Lyme Disease

Mists and Myths Swirl Around Inverness

      By Annie Drummond in the Looking At Lyme Blogspot. Scotland is a land of mists, mountains, and malicious ticks. Sorry Scotland, I love your beautiful country and your hospitable, friendly people, but it is where I was bitten by a tick which gave me Lyme disease (also known as borreliosis.) Several researchers […]

Bacteriophage Lyme Test Offers ME/CFS Patient New Possibility

  By Dominic Stanculescu in Health Rising.    Dominic reports on the new Phelix bacteriophage Lyme test his wife with ME/CFS tested positive on. Possible new “break-through” blood test for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases Summary: A new type of blood test for tick-borne bacterial infections became available in September 2019: the Phelix Phage Test. The test looks […]

7 Signs That You’re Running Out Of Spoons

    By ME/CFS Self-Help Guru.   One frustrating thing about energy limiting chronic illnesses like ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease, is that energy levels can fluctuate from one day to the next. Christine Miserandino’s Spoon Theory has helped many people understand the concept of rationing out your energy by relating an energy unit to a spoon, […]

A Doctor’s Perspective: Is ME/CFS Really Lyme Disease ?

  By Dr David Bell in ProHealth.   Editor’s Note: David S. Bell, MD is a well-known doctor in the field of ME/CFS treatment and research. Though now retired, Bell was among the first physicians who cared for the group of ME/CFS patients that were part of the original cluster of outbreaks in the mid-1980s. […]

When Doctors Do More Harm Than Good

  By ajourneyinlyme in A Journey in Lyme.  In generations past, our parents and grandparents took their doctor’s word as gospel. They rarely questioned a doctors credentials or recommendations. Back then, a general practitioner was a life long family doctor who looked at all of a patient’s concerns and didn’t just automatically refer them to a specialist. […]

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