Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Lyme Talk Radio with Dr. Pat Baccili: How You Can Help Your Doctor and What Your Doctor Needs To Know with Susan Green

Current trends affecting Lyme patients, their LLMDs and the Federal Bill. What you can do to help.

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By |November 20th, 2015|Radio|243 Comments

Lyme Talk Radio with Dr. Pat Baccili: Losing Everything but Gaining More: Alicia Healy’s Fight Against Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease advocate and patient Alicia Healy shares the experience of her 15-year battle with Lyme disease, co-infections, and her recovery. Alicia chronicles the struggles of navigating childhood and young adulthood with mysterious symptoms and overcoming them.

 

 

 

 

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By |November 20th, 2015|Radio|1,095 Comments

Lyme disease often overlooked in Northern California

Four summers ago, Carole Flaherty was training for a long-distance hike across the Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains. The retired landscape contractor from Healdsburg was routinely walking 25 miles a day — until strange pains stopped her in her tracks.

Fatigue, abdominal aches and a burning sensation on her right side left her bedridden on […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Environment|535 Comments

Undiagnosed illnesses leave doctors with bad bedside manners

Winnipegger Megan Duczminski will never forget the moment when, lying in a hospital bed and waiting for treatment, she overheard residents outside her door talking about her case.

They were laughing.

“They were saying ‘Oh, she thinks she has this symptom, too? And she thinks she has that symptom, seriously?'” she said. “They were ridiculing me.”

Duczminski, 29, said […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Treatment|1,037 Comments

Lyme Talk Radio w/ Dr. Pat Baccili: The Effectiveness of Natural Medicine in Treating Chronic Symptoms of Lyme w/ Dr. David Jernigan

Dr. Jernigan will discuss options outside of antibiotics for the treatment of Lyme symptoms and how it is not necessary for those with Lyme disease to suffer for years. He will also give his opinion on Herx reactions and how he believes patients do not have to get worse before they get better.

 

 

 

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By |November 5th, 2015|Radio|418 Comments

Fossilized tick found in amber indicates Lyme disease is older than human race

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Tick larvae encased in a 15- to 20-million-year-old piece of amber contains oldest known ancestor of Borrelia burgdorferi.

Veterinary professionals are no strangers to the stealthy spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi—but the discovery of spirochete-like cells in a 15-million-year-old amber-encased tick reveals that the bacteria have been lurking around long before humans walked the Earth.

The discovery was […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Treatment|5,659 Comments

“The Most Ridiculous Article Written in 2015”

“Five reasons to not totally panic about ticks and Lyme disease” 

Find the Article here: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/growth-curve/five-reasons-not-totally-panic-about-ticks-and-lyme-disease

 

With suggestions and statements like “Lyme disease is generally easy to treat” and “It’s all overkill,” the article written by Meghan Rosen gained a lot of attention from the Lyme community. She outlined her experience with a tick that she found on the […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Lifestyle|3,592 Comments

‘I’ve been left devastated by Lyme disease’

‘I’ve been left devastated by Lyme disease’ – Victoria Derbyshire

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks.
It is estimated that up to 3,000 new cases of the disease are diagnosed in England and Wales each year.
Symptoms can include a distinctive rash, tiredness, muscle pain or headaches.
The disease can be treated […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Stories|2,189 Comments