Category Archives: Lyme Disease Treatment

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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Why Persister Cells Matter

I get questions about the term “persister” cells as it relates to all the recent Lyme research by top tier Universities.  The obvious question being what is the difference between persister Lyme cells and chronic Lyme cells?  The answer? None … Continue reading

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Wearable Biosensors Can Signal The Onset Of Lyme Disease

by Helen Young Smart watches are popular portable devices used to measure everything from the number of steps we take per day, to our physiological parameters. But now, it seems that they can also warn of the onset of complex … 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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The Importance of Cat’s Claw

Cats Claw is a vine commonly known as Una de Gato and is used traditionally in Peruvian medicine for the treatment of a wide range of health problems, particularly digestive complaints and arthritis and to treat wounds, stomach problems, cancer, … 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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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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Harvard Doctor Speaks Out About Lyme Disease Misinformation

Spaulding Hospital, ranked 5th in the country among rehabilitation hospitals by US News & World Report has opened a special center for chronic Lyme disease in Boston Massachusetts, to deal with the Lyme epidemic in the Boston area. Subscribe to Jenna's … 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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Turning the Tide – Help for Chronic Lyme Disease

Now that science has accepted Borrelia has “persister” forms of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, there is new support for finding a cure to the chronic form of Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to … Continue reading

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Possible Answers to Treatment Failure and Chronic Lyme

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has broken ground again on understanding and treating chronic 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 … Continue reading

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Dr. Nicolson at Norvect 2015

Have you heard about the Norvect International Conference on Lyme Disease? Better known as Norvect, the conference took the world by storm 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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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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“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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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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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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Please help Lyme Doctor Yang in San Diego Who is Being Targeted

This letter came to me from a subscriber in San Diego – this is why we need protective legislation for doctors who actually care about getting their patients well: From: Dr. Yang’s Family Care … in the spirit of healing… … Continue reading

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Moving Forward With Lyme Disease

I’ve been trying to write my Lyme disease story for days but it just hasn’t felt right.  I just realized that it’s because I don’t really want to go back there.  It seems like a distant, blurry dream and I’m … Continue reading

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Bryan Rosner Hits it Big With New Book

For those of you like me who first heard of Bryan when reading his book on Rife machines, you may not recognize the tone or scope of this latest book. I was surprised that he lauds antibiotics (which was vilified … Continue reading

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Desloratadine, a Common Antihistamine May Treat Lyme Disease

It is always good news when researchers find something that discourages the stealthy and seemingly incurable Lyme disease. A recent medical report was just released on February 10, 2015 by  Jayakumar Rajadas, PhD, director of the Biomaterials and Advanced Drug … Continue reading

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Best Antibiotics to Combat “Persisters” in Lyme Disease According to New Study

What is a Lyme disease “persister”? Mounting evidence that shows Borrelia (Lyme disease) to remain active and continue to cause painful and debilitating symptoms even after antibiotic treatment has been given the name PTLDS or Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome … Continue reading

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Progress with Lyme Disease Medical Debate

At the root of Lyme patients’ struggle for care is a heated debate within the medical community over how best to diagnose Lyme disease, the reliability of laboratory tests and the major difference between the definitions of chronic Lyme disease … Continue reading

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Beyond Headlines: Lyme Disease Interview with Amy Tan and Dr. Stricker

This groundbreaking interview is well worth watching as it makes some claims that those of us in the Lyme community have believed for a long time – and it is GREAT to hear it on mainstream news finally, such as … Continue reading

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