Category Archives: Lyme Disease Symptoms

The Six Stages of Grief for Chronic Lyme Disease

I recently read a great article called, “The Six Stages of Chronic Lyme Disease” on a blog called Lyme Knowledge (see article here), and it gave me goose bumps as I have discussed this with many other sufferers of chronic … Continue reading

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Low Dose Naltrexone for Chronic Lyme Disease

Have you heard about LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone) for chronic Lyme disease? I am excited to say that I have been taking it successfully for chronic pain although it took awhile to kick in. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, … Continue reading

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Dr. Phillips on Lyme Carditis

Lyme carditis is a stealthy and deadly form of Lyme disease that gets little to no attention.  Many people with heart disease have no idea that their heart problems are caused by Borrelia – or Lyme disease.  Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Can Be Fatal – Beware of Lyme Heart Attacks!

  We know that Lyme disease is a stealth pathogen, and we know that it can infect the heart and cause heart carditis. But for some this occurs unknowingly and can cause death and/or heart disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme … Continue reading

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New Movie on Chronic Lyme Disease

Tom Balsamides, an award-winning filmmaker, witnessed the debilitating effects of Lyme disease on his wife Tamara, who struggled for 10 years without a diagnosis and another five until she regained her health and her life. See trailer below… Subscribe to … Continue reading

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1st Annual Lyme Disease in the Era of Precision Medicine Conference

The 1st annual conference “Lyme Disease in the Era of Precision Medicine” was hosted in October 2016 by Mount Sinai’s Institute for Next Generation Healthcare. This unique event sponsored by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation: Lyme Disease Initiative, focused … Continue reading

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Another Lyme Species Discovered in Canada

Canadians with Lyme disease, like Australians, have been ridiculed for decades over the idea that they could contract Lyme disease in a place that doctors insisted it did not exist. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. … Continue reading

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The Australian Dilemma

It is terrible to have chronic Lyme disease in the US, or anywhere in the world, but it is disastrous if you live in Australia.  The dilemma: authorities are adamant that there is no Lyme disease in Australia, and claim … Continue reading

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New Research on Neuro-Inflammation

Anyone with Lyme disease understands that there is neurological involvement with every symptom. Inflamed nerves cause pain whether it is felt from nerves in joints or nerves in the head, it is the inflammation that registers as pain. Subscribe to … Continue reading

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Do You Have Eye Problems With Chronic Lyme?

Dr. Daniel Cameron has recently posted  a great article on the possible complications with eye sight on his excellent Lyme blog. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each … Continue reading

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Is Rickettsia Helvetica the Cause of Chronic Lyme Disease?

STAT News has recently released new information on Lyme disease from an unlikely source – the garage belonging to the late Dr. Willy Burgdorfer. The scientist who discovered Lyme disease back in 1978, Dr. Burgdorfer passed away in 2014 leaving … Continue reading

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Fox News Coverage of Chronic Lyme Disease

Hats off to Fox 5 NY News for their well-researched and interesting presentation this month, “Lyme & Reason”. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each month when there … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme Disease

I would bet that most people with chronic Lyme disease have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia at some point in their medical journey. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email … Continue reading

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New Research from Yale on Cure for Lyme Co-infection Babesia

Babesiosis has been increasing. Up to 19 percent of ticks that carry the Lyme disease bacteria also carry the babesiosis parasite. The same is true of up to 42 percent of mice and other rodents. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog … Continue reading

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Kris Kristofferson: Lyme Disease not Alzheimer’s

After years of taking medication for Alzheimer’s, actor/singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson tested positive for Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each month when there are new posts. … Continue reading

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Pulsing to Destroy Lyme Persisters

Dr. Allen Steere has to admit to Lyme “persisters”. It must make him furious after almost four decades of denying the existence of chronic Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will … Continue reading

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Beware of Wild Lyme Strains

It is estimated that there are over 100 strains of Borrelia in the US, and over 200 strains worldwide, but IDSA recommended testing is still based on one lab-identified strain called B-31. This strange and unconscionable state of affairs has … Continue reading

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Mayday Advocacy Makes Waves

The Mayday Project, a Lyme patient advocacy group, is making waves in DC as it tackles the IDSA/CDC stranglehold on Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each … Continue reading

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New Link Between Alzheimer’s and Lyme Disease

Every 67 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease in America. Chances are that you or someone you love has the disease, and unfortunately there is no cure. And until recently the cause of Alzheimer’s disease was only speculated on. Subscribe to … Continue reading

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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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