Category Archives: Ask the Doctor

RIP Dr. Willy Burgdorfer: Scientific Community in Mourning

The discoverer of the spirochete that causes Lyme disease passed away yesterday, November 17, 2014. In 1982, researcher Willy Burgdorfer, a researcher and expert in spirochetal diseases at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, Montana, along with his colleague Alan … Continue reading

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Why is Publishing a Number for the Lyme Disease Epidemic Guesswork?

Lately, most people either know someone personally who is suffering with Lyme disease, or they know someone who is close to someone suffering with Lyme disease. Unfortunately, even though the Lyme disease Epidemic (better referred to as Borrelia Epidemic) continues … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Lyme Disease

Four months ago, a 44-year-old woman was referred to me by her audiologist and ENT for acute deafness of the right ear. She is a healthy woman without any past medical history and was not on any medication. Her otolaryngologist … Continue reading

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Beyond Headlines: Lyme Disease Interview with Amy Tan and Dr. Stricker

This groundbreaking interview is well worth watching as it makes some claims that those of us in the Lyme community have believed for a long time – and it is GREAT to hear it on mainstream news finally, such as … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Horowitz and Dr. Halperin

Last October (2013) Katie Couric produced a very interesting interview with Dr. Horowitz as a promotion of his book, “Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease.” Questions from the public about chronic Lyme disease … Continue reading

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Understanding How Biofilms Cause Chronic Lyme Disease

I have written quite a bit about biofilms in the past but there seems to be confusion about how they function in chronic Lyme and what to do about it. I have posted these videos on Neuro-Lyme.com, but since this … Continue reading

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Happy Ending After Years of Suffering With Chronic Lyme Disease and Morgellons

Treating the Pathogenic Synergy in Chronic Lyme Using Polypharmacy   The information in this article can now be found at;       www.lyme-morgellons.com         Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will … Continue reading

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True Story Behind the Rocky Road to Publication Regarding Evidence of Borrelia Biofilms

“The Rest of the Story About Getting Evidence Regarding Biofilms of Borrelia Accepted for Publication:” Written by Alan MacDonald MD; July 24,2013 In the original release of the movie “UNDER OUR SKIN” my parting remarks are about the exciting future of Biofilms of … Continue reading

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Cholestyramine for Chronic Lyme Disease?

I was recently emailed a question about how to determine if you are overloaded with neuro-toxins.   I had brought this issue up recently because my personal LLMD recently indicated his conviction that one of my major road-blocks to full … Continue reading

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Chronic Lyme Disease Discussed on Diane Rehm Show with Dr. Fallon and Dr. Barthold

Researchers continue to work hard at finding a way to cure chronic Lyme disease.  However, it continues to be a daunting challenge to get peer-reviewed research papers published. So it is exciting to hear un-edited and uncensored information from the … Continue reading

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Live Streaming for ILADS 2012 Conference

World’s Leading Lyme Disease Researchers and Clinicians (reported from ILADS) The Thirteenth Annual ILADS Lyme Disease Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on November 2-4, 2012 was a huge success and was our biggest conference to date. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, … Continue reading

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Fighting Chronic Lyme Disease With Byron White Formulas

Dr. Wayne Anderson, a Lyme-literate doctor who practices in Mill Valley, California, was interviewed by Joanne Quinn for the  Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine about his experience treating Lyme disease. Having practiced medicine for 30 years, he has incorporated … Continue reading

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Treatment Fatigue with Chronic Lyme Disease

It is bad enough to suffer with the profound fatigue that accompanies chronic Lyme disease.  People can’t understand the agony of trying to hold your head up when your body shakes with the effort. You have to experience it to … Continue reading

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Important New Insights From Dr. Klinghardt on Lyme Disease and its Treatment

The following article was excerpted From the Writings of Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, Ph.D., edited by Eve Greenberg, LPC, CN, Explore Staff Reporter and Director of the Klinghardt Academy of Neurobiology published by Dr. Mercola. Dr. Klinghardt’s has vast experience with Borrelia burgdorferi … Continue reading

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Three Harmonies Treatment of Chronic Lyme With Chinese Herbs

Three Harmonies in Ashland, Oregon has opened their practice to include hard to treat and controversial diseases such as chronic Lyme disease, celiac disease, and Alzheimer’s. The clinic brings eastern and western medicine together using antibiotics and chinese herbs along … Continue reading

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There is no Lyme in Canada except for…

There is no Lyme in Canada except for several strains of Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia miyamotoi,and even Borrelia Kurtenbachii.ABSTRACT Published in the American Society for Microbiology in AEM magazine May 2012 Issue. Written by Nicolas Ogden for the State of Canada … Continue reading

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Phage Therapy For Chronic Lyme Disease? Part Two

For those who are interested in how phage therapy could be a superior treatment for chronic Lyme disease, it is exciting to note that statistically infectious diseases are cured more efficiently in current studies than antibiotics in the same infections. … Continue reading

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Phage Therapy For Chronic Lyme Disease? Part One

What is Phage Therapy? Although Eli Lilly (one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the US) promoted phage therapy commercially until antibiotics became popular and now it is virtually unknown in the United States. However, phage therapy has been practiced … Continue reading

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Does Radioactive EMF Contribute to Chronic Lyme Disease?

If you had the time to listen to the fascinating interview presented on this blog last week between Dr. Mercola, Dr. Klinghardt and chronic Lyme disease, you may have heard Dr. Klinghardt’s assessment of the ultimate havoc that radioactive EMF … Continue reading

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Dr. Eva Sapi Forges Ahead With Exciting New Lyme Cultures

CALDA printed the following information in their blog recently.  The article, “HARDSCIENCEONLYME: Lyme Culture Made Easy, Antibiotic Effectiveness, and Mechanisms of Persistence” written by CALDA’s President Lorraine Johnson can also be found on CALDA’s new website http://www.lymedisease.org/: Dr. Eva Sapi … Continue reading

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Birthday Wish

I think that we can all relate to this!  A fellow Lyme-sufferer from a Lyme forum allowed me to reprint this very touching essay. Hi to all of my friends and family, I am writing this e-mail because today is … Continue reading

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Lyme Boost – Moose Dying In Maine from Ticks

In a vast section of the Maine Wilderness there were one hundred and forty-two (142) moose found dead according to a recent article in the Bangor Daily News (December 2, 2011). These apparently healthy moose are found dead covered with … Continue reading

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XMRV: Will The Baby Be Thrown Out With The Bath Water

In 2009, “Science Magazine” published a newly released paper from Whittemore Peterson Institute about the existence of XMRV, (which stands for xenotropic murine leukemia virus related virus,) which looked to be a causative agent in CFS, Fibromyalgia, Prostate Cancer and … Continue reading

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