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Dear Lyme Warrior…Help!

by Jennifer Crystal Every few months, Jennifer Crystal devotes a column to answering your questions. Do you have a question for Jennifer? If so, email her at [email protected] Do steroids make Lyme disease worse? Yes. …More

Could You Be Co-infected With Bartonella?

by Jennifer Crystal I was bitten by a tick in summer 1997 while working at a camp in the woods of Maine. It would be another eight years, however, until I figured out that the …More

Meet the Researcher: Maria Gutierrez-Hoffmann, ...

Meet the Researcher is a blog series to introduce GLA-funded Lyme disease researchers   Maria Gutierrez-Hoffmann, Ph.D. is a scientist at the Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Assessment. As a …More

Dendritic Cells: A Possible Pathway to Lyme Aut...

by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science, GLA In the Covid-19 pandemic era, survival and recovery are on our minds. It’s become recognized that some patients recover quickly from Covid-19, but others may …More

I Have Lyme Disease. Should I Get the COVID-19 ...

by Jennifer Crystal In my October “Dear Lyme Warrior…Help!” post, I answered the question everyone was asking at the time: “Should I get a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available?” We didn’t yet know how …More

Lyme Disease Incidence: Even Greater Than Thought

POV by Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, GLA How many people get Lyme disease every year? Precisely determining an annual incidence has been a challenge. Based upon a surveillance rather than a clinical …More

Sometimes the Memory is Better Than the Real Thing

By Jennifer Crystal In last week’s post, I talked about the various dreams I had during different stages of my battle with tick-borne illnesses. Some were hallucinogenic nightmares. Some were meaningful. And some gave me …More

Spring Warnings: Beware of the Great Imitator

Lyme disease had been masquerading as a litany of other health issues for years, until Slater Lawrence finally got wise in time to take back control. by Slater Lawrence Seemingly overnight, I had lost my …More

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