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Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 06-03-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By Trellie
Saint John woman broke from costly Lyme disease treatment

This is very sad! Another sad story from a Canadian citizen who struggled for years trying to get diagnosed in her country. When she finally got her diagnosis she ended up losing it all trying to...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-03-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme disease tips may be taught in schools

That is great! I think making this part of the children's education is a big step towards Lyme awareness. I hope they start doing this kind of things in more and more states! Actually anything...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-03-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By Trellie
Re: Identifying ticks first step in preventing Lyme disease

There is a thread about the states and cities that are most affected by those pesky infected ticks :( Check it out if you have the time to do so, I was so surprised to see that places like NY are...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-03-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Trellie
A 6-minute plan to rid clothes of ticks

What do you guys think? Do you think 6 minutes would do to get rid of ticks on your clothes?



For the full article copy the title of this thread, paste it into your preferred search engine and...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-03-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Trellie
Here's Exactly What to Do If You Find a Tick on Your Clothes

A very interesting little article that instructs you what to do in case you find a think on your clothes.



For the full article, simply copy the title of this thread and paste it into your...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-01-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Trellie
Re: Think Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Aren’t In Colorado? Think Again

You mean jump to conclusions or are you referring to the doctors not really believing their patients? I've had experience with both... I've seen how young doctors make huge mistakes, often...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-01-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By Trellie
Re: Identifying ticks first step in preventing Lyme disease

It also depends on where you live, some areas are affected more heavily by infected ticks, if you live in one of those heavily hit zones then better be careful. I'm lucky to live in a zone where...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-01-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme Disease Awareness Month

I think this is a very complicated issue :( I strongly beleive we need to spread more awareness towards this disease, because if we did people in countries like Canada wouldn't have to be...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 06-01-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Trellie
What makes Lyme disease tick

According to this article preventing Lyme can sometimes be more expensive than treating it, do you agree?



For the full article, simply copy the title of this thread onto your preferred search...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 06-01-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme disease sufferers looking for more help from Canadian medical system

Yeah, they have free universal health care in Canada, but it comes with limitations. I think the problem is that they don't have so much experience with Lyme disease over there. I think in my...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-31-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Trellie
Rep. Chris Smith on Lyme disease 'culture of denial'

Rep. Chris Smith is spot on! The disbelief in Chronic Lyme is a big issue for those who depend on a insurance company to provide their healthcare :(



To read the rest, simply search the...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-31-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By Trellie
Identifying ticks first step in preventing Lyme disease

I truly recommend this read, specially if you want to learn how to spot the tick that can actually infect you, specially if you are in Iowa.



For the rest of the article, simply search the...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-31-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By Trellie
Lyme disease diagnosed in dog at Fall River, N.S.

Some people don't know or forget that dogs are also affected by Lyme, sadly yes, they can get infected with it, often having a taxing effect on their health.



For the rest of the article...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-31-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Trellie
Denver Girl Determined To Fight Lyme Disease

This is the story of a really admirable girl who is fighting Lyme. Her name is Olivia and she is from Colorado. Lyme disease in Colorado is a very polemic topic, because some claim the infected...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-31-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Trellie
Re: Saskatchewan woman devastated by Lyme disease; misdiagnosed in Saskatchewan she s

They have free universal health care, and just like it happens with that kind of health care... there are limitations :( I think the main reason they are having to travel abroad to get that...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-29-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By Trellie
Good News: Eleven-year-old takes a bite out of Lyme

Isn't she a sweetheart? She made 150 bracelets herself, just to spread awareness of this horrible disease. Can you believe some bracelets made it to Germany? This little girl is amazing! Good for...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-29-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Trellie
Lyme disease sufferers looking for more help from Canadian medical system

Read this people, it's a really touching story. This poor woman has indeed seen the worst of the worst of the medical industry...



Hopefully the plea of all those Canadians affected by this...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-29-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Trellie
Re: Billboard Helps People Get Diagnosed Early

This thread was talking about actual billboards ;) You know, the big ones. The Lyme Disease organization is actually offering to place those Billboards up in communities where they might be needed,...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-29-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Trellie
Re: Here's how to know if you have Lyme disease

Yeah, I thought so too, sadly this forum doesn't seem to support sharing images and such :( But hopefully the people who get to this post and truly need it... cope and pate the title of this thread...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-29-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
Re: 7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

Like hibernation for bears and certain reptiles? That is interesting, but the difference is the lack of CO2, or does the temperature play a role as well? I must admit I don't know that much about...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-27-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Trellie
Re: Misdiagnosis

In my opinion is a hit and miss situation, but a good doctor should always have a clue, sadly those are hard to find. So far I've seen the best and the worst in this field... Most doctor nowadays...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-27-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Trellie
Re: Alberta doc pushes for broader guidelines to pinpoint Lyme disease as tick fears

Do you happen to live in Canada, oportosanto? Please let me know if you were able to find the full article, because I think this is great news for those living in Canada. Hopefully this new ...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-27-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By Trellie
Canadian Lyme patients hope conference fixes ‘woefully inadequate’ healthcare

I hope this conference makes a difference in the end, because there have been many cases of Canadians who had to travel to the US in order to get the proper Lyme diagnosis. What do you think?


