What You Should Know About Chronic Lyme Disease

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What You Should Know About Dog Ticks and Lyme Disease

I found a dog tick on my ankle. Do they cause Lyme disease? ...

Why Is It So Hard to Get a Lyme Disease Diagnosis?

, a tick-borne illness that can cause flu-like symptoms and a recognizable bulls-eye rash, can be notoriously difficult to diagnose. ...

'Chronic Lyme Disease' Isn't a Real Diagnosis. So Why Are Doctors Prescribing Risky Treatment for It?

Unproven treatments for symptoms sometimes described as “chronic Lyme disease” can be dangerous and even deadly, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ...

The Lyme Disease Complication You Don't Know About—but Should

In this excerpt from The Everything Guide to Lyme Disease, Rafal Tokarz, PhD, associate research scientist at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University, explains the debate over "chronic Lyme disease." ...

After Her Daughter Was Paralyzed by a Tick, This Mom's Warning Is Going Viral on Facebook

A Mississippi mother’s Facebook post has gone viral after she posted about having “a bit of a scare” last week. Jessica Griffin wrote that her 5-year-old daughter Kailyn woke up and couldn’t walk. ...

The Asian Longhorned Tick Has Now Been Found in 8 States, Says a New CDC Report. Here's What You Need to Know

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick species that has recently spread to eight states across the United States and threatens to transmit several serious diseases to people, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned in a new report on Thursday.  ...

The Facts (and Myths) About How You Really Get Lyme Disease

Now that winter has transitioned to spring and temperatures are warming up in much of the country, you’re likely to start hearing a lot about . Rates of this tick-borne illness have been rising steadily in the United States over the last two decades, with most infections happening in April through October. ...

Is There a Cure for Lyme Disease?

In much of the country, spring and summer mean warmer weather and spending more time outdoors. Unfortunately, it also means that the ticks that carry bacteria may be out in full force, especially in wooded or grassy areas. ...


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