How a tick bite left a healthy mum blind, paralysed and ‘waiting to die’

EXCLUSIVE: Within days Christine Jennings started to feel ill, and today is blind, bed-bound and needs round-the-clock care Sitting on a park lawn as she played with her two-year-old daughter Christine Jennings had no idea her life was about to be ripped apart. The mother-of-four had taken her children to Leicester’s Bradgate Park to get…

Lyme disease: One major symptom that could mean you have Lyme disease

LYME disease is a relatively unknown condition with an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 new cases each year in England and Wales. For an unknown disease however, anyone can develop the condition as its caught by a tick. This major symptom could mean you might have Lyme disease. Do you have it?   Lyme disease is a…

Lyme disease warning: Avril Lavigne opens up on health battle amid ticks rise in UK.

AVRIL Lavigne has opened up about her debilitating battle with Lyme disease amid tick infestations in the UK rising to some of the worst levels in Europe. Southeastern areas of England are seeing “very high” populations of ticks, which cause fatigue and spread Lyme disease. Some of the regions affected include rural parts of Kent,…

Cannabis Kicks Lyme Disease to the Curb

Lyme disease has been controversial for some years. Many medical practitioners misdiagnose it, while several think that it’s mental. With Lyme disease, there are so many symptoms, so many debilitating, agonizing manifestations, that it’s often misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, lupus or a mental issue. Lyme disease is caused by a spirochetal bacteria of…

Opossums Kill Ticks, Help Stop the Spread of Lyme Disease

Maybe you think opossums look like big rats that might carry disease, or maybe you think they are super cute. In any case, it turns out they are tick killing machines that can eliminate up to 90% of the ticks they encounter. Like cats, Opossums groom themselves quite frequently and quickly (I mean really quickly)…

Could You Have Lyme Disease Symptoms & Not Even Know It?

Lyme Disease Symptoms:After you get home from a glorious summer hike, you probably do a few things: post photos of the great outdoors to Instagram, take a quick shower, and chow down on some post-workout snacks. But if checking yourself for ticks isn’t a part of that routine, you might be leaving yourself open to…

Tick alert: May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

With the weather getting warmer, the Maine CDC puts out an advisory on ticks,. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the United States. Health officials advise Mainers do tick checks on themselves and pets after being outdoors. Above, a deer tick, carrier of the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. AUGUSTA — Welcome to the…

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…