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Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-27-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Trellie
Re: People thinking you're faking it?

I read about that too, they were saying the exact same thing about her kids! That made her feel so furious, I can totally understand it. It angers me that people can be so ignorant! Only because...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-27-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Trellie
Billboard Helps People Get Diagnosed Early

These billboards are a great way to educate a community, if you are interested, contact the Lyme Disease organization, they might help you out.



If you want to read the full article, then ...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-27-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Trellie
Billboard Helps People Get Diagnosed Early

These billboards are a great way to educate a community, if you are interested, contact the Lyme Disease organization, they might help you out.



If you want to read the full article, then ...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-27-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By Trellie
Billboard Helps People Get Diagnosed Early

So what do you guys think of this? I think there is no better way to spread the word than using those Billboards all around the cities :)



For the rest of the article copy the title of this...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-26-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Trellie
Here's how to know if you have Lyme disease

Hi guys! I found this super useful info graph, which by the way is not intended to replace a visit to the doctor, but it can be quite useful if you are suspecting you might have Lyme.



If you...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-26-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
Re: 7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

I didn't know they could go dormant, and hang off a leaf just waiting for a mammal to approach them. That reminds me about that article I read about a parasite that once it infects ants, it controls...
Forum: Do I Have Lyme Disease? 05-26-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Doubts

Sadly most people infected with Lyme don't even know when they were bitten by a tick... the saliva of the tick contains a chemical that acts like some sort of local anesthesia. That is why people...
Forum: Do I Have Lyme Disease? 05-26-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Doubts

Lyme is so hard to detect if not caught quickly... :( I dream of the day we find a way to offer a very accurate diagnosis to those who weren't able to detect their disease early on. I was reading...
Forum: Do I Have Lyme Disease? 05-26-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Doubts

No offense, but I honestly think you are the one missing the point... ALL I was saying is that you should NEVER ignore symptoms.

Yes, tons of disease display symptoms that are rather common and...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-25-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Trellie
Alberta doc pushes for broader guidelines to pinpoint Lyme disease as tick fears rise

This might be good news for the folk infected with Lyme living in Canada. A doctor (who is also a former Lyme sufferer) is proposing a federal framework to help diagnose Lyme more easily, because...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-25-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Trellie
Saskatchewan woman devastated by Lyme disease; misdiagnosed in Saskatchewan she says

This is yet another story of a person who has seen the worst of the medical profession in her country; Canada. She was finally diagnosed in the US after a while.



For the rest of the article...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-25-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By Trellie
Re: "You Physically Cannot Get Out of Bed": Ally Hilfiger Opens Up About Her Battle w

Yeah, sadly most parents don't even think of doing this, because they are not aware :( I can't blame them, because it wasn't until recently that I learnt about the risks of spending some time hiking...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-25-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Trellie
Re: Difficulties for Lyme Disease Sufferers in Australia

Yeah, I can imagine the frustration they must feel :( Specially if all the doctors there don't believe in Lyme o_O I mean, I can imagine how everything goes once the person starts feeling awful......
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-25-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By Trellie
Lyme disease sufferer has seen worst of medical profession

This was a very interesting read for me, becuase I can totally related to the girl in the article. She and her mom claim they have seen the worst of medical profession in the last year, just like I...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-24-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Trellie
Re: Think Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Aren’t In Colorado? Think Again

Yeah, this is way too complicated :( One would think that at this time we would be better prepared to provide better diagnostic tools... and testing methods, not only for the humans, but also to...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-24-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Well, yeah, most people suffering from this have gotten all sorts of diagnosis before finally being diagnosed with this. So many misdiagnosed patients out there, mostly because the doctors were...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-24-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Trellie
Re: Ticks showing up in Toronto parks prompt warnings about Lyme disease from city he

Yeah, I think awareness = to prevention is the key here. I mean, some years ago I didn't even know what the risk factors of this diseases were! I did knew it was caused by ticks, but I didn't know...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-24-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Trellie
Re: Ticks showing up in Toronto parks prompt warnings about Lyme disease from city he

