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A Mystery Illness That Changed My Life

“As I was getting my body ready for my 1st pregnancy, my doctor at the time was running blood work, and I was told I had a low white blood cell count. This ended up being chronic, and I went through my first and second pregnancy not making anything much of it. I had seen an immunologist and hematologist, and Continues →

New York Times’ Story On Lyme Misses The Bull’s Eye

[CanLyme note: Very important in the article is recognition by the Infectious Disease physician author is that there is no good definition for Lyme disease, no good tests, and no biomarkers for B. burgdorferi or for PTLDS (post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome) which is a made-up term not based in science. No one knows when you have been effectively treated and there Continues →

Barrie, Ont., dad with Lyme disease caught in medical limbo

BY CHERYL BROWNE, BARRIE EXAMINER FIRST POSTED: FRIDAY, APRIL 03, 2015 11:35 PM EDT | UPDATED: FRIDAY, APRIL 03, 2015 11:44 PM EDT BARRIE, Ont. — Much like the tick that carries it, Lyme disease has reared its ugly head again. Tyler Andrews said he was working on a home in Ontario’s Muskoka region in 2013 when he started to Continues →

Case Report: Bilateral diaphragmatic dysfunction due to Borrelia Burgdorferi

Suhail Basunaid1, Chris van der Grinten1, Nicole Cobben1,2, Astrid Otte2, Roy Sprooten2, Rohde Gernot1 Abstract   Summary: In this case report we describe a rare case of bilateral diaphragmatic dysfunction due to Lyme disease. Case report: A 62-years-old male presented to the hospital because of flu-like symptoms. During initial evaluation a bilateral diaphragmatic weakness with orthopnea and nocturnal hypoventilation was Continues →

Watch Lyme awareness presentation by CanLyme president given to residents of Cawston, BC, and surrounding area.

Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation president, Jim Wilson, was invited to Cawston, BC, to present an awareness and information session to resident of Cawston, BC, and surrounding area, at their community hall.  For our part at CanLyme even small communities such as Cawston need to have better information given to them considering that many in the area are out-of-doors-type residents both because of Continues →