Category Archives: General

Please Sign New Petition for Congress to investigate CDC, IDSA, and ALDF Regarding Chronic Lyme Disease

Many are frustrated regarding the perceived inability of each of us individually to do anything meaningful to help thwart the completely unacceptable stand-off within the medical community.  This stand-oThird which creates a barrier to proper care for this painful and … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Statistics Compiled by Nursing School Hub Website.

For those of you who have read my blog before, you will see that the following information is not in keeping with the research I have continued to work on.  However, I was approached by a reader to share this … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Candida

Candida is a very unpleasant side effect from taking antibiotics, which for many people with chronic Lyme, can be a serious complication.  For others Candida may be a minor irritation that is just one more symptom of a weakened immune … Continue reading

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Which Diet For Chronic Lyme Disease?

Every successful Lyme protocol has some form of diet restrictions.  Having been to many different LLMD’s and studied a wide variety of Lyme protocols I can tell you that they all have a common goal: to help bolster your body’s … Continue reading

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Sign Petition to President Obama to Revise IDSA Guidelines RE: Lyme Disease

Here is our chance to stand up to the IDSA’s faulty Lyme guidelines that were released by them in 2006. These guidelines effectively state there is no such thing as chronic Lyme disease and it can easily be treated using their … 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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“Post Lyme Disease Syndrome” Politically Correct For “Chronic Lyme Disease”

A group of clever researchers from Cornell have studied the anti-neural antibody reactivity in the brain of patients who have “Post Lyme Disease Syndrome” as compared to healthy people who have recovered from Lyme disease (and a control group of … Continue reading

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Chronic Lyme Disease Or Mercury Poisoning?

Lyme disease sufferers need to be aware that having mercury poisoning and Lyme disease at the same time can add to the already confusing, frustrating, and scary experience. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand … 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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Please Help Me – I Have Lyme Disease and I Want to Kill Myself!

When I first considered writing a book about Lyme disease, I realized that based on the hundreds of emails I receive, I would need to include a chapter on suicide. It is not a pleasant topic, and many suffering with … Continue reading

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Fight IDSA Stranglehold on Meaningful Treatment for Chronic Lyme Disease

This is a letter from Paul Mall, Lyme awareness activist in the Boston area.  He has been keeping tabs on the continuing war being waged on the IDSA over their guidelines and murky conflict of interest amongst IDSA board members, … Continue reading

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Healthcare in the Future – Chronic Lyme Disease May be Eradicated – Part Two

Continued From Part One – In addition to all of the other exciting news, Pamela Weintraub received a standing ovation for her very personal presentation that you can read in full here. And then the breaking news from the research … Continue reading

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Healthcare in the Future – Chronic Lyme Disease May be Eradicated – Part One

What many feared would be another whitewashed “head-in-the-sand” informational presentation “The State of the Science” review of Lyme disease to the IOM (Institute of Medicine) last week on October 11, 2010 in Washington DC turned out to be a wildly … Continue reading

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What is Lyme Disease and Symptoms of Lyme Disease?

Many people know that Lyme disease takes its name from the town where it was first “discovered” – Lyme, Connecticut.  What many people do not know, is that Lyme disease is believed to have been active worldwide for many centuries, as … Continue reading

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Hopeful Strategy For Reducing The Spread Of Lyme

“Farm and Dairy” reported today, August 13, 2009, the following information on how some Northeastern states are deciding to fight the spread of Lyme. A device called the “4-poster” Deer Treatment Bait Station,” developed and patented by scientists with the … Continue reading

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Would the Real Quack Please Stand Up?

If you haven’t heard of Quackbusters, count your blessings!  But you probably have if you have done any kind of medical investigation on the internet. Now before I run the risk of “throwing the baby out with the bath water” … Continue reading

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No Need for Amusement Park to Find Terror – It’s Just Outside Your Door.

The media – for once – is really blowing the Lyme horn and warning people of the potential danger of tick bites and Lyme disease. There is still a long way to go towards educating people about the appropriate response … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Recover From Lyme Disease?

When Lyme refuses to respond to treatment, many respected Lyme-literate physicians believe that the problem lies in the complex synergies caused by co-infections. Bartonella (Cat Scratch Fever) and Babesia are the co-infections we most often hear about – partly because … Continue reading

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How Normally Rational People May Become Enraged Over Chronic Lyme Disease Debate

Back in 2007 when I met with a top specialist in one of Harvard’s teaching hospitals in the Boston area – who actually taught about infectious diseases at Harvard Medical School, I recall with such clarity (especially considering my Lyme … Continue reading

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Chronic Lyme Disease Validated by Founding Member of IDSA

It is always a great pleasure to pass on hope. Those of us suffering for years begin to forget the look and feel of hope and are easily lost in the fog of despair that accompanies the pain – both … Continue reading

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Lizards For Chronic Lyme Disease

I hate to admit my growing distrust of any news related to Lyme disease that is released by any government approved agency.  But in this case I am praying that this important information from the California Health Department Division of … Continue reading

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