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How is Lyme Disease Transmitted to Humans?

How is Lyme Disease Transmitted to Humans?

These are a few theories regarding rare means of transmission of Lyme disease: 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. The truth is the...
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 Diagnosis is Correct

How To Know Your 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...
The Symptoms and Signs of Lyme

The Symptoms and Signs of Lyme

Lyme disease is the number one vector-borne, and the number 2 infectious disease in the United States. It is obviously an epidemic, but you don’t hear about it on the news or in social circles. That’s why it’s important to watch out for the signs of Lyme....
When and How to Disclose You Have Lyme

When and How to Disclose You Have Lyme

Reports show there are over 300,000 Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. That means there are over 300,000 people wondering when and how to tell family, friends, employers and others they have Lyme disease. Factor in the people who have Lyme but are...
When Should You Get Checked Out for Lyme Disease?

When Should You Get Checked Out for Lyme Disease?

The most obvious sign that you need to get tested for Lyme Disease is if you find a deer tick embedded in your skin. This sounds gross but may be a best-case scenario for some. Around the area of the tick bite, a red rash can appear. This is another sure sign you need...
How Can Apheresis Help “Clean” Your Blood?

How Can Apheresis Help “Clean” Your Blood?

Blood, a bodily fluid not given the recognition it deserves. Health magazines write lengthy articles about detoxing your kidneys, your liver and your colon. Doctors suggest cleanses to patients to restart metabolism and eliminate negative bacteria in the gut. Why...
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