ILADS Conference

ILADS is happy to announce it is partnering with East Stroudsburg University, Drexel University and PA Lyme Resource to bring an educational program for medical professionals and researchers on Friday […]

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Stories

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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“It’s A Scandal” -Daryl Hall on Doctors Denying Chronic Lyme

Growing up a musically-obsessed child in the 80’s, Daryl Hall was one of my biggest inspirations. A masterful, inventive songwriter with an ocean of soul, he set me on the path to […]

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Amy Tan’s Story

I used to brag that I never got sick. I rarely came down with colds or the flu. I had health insurance for catastrophic illness and only used it once, […]

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Jimmy Walker Golf Pro

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Karen Allen

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In The News

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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Be On Lookout For Tiny Seed Ticks Developing Into Adults

The smallest tick, which looks like a black dot, is a seed tick. Photo Credit: Flickr A new tick-related warning has emerged. Seed ticks, or teeny-tiny ticks (think poppy seeds) are still […]

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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 […]