How Vaccine Fears Helped Kill the Lyme Disease Vaccine

The vaccine was developed and released in the 1990s.   Lyme disease is the fastest-growing vector-borne (bug-transmitted) infection in the United States today, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and stopping the spread of the disease is difficult. In fact, in 2016, the confirmed number of cases of Lyme disease was over…

Lyme disease risk could be on the rise, but what is the condition?

To catch Lyme disease, you first have to get bitten by a tick, before a circular red rash develops around the bite. For some people, that’s the end of it. But some who are diagnosed develop other, long-term symptoms, including aches and tiredness that can last for years. Bella Hadid and her mother, Yolanda, have both…

8 Signs of Lyme Disease (And How to Prevent It).

Many authorities feel (Lyme Disease) is a massively underreported issue, and one that’s increasing every year.” – Marina Makous, M.D. What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks (on the East Coast) and deer ticks (on the West Coast). The symptoms of Lyme disease are often…

The Lyme Battle You Aren’t Seeing Behind Closed Doors

Imagine for a second that you are in pain constantly and have no idea why. You go to doctor after doctor telling them you’re in pain but they do nothing for you. They run some inadequate blood tests and say you look fine. Yup, on the outside I look fine maybe… if I ever leave…

To the Husband Googling ‘My Wife Has Lyme Disease.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month! As I sit here reflecting about my wife/baby mama/BFF/personal goddess and all that has come to pass, I can’t help but be proud of who she is and what she does. I don’t give her the credit she deserves. Shame on me for that. It seems like the extra…

10 of the Worst Lyme Disease Symptoms

If someone would ask me what are the most annoying Lyme-related symptoms that I ever experienced, I would have a list ready within less than a minute. As a late stage Lyme disease victim, I experienced a lot of symptoms, mostly because my illness was not discovered on time. Thus I ended up developing neurological symptoms, muscles…

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

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…

IS YOUR FIBROMYALGIA PATIENT A CANDIDATE FOR LYME DISEASE TREATMENT?

If you have been disappointed to find your fibromyalgia patient is not getting better, you may conclude your patient is a candidate for Lyme disease treatment. The medical conditions share similar symptoms, making an accurate diagnosis challenging. Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease symptoms can include muscle pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, gastrointestinal complaints, difficulty concentrating, headaches and temperature, light…

Finally! A Way Homeowners Can Control Ticks That Spread Lyme Disease

With a predicated increase in the number of Lyme disease cases in the coming spring season, new research endorses the use of bait boxes to control ticks on the rodents that serve as their hosts. With cases spread across the country from coast to coast, Lyme disease is particularly prevalent in the Upper Midwest and the Northeast….