What Lyme Patients Need To Know About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

For people with Lyme disease, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. Each patient will have a unique treatment plan that will most likely change over time. The most common treatments are antibiotics and herbal protocols, but outside of that there are emerging therapies, such as IV nutrition/light therapy and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). With…

Lyme disease cases in Illinois expected to continue to rise this year

An expert says Lyme disease cases in Illinois will likely continue to rise this year after having shown a gradual increase in recent years. Chris Stone, director of the Medical Entomology Laboratory at the Illinois Natural History Survey, said Lyme disease has doubled over the last decade. Stone said there’s no definite way to forecast…

7 Unexpected Signs Of Lyme Disease, According To Experts.

There is no disease in the world like Lyme Disease. Few other illnesses have so many varied manifestations, are so difficult to test for, or take over your entire body like Lyme does. Many people with Lyme go undiagnosed because the symptoms of Lyme Disease can vary from person to person and overlap with symptoms of other…

5 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Get Lyme Disease This Summer

Reports show growing new tick populations are spreading to new areas due to a changing climate. Humid conditions in the Northeast have led to ticks popping up in New York and New Jersey. It is not surprising then, that the number of new cases has skyrocketed to over 300,000 a year. A terrifying statistic when you…

Tips To Avoid Lyme Disease Amid Highest Outbreak In 2 Decades.

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The number of people diagnosed with lyme disease is the highest it’s been in two decades, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. Alvaro Toledo, an assistant professor at Rutgers University, said there were a few reasons for the increase, reports CBSN New York’s Meg Baker. In 2017 there were more than 5,000…

This Plant Kills Lyme Disease Better Than Antibiotics, According To Research

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that affects people of all ages. It’s transmitted by deer ticks and black-legged ticks across the United States, as well as in more than sixty other countries. According to the CDC, at least 300,000 people are infected with Lyme disease each year. Diagnosing Lyme disease can be difficult, because its symptoms…

It Took 19 Years To Learn I Have Lyme Disease..

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical findings (e.g., rash), and the possibility…

To the Doctors Who Denied My Lyme Disease.

I do not want you to feel singled out by this letter. I am hoping you learn something from it and one less person will have to go through what I did to receive a diagnosis. You were only one of seven doctors who told me I did not have Lyme disease when I told you I thought…