Category Archives: Lyme Disease Symptoms

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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Wall Street Journal Tackles Chronic Lyme Disease

Wall Street Journal recently published an article on chronic Lyme disease. That’s right, they actually 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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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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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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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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News on Lyme Disease in Australia

This month (October 2015) a ground breaking peer-reviewed study was released in PubMed giving hope to the thousands of suffering people in Australia. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one … Continue reading

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Lyme and Co-infection Diagnosis Shortcut

One simple tool to diagnose Lyme disease (and some co-infections) is to try a definitive treatment and see how the patient responds. 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 Lyme Disease Vaccine On Its Way?

Is it too late for a Lyme vaccine? As you know, many doctors say Lyme is hard to catch and easy to treat, however, other well-respected researchers disagree. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand … 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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“Persister” Borrelia Bacteria Confirmed by Johns Hopkins

After decades of being treated like “lyme loonies” (who are hypochondriacs, lazy, or insane) we are finally vindicated. In a surprising move Johns Hopkins shocked many in the medical field when doing an end-run around Harvard with a land-mark study … 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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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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Can You Find True or False in This Post on Chronic Lyme MSIDS?

 There are so many theories that are stated as facts by medical doctors or journalists who don’t take the time to read the pathology from the scientists (medical and licensed professionals).   I surmise that the medical doctors state what … Continue reading

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Another Case of Unknown Lyme Disease Causing Life Threatening Stroke

Typically these cases never hit the news. More, and more we are hearing news reports of people who have no idea that they are carrying infectious Lyme disease, perhaps ignoring subtle symptoms of fatigue or joint pain that resolves itself … Continue reading

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Human-to-Human Transmission of Fatal Tick Virus Confirmed

Korea is reporting a higher than normal rate of infection of the tick virus, known to be fatal from tick bites. However, for the virus to pass from human to human indicates a frightening change in the virus which will … Continue reading

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Global Warming Affects Increase in Lyme Disease Especially in Northeast

According to Outbreak News Today, an article by Harold W. Manter from the Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and  affiliated zoologist, Daniel Brooks warns that humans can expect more illnesses like Lyme disease to emerge in the future, as climate change shifts … Continue reading

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People Are Dying From Lyme Who Don’t Know They Have It

Yes, it is true.  Three people between the ages of 26 and 38 died from Lyme induced heart attacks between November 2012 and July of 2013 in New England (NY, CT and MA) who didn’t even know they had Lyme … Continue reading

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