May Lyme Disease News articles, events and more

May Lyme News 2014


Why One Man Volunteered To Have 8 Blood-Sucking Ticks Attached To His Knee
Marques is a Sherlock of infectious diseases, a medical investigator in rabid pursuit of clues that will solve our struggles with difficult infections such as Epstein-Barr, shingles, and Lyme disease. Her study might sound like it belongs more to the bloodletting-and-leeches era of medicine, but it is in fact at the very frontier of research into new ways of diagnosing the mysterious disease.
“This kind of study is a potential game changer,” says Fallon, the Columbia University Lyme researcher. “It supports the hypothesis that the infection may persist after antibiotic therapy.” found that 10 of the 14 patients who tested strongly for lyme disease also had non-classical skin rashes that mimic skin conditions.
Chronic Lyme disease battle doesn’t derail 
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is contracted through the bite of an infected tick or, less commonly, from the scratch of an infected animal like a cat. If caught early, it can be contained and cured quickly with antibiotics, but left …
Lyme Disease and Climate Alarmism
American Thinker
With the release of the IPCC’s latest report on climate change, the media is discussing lyme disease — a bacterial infection caused by certain ticks. Following a bite by an infected tick, the victim develops a “bullseye” shaped rash that generally …
Outdoors Column: May is Lyme DiseaseAwareness month
Yuma Sun
May is Lyme Disease Awareness month and a good time to revisit methods of protection to keep yourself, your family and pets protected from ticks in the coming spring and summer months, reports Janine Robertson at
Health talk: A closer look at Lyme disease
The Sentinel
By In 1975, a mother’s concern over her children suffering from what was known at the time as “juvenile onset rheumatoid arthritis” in a small town of Lyme, Connecticut, led to an investigation by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’ Epidemic …The use of long-term antibiotics is controversial, but from my experience, it’s been life changing. After the first three months, I had less pain; after six months, I could walk around the block; and today, I can go on three-mile hikes. I’m still not 100%, but I’m close.
Lyme disease cases increase in Finger Lakes
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
But as the number of confirmed Lyme disease cases in humans increases in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes, health departments are making it a priority to inform the citizenry of its effects and how to prevent it. Deer ticks are currently in their …Related Articles »
One Man’s Ongoing Struggle with Lyme Disease
Bangor Daily News
With chronic Lyme, it is an up and down roller coaster. I have days I have to push myself to get out of bed after a nine-hour sleep. Some days just doing the dishes is a struggle. The person may look fine. This is even more frustrating when people do …
Chronic Lyme disease battle doesn’t derail UMass women’s lacrosse star Katie …
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is contracted through the bite of an infected tick or, less commonly, from the scratch of an infected animal like a cat. If caught early, it can be contained and cured quickly with antibiotics, but left …
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Lyme Disease Epidemic, Beware of the Bug
ChicagoNow (blog)
Beware of the Bug! Ticks and tick disease is an epidemic in America. I’ve been talking a lot about this lately, and so are many veterinarians, including Dr. Ernie Ward. Human medicine seems to be playing catch-up. Just last summer, the CDC said there …
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3 Tips to Find Inner Peace With Lyme Disease or Chronic Illness
Huffington Post
After what now appears to be a lifelong list of Lyme-related symptoms, she was finally diagnosed with Lyme disease by Richard Horowitz, M.D., along with Rocky Mountain spotted fever and a laundry list of related co-infections. This is not the kind of …More Pets Are Getting Lyme Disease—Here’s How To Prevent It
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans living in the Northeast and upper Midwestern states have the highest prevalence of Lyme disease. Banfield Pet Hospital observed a similar geographic trend in pets, determining that …Related Articles »

Lyme disease cases almost triple: YARMOUTH — Confirmed and probable cases of Lyme disease in Nova Scotia nearly tripled in 2013 over the previous year.


May 7: Inside the Lyme Epidemic from Canada with Dr. Murakami – 4pm ET

May 12th, 2014 Special Guest Speaker Lynn M. Wilson, RN, BSN
Gutathione and Lyme Disease Sign up for the call

May 14: Renowned Host of The Dr. Melanie Radio Show Shares How Lyme Recovery Includes More Than Medicines – 4pm ET

May 21: Dr. Jernigan of Hansa Health Center Back By Great Demand; Covering The Emerging Philosophy of Biological Medicine in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – 4pm ET

May 28: Dr. Susan McCamish Discussing Beyond Balance Natural Support for Lyme Recovery – 4pm ET

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