Category Archives: Lyme Stories

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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Patients Not Addicts – Chronic Lyme Conundrum

Talk to someone suffering with chronic Lyme disease, and chances are, they have been prescribed some form of medication for pain.  More often than not, the medication is opiate based (or synthetic) and marks yet another threshold of humiliation for … 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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Duke Oncologist Advocates for Chronic Lyme Disease After Illness

Dr. Neil Spector, one of the nation’s top oncologists, led a charmed life. He was educated at prestigious universities, trained at top medical centers, and had married the woman of his dreams. It seemed too perfect. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme … 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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Six Siblings with Lyme Disease Recover with Stem Cell Treatment

Their parents, Jim and Wendy, call it their last ditch effort, their only hope after nine years of searching for answers, after seeing endless amounts of doctors who couldn’t treat Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want … Continue reading

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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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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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Avril Lavigne Suffers Loss from Lyme Disease

When we suffer great loss from Lyme disease it further isolates us from people we perceive to live fulfilled lives. Usually those thoughts couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Avril Lavigne, for instance. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, … Continue reading

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Add Your Viewpoint About Chronic Lyme Disease

Pamela Weintraub recently spoke out on the medical controversy surrounding chronic Lyme disease and how the people suffering unjustly need to be heard and treated. A website called “Aeon Ideas” published the full article here: http://ideas.aeon.co/viewpoints/1877 and welcomes comments. Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

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Another Star Fights Lyme Disease: Singer Avril Lavigne

The rich and famous get the same run around as we do according to the recent press release and interview by People Magazine with Rock Star Avril Lavigne. Watch News Story here: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/avril-lavigne-lyme-disease-questions-answered/story?id=30046495 [NOTE: Things on video that are incorrect: You … 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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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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Interviews needed re: Chronic Lyme Disease Experience

I am sharing (with permission) this request I recently received. Hopefully we can help our cause from another angle…objective research. The request came to me as follows: My name is Victor Fontaine and I am a candidate for the Masters … Continue reading

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RIP Dr. Willy Burgdorfer: Scientific Community in Mourning

The discoverer of the spirochete that causes Lyme disease passed away yesterday, November 17, 2014. In 1982, researcher Willy Burgdorfer, a researcher and expert in spirochetal diseases at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, Montana, along with his colleague Alan … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Lyme Disease

Four months ago, a 44-year-old woman was referred to me by her audiologist and ENT for acute deafness of the right ear. She is a healthy woman without any past medical history and was not on any medication. Her otolaryngologist … Continue reading

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Share Your Struggle With Chronic Lyme Disease – Katie Couric Wants You!

Are you struggling with chronic Lyme disease? (Oops, I forgot, there is no such thing as chronic Lyme disease – just ask Dr. Alan Steere) Well, instead of the mass media outlets ignoring chronic Lyme disease, they are now requesting stories. … 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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New Book by Dr. Horowitz a Big Success

If you haven’t read it yet, please order a copy of “Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease.” by Dr. Richard Horowitz. Although you may be disappointed if you think it will give you a … Continue reading

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Happy Ending After Years of Suffering With Chronic Lyme Disease and Morgellons

Treating the Pathogenic Synergy in Chronic Lyme Using Polypharmacy   The information in this article can now be found at;       www.lyme-morgellons.com         Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will … Continue reading

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Fox News Confirms Chronic Lyme Disease Is REAL.

Finally some facts from science released to public without first being censored by IDSA medical militants. This news segment released August 4, 2013 interviews Dr. Erica Kosal, a woman whose husband was mis-diagnosed with ALS Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog … Continue reading

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Living With Lyme by Libby Lauer

When I was first diagnosed with Lyme disease I spent countless hours searching for the best ways to heal, the surefire treatments that would get me out of this hell as soon as possible. I read every piece of advice … Continue reading

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