Here is a great 21 minute video about Lyme Disease and some celebrities that have it and the controversy around it. Fox News Lyme & Reason And more from the Blogger Read Between the Lyme You might be surprised at how many celebrities have it. Here are a few: Ally Hilfiger Kris Kristofferson Misdiagnosed as… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #12: The Politics, Denial and Lies about Lyme Disease, Part III.
Why is it so hard for doctors to determine if a patient has Lyme Disease? In a previous post I mentioned that most doctors are not educated in Lyme Disease and that is why it goes undiagnosed and misdiagnosed for many patients for years. Since it mimics over 300 other diseases and doctors… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #7: Testing for Lyme Disease
As I previously mentioned there are MANY symptoms of Lyme Disease and all of the co-infections have list of specific symptoms too. A Lyme Literate MD (LLMD) can determine you have a specific co-infection just by your symptoms and they have to because the testing isn't 100% accurate. What are the co-infections? Babesiosis (Babesia) Bartonella… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #6 What are Symptoms of Lyme Disease, PART II?
Lyme Disease can effect all parts of your body so it can have a wide range of symptoms. It can get into your brain, joints, heart, lungs, muscles and nervous system. First symptoms of Lyme Disease: Bulls eye rash called erythema migrans which most people don't get. Flu-like symptoms which disappear and then the infection becomes… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #5 What are Symptoms of Lyme Disease, PART I?
When I was first diagnosed with Lyme Disease this is what I found out: Lyme Disease can be bacterial and viral infections that you get from tick bite. Lyme Diseases testing is inaccurate . You can pick up more than one infection from a tick. Other infections you get are called co-infections. Ticks can be… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #3 What is Lyme Disease?
Every day for the next 31 days I will post information about lyme disease to help raise awareness of this debilitating, potentially fatal, complicated, undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, under-treated, uninsured, mostly denied, do-it-yourself disease that I have. For 31 days, you will learn and read about What is Lyme Disease and what are Lyme Co-Infections How you can… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #1
It's not! It's really not my fault! I don't even know how or when I got it. But I feel like it is my fault because I have a disease that most doctors don't believe exists. It's not my fault that doctors are uneducated in Chronic Lyme Disease or Post-Treatment Lyme Disease, Co-Infections and all… Continue reading It’s not my fault I have Lyme Disease