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Dreaming of the Past—and the Future

By Jennifer Crystal People who haven’t had late-stage Lyme disease sometimes ask what the worst symptom I experienced was. Without hesitation, it was insomnia. The Lyme bacteria had burrowed so deeply into my nervous system …More

Lyme and the Limbic System

By Jennifer Crystal The longer I’ve been in remission from Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis and chronic active Epstein Barr virus, the more I’ve been able to do. Once bedridden, I now only need naps in …More

Podcast: Two Much Lyme

By Julia Allyn & Madison Pinckney Welcome to the Two Much Lyme podcast! Hosts Julia and Maddy both live with late-stage Lyme disease. Their conversations focus on the challenges of living with chronic illness through …More

Staying the Course When the End is in Sight

by Jennifer Crystal At long last, the solution we’ve all been hoping for to get out of the COVID-19 pandemic is here: vaccines have been approved. The end is in sight, but we’re not quite there …More

COVID-19 Long Haulers, We See You

by Kerry J Heckman There is a new chronic illness emerging throughout the world. People with this illness are being referred to as “COVID-19 long haulers.” The term is used to describe COVID-19 patients with …More

Meet the Researcher: Lise Nigrovic, M.D., M.P.H.

Meet the Researcher is a blog series to introduce GLA-funded Lyme disease researchers Lise Nigrovic, M.D., M.P.H. is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, …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] How do you differentiate rheumatoid arthritis (RA) …More

2020: The Lyme Year in Review

by Jennifer Crystal By any definition, 2020 has been a difficult year. When I considered writing my annual “Year in Review” post, I at first thought, can’t we just forget 2020 altogether? But from the …More

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