Category Archives: Lyme Disease in Animals

Sandflies in Iraq Infect Americans Who Bring Home Lyme Disease and Multiple Co-infections.

A USDA report published last November revealed that sand flies — tiny,  winged gnats often called no-see-ums — were biting troops in Iraq as many as 1,000 times in a single night.  Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I … Continue reading

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Increasing Evidence Points to Major Role Birds Have in Spreading Lyme Disease

Back in 2010, Yale reported the increasing evidence that pointed to migratory birds spreading Lyme disease not just between states but around the world. A team led by School of Public Health researcher Maria Diuk-Wasser analyzed studies on 71 bird … 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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Chronic Lyme Disease Controversy Continues in Spite of New Evidence

A shift in media attention to chronic Lyme can be seen as major national news publications are beginning to report on research concerning chronic Lyme disease rather than just disputing the condition with blanket denials from the IDSA. For instance, … 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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The Myth of the Deer Tick and How You Get Lyme Disease

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Lyme disease is passed to humans by the bite of black-legged ticks (also known as deer ticks in the eastern United States) and western black-legged ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. … 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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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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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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Widespread dispersal of Borrelia burgdorferi-infected ticks collected from songbirds across Canada.

We report transstadial transmission (larva to nymph) of B. burgdorferi in I. auritulus. Data suggest a possible 4-tick, i.e., I. angustus, I. auritulus, I. pacificus, and I. spinipalpis enzootic cycle of B. burgdorferi on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Subscribe to … Continue reading

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Is Lyme the Co-infection for Bartonella?

People who are sick with Lyme disease and treating the disease for years with antibiotics and/or alternative treatments – sometimes with a single protocol and sometimes using several protocols at once – are beginning to wonder, “…maybe I don’t have … Continue reading

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