Learning to Love Lyme/ A lesson in self-underst...

By Jennifer Crystal The recent celebration of Valentine’s day got me thinking about past posts I’ve written about the holiday. I’ve written about various matters of the heart: about Lyme carditis and about Valentine’s Day as …More

Dear Lyme Warrior…Help!

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

What’s In a Name? When talking about Lyme...

by Jennifer Crystal Before becoming so debilitated by illness that I could not work, I was a high school English teacher. My ninth grade students read Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and I’ll never forget our …More

GLA Point of View on New Lyme Disease Study

by Timothy Sellati, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, GLA A study funded in part by Global Lyme Alliance could spur further investigation into the cause of persistent symptoms, a source of medical controversy. A controversial aspect of …More

CureTalks – Listen Now

Highlights from the International Lyme and Associated Diseases (ILADS), 18th Annual Scientific Conference – Boston Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, a complex microbe known as a spirochete. Lyme disease is …More

In The Lymelight Episode 5

Welcome to In The Lymelight: a show about…well…Lyme Disease. In the Limelight aims to bring humor and knowledge to an otherwise somber topic with biweekly expert interviews that include, yes, the “heavy” stuff, but also …More

Forget Ebola, Sars and Zika: ticks are the next...

by Mackenzie Kwak Ticks carry a wide array of pathogens – and environmental changes mean they are spreading Since the beginning of our species we have been at war. It’s a continuous, neverending fight against the …More

My #1 Headache Trigger? Lyme disease

By Jennifer Crystal Skiing has always been part of my life. I went to a college in Vermont that had its own ski run. After graduation, I moved to Colorado to teach high school, and …More