Funny you mention that, @tgthewriter1, because it was actually a bug the one that caused the plague... it was the fleas on the rats the one that carried that horrible disease. People avoided rats...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-24-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Trellie
Re: South and North Tick species contractibility: follow up

This is scary, and I guess we will be hearing of more and ore new cases of Lyme, given the fact climate change is also having an impact on the migration of those diseased ticks :( I hope we don't...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-23-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Trellie
Re: Ticks showing up in Toronto parks prompt warnings about Lyme disease from city he

Yeah, its' a huge percentage :( I actually wish I understood how the disease spreads among ticks. I have never quite understood how that happens, and how everything could have started... but...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-23-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Trellie
Re: Ticks showing up in Toronto parks prompt warnings about Lyme disease from city he

I truly hope it's something temporal, otherwise we might see a really high increase in Lyme cases D: I'd not be surprised it this became something more permanent though... because well, in the last...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-23-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Yes, I feel specially bad for those who know something is wrong, but due their doctor's lack for awareness they haven't gotten a clear diagnosis. Some doctors went as far as basically saying my...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-23-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Yeah, specially in areas that have a high density of deer population. It's easier to prevent a diseases, rather than treat it, and this is very true when it comes to Lyme. That is the sad reality. I...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-23-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Trellie
Re: General info about ticks

Interesting, that makes sense! So ticks do really well in warm and humid climates? This can be a really problem nowadays, because it seems the climate change is really messing with our the...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-22-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By Trellie
Re: Seasonality of the Lyme disease risk & effects of a warming climate

Wow, this kind of articles are so interesting because they make you see how big the impact of global warming is. I mean, it's amazing how many different areas are affected thanks to it. It's...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-22-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme disease maps

That is really scary, I had heard about New York being heavily impacted by Lyme, but I have never truly understood why? Is not like NY is a heavily wooded area... So how come NY is really affected...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-22-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme disease in dogs

Cats can reach a tick almost anywhere in their body, sadly dogs are not that good at that, mostly because they are not as flexible as cats (I own a cat and a dog - and yes, cats can get rid of any...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-22-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme disease in dogs

Interesting! I had my doubts about it, I wasn't sure dogs could also have Lyme. If this is the case and the dog gets infested with ticks, then that is a huge risk for the owner. I actually had...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-22-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Yes, please check it out. We need to spread awareness among the public in general, as well as the medical community, because to be honest I feel like we aren't doing enough. Specially when it comes...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-15-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Trellie
Re: Ticks that can carry Lyme disease becoming abundant in Madison

Yeah, same here. My cousin has Lyme has well, and this has completely changed my view of forests and parks... Ticks really scare me! They can hide in places you wouldn't expect, and the worst...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-15-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Trellie
Re: Ticks that can carry Lyme disease becoming abundant in Madison

I'd still be careful, they can hide in places you'd never think they would. Better be safe than sorry and avoid those woody areas if you can. At least that is what I do, I no longer like to bring...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-15-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
Re: 7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

Really? I din't even know that, it reminded me of something I read a while ago, about a virus that made ants do the exact same thing.... waiting dormant during the day, clung to tall grass waiting...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-15-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Trellie
Re: Tick nymphs from the South US are less infectious than those from North US.

Thanks for clearing my doubt, that is probably the reason! We are having a lot issues with ticks right now, and I live in the south :( It always starts when the weather gets warmer :(
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-15-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
Re: 7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

To be honest I'd never ever camp in an area where I know there are black ticks. There is no way I'd ever do that to be honest, because even if you are super careful and check yourself at the end of...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-12-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Trellie
Angus Lyme disease sufferer to join London protest

Sadly the story of Lorraine is very common, she suffered for more than one year before she could finally get an official diagnosis. She had to pay for her treatment and care, it's a shame the NHS is...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-12-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Trellie
Children with swollen, painful knees: Is it Lyme disease or septic arthritis?

Sadly the symptoms of both diseases are so similar, but septic arthritis can cause irreversible damage to the cartilage. That is why it's so important to be alert and always take your kid's symptoms...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-12-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Trellie
What You Need To Know About Lyme Disease From Man Who Had It

The testimony of this man reminded me of a similar episode I had when I was just 13 years old, I could hardly get out of bed for a while and my whole body was hurting like hell. The doctor never...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-12-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Trellie
Ticks showing up in Toronto parks prompt warnings about Lyme disease from city health

I really recommend this read if you live in this area, it seems those black legged ticks are migrating from New York to Ontario and westward from there. So be careful people!



