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Can You Still Lead a Rewarding Life with Lyme?

Can You Still Lead a Rewarding Life with Lyme?

The Center for Disease Control has been tracking Lyme disease in the United States for more than a decade. Some statistics may seem obvious, like the highest months for contracting Lyme is June and July of each year. During the summer months the numbers double and...
The Advantage of a Lyme Literate Doctor

The Advantage of a Lyme Literate Doctor

When you hear the word “literate” you may think of being able to read and write. You are correct. However, what it also means is that you have learned the skills to do both. A much broader definition of “literate” is that you can demonstrate what it takes to complete...
Tips for Remaining Active with Lyme

Tips for Remaining Active with Lyme

You have Lyme disease. You want to stay active despite having a disease that can be debilitating. Your mind says, “go have fun” but your body says, “I am in too much pain to do anything.” Some days you can barely make it out of bed. You long for the days where you...
How is Lyme Disease Spreading to New Regions?

How is Lyme Disease Spreading to New Regions?

What we have known about the origin of Lyme disease could be all wrong. Katharine Walter of the Yale School of Public Health led a study that focused on the bacteria Borrelia Burgdorferi. What they found is astonishing. According to this group, the Lyme disease...
How Does Hyperthermia Therapy Work?

How Does Hyperthermia Therapy Work?

The pain in your joints can be so bad at times you can hardly move. Accompanying this pain is the stiffness you feel in your neck. It takes a while to slowly turn your head in either direction. You experience chills, fevers and swollen lymph nodes. Muscle pain,...
How is Lyme Disease Transmitted to Humans?

How is Lyme Disease Transmitted to Humans?

“Lyme disease is carried by fleas and mosquitos.” “Lyme can be transmitted through blood transfusions.” ” Lyme disease can be given to another person through sexual intercourse.” These are a few of the misconceptions people have...
Common Myths About Lyme Disease

Common Myths About Lyme Disease

When you hear news of someone being diagnosed with Lyme disease, you probably react in a way that shows you are sad or feel sorry for the one infected. Your thoughts may be that you are relieved it’s not you. Some people may overreact to the news, thinking they will...
Overcoming a Lyme Disease Diagnosis

Overcoming a Lyme Disease Diagnosis

You have overcome the biggest hurdle associated with Lyme disease, getting a diagnosis. Too often, Lyme is misdiagnosed due to disorders that have similar symptoms, or due to a doctor’s lack of knowledge. Now that you have a diagnosis, and hopefully a new doctor that...
How To Know Your Lyme Diagnosis is Correct

How To Know Your Lyme Diagnosis is Correct

If you Google your symptoms for Lyme, you may also find a few other diseases and disorders pop up online. That’s because the symptoms of Lyme disease can overlap and even mimic those of other problems. For example, you may feel extreme fatigue from Lyme, or from...
Lyme Disease Can Be Contracted in Winter Too

Lyme Disease Can Be Contracted in Winter Too

Reports show deer ticks are not killed by freezing temperatures. This means you can be one of the hundreds of thousands of people seeing a doctor for a tick bite with the potential to spread Lyme disease, even in the winter. Educating yourself on all things tick...
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