Alan B. MacDonald to Speak in DC on Lyme and Nematodes

Lyme Bacteria Hides Inside Parasitic Worms, Causing Chronic Brain Diseases Recent discovery confirmed by state-of-the-art Molecular Beacon DNA probes (Washington, DC) The examination of autopsied brain tissues from patients who died of serious neurological conditions has revealed that many tick-borne infections, such as Lyme disease, go undiagnosed and untreated. Board-certified pathologist, Alan B. MacDonald, MD, […]

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Alzheimer’s Linked to Lyme Disease

A fate worse than death. That’s how many see Alzheimer’s and dementia, terrifying diseases that slowly eat away at cognitive function, crippling memory, perception, motor function and language ability until very little remains of the mind. But some new clinical and functional medicine findings may help patients improve their quality of life, attacking Alzheimer’s and […]

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Plaques of Alzheimer’s disease originate from cysts of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete

Here is hypothesized a truly revolutionary notion that rounded cystic forms of Borrelia burgdorferi are the root cause of the rounded structures called plaques in the Alzheimer brain. Rounded “plaques’ in high density in brain tissue are emblematic of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Plaques may be conceptualized as rounded “pock mark-like” areas of brain tissue injury. […]

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Stroke, Meningitis, Alzheimer’s Caused by Lyme Disease

Meningitis, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease each have a striking, but not well-known connection, and that is Lyme disease. This condition has been found to cause many health problems, and scientists are still discovering new connections every year. Kevin Bacon recently said, “Lyme Disease is a truly national epidemic, and a real health crisis.” Link

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Alan MacDonald: The Biology of Lyme Disease, Part 1 of 3

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NEJM 1990: “Chronic Neurologic Manifestations of Lyme Disease”

New England Journal of Medicine (1990) Eric L. Logigian, M.D., Richard F. Kaplan, Ph.D., and Allen C. Steere, M.D. N Engl J Med 1990; 323:1438-1444November 22, 1990DOI: 10.1056/NEJM199011223232102 Abstract BACKGROUND AND METHODS. Lyme disease, caused by the tick-borne spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, is associated with a wide variety of neurologic manifestations. To define further the chronic neurologic […]

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Bacterial Infection & Alzheimers

Chronic Inflammation and Amyloidogenesis in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Spirochetes (PDF) PhD thesis (2005) of Judith Miklossy http://dea.lib.unideb.hu/dea/bitstream/2437/2648/1/Miklossy_Judith_ertekezes.pdf Oddly, bacterial infection doesn’t seem to rate highly as causative for the authors of this article in The Economist … “Beta testing” | The Economist | June 22, 2013 http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21579792-search-treatment-dementia-continues-beta-testing