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Man Dies From Lyme Disease: 'No One Wants to Talk About It'

Man Dies From Lyme Disease: 'No One Wants to Talk About It' | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Strict adherence to prescribed regulations that don't take into consideration variable and nuanced real-world factors that don't always fit neatly into diagnostic criteria? Or is there something about Lyme disease specifically, as Tara Geraghty said, that no one wants to talk about?
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Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases
Vector Borne Diseases (such as Lyme, Anaplasmosis, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, etc.), are steadily increasing! Educate yourself!
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Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome

Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Q: What is chronic Lyme disease?A: Lyme disease is due to tick bite transmission of the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. Although the very small deer ticks are the most common culprits, any tick may transmit the disease.Early localized Lyme disease occurs days to a month or so after the tick bite, sometimes manifested by a rash at the site of the bite which is red and then clears in the middle (so it looks like a bull’s eye ‘target’). This lasts 2-3 weeks in untreated
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Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome and Late (or better known as Chronic) Lyme are two entirely different things. Post-Treatment refers to those people that were treated but still experience lingering symptoms, of which more research is required to ascertain why. Late (or "Chronic") Lyme generally refers to people that are still untreated weeks, months or even years after the initial tick bite.
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Lyme Wars: Journalists are Failing the Public

Lyme Wars: Journalists are Failing the Public | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
According to the Society of Professional Journalists, "ethical journalism strives t
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New test could spot Lyme disease much faster

New test could spot Lyme disease much faster | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The young scientist who helped develop the test came up with the idea during her high school internship at a university lab
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John Caudwell talking about Lyme Disease on Good Morning Britain

Lyme Disease, Good Morning Britain, 24th May 2016
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Frilsham dad's warning after being struck by Lyme Disease - News - Newbury Weekly News

Frilsham dad's warning after being struck by Lyme Disease - News - Newbury Weekly News | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
44-year-old virtually bedridden with potentially fatal condition
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OC fights the bite, raises awareness for lyme disease

OC fights the bite, raises awareness for lyme disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Fight the bite, a catchy name for a 5k race on Saturday in Ocean City, Md. that raised money for a serious cause, lyme disease awareness.
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My Response to 'What Do You Do All Day?' as a Chronically Ill Woman

My Response to 'What Do You Do All Day?' as a Chronically Ill Woman | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Woman with chronic Lyme disease answers the question "What do you do all day" as a chronic illness patient.
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HSE issues warning on Lyme disease - Independent.ie

HSE issues warning on Lyme disease - Independent.ie | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The HSE has issued a warning about lyme disease, urging people who take part in outdoor pursuits to protect against the disease.
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Tick study eyes 5,000 properties in Dutchess

Tick study eyes 5,000 properties in Dutchess | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Researchers need half of all property owners in 24 local neighborhoods to participate
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'Lyme disease is a ticking time bomb'

'Lyme disease is a ticking time bomb' | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Dr Hany Elsheikha, associate professor of parasitology at the University of Nottingham, says Lyme disease is one of the fastest-growing diseases in the Western world.
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The Truth About Lyme

This story is about three people in the different stages of Lyme Disease. It was made for my news reporting class. I hope that this short video informs yo
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Lyme in the 21st Century

Ten of the world's top scientists from leading institutions discuss their scientific insights on the problems and potential solutions for Lyme disease.
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And the Band Plays On: A New Plague Met With Silence, Denial

And the Band Plays On: A New Plague Met With Silence, Denial | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
I've got a book in front of me: According to the cover, it's the "20th Anniversary Edition of the Classic Bestseller." The book is called And Th
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Review of Norwegian trial - Long term antibiotic therapy in Lyme disease - 24-05-2016

A growing number of studies demonstrate that longer-term antibiotic therapy is more effective than short-term treatment for patients with persistent symptoms of ...
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Avoiding Lyme Disease and other tick issues in your dog - WSAW 24-05-2016

Tick prevention for your K9 companion. It's better to be safe than sorry, that's why it's important to get your dog treated for fleas and ticks before the peak of the ...
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NHS refuse to treat Student from New Forest with confirmed Lyme Disease

NHS refuse to treat Student from New Forest with confirmed Lyme Disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
A 19 year old student from Hampshire who has suffered from a crippling and painful illness for more than 5 years has finally discovered the source of her illness, which went undiagnosed by numerous NHS doctors, despite what are now very obvious symptoms. Annabel Christian, 20, had to give up her education at the London…
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Hilfiger Daughter's Lyme Disease Crisis: From Psychiatric Hospital to Health Activist - MetroFocus

Hilfiger Daughter's Lyme Disease Crisis: From Psychiatric Hospital to Health Activist - MetroFocus | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Designer Tommy Hilfiger's daughter Ally Hilfiger discusses her lifelong struggle with Lyme Disease and how she hopes to help others battling the disease.
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Maryland passes first ever Lyme disease bill

Governor Larry Hogan passed the state's first Lyme disease bill into law on Tuesday.
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Longtime Maine referee, umpire still going strong despite Lyme disease

Longtime Maine referee, umpire still going strong despite Lyme disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
John Shoppe went to his longtime chiropractor for a thorough checkup, and his doctor eventually diagnosed that Lyme was still in his system. Maine news, sports, politics and election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
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Do you have Lyme disease? Take the Lyme disease symptom checklist test.

Do you have Lyme disease? Take the Lyme disease symptom checklist test. | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Many people with Lyme disease are misdiagnosed. This Lyme disease symptom checklist helps you document exposure to Lyme disease and common symptoms for your physician.
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How Lyme Disease Spreads - Free Press Online

The deer tick life cycle requires at least two years for completion, according to the CDC. Following its first appearance in southern Maine in the 1980’s,
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I Survived Lyme Disease and You Will Too.

I Survived Lyme Disease and You Will Too. | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Five years ago, I could barely get out of bed to go to work, let alone get on a plane to celebrate a birthday in my bikini on the beach.
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9 Lifestyle Changes I Always Recommend To Patients With Autoimmune Diseases

9 Lifestyle Changes I Always Recommend To Patients With Autoimmune Diseases | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Identifying and eliminating the root cause of autoimmune diseases requires detective work, trial and error, and patience—but the results are worth it. Here are nine strategies I recommend.
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