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What Are the Main Symptoms Associated with Lyme Disease?

What Are the Main Symptoms Associated with Lyme Disease?

It’s amazing how something as small as a deer tick can infect a human with a bacterium that causes significant physical and emotional problems. And it happens through a long process, or better yet, a vicious cycle. The deer tick carrying Lyme attaches to your body...
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...
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