Ticks are spotted in one of Italy’s most famous art galleries. The art museum was forced to call pest control for the second time in a week, after an employee was hospitalized due to a tick bite. These parasites are relatively common in northern Italy and are prevalent to cause Lyme Disease in humans. A […]
Even with modern advancements in science and technology, many people do not truly understand what a “chronic illness” really is. They do not understand the severity of these illnesses, nor are they aware of what people suffering from these illnesses have to live through. You do not get to take “time off” from a chronic […]
Dr. Pat Baccili host of The Dr. Pat Show and Lyme Talk Radio recently did an interview with Results RNA Found David Larson. Results RNA is a new sponsor of Lyme Talk Radio and will be bringing several interviews, testimonials, and education to the show. Their Ultimate Lyme Support System is being recommended by doctors […]
“According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1 an estimated 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, and the prevalence is rising.
Since national surveillance began in 1982, the number of annual Lyme cases reported has increased nearly 25-fold.2 The disease is also spreading out geographically.3
Between 1993 and 1997, 43 counties across […]
“In the ‘70s, a cluster of adults and children in Lyme, Old Lyme, and East Haddam, Connecticut, began to develop fevers, swollen joints, and, most mysterious, an angry rash, especially after playing or hiking near rivers. The cases were most prevalent in deer-heavy areas, and scientists quickly discovered a common link: black-legged ticks that jump […]
“After all this, were his other doctors finally in agreement that he had Lyme?
Not at all. I told them what I thought was going on and they said they would not treat him because it wasn’t standard and that he didn’t have a history of a Lyme rash or a positive Lyme antibody test. I […]
Scientists claim a novel bacterium causes some different symptoms, adding to the body of research showing the complexity of the disease
Tick-borne Lyme disease in the U.S. has long been thought to be caused by a single microbe, a spiral-shaped bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi. Last week this notion was challenged when a team led by scientists […]
The past week has been a landmark one for Lyme disease patients and activists. If you aren’t familiar with Lyme… well, you’re lucky, and you likely won’t understand why an infectious disease needs activists. This week’s news helps to explain it — and shows important progress being made in the fight against not only Lyme, […]
If you’ve been indulging in the guilty pleasure of watching “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” you know a major storyline this season is Yolanda Hadid’s ongoing struggle with Lyme disease. From her sickly pallor and face uncharacteristically devoid of makeup to her closet full of pill bottles, this season’s Hadid (formerly Yolanda Foster) is in […]
Despite her years of suffering from chronic pain and digestive issues, doctors told Amie Valpone, the writer behind popular health-food blog the Healthy Apple, that there was nothing wrong with her. Bedridden and eager to find answers, Valpone eventually renounced the advice of conventional medicine and got to the root of her health problems through […]