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National Statistics Underestimate Lyme Disease Reality

Poughkeepsie Journal, Dec. 7, 2016:

By John Ferro

Andrew Evans remembers when Lyme disease first began to emerge in the local consciousness.

In the early 1990s, Evans served as a Dutchess County public health adviser whose job it was to investigate how many cases were afflicting county residents.

“The first year I started doing surveillance, I remember getting 600 […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Environment, Lifestyle|Comments Off on National Statistics Underestimate Lyme Disease Reality

Late stage Lyme disease

Most Australia’s are not diagnosed with Lyme disease until the disease has become chronic, also known as Late Stage Lyme disease. This is due to the medical profession being untrained and inexperienced in identifying the symptoms of Lyme disease. Additionally, local testing is also unreliable as a negative test result does not automatically exclude Lyme […]

By |January 16th, 2016|Treatment|Comments Off on Late stage Lyme disease

Bitten: A Patient With Tickborne Disease Struggles To Find The Right Provider

For a patient with Lyme disease–like symptoms, the biggest challenge is finding a specialist who understands her condition.

“Back home after three days, I peeled off my clothes for a long-overdue shower. Reflected in the bathroom mirror was a rash the shape of a bull’s-eye, blooming bright red on my left hip. A crimson omen on […]

By |January 15th, 2016|Treatment|Comments Off on Bitten: A Patient With Tickborne Disease Struggles To Find The Right Provider

5 ways a tiny tick can knock you out

Symptoms of Lyme and other tick diseases to watch for

You probably know that Lyme disease is the scourge of the Northeast and upper Midwest. But did you know that most cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever are reported in six states that are nowhere near that mountain range?

It’s important to keep up your guard for […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Lifestyle|1,142 Comments

Social media effort shines light on Lyme Disease

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By |April 10th, 2015|Lifestyle|1,080 Comments