describes how Levaquin and Avelox caused him severe musculoskeletal problems and the loss of his athletic abilities. 
February 05, 2017
Episode 018 - Clara
Clara shares her story of fluoroquinolone toxicity caused by Cipro/ciprofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. 
January 02, 2017
Episode 017 - Scott
Scott goes over his journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity TWICE in this very long podcast. There were some technical and sound issues the first time we recorded, so we tried again, and included both recordings in this podcast. Scott has gotten through the worst of his fluoroquinolone toxicity symptoms by using various "natural" healing methods. He was hurt by the mainstream medical system, and he's not looking to them for answers. He has found answers though, and he has made remarkable progress toward healing and recovery. 
January 02, 2017
Episode 016 - Amber
Amber describes her journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity. NEVER GIVE UP! 
December 06, 2016
Episode 015 - Richard
Richard describes his journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity brought on by JUST ONE pill of Avelox. He experienced extreme pain, as well as other symptoms. He has mostly recovered, and his life has improved significantly. 
March 01, 2016
Episode 014 - Dr. Terry Wahls
Dr. Terry Wahls goes over the diet and lifestyle modifications she that put her multiple sclerosis (M.S.) symptoms into remission. Dr. Wahls goes over the steps that everyone dealing with a chronic disease can take to improve health outcomes. She speaks about improving mitochondrial health, the foods we should be eating, the benefits of eating organ meats, and more. She is an inspiration to everyone dealing with a chronic illness, not just those going through fluoroquinolone toxicity. 
September 15, 2015
Episode 013 - Kim
Kim tells her story of how Levaquin/levofloxacin combined with steroids made her ill.  Kim has suffered from severe autonomic nervous system dysfunction and POTS since she fell ill in 2013.  She is working with a functional medicine doctor to recover.  Thank you for sharing your story, Kim!
August 13, 2015
Episode 012 - Elise
In Episode 12 of The Floxie Hope Podcast, Elise shares her journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity.  Elise suffered from anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, dental issues and tendon issues after taking fluoroquinolones for urinary tract infections and traveler's diarrhea.  She was sick for years but didn't know why until she got floxed in 2009 and it was as if a bomb had gone off in her body and mind.  After doing some research, she discovered that fluoroquinolone toxicity was at the root of her health problems.  Elise has found healing through a naturopathic doctor, high quality supplements and support from loved ones.  
April 29, 2015
Episode 011 - Diego
Diego shares his journey though Levaquin/levofloxacin induced fluoroquinolone toxicity in episode 11 of The Floxie Hope Podcast.  Diego's story is uplifting, heart-felt and inspirational.  His perspective is valuable.  Diego's courageous journey should be listened to by all.  It is full of valuable insight.  
March 12, 2015
Episode 010 - Ariel
Ariel describes her journey through ciprofloxacin induced fluoroquinolone toxicity.  Ariel is wise beyond her 28 years and shares valuable insights that she has gained through her journey.  Though her symptoms persist, she has learned a lot about how to deal with them and is making a wonderful life for herself post-flox.  
February 19, 2015
Episode 009 - Rick Radcliff
In Episode 009 of The Floxie Hope Podcast Rick describes his journey through Avelox induced fluoroquinolone toxicity.  The fluoroquinolone antibiotic Avelox cost Rick his health and close to $100,000.  Rick's reaction to Avelox is particularly interesting because his reaction was delayed by two full months.  Through balancing his hormones and getting on thyroid medication, Rick was able to get back to a place of health.  He also made some major changes in his diet and is doing well today.  
February 10, 2015
Episode 008 - Josh Arnold
Josh tells his story of fluoroquinolone antibiotic toxicity in episode 008 of The Floxie Hope Podcast.  Josh was hurt by the fluoroquinolone antibiotic Cipro/ciprofloxacin.  He tells the story of his journey through sickness and back to health.  He shares a lot of wisdom and insight in this interview.  
February 05, 2015
Speak Up Stay Alive - Lisa Bloomquist
Guest – Lisa Bloomquist shares the dangers of the antibiotics in the fluoroquinolone family. Have you been floxed?
January 31, 2015
Episode 007 - Brett Peto
Brett Peto was only 21 years old when he got "floxed."  He suffers from musculoskeletal problems that keep him from being as active as a 21 year old should be.  He describes his journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity.  He notes what it has been like and what has helped him.  
January 28, 2015
Episode 006 - Ruth Young
Ruth describes her journey through fluoroquinolone toxicity in episode 6 of The Floxie Hope Podcast.  More about her story can be seen here - Ruth goes over the supplements that helped her through fluoroquinolone toxicity.  MitoQ, magnesium threonate, PQQ, Idebenone and others have helped Ruth.  Ruth was also helped by her functional medicine doctor, Dr. Whitcomb.   Ruth's journey throuch Cipro-induced fluoroquinolone toxicity is informative and touching.   Thank you for listening!
January 07, 2015
Episode 005 - Rose Casanova
Rose Casanova discusses her experience with Cipro-induced fluoroquinolone toxicity.  Rose talks about how Cipro affected her physical, mental and emotional health.  Going through fluoroquinolone toxicity changed her perspective on many things, and made her question the entire medical system.   The Floxie Hope Podcast is a patient advocacy health podcast where people tell their stories of fluoroquinolone toxicity.  Fluoroquinolone toxicity includes multi-symptom illness brought on by cipro/ciprofloxacin, levaquin/levofloxacin, avelox/moxifloxacin and others.  
December 29, 2014
Episode 004 - Holidays 2014
2014 holiday update to the Floxie Hope Podcast.  Reflections on holidays past as a floxie.  Noting that I, Lisa Bloomquist, have come far in my fluoroquinolone toxicity journey.  Wishing everyone a happy holiday season and hoping that 2015 brings joy and healing to all.  I also note that some influential doctors are reading Floxie Hope.  
December 24, 2014
Floxie Hope Podcast Episode 003: Rachel Brummert
Rachel Brummert, Executive Director of the Quinolone Vigilance Foundation (QVF), shares information about the history, mission and activities that the QVF is involved in.  She discusses the research, advocacy and seminars that the QVF is engaged in.     The Floxie Hope Podcast is a podcast about fluoroquinolone toxicity - adverse reactions to cipro/ciprofloxacin, levaquin/levofloxacin, avelox/moxifloxacin and floxin/ofloxacin.     Reviews on iTunes are greatly appreciated!  Thank you for listening to The Floxie Hope Podcast!
December 17, 2014
Floxie Hope Podcast Episode 002: Nick Luciano
Nick Luciano discusses how he was bed-bound for three months after taking cipro.  He also discusses his recovery from fluoroquinolone toxicity.   The Floxie Hope Podcast provides information about fluoroquinolone toxicity syndrome, and support for those experiencing it. Those who have adverse reactions to Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox or any other fluoroquinolone antibiotic, experience a multi-symptom, mysterious illness that is difficult to overcome and is under-acknowledged by most in the medical professions. More information about fluoroquinolone toxicity, and the Floxie Hope Podcast, can be found on and
December 09, 2014
October 27, 2014