Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia Burgdorferi. The disease was first described in Lyme (United States) in 1975. It's transmitted by the bite of a tick that carries Borrelia bacterium, which produces an infection that has a course of three stages. If it is not treated it can end up being a chronic infection damaging different systems of the organism.

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Please be a hero by understanding and supporting Lyme disease.  Here is a letter I wrote to an author who wrote a book that helped me figured out my Lyme Disease.   Dear  Pharmacist Suzy Cohen   You saved my life and I can&rsq...
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I had never heard of lyme or borrelia or vector borne diseases before 2012, but I had to learn pretty fast once I became ill. I was doing yard work and later had a shower where I noticed a tiny black tick on my upper leg, thought nothing of it, I'd ...
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Life is full of choices. You can use your broken down car that barely putses along drive home. Or you can get out and try walking. Or you can try a bike. Well you can't do that with your body. So you drive or you don't.  But ultimately we ...
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Ciao a tutti. Anche io da 5 mesi soffro della sindrome di menier (o almeno pare). Ho passato un periodo stressante e quando mi sono rilassata un po son comparse le prime vertigini. I sintomi c'è l'ho tutti....Vertigini, vomito, ovattamento,acu...
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I suffer from Lyme disease, I know a few people with Lyme disease and most of them are females, do you think that gender is an important factor to develope Chronic Lyme Disease?
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Many lyme sufferers don't remember a tick bite and there are a lot of cases between relatives or close people... waht do you think
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I have been on treatment for Late Stage Lyme disease for 2 years. A lot of antibiotics, but I am not feelling well. Can antibiotics cure Late Stage Lyme Disease?
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Algun medico que recomienden en Argentina?

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219 people with Lyme Disease have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Lyme Disease is 1105 points (31 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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