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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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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 Lyme Vaccine Begins Human Testing

  Today, Lyme disease vaccines currently exist for dogs, but none have been approved for humans in nearly 15 years — and in that time the disease has grown into a world-wide epidemic. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I … 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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Another Lyme Species Discovered in Canada

Canadians with Lyme disease, like Australians, have been ridiculed for decades over the idea that they could contract Lyme disease in a place that doctors insisted it did not exist. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. … 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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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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Worms Shown to Contribute to Chronic Lyme Disease: MS and Dementia

Once again Dr. Alan MacDonald impresses the medical community with his research into Borrelia and the devastating effects on the brain.  The free video presentation on Vimeo follow a lecture presentation by MacDonald in London, May, 2016. Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

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New Study From Netherlands Sheds Light on Chronic Lyme

People’s immune system react very differently to Lyme disease based on recent research published by Radboud University Medical Center, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard recently (Oct 2016) in Cell Host & Microbe. … Continue reading

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Do You Have Eye Problems With Chronic Lyme?

Dr. Daniel Cameron has recently posted  a great article on the possible complications with eye sight on his excellent Lyme blog. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each … Continue reading

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Is Rickettsia Helvetica the Cause of Chronic Lyme Disease?

STAT News has recently released new information on Lyme disease from an unlikely source – the garage belonging to the late Dr. Willy Burgdorfer. The scientist who discovered Lyme disease back in 1978, Dr. Burgdorfer passed away in 2014 leaving … Continue reading

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Finally New Light On Chronic Lyme Disease

The University of Toronto released a groundbreaking research study yesterday in Cell Reports that finally explains how Borrelia evades antibiotics and causes chronic symptoms. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Passes New Lyme Law Over Governor’s Veto!

All the grassroots efforts in Massachusetts paid off yesterday when the Senate followed the House to override Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of a hard fought legislative battle to help ease the Lyme crisis. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I … Continue reading

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Game Changer Diagnostic Test From SUNY for Lyme Disease

SUNY has a long history of medical breakthrough’s related to Lyme disease so we shouldn’t be surprised to see Holly Ahern, associate professor of microbiology at SUNY Adirondack and Lyme disease awareness advocate, making a new breakthrough, and this time … Continue reading

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RNA Nanotechnology For Lyme Disease

Dr. Jasdave Chahal, a virologist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is proposing the use of nonoparticles to immunize people from diseases – including Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only … 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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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme Disease

I would bet that most people with chronic Lyme disease have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia at some point in their medical journey. 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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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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Dr. Gary Wormser: A Legacy of Deception

It is hard to believe that one of the leaders of the IDSA routinely lies about scientific research – especially when it effects the health and well-being of so many people. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to … Continue reading

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Mystery of Chronic Lyme Disease

Dr. Stephen Phillips gave an excellent interview on Fox News – not to be missed. The former president of The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), Dr. Phillips has given numerous testimonies in Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island … Continue reading

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Beware of Wild Lyme Strains

It is estimated that there are over 100 strains of Borrelia in the US, and over 200 strains worldwide, but IDSA recommended testing is still based on one lab-identified strain called B-31. This strange and unconscionable state of affairs has … Continue reading

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