Article: Do mosquitoes spread Lyme disease?

Article: Do mosquitoes spread Lyme disease?

Do mosquitoes spread Lyme disease? Lyme disease causing Borrelia spirochetes can survive in the tick midgut. Mosquitoes, lice and other insects have a different way of digesting their blood meal. This midgut environment of other insects is hostile to b. burgdorferi. The digestion process in the midgut

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Article: Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS)

Article: Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS)

Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS) Some Lyme patients continue to have symptoms after they have been treated with antibiotics. 10-20% of the patients in the early and disseminated stage of the infection and 30% or even more of the patients in the late stage of Lyme

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Article: Tick, flea and mosquito bite prevention

Article: Tick, flea and mosquito bite prevention

Tick, flea and mosquito prevention May is Lyme disease awareness month. According to a recent publication of the CDC tick and mosquito infections are on the rise. Climate change, increased travel, increased surveillance and lack of vaccines are mentioned as reasons for the rise of these infections.

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Article: Can Lyme-patients be blood donors?

Article: Can Lyme-patients be blood donors?

Can Lyme-patients be blood donors? According to the American Red Cross a person who has been diagnosed with Lyme disease is eligible to donate blood one year after their treatment has finished and if they no longer have symptoms. Individuals with Babesia or Ehrlichia infections are not

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Article: Is there a link between Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease?

Article: Is there a link between Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease?

Is there a link between Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease? Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. In Alzheimer’s nerve cells in the brain break down. Scientists have suspected that this is caused by the accumulation of certain proteins in the cells. These protein accumulations are

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Article: The debate about chronic Lyme disease

Article: The debate about chronic Lyme disease

The debate about chronic Lyme disease There happens to be a group of healthcare professionals and scientists that believe Lyme disease is difficult to catch and easy to cure. Doctors that treat their Lyme patients with courses of antibiotics beyond what is suggested by guidelines are attacked

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Article: Lyme disease and psychiatric disorders

Article: Lyme disease and psychiatric disorders

Robert Bransfield: Lyme disease and psychiatric disorders My neuro-Borreliosis manifested trough a series of neuro-psychiatric symptoms and systemic illness. I was diagnosed with a stress related disorder, later depression and then a classic psychiatric disease before Lyme disease was diagnosed. My neuro-psychiatric symptoms responded to treatment with antibiotics. Together

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