Murray saw doctor after doctor, but none could offer a satisfactory explanation. And some grew tired of her queries. She was an obsessive, they seemed to suggest. A hypochondriac. “Oh no, not again,” one said, when a family member turned up with yet more symptoms. But it wasn’t just Murray’s family dealing with these mysterious symptoms. There were others in the area. Murray started collecting stories and calling public health officials. And eventually, she connected with a rheumatologist at Yale who began investigating. Murray wasn’t a hypochondriac, it turned out. She’d identified something very real, Lyme disease — a malady born of a patient’s crusade and destined to inspire a fierce activism for decades to come. Indeed, it’s the Murray model — desperate, hard-charging patient versus skeptical medical establishment — that lies at the heart of the present-day “Lyme wars.” Only, the fight isn’t … [Read more...] about Is ‘chronic Lyme disease’ real?
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Monday, August 19, 2019 by: Edsel Cook Tags: alternative medicine, goodhealth, goodmedicine, immune system, infections, Lyme disease, natural cures, natural medicine, natural treatment, ozone therapy, pharmaceutical drugs, remedies, therapies (Natural News) Patients who have Lyme disease might have an alternative to the ineffective antibiotic-based approach. Ozone therapy offers a more natural and effective way of alleviating the effects of the illness. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the microbe Borrelia burgdorferi. It spreads to humans through the bites of blood-sucking tick species, such as the black-legged tick and the deer tick. After getting bitten by an infected tick, patients may experience symptoms similar to those in influenza. Aching muscles, chills, fatigue, fever, nausea, painful joints, and sweating are all early symptoms of the ailment. Lyme disease also leads to other serious health … [Read more...] about Ozone therapy is an ideal alternative to treating Lyme disease
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Live Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Live | My Son Got Lyme Disease. He’s Totally Fine. Advertisement Supported by Horror stories about lingering Lyme disease proliferate, but the illness is easily treated. ByApoorva Mandavilli June 27, 2019 When I mentioned to various people last December that my 9-year-old son, Akash, had Lyme disease, many immediately told me horror stories. A parent at the school bus stop told me about a family friend in her 20s who has never recovered from her infection. A co-worker at the neighborhood co-op told me that his father-in-law has had seizures ever since his diagnosis. Even a fellow science journalist told me she knows some people never recover. “Everybody, I tell you everybody, has an aunt or an uncle or a friend who got Lyme disease and is now chronically disabled,” said Dr. Sunil Sood, a … [Read more...] about My Son Got Lyme Disease. He’s Totally Fine.
Sunday, April 28, 2019 by: Edsel Cook Tags: badhealth, badmedicine, chronic disease, dangerous drugs, goodhealth, harmful medicine, healing, infections, Lyme disease, natural treatment, outbreak, weak immune system (Natural News) There is a reason why patients with Lyme disease do not recover properly despite taking tons of pharmaceutical medicines. The best way to treat the insect-borne ailment is a biocentric approach that uses your body’s natural healing processes instead of antibiotics. Lyme disease is most common along the eastern seaboard and throughout Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. It is currently spreading throughout the United States. There are up to 300,000 new cases reported by state health departments each year. The incidence rate in high-risk counties during 2012 are four times higher than it used to be in 1993. Symptoms include chills, fatigue, fever, pain in the joints, aching muscles, nausea, and heavy … [Read more...] about A biocentric approach is key to curing Lyme disease naturally
Sunday, April 21, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons Tags: alternative medicine, bacterial infections, Borrelia burgdorferi, clean food, disease treatments, food cures, food is medicine, functional food, goodfood, goodhealth, goodmedicine, herbal medicine, Herbs, infections, infectious diseases, Lyme disease, Lyme infection, medicinal plants, natural cures, natural health, natural medicine, natural treatment, remedies, superfoods, ticks (Natural News) Lyme disease is a severe infection caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi which is carried by ticks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there are nearly 30,000 cases of Lyme disease each year. However, many cases remain undiagnosed and unreported, so the numbers could reach 300,000. People with Lyme disease often suffer from inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis. Fortunately, there are many herbs that help reduce inflammation. Here are some of them: Boswellia – Boswellia, also known … [Read more...] about These herbs have potent anti-inflammatory properties that may improve symptoms of chronic Lyme disease