Tag Archives: chronic Lyme disease

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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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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The Lyme Wars Continue In Spite of New Studies

I couldn’t help myself. Even though I know how stubborn and self-righteous the naysayers can be, I was pulled into the fray in a recent editorial debate regarding a long article about chronic Lyme disease in Science Based Medicine’s online … Continue reading

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Mayday Advocacy Makes Waves

The Mayday Project, a Lyme patient advocacy group, is making waves in DC as it tackles the IDSA/CDC stranglehold on Lyme disease. 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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New Link Between Alzheimer’s and Lyme Disease

Every 67 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease in America. Chances are that you or someone you love has the disease, and unfortunately there is no cure. And until recently the cause of Alzheimer’s disease was only speculated on. Subscribe to … Continue reading

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Bust Biofilms with Stevia

The discovery of biofilms and the nature of chronic Lyme disease was first documented by Dr. Eva Sapi in 2010 igniting a storm of controversy. Her discovery, dating back to 2008 was revealed Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I … Continue reading

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Seven Stages of Chronic Pain – Where Are You?

For those of us with chronic Lyme disease, pain often determines not only the process of discovery but the course of our recovery. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one … Continue reading

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Dr. Auwaerter Speaks Out On Lyme from Johns Hopkins

The following article from Johns Hopkin’s Lyme expert, Dr. Paul Auwaerter recently released a video presentation (5 min) and the following: Hello. This is Paul Auwaerter with Medscape Infectious Diseases, from the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins. Tickborne … Continue reading

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Lyme Advocates Call for Congressional Oversight of CDC

Lyme patients and advocates from across the U.S. will gather for a “We the People” rally at the U.S. Capitol on May 19. The next day, simultaneous solidarity rallies will be held at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) … Continue reading

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Alternative Treatment for Chronic Lyme Disease

A combination of treatments (non-antibiotic) seem to be effective for some patients being treated in Utah. Dr. Brett J. Earl, MD, a prominent Lyme disease expert at the Functional Alternative Research (FAR) Clinic in Bountiful, Utah reports successful treatment at … 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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Wall Street Journal Tackles Chronic Lyme Disease

Wall Street Journal recently published an article on chronic Lyme disease. That’s right, they actually 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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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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Update on Advanced Lab Services

For those of you who are considering the 94% accurate blood culture test from Advanced Lab Services, there has been a price change. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one … Continue reading

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CDC report 320% increase in Lyme Disease

According to Time Magazine, “Lyme disease is not only becoming more rampant in its normal hotspot of the northeast US, but it’s spreading across the country, a Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I … Continue reading

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Have You Seen These Biofilm Pictures?

I recently stumbled on these pictures posted over at biofilmcommunity.org – a picture is worth a thousand words, right? I you are not Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one … 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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Dangers of Self-treatment With Chronic Lyme Disease

Interactions between many “alternative” treatments of Lyme disease and the multi-antibiotic approach condoned by Lyme-literate doctors can be potentially hazardous Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each month … Continue reading

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Sandflies in Iraq Infect Americans Who Bring Home Lyme Disease and Multiple Co-infections.

A USDA report published last November revealed that sand flies — tiny,  winged gnats often called no-see-ums — were biting troops in Iraq as many as 1,000 times in a single night.  Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I … Continue reading

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