Bruce Shilton’s crippling fatigue left him bedridden for six months. Sue Faber was so forgetful, she couldn’t remember her daughters’ birthdates. And Andrea Smith’s relentless aches sent her into a deep depression.
All three Canadians say they are struggling with a chronic form of Lyme disease and feel abandoned by Canada’s health-care system.
The challenge for them, and other patients with Lyme, is that the medical community is divided on how best to diagnose and treat this controversial disease.”