Category Archives: Coping with Lyme disease

Bust Biofilms with Stevia

The discovery of biofilms and the nature of chronic Lyme disease was first documented by Dr. Eva Sapi in 2010 igniting a storm of controversy. Her discovery, dating back to 2008 was revealed Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I … Continue reading

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Seven Stages of Chronic Pain – Where Are You?

For those of us with chronic Lyme disease, pain often determines not only the process of discovery but the course of our recovery. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one … Continue reading

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Two New Lyme Tests

These two tests are not available yet, but they give hope to the millions of people currently suffering from the symptoms of chronic Lyme disease who hang in the medical wind without diagnosis or treatment. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease: The ID Equivalent to Cancer

This is a fabulous interview recently published by Huffington Health between Lyme activist Dana Parish and a respected oncologist from Duke who suffered with challenges of chronic Lyme disease: Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I … Continue reading

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Olympic Hopeful Gets Lyme Disease

Hannah, an amazing young woman with a dream to play professional ice hockey with her sights set on the Olympics. It all came crashing down for her when she was diagnosed with Lyme disease and had to battle fatigue, joint … Continue reading

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Have You Seen These Biofilm Pictures?

I recently stumbled on these pictures posted over at biofilmcommunity.org – a picture is worth a thousand words, right? I you are not Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one … Continue reading

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Dangers of Self-treatment With Chronic Lyme Disease

Interactions between many “alternative” treatments of Lyme disease and the multi-antibiotic approach condoned by Lyme-literate doctors can be potentially hazardous Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each month … Continue reading

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Cowden Protocol

Dr. Horowitz, one of the foremost Lyme literate MDs in America refers most of his chronically ill patients to Dr. Cowden’s  (shown above) protocol if they fail their antibiotic treatment or are unable or unwilling to take antibiotics. Subscribe to … Continue reading

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Avril Lavigne Suffers Loss from Lyme Disease

When we suffer great loss from Lyme disease it further isolates us from people we perceive to live fulfilled lives. Usually those thoughts couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Avril Lavigne, for instance. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, … Continue reading

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Help Educate Your Medical Doctor on Lyme Disease

I am a lucky Lyme victim. As opposed to an unlucky Lyme victim who searches for years to find a successful treatment protocol. My Internal Medicine MD (and General Practitioner) had been taking care of my health for over 10 … Continue reading

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Fast relief for 1st-time Lyme Sufferers

Fast relief is hardly likely, but it is what we all want. I get so many frantic emails from sufferers who have either self-diagnosed, or are sick of no answers for debilitating symptoms and want relief. I have been there. … Continue reading

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Entomological Society of America Releases Urgent Call to Action re: Lyme

Pressure from exacting and reputable researchers (sporting multiple advanced degrees) who are up-to-date with latest research in microbiology and infectious diseases, have finally caused a shift in mainstream research as I have been predicting. Take a look: Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

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Is Lyme Disease Fatal?

Is Lyme disease fatal? Yes, of course it is. Before you panic, just because you feel like you are dying right now doesn’t mean that your Lyme disease is going to put you in the grave anytime soon. However, Lyme … Continue reading

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Best Test for Diagnosing Lyme

I am so far behind due to my move, but had to share the latest news from a friend who just received a positive Lyme test after the LONG 4 month wait for the Borrelia blood culture (available at Advanced … Continue reading

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Federal Bill Passes Congress for Research Funding For Lyme Disease

A bill that would prioritize federal research on Lyme disease and related illnesses — and give patients a voice in the process — cleared an important hurdle in Congress on May 21, 2015. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I … Continue reading

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Aloe Arborescens for Lyme Disease

Father Romano Zago was the first to publicize the “Brazilian Recipe of Aloe Arborescens, Honey and Distillate” that has since become acclaimed around the world. Could it be a cure for cancer? Some believe that it can cure just about … Continue reading

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Tribute to Joseph Elone, Fatality of Lyme Disease

I try to keep this blog positive, with new information on the progress being made to better diagnose and treat Lyme disease. This can be tough when the truth of such an escalating epidemic is hidden from the general populace … Continue reading

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Do You Have PTSD or CTSD Due to Lyme Disease?

More and more people are moving out of the highly endemic areas of the East Coast and moving to places that have a lower incidence of Lyme disease. I am moving too. After spending the last 30 years in Massachusetts … Continue reading

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How to Succeed with Cowden Protocol

There have been so many people who have successfully recovered using the Cowden protocol, and yet there are many who do not. Why does it seem to work for some and not others? I asked Dr. Cowden that question, and … Continue reading

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Another Star Fights Lyme Disease: Singer Avril Lavigne

The rich and famous get the same run around as we do according to the recent press release and interview by People Magazine with Rock Star Avril Lavigne. Watch News Story here: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/avril-lavigne-lyme-disease-questions-answered/story?id=30046495 [NOTE: Things on video that are incorrect: You … Continue reading

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