How to Avoid Lyme Disease This Summer
Avoiding Lyme Disease With the first day of summer just around the corner, you’re probably planning fun getaways and trips into the great outdoors. Lyme disease is an unfortunate risk if you’re going into the great outdoors, and in today’s entry, we’ll provide you with a few effective tips that can help you avoid it […]
Are You Suffering from the Symptoms of Lyme Disease? Part II
If you’re like most Americans, then you may not know that Lyme disease is one of the most serious and undertreated conditions in the United States. With flu-like symptoms that can appear long after being bitten by an infected tick, it is often difficult to pinpoint the root cause of the symptoms. We reviewed a few of […]
Are You Suffering From The Symptoms of Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease is one of the most insidious and difficult to recognize illnesses in the United States. The symptoms are often attributed to other illnesses, leaving patients frustrated and tired of pursuing dead-end treatments. In today’s post, we will provide you with the information you need to know in order to recognize the symptoms of Lyme […]
The Role Of Lyme Disease In Alzheimer’s Disease
The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans have Alzheimer’s. That number will rise to 14 million by 2050. (1) Globally, it is estimated to reach 150 million by 2050. It is currently the 6th leading cause of death, one study says it is the 3rd. (2) It is […]
Biofilms and Chronic Infections
Approximately 80% of bacterial infections are associated with biofilms. (1) That is a seriously high percentage. Up until recently we viewed microbes as planktonic or passively floating, but this is clearly not the case. We are now looking at the majority of infections as being associated with biofilms. This has been quite illuminating on the […]
The Words of a Lyme Disease Patient
I’ve been struggling to write about my experience with Lyme disease. I’ve started a few different variations and none of them seem to fully encompass the pain (physically and emotionally), the wide-scale symptoms, and struggle that had taken over my life. There have been so many breakthroughs in the past few years that have shed […]
What is the Case with Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome?
Maybe you have heard of this or maybe not. Maybe you deal with fatigue on a daily basis or you have achy joints. I know many of you are tired and mostly likely tired of being tired. You wake up from a full night’s sleep and feel like you can sleep another 8 hours. You […]
Could Your Chronic Fatigue be Caused by Lyme Disease?
Many are dealing with chronic fatigue or long-lasting low energy. You may feel reliant on caffeine. I have seen many posts and memes about not having the morning coffee, dreading waking up in the morning for work, or “Does someone have a case of the Mondays?” We are a tired bunch of people. Along with […]