More than half of Lyme disease survivors experience severe, persistent symptoms, even after being clinically cleared of infection

A study, published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine, found that more than 50 percent of Lyme disease survivors still suffer from severe, persistent symptoms even after being clinically cleared of the infection. A team of researchers from John Hopkins University School of Medicine evaluated 61 individuals who were either Continue Reading

Lone star ticks do not spread Lyme disease: Researchers review 30 years of evidence to exonerate the insect

The spirochetal bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which is the causative agent of Lyme disease, is known to be transmitted to humans through the black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis). However, with the lone star tick’s (Amblyomma americanum) recent spread to northern regions, many have also associated it with the spread of Lyme disease. In a Continue Reading

God complex: Inept doctors mocked Lyme’s disease patient because they didn’t understand what they were seeing… until she needed open heart surgery

Sometimes the traditional medical community is so zoned in on certain treatments and conditions they miss the big picture, and usually to the patient’s detriment. That’s what happened big-time recently when doctors in England misdiagnosed a patient with Lyme  disease. As reported by the U.K.’s Daily Mail, a hair stylist Continue Reading