Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Lyme Talk Radio w/ Dr. Pat Baccili: Political updates on Chronic Lyme Disease in MA w/ Dr. Enid Haller

This episode of Lyme Talk Radio will cover all the activity around Chronic Lyme in Massachusetts. They are becoming the leading state in the Lyme Wars.Brandi Dean financed and opened the first Chronic Lyme treatment facility in the country owned by “Partners,” the umbrella company that owns most hospitals in the state including Mass. General. […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Radio|1,150 Comments

yme Talk Radio w/ Dr. Pat Baccili: Successful Naturopathic Treatment Strategies w/ Dr. Kristine Gedroic

Lyme disease and Co-infections with Successful Naturopathic Treatment Strategies with Dr. Kristine Gedroic

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By |September 24th, 2015|Radio|652 Comments

Back To School – Or Not… When Your Child Has Lyme Disease

Source: Jenifer Crystal’s Chronicles

My Facebook feed flooded this week with back-to-school photos. Many of my friends’ children posed with big smiles, crisp new school clothes and shiny lunchboxes before setting off on the adventure of a new academic year. As I scrolled through the happy pictures, I couldn’t help thinking of all the students who aren’t […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Lifestyle|455 Comments

John Caudwell ‘devastated’ after whole family diagnosed with Lyme disease

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The billionaire founder of Phones4U has revealed that his whole family have been struck down by the potentially deadly Lyme disease.

Earlier this month John Caudwell told the Telegraph of his 20-year-old son Rufus’s long struggle with the disease, which started with “panic attacks, serious agoraphobia and a terror of sickness” before being correctly diagnosed in […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Stories|1,985 Comments

Lyme Talk Radio: Ticked Off! Botched Lyme Disease Treatments Turned Susan R. Green from Angry Patient to Tireless Advocate

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Ms. Green has been engaged in the practice of Law since 1983 and has appeared before both local, appellate and Federal Courts in Maryland and as co-counsel around the country. During her tenure as an attorney, she has been admitted to the Maryland Bar, Florida Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Federal Bar, Women’s […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Radio|3,284 Comments

Long-term study on ticks reveals shifting migration patterns, disease risks

Over nearly 15 years spent studying ticks, Indiana University’s Keith Clay has found southern Indiana to be an oasis free from Lyme disease, the condition most associated with these arachnids that are the second most common parasitic disease vector on Earth. 

He has also seen signs that this low-risk environment is changing, both in Indiana and […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Treatment|1,638 Comments

When the ‘cure’ doesn’t end the pain

Brandi Dean wanted to slink home. Her husband had rushed her to a Boston emergency room for severe vertigo, confusion, and a bizarre weakness on her right side, but neurological and other tests had yielded nothing. Maybe, a doctor suggested gently, it was a panic attack.

“I was so embarrassed,” said the soft-spoken Dean, who left […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Lifestyle|216 Comments

I’ve Lived With Lyme Disease For 17 Years. Here’s What My Life Is Really Like

I was first diagnosed with Lyme disease when I was seven years old. I had all the classic signs of infection — a tick bite, a fever and the infamous Bull’s-eye rash, which appeared like a red target on my thigh. I lived in Irvington, N.Y. at the time, where awareness of the disease, and […]

By |September 15th, 2015|Stories|5,109 Comments

10 Things You Shouldn’t Say To A Person With Lyme Disease

1. Did you see a tick? Did a tick bite you?

Many people who contract Lyme never saw a tick. The rash that one gets from a lyme-infected tick bite, called erythema migrans (EM), only shows up in about 70% of people infected. So yes, it was probably a tick, but a tick can be the […]

By |September 15th, 2015|Lifestyle|1,627 Comments

6 Ways to Keep Friendships Strong While Living With Chronic Illness

Read more: http://themighty.com/2015/08/6-ways-to-keep-friendships-strong-while-living-with-chronic-illness/#ixzz3lMMcEkA1

My life is different from everyone in my inner circle. My closest friends and my family don’t have the medical struggles that I face. I won the medical lottery; I’ve been diagnosed with multiple severe and at times life-threatening rare diseases, in addition to managing other conditions that have sprung up as a […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Lifestyle|805 Comments