The Real Facts of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease – its causes, symptoms, complications – can stem cell transplant treat the disease where antibiotics have failed? Causes: Lyme disease is a communicable disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia type. The disease also known as Lyme borreliosis is the result of bites from infected black-legged ticks. These tiny insects of the Ixodes…

The Surprising Link Between Fibromyalgia and Lyme Disease.

If you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you know better than anyone the pain, frustration and anxiety associated with this difficult to define disease. Ask anyone what the worst part about fibromyalgia (FMS) is and they might list the numbness, pain, difficulty sleeping, irritable bowel syndrome and the persistent depression – or they might say the…

When to get a flu shot if you have Lyme disease

Dear Dr. Roach: Should people with Lyme disease avoid the flu shot? — L.A. Dear L.A.: Lyme disease is a potentially serious infection caused by the bacteria Borrellia burgorferi, passed on by a tick bite. Lyme disease can go unrecognized for a period of time, especially when the classic rash is not present, which is not uncommon. Without…

Temperature Sensitivity in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

When you’re exposed to heat, does it feel like you’re burning up? Does it seem impossible for you to cool off? Or maybe it’s cold that bothers you, chilling you to the bone, leaving you unable to warm up. Or are you one of those people with fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) who is cold all the…

7 Myths About Lyme Disease Doctors Want To Debunk

Tick-borne illness is spreading fast, with the CDC estimating that the number of cases of Lyme Disease reported in the U.S. more than tripled from 2004-2016. Yet even as more and more people become infected, many myths about Lyme Diseaseprevent them from getting the proper diagnosis and treatment. Fortunately, we’re starting to emerge from the dark ages, understand…

I Am So Sick of Being Sick With Fibromyalgia Disease.

Having a chronic illness such as Fibromyalgia Disease really does take its toll on you, especially when you have a ton of other stuff along with it like me. It waxes and wanes but it never goes away, at least it doesn’t for me. Right now I must say it’s as bad as it has ever been before….

I’m Not ‘Sick.’ I Have Fibromyalgia.

The struggle with fibromyalgia is that every day it’s something new. My everyday is a constant battle on an all-terrain track; full of dangers, no idea where I’m going or what I’ll hit next. I’m in an infinity roundabout of symptoms. Every obstacle is calculated to avoid risk but the outcome is never predictable no matter how…

VIDEO: Thalia Talks About Lyme Disease.

In this video, world-famous Mexican singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur Thalia shares about her Lyme disease battle and encourages people with the disease to not give up. Thalia Talks About Lyme Disease.