Lyme Disease Symptoms and Treatment

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Lyme Disease

The number of Lyme disease cases reported each year has steadily increased since 1991. In 2006, nearly 20,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lyme disease starts with a rash and if not treated, can hurt the nervous system. This guide helps you learn its causes and symptoms. Read how Lyme disease is treated, get the latest research and learn where to find support.

What is Lyme Disease?

Some types of ticks, such as the deer and black-legged variety, carry a spirochete that can be ... read more »

Lyme Disease Symptoms and Treatment

Catching Lyme disease early is important for successfully treating it. Depending on the source, Lyme is either an extremely easy-to-treat or enormously complex disease. This section of the guide helps you learn the symptoms of Lyme disease and how it is treated, and shows you where to find clinical trials.

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  • A common abbreviation online is LLMD, which means “Lyme Literate Medical Doctor.” Lyme literate means the doctor has learned more about the disease. A recurring complaint online among those with Lyme is that most doctors don’t understand chronic Lyme or how to treat it.

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Lyme Disease Support

On the Web, some people are chronicling their struggle with Lyme disease on blogs. Use this section ... read more »

News and Research on Lyme Disease

Visit the sites below for news on Lyme disease and Lyme disease research studies. read more »

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