Category Archives: medical controversies

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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New FDA Regulations Could Stop Innovative Test Development for Lyme Disease

The FDA wants to move forward with regulations to restrict cutting edge laboratory developed tests (LDTs), which have not required FDA approval before, requiring FDA approval for all LDTs and effectively blocking critical innovation.  Why would the FDA should restrict … Continue reading

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Fantastic Article From Huffington Post

This is the kind of public attention Lyme disease has desperately needed. Written by blogger/author C.M. Rubin,  “Chronic Lyme Disease” is implied throughout the entire article – a plea for better diagnostics entitled, “The Global Search for Education: Ticks – … Continue reading

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Larvae Infected With Lyme Disease Transovial? Good Question!

I recently received a comment from a reader who correctly (and kindly) scolded me for the lack of sources listed in my posts. I hope my readers know that my personal standard for integrity would not allow for spreading unfounded … Continue reading

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My Response to Reuter’s Article

February 28, 2014 Reuter’s published an article entitled, “Tick test for persistent Lyme disease tried in humans” by Kathryn . Read the article here. Although it’s great to see more research being done on Lyme disease, this article demonstrates a clear … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Article about Diagnosing Chronic Lyme Disease

If you have not read the article in Sunday’s Boston Globe (10/20/2013), please read it now: http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2013/10/20/many-tests-diagnose-lyme-but-proof-they/ISjAcxmZxkk2disi94ENfI/story.html I was honored to be interviewed and selected for inclusion in the article in spite of the fact that the journalist and I “agreed … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Statistics Compiled by Nursing School Hub Website.

For those of you who have read my blog before, you will see that the following information is not in keeping with the research I have continued to work on.  However, I was approached by a reader to share this … 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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New Yorker Magazine Writes A Very Interesting Article About Lyme Disease

Read this…very good but inaccurate. There is a reliable diagnostic test for Lyme now by Advanced Lab Services.  It is pricey ($900 for full screening – all species) but worth it!  I just got back positive results Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

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Avoid EMF and Heal Faster from Chronic Lyme Disease

In this modern world knowingly or unknowingly we expose ourselves to many invisible hazards. We are hooked on wireless technology and there is a negative side effect to all of this. Evidence shows that just a few minutes of mobile … Continue reading

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Why is There Still a Controversy Over Chronic Lyme Disease With So Much Scientific Evidence?

I continue to encourage suffering victims of chronic Lyme disease that researchers will vanquish the politically corrupt medical doctors through scientific studies.  Yet as the evidence continues to mount in support of chronic Lyme disease, the following comment was caught … 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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New York Times Reports Tiny Study as Irrefutable Fact

Earlier this month the New York Times sent a tidal wave across the newswires stating that “Recurring Lyme Disease Symptoms Caused by New Infection – Not From Relapse” (11-15-12). To quote the major points of the article written by Denise … Continue reading

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How to Understand Lyme Tests and Prove Chronic Lyme Disease

If you think you may have Lyme disease, or worse yet chronic Lyme disease the following information is crucial for getting accurate test results. Countless people have experienced negative Lyme test results from trusted doctors who have verified that their nagging to … Continue reading

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Presenters at Lyme Forum in NY Delivers New Info and Commitment

Skidmore College hosted LymeNextForum took place on May 21, 2012 at in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Here are video links and the news as reported by Channel 13: Posted at: 05/21/2012 4:53 PM | Updated at: 05/21/2012 5:51 PM By: Mark Mulholland Saratoga Springs … Continue reading

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Fear Spreads in Missouri Over New Tick-borne Disease

In a new study released on August 29, 2012, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease  Control and Prevention said that a new “phlebovirus,” (a distant cousin to one recently identified in China,) has been identified after putting two men … 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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No Such Thing As False Positive Lyme Test

Great news for chronic Lyme sufferers! A new test has been developed using blood cultures that is ACCURATE diagnosing Lyme disease (see http://lymediseaseresource.com/wordpress/new-diagnostic-tool-for-chronic-lyme-by-dr-burrascano/) A new testing service from Advanced Laboratory Services evaluates the blood using darkfield microscropy after a ten … Continue reading

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“Post Lyme Disease Syndrome” Politically Correct For “Chronic Lyme Disease”

A group of clever researchers from Cornell have studied the anti-neural antibody reactivity in the brain of patients who have “Post Lyme Disease Syndrome” as compared to healthy people who have recovered from Lyme disease (and a control group of … 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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Embers Study Proves Lyme Persists After Antibiotic Treatments

A new study by Drs. Monica Embers, Stephen Barthold and colleagues has found that the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) persist in monkeys after antibiotic treatment. It is the latest in a number of studies that have … Continue reading

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Would the Real Quack Please Stand Up?

If you haven’t heard of Quackbusters, count your blessings!  But you probably have if you have done any kind of medical investigation on the internet. Now before I run the risk of “throwing the baby out with the bath water” … Continue reading

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Another Co-infection of Lyme Disease – Does Morgellons Really Exist?

In 2001, according to Mary Leitao, her then two-year-old son developed sores under his lip and began to complain of “bugs.” Leitao, who graduated with a BS in Biology, and worked for five years at Boston hospitals as a lab … Continue reading

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New Diagnostic Test For Lyme Disease?

One of the most devastating aspects of contracting Lyme disease today is the absence of a reliable test to diagnose Lyme and/or many of the co-infections that contribute to unnecessary suffering and mental anguish. If you are bitten, the current … Continue reading

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