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MY JOURNEY TO A CHRONIC LYME DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

By Jordan Younger Repurposed with permission from the writer for GLA.org It’s time for a mega health update, especially if you’ve seen my Instagram over the last week or so. I have been sharing openly there about …More

Tribute to The Men of Lyme

by Jennifer Crystal In my blog post “Gender and Lyme: Is Tick-Borne Disease Different for Women?”, I cited a study by John Aucott, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University which found that more men than women …More

Things I Never Thought I Would Do Before Lyme

by Kerry J. Heckman On one hand a doctor treating Lyme may recommend antibiotics, and on the other hand, a doctor treating an autoimmune disease may recommend immunosuppressants. It’s very difficult to know which is …More

Dear Lyme Warrior…Help!

by Jennifer Crystal Every few months, Jennifer Crystal devotes a column to answering your questions. Here are her replies to questions she has recently received. Do you have a question for Jennifer? If so, email …More

GLA Point of View on New Tick-Borne Co-infectio...

by Timothy Sellati, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, GLA Lyme disease is the most commonly occurring vector-borne disease in the United States. The number of cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …More

Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

by Jennifer Crystal A friend recently shared with me the news that her grandmother had passed away. “She was 97,” she said. “It’s not like we didn’t know it was coming, but it’s still sad.” …More

Why Isn’t There a Lyme Disease Vaccine?

by Ashley Ross from The Daily Beast  Blame its bacteria’s weird protein structure. For 25 years, Heather McKean has experienced uncomfortable, unexplainable health issues. Since she was five years old, the 30-year-old has lived with …More

Podcast: In The Lymelight Episode 7

A Story of Remission: Ana Saldamando Welcome to In The Lymelight: a show about…well…Lyme Disease. In the Lymelight aims to bring humor and knowledge to an otherwise somber topic with biweekly expert interviews that include, …More

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