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We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet

by Jennifer Crystal It’s finally Summer! The heat has arrived, the sun is out, and everyone wants to be outside. Before we begin to romp too freely in the great outdoors, however, we have to …More

The Lyme Voices You Didn’t Hear at TBDWG ...

The Tick-borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) issued a public request to hear from patients willing to share their stories for its July 8, 2020 meeting. It’s an important part of these meetings, where the public …More

Overcoming Lyme Disease GI Issues with Kate Farms

by Christina Kovacs Patients who have late disseminated (post-treatment, chronic, or neurological) Lyme are usually told to reduce foods that cause inflammation or sensitivity. This means eliminating gluten, soy, and dairy. Lyme Disease is known …More

Do we need clinical trials, even for long-used ...

With the need for fast treatment options, for COVID-19 and other diseases, is it necessary to re-approve drugs already approved by the FDA? by Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Global Lyme Alliance There …More

Lyme Arthritis: The Antibody Connection

by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science, GLA Lyme disease, caused by Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, often leads to arthritis, with up to 60 percent of late-stage patients suffering from painful joints and swelling. …More

Calculating Risks

by Jennifer Crystal When living with Lyme disease and making decisions in regards to your health, it’s important to weigh the dangers, benefits, and consequences. It’s called taking calculated risks. When I got my PICC …More

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] I have tried several different medications for …More

You Know Your Body Best

by Jennifer Crystal …we grow up thinking of doctors as all-knowing. Whatever ‘the doctor’ said—be it the Primary Care Physician, the family doctor, or the ER doctor—was once deemed absolute. This doesn’t have to be …More

Managing Burning Extremities

by Jennifer Crystal Dealing with unexplained symptoms? Don’t rule out Lyme & other tick-borne diseases Last night I went to sleep about an hour past my usual bedtime. Revved up from a busy day which …More

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