If you were diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease such as Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimers or Parkinson's you should watch these videos. You should also watch these videos if you were diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Dr. Alfred Miller, practiced Internal Medicine and Rheumatologist for 40 years and is a Mayo Clinic trained physician. In 2008, he… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #14: Neurodegenerative Diseases
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?
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
Lyme Disease has been called "The Great Imitator" because it mimics so many other diseases. And because the symptoms mimic so many other disease it is often misdiagnosed. Because most doctors are not educated in Lyme Disease they frequently misdiagnosis their patients. In fact, most doctors don't even consider a Lyme Disease diagnosis. They… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #4 Why is Lyme Called “The Great Imitator”
#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!
I find it very annoying that some people become so negative about someone else's treatment choices. I feel everyone has the right to decide what is best for them and it's really rude and disrespectful to trash or put down something someone else decides to do. Especially if the person says it is helping them.… Continue reading Stop Judging Treatment Choices
I've been reading a lot about Lyme disease and came across a list of possible symptoms. This is shocking! "Persistent swollen glands, sore throat, fevers, chills, sore soles, especially in the morning, joint pain and/or swelling in fingers, toes, ankles, wrists, knees, elbows, hips, shoulders, numbness in the arms and/or legs, unexplained back pain, stiffness… Continue reading Possible Lyme Disease Symptoms