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The Perils of Invisible Disease and Lyme Related Issues

Abstract The perils of invisible disease and Lyme related issues has brought me full circle in life. I have found that what is perceived as professional medicine has become distorted in the many minds that control medicine. This means that when a Doctor is taught one thing that his professors believe to be tried and true knowledge of a disease, Continues →

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By Alexa Tsoulis-Reay “Dr. Neil Spector, a 58-year-old associate professor of medicine at Duke University, spoke with Science of Us about his long-undiagnosed Lyme disease, which resulted in a series of medical scares that culminated in complete heart failure.” Read full article

Relying on a negative Lyme test can prove deadly. Dr. Dan Cameron

In August of 2013, a 17-year-old boy died suddenly from cardiac arrest. Initially, health officials blamed the Powassan virus for his death. But a recent report in Cardiovascular Pathologist finds that Joseph Elone, from Poughkeepsie, died from Lyme carditis. It was not a rare virus but Lyme disease that claimed the young man’s life. Read full blog

British Columbia, Canada: Tick borne disease was misdiagnosed for two decades

Julie Bertrand / Oceanside Star November 13, 2014 12:00 AM Qualicum Beach resident Sue Aldous discovered she had Lyme disease through a chance encounter in a Surrey grocery store. Aldous had suffered chronic health problems since 1984. She had headaches, frequent insomnia and digestive issues. Because of her poor health, she lost her job, her home and most of her Continues →

Lyme Misdiagnosis Can Divert Patients From Correct Treatment

[CanLyme Note: We agree totally that a thorough diagnostic work-up should preclude any diagnosis.  Not everything is Lyme borreliosis.  What is so dismaying, however, is the focus of the US CDC MD’s on the few cases such as those listed in this article, while they ignore the tens of thousands of legitimate chronic Lyme disease cases. We in Canada are already Continues →

Lyme Disease-Induced Polyradiculopathy Mimicking Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Abstract Importance: To describe a case of predominantly motor polyradiculopathy secondary to Lyme disease that can mimic motor neuron disease and has been rarely reported. Observations: A 64 year-old man presented with a one-month history of rapidly progressive weakness involving bulbar, upper limb and lower limb muscles. The physical examination showed widespread weakness, atrophy, fasciculation and brisk reflexes. The initial electrodiagnostic test Continues →

Mother diagnosed with MS and facing life in a wheelchair is cured – after she discovered her symptoms were due to a TICK BITE

 PUBLISHED 17 June 2013 Julia  Marshall-Wessendorf, 37, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in  2010 An MRI scan  showedlesions on her  brain and spinal cord consistent with MS Was on expensive drug  regime and thought she faced future in a wheelchair Developed other symptoms  inconsistent with MS so did some research Went to doctor and asked  for test for tick-borne Lyme Continues →