If you want to...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-12-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Trellie
Ticks that can carry Lyme disease becoming abundant in Madison

Needless to say I will never see forests the same way! If you want to read the full story, just copy the title of this thread and paste it into any search engine (I don't post the link to the site...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-11-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Trellie
Re: Difficulties for Lyme Disease Sufferers in Australia

Woah, I had no idea about this! It's crazy, specially if you consider than in Australia there surely are a lot cases of Lyme (the right place for tick proliferation). This is truly saddening, I...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-11-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Trellie
Re: How did you feel when you were diagnosed?

Getting this kind of diagnosis is what I call a ''bittersweet'' experience :( But I hope your niece is feeling better now? As long as they manage to tackle Lyme all is good :) I've heard about...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-11-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Trellie
Re: Think Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Aren’t In Colorado? Think Again

Yeah, I think things get more confusing when you mention disease like Lyme and Fibro ;) It's so hard to explain, specially with Fibro. This is why I avoid talking about my health issues, it gets...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-11-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
Re: 7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

Thanks, lymegreen (I see what you did there, hehehe ;) ). Yes, I thought it was so odd when all 3 of them turned out to have Lyme (excepting for that Gigi girl). But I guess they spend some time...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-11-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Trellie
Re: A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern

This is indeed amazing news, one would think this kind of news would make it to the front page of most newspapers and that would get more coverage online than this did, but rarely enough not much...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-10-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme Disease Awareness Month

I really don't know to be honest, we do have tests that can detect it when you have gotten infected recent enough, but still not that trustworthy :/ The other day I was reading about a new testing...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-10-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Trellie
Re: Think Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Aren’t In Colorado? Think Again

No idea either :P But I am really glad those experts gathered to talk about this disease, and how it has spread all over the globe, that helps create more awareness. I only wish they could work on...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-10-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Trellie
Re: Toronto identifies areas where ticks that cause Lyme disease are found

Yes, I think there is definitely more awareness when it comes to Lyme, but I think there still is a long way :/ Hopefully in the next two decades a cure will be found, or at least we will be able...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-10-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Trellie
Think Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Aren’t In Colorado? Think Again

So what do you guys think? Do you think Lyme infected ticks aren't in Colorado?



For the rest of the article copy the title of this thread and paste it into Google search. You should be able...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-10-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Trellie
Toronto identifies areas where ticks that cause Lyme disease are found

Hi guys, people living in Toronto might find this article really interesting and useful. The risk of getting infected with Lyme in this city is low, but is not an absolute zero.



If you want...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-09-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Trellie
Lyme Disease Awareness Month

For the rest of the article, please copy the title of this article, then paste it into Google search.
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-09-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By Trellie
All Ireland winner who contracted Lyme Disease: 'A woman in the waiting room thought

This is another sad case of someone who got Lyme too young, a girl named Grace who was accused by her doctor of lying and just looking for excuses not to work! It broke my heart, I hate it when...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-09-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Trellie
Re: A rare case of stroke as an early symptom of Lyme disease.

This is rare, similar to amoeba infecting the brain of someone infected with it. This is a really rare and unfortunate situation, but as with any bacteria there is always a chance it might infect...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-09-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Trellie
Re: Tick nymphs from the South US are less infectious than those from North US.

That's interesting, I wonder what makes the ones from the south be less aggressive when it comes to feeding off a human prey. That's really interesting! So I guess those folks living up in the...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-09-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Trellie
Re: Chronic borreliosis (Lyme d.) is linked to antibiotic resistance

Sadly antibiotic resistant bacteria are becoming very common, in the UK gonorrhea is about to be turned into a incurable disease. Because this bacteria is no longer reaction to antibiotics, I think...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-08-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By Trellie
Re: "You Physically Cannot Get Out of Bed": Ally Hilfiger Opens Up About Her Battle w

Yes, it's always sad when it takes years and years to finally reach a conclusive diagnosis. I feel or the people who got this as kids, but the parents didn't even suspect it. It's hard to beleive,...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-08-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Trellie
Re: Irish mother-of-two in Germany receiving treatment for Lyme disease

Yes, for this kind of diagnosis getting the right one is like looking a needle in a haystack :( My mom suspects she might suffer from Lyme, so do I... that would make more sense than having fibro,...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-08-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Trellie
Re: Resources for parents of children with Lyme

Yes, exactly! Actually I found most of the info on my specific problem thanks to the Angioma Alliance forum, I'm sure they can find something similar but for Lyme. I was fortunate enough that one...
Forum: Lyme Disease Diagnosis 05-08-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Trellie
Re: How did you feel when you were diagnosed?

