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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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Fighting Chronic Lyme Disease With Byron White Formulas

Dr. Wayne Anderson, a Lyme-literate doctor who practices in Mill Valley, California, was interviewed by Joanne Quinn for the  Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine about his experience treating Lyme disease. Having practiced medicine for 30 years, he has incorporated … Continue reading

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Babesia May Not Show Symptoms

On June 20, 2011, The New York Times published an article, “Once Rare, Infection by Tick Bites Spreads” by Laurie Tarkan; bravely presenting  evidence that shows the alarming spread of Babesiosis  (Babesia – a malaria-like parasite that attacks the red … Continue reading

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Do I Have Babesia?

A Common Emerging Stealth Infection by Dr. James Schaller Below are examples of signs, symptoms and indirect ways to help increase the diagnosis of Babesia.   An examination of public genetic databases shows well over thirty-five species exist, many of … Continue reading

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Do I Have Babesia? – A Co-infection of Lyme Disease

A Common Emerging Stealth Infection by Dr. James Schaller Below are examples of signs, symptoms and indirect ways to help increase the diagnosis of Babesia. An examination of public genetic databases shows well over thirty-five species exist, many of which … Continue reading

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Bad News For Babesia and Chronic Lyme Disease

The medical community will have had to change their belief about how the spirochete is passed from the tick to its host based on a recently released medical report from researchers who collaborated from the University of Connecticut Health Center … Continue reading

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Dr Horowitz Talks about Babesia Treatment

Richard I. Horowitz, M.D., is a Board Certified Internist and Director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, in Hyde Park, New York, USA. He is a founding member of ILADS, and is President of the International Lyme and Associated … Continue reading

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A Deadly New Reason to Avoid Deer Ticks

Move over, Lyme disease: Another tick-borne illness, Babesiosis is on the rise in various parts of the country, and this one can kill. Unfortunately the growing number of species is causing alarm as it makes diagnostic testing harder – almost … Continue reading

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Why Lyme Treatments Fail, Part 1

My average patient has been to 10 to 50 physicians before me. Below are some sample reasons for treatment failure. 1. Many patients and health-care workers are profoundly ignorant about how to read a western blot. If a person has … Continue reading

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Babesia: Rare Disease – Not So Rare

Until recently, Babesia was considered a rare disease because it was only diagnosed in extremely ill patients with high fevers (104+). The bacteria which invades the red blood cells, has been largely ignored by the medical community in part because … Continue reading

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