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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #15: Prevention Tips

We are half way thru Lyme Disease Awareness Month so let's review prevention tips before moving on.  Remember, PREVENTION IS THE ONLY CURE According to the CDC you can easily treat Lyme Disease and patients are cured after a short course of antibiotics.  However, us patient know the truth.  Lyme is easy to get,  EXTREMELY… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #15: Prevention Tips

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #13: Personal Stories

So I thought sharing some personal stories of fellow Lymies may help people believe that this disease is real and debilitating. My story - After 19 years of chronic daily migraines I finally found out why I was getting them.  It took 19 years, a lot of pain, a lot of depression, a lot of prescriptions,… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #13: Personal Stories

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #9 What are Biofilms?

Here we go again.  You need a medical degree to understand all these Lyme Disease terms. WTH are Biofilms? Lyme Disease bacteria form biofilms to protect themselves and hide from antibiotics.  People who are on long-term antibiotics may feel better until they stop the antibiotics.  The bacteria is hiding and evading the antibiotics in biofilms.… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #9 What are Biofilms?

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #8: What are Spirochetes?

When you become disabled with a chronic illness that you know nothing about you end up spending hours and hours reading everything you can about it.  It's overwhelming  when it's Lyme Disease because there is SO much information online but every time I read stuff I feel I know less and less about this disease.… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #8: What are Spirochetes?

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #2 Prevention is the only cure!

#1:  BE AWARE OF WHAT CAN BITE YOU #2:  PROTECT YOURSELF WHILE OUTDOORS (INCLUDING GARDENING) #3:  PERFORM TICK CHECKS #4:  LEARN WHAT TO DO IF YOU GET BIT AND SAVE YOUR TICK FOR TESTING SEND THE TICK TO THE BAY AREA LYME FOUNDATION FOR TESTING Bay Area Lyme Foundation test for the following six pathogens: Borrelia… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #2 Prevention is the only cure!