Lyme neuroborreliosis: A case report
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Lyme neuroborreliosis: A case report

Abstract Key Clinical Message Lyme neuroborreliosis is the manifestation of Lyme borreliosis that impacts the nervous system. It gives rise to various neurological and psychiatric conditions, and its diagnosis is challenging. The timely administration of antibiotics is effective. A male patient, aged 55, was admitted to the emergency department due to the sudden onset of…

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‘Scary World’ of Generic Drug Manufacturing, Revealed

[CanLyme Note: This is very important for those being treated for Lyme disease who may not be responding to the treatment.  It may be bad medication. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist to possibly switch manufacturers. One wonders what Health Canada is doing about this serious problem.] Ellie Kincaid June 06, 2019 In 2008, investigative journalist Katherine Eban…

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Lyme bug stronger than antibiotics in animals and test tubes. Now study people.

[CanLyme note: This article supports the Canadian patient’s request of federal and provincial governments to stop blatantly endorsing the Infectious Disease Society of America and the United States Center for Disease Control. They refuse open discussion and evaluation of their policy while condemning tens of thousands to a lifetime of hell, or sadly, in too many…

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Doctor comments on Lyme disease treatment

[CanLyme note: It is very common for mainstream physicians who subscribe to the Infectious Disease Society of America guidelines to design studies in such a fashion that the outcome is pre-determined.  These studies have no value, nor scientific merit.  The divide is created intentionally.] Infectious Disease doctor, Sam Donta, responds to article, To the Editor:…

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Ontario, Canada: East Gwillimbury BMX rider drives through tough competition [Lyme disease]

June 10th, 2016 East Gwillimbury Express by Simon Martin … “But Dorian had to leave Canada for four months to get treated for Lyme disease in Florida and Missouri. “It was four months of daily IV hookups,” Stephanie said, explaining he had swelling on his brain. The treatment worked wonders for Dorian” Read full text

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Researchers investigate four promising new treatments for Lyme disease

March 29, 2016 Thea Singer … “I find it amazing that when you show up at the doctor’s office you are not told that there is a 10 to 20 per­cent chance that your life as you know it has ended,” says Lewis. “Nobody seems to be focusing on the next step: How to pre­vent the…

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Windsor, Canada: Parents credit antibiotic for autistic child’s ‘monumental’ improvements

[CanLyme note: Many parents with autistic children who have also received treatment for a Lyme disease infection report similar amazing results from antibiotic treatment leading to hypotheses that some autism may be an infectious disease origin.] Brian Cross, Windsor Star, published February 12th, 2016 A five-year-old boy with autism who has never really communicated, has suddenly started answering back…

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Commentary: Diagnosis, treatment of Lyme Disease controversial

May 24, 2015 12:15 am By Prof. Holly Ahern The recent letter to the editor by Lauren Meilhede, M.D. to a Post-Star article underscores the controversy that surrounds the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. As a scientist with experience sorting through scholarly research on microbiology and medicine, I would like to address some of…

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Lumbosacral multiradiculopathy responsive to antibiotic therapy: description of four patients with lumbar spondylosis and a superimposed Lyme disease

 Abstract Lyme disease is a diffuse zoonosis caused by spirochaetes of the Borrelia burgdorferi species complex. Neurological manifestations of the disease, involving central or peripheral nervous system, are common. This study describes four consecutive patients with an MRI-proven lumbosacral spondylosis, who complained of progressive worsening of symptoms in the last months in which serological evaluation suggested a…

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United States to limit antibiotic use in food farm industry, thought to be 8 times that of human use

FDA NEWS RELEASE   For Immediate Release: Wed. Dec. 11, 2013 Media Inquiries: Shelly Burgess, 301-796-4651, shelly.burgess@fda.hhs.gov or Juli Putnam, 240-402-0537,JuliAnn.Putnam@fda.hhs.gov Trade Press Inquiries: Siobhan DeLancey, 240-276-9356, siobhan.delancey@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA From: https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm378193.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery   FDA takes significant steps to address antimicrobial resistance Agency implementing plan to ensure judicious use of antibiotics in food animals   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today…

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Persistence of the Lyme Disease Spirochete

Many thanks to researcher John D. Scott of the Lyme Disease Association of Ontario for providing this valuable and comprehensive list. The following references for persistence of Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis) are listed alphabetically and then chronologically for the author of more than one publication:  Aalto A, Sjowall J, Davidsson L, Forsberg P, Smedby O….

Patient only gets his life back after longer term antibiotic intervention, and another begins the treatment – watch their stories

‘You don’t have Lyme’, or, ‘those rogue doctors are going to harm you with those horrible antibiotics’, these are statements made by doctors frequently to patients who either have the positive test for Lyme disease or have all the clinical symptoms of the disease. The medical community is under-educated, overly misinformed intentionally by the medical…

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The combined use of proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics as risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection

Healthcare Infection, 08/21/2013  Clinical Article Kassavin DS et al. – A review of the incidence of Clostridium. difficile infection (CDI) at the hospital was performed due to the morbidity of CDI in its fulminate form, reports of the increased incidence of CDI in the United States and the increased use of medications associated with its onset….