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2020 Vision For Lyme Warriors

by Jennifer Crystal Here are some things I now know for sure, things I wish I’d known, looking back on my Lyme Journey As the saying goes, “hindsight is 20/20.” It’s easy for us to …More

Tick-Borne Disease: The Year in Review

by Jennifer Crystal A few highlights on the advances in Lyme in 2019 The end of the year can be a time for reflection. What have we achieved? What losses have we endured? How have …More

Dealing With Brain Fog

by Jennifer Crystal What is brain fog, exactly? What does it feel like? What can a patient do to get rid of it? Writing a weekly blog post is a thrilling and rewarding process. I …More


With 2019 drawing to a close, I want to take a moment to thank you for being a part of our community. Your generous support—whether in research dollars, program participation, or simply standing in solidarity …More

The Avril Lavigne Foundation and GLA Discuss Ti...

Real change happens when we work together. This is especially true when it comes to advancing the Lyme disease and tick-borne illness agenda, be it through research, awareness, funding, or patient support. At Global Lyme …More

Risk-Benefit Analysis of Tick-Borne Disease Tre...

by Jennifer Crystal Asking important questions when it comes to Lyme treatment. Do the benefits outweigh the risks? At the 2019 International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) conference in Boston, there was a lot …More

Gratitude for the Long Game

by Jennifer Crystal In the current political climate, one is often reminded of Martin Luther King’s quote, a paraphrase of abolitionist minister Theodore Parker, that “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it …More

Dear Lyme Warrior…Help!

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

Lyme: The Differential Diagnosis

By Jennifer Crystal With overlapping symptoms, how do you know that you have Lyme and not another disease? It’s important to consider all health factors A patient recently asked me, “How do you know you …More

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