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Judy’s Father’s Story

My dad was not feeling well 21 years ago.  He had tremendous pain in his joints and back, severe nausea, flu like symptoms, and a very low pulse.  Although he […]

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Kris Kristofferson’s Lyme disease misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s

Musician and actor Kris Kristofferson at a memorial service for the late boxer Muhammad Ali in Louisville, June 10, 2016. The 80-year-old star was misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s, say friends, but […]

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Jimmy Walker Golf Pro

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Karen Allen

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Rethinking Lyme disease treatments

Whenever somebody else talks about their battle with Lyme, whether it’s about the symptoms, diagnosis, or treatment itself, I get a deep sense of validation. It’s a mixture of relief […]

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Tick Information

Diseases Caused

In the United States, some ticks carry pathogens that can cause human disease, including: Anaplasmosis is transmitted to humans by tick bites primarily from the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) in the […]

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TICKS- Nasty Vampires

Ticks…bloodsucking, disease-spreading parasites.  Unless you are looking for Lyme disease, there is no positive to having a tick on your person.   This spring has been a bona fide tick […]

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Our Story- Natalie’s Battle with Lyme

My name is Tonya.  After a fall/winter/spring of very random, sporadic symptoms/illnesses, my daughter  Natalie has finally been diagnosed with Lyme Disease….after finally getting her to the right doctor!   I […]