As far as I know I don't have Lyme (but been suspecting it for a while), but my cousin does. As a family we felt some relief when we found out why she was experiencing all those weird symptoms. But...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-08-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
Re: 7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

Yes, same here. Actually my mom is a bit worried about Lyme lately, because she has been feeling so fatigued and in a lot pain. It seems not even her pain meds are helping her anymore now :( It's...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-06-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Trellie
Irish mother-of-two in Germany receiving treatment for Lyme disease

For the whole article, just copy and paste the title of this thread onto Google search :) I truly recommend this read!
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-06-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trellie
7 Ways To Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer

Hi guys, the title of this thread is quite self explanatory ;) But it's more than just one of those articles with a wimpy list of things to avoid! This article mentions some really interesting...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-06-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Trellie
Re: Famous People with Lyme Disease

As far as I know Bella and Anwar Hadid ( the children of Yolanda Forester) also suffer from Lyme, and she claims to be determined to find a cure for her children. She has defended them both...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-06-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Trellie
Re: Misdiagnosis

That is odd, I also suffer from IBS :O I was diagnosed with fibro some years ago, but who knows, maybe I was misdiagnosed... maybe I could have been bitten by a tick as a kid. That wouldn't be too...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-06-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Trellie
Re: Resources for parents of children with Lyme

Your brother and sister in law can be their own advocated by looking for info online. Sadly Lyme is one of the diseases that doctors don't seem to know that much about, at least not most of them. ...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 05-04-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By Trellie
"You Physically Cannot Get Out of Bed": Ally Hilfiger Opens Up About Her Battle with

Hi guys, you might want to check this out. This article tells the store of Ally Hilfiger, who was bitten by a tick at the age of 7, ever since then she had been experiencing odd symptoms,

The...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-04-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Trellie
HSE issues warning on Lyme disease

Here is a really useful article that you might find interesting :) The HSE is issuing a warning on Lyme disease, and they list some basic ways to prevent being bitten by a tick:



If you want...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-04-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Trellie
Re: A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern

Glad to hear you found this useful, and yes, I hope you did check it out :) It's actually interesting, but I can't help to wonder why the medical community and the media general is not giving this...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-04-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Trellie
Re: A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern

Somr people are naturally brilliant and good for solving problem, personally I'm not that surprised this whole idea came from the mind of this girl. After all this will be her field of work in the...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 05-04-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Trellie
Re: Lyme symptoms

Very often IBS is suffered by those with fibro, as well as fatigue. Sadly those symptoms can be confused with so many different diseases, but I am glad to heard your niece got the right diagnosis. ...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 04-10-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Trellie
A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern

Hi guys! I found an article about a new test that has a lot potential to help diagnose several diseases, including Lyme. They might add Zika to the list as well!




If you want to read the...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 04-10-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Trellie
A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern

Hi guys! You might find this article very interesting, I know I did! They're even talking about adding Zika to the list! How amazing is that!?



If you want to read the full article, then...
Forum: Living with Lyme Disease 04-10-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Trellie
Re: Misdiagnosis

This thread was targeted at people who are now diagnosed with Lyme, I've met some people who have been misdiagnosed with things as bad as ALS, fibro and even MS. It sounds crazy to me this kind...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 04-10-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Long-Term Antibiotic Use For Lyme Disease Doesn't Work, Study Finds

If you have Lyme you have no choice but undergo the long-term antibiotic treatment, is not something someone would do willingly just because. Actually I saw this happen with a relative of mind, she...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 04-10-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Long-Term Antibiotic Use For Lyme Disease Doesn't Work, Study Finds

It's more common than we think. It seems every doctor has a different opinion, everyone says something different. That has been my main issue trying to find a decent neurologist :( So if the...
Forum: Do I Have Lyme Disease? 04-10-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Doubts

Ehh, sometimes the symptoms appear just like that, not everything is in a person's minds. One should never ignore symptoms, because they can be great indicators of disease for a decent doctor. The...
Forum: Do I Have Lyme Disease? 04-07-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Trellie
Re: Doubts

Yeah, I wonder how many people are living with joint pain and the like who actually have Lyme, but have no idea. I mean, I'm starting to wonder if my mom could be suffering from this as well. After...
Forum: About Lyme Disease 04-06-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By Trellie
Long-Term Antibiotic Use For Lyme Disease Doesn't Work, Study Finds

Hi guys, I found an article that might be of interest for many of you! I know it was for me:



If you want to read the rest of the article, then Google ''Long-term antibiotics ''Forbes''. You...
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