MV TIMES: “Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease”

“Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease” | by Barry Stringfellow | The Martha’s Vineyard Times | July 13, 2016 This past Friday, Dr. Nevena Zubcevik, attending physician at Harvard Medical School and co-director of Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown (SRH) traveled to one of the nation’s […]

Treatment for long-term Lyme disease sparks long-running debate

“Treatment for long-term Lyme disease sparks long-running debate” | The Martha’s Vineyard Times | by Barry Stringfellow | June 1, 2016 While doubts persist about chronic Lyme disease, there’s no doubt that people are suffering lingering, sometimes debilitating symptoms. Most people infected with Lyme disease are cured with a two- to four-week regimen of strong […]

ARTICLE: New Lyme disease center at Spaulding treats lingering symptoms

“New Lyme disease center at Spaulding treats lingering symptoms” | by Kay Lazar | The Boston Globe | October 12, 2015 Julie Ambrosino’s grinding fatigue has eased a bit, and her brain doesn’t feel quite as foggy. But when she went grocery shopping recently, she was overwhelmed by dizziness as she looked up at a […]

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ARTICLE: “Despite spread of Lyme disease, Mass. dedicates no money to prevention”

“Despite spread of Lyme disease, Mass. dedicates no money to prevention”  | by Beth Daley | April 19, 2015 The predawn rumble of pesticide-spraying trucks is a rite of spring in almost 200 Massachusetts communities. Some $11 million is spent in the state each year controlling and counting the pests and educating residents about how […]

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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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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme Disease Linked to Accelerated Aging in Patients

Suffering from diseases like fibromyalgia, chronic Lyme disease complex or autoimmune diseases is bad enough, not to mention finding a medical center that can diagnosis and treat the problem correctly, but one of the lesser-known side-effects of chronic disease is accelerated aging throughout the body. These diseases are degenerative, meaning they speed up the aging […]

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Lyme Disease and Complications: The hidden public health problem you need to know

The misconception and vast misdiagnosis of tick borne illness such as Lyme disease may in-fact be leading to many patients unnecessarily suffering of chronic health conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and autoimmune diseases. These conditions curiously share many of the same clinical symptoms seen with Lyme disease and other coinfectious agents. In this article […]

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Lyme Victims Depend on Each Other

“Lyme Victims Depend on Each Other” | by Olivia Hull | The Vineyard Gazette | July 13, 2012 Kristen Kusama-Hinte arrived on-Island in early June. A couple of weeks later, her son had a fever. She tended to him, sleeping on the floor by his side. She checked her own and discovered a 100-degree temperature […]

ARTICLE: Experts Say Chronic Lyme Doesn’t Exist

Pat’s symptoms came on gradually — so gradually, it took us years to realize he was sick. Longtime hikers, in 2008 we backpacked through Washington state for five days, lugging 45-pound packs over rugged mountain passes rippling with wildflowers. “The doctor diagnosed chronic Lyme disease, but many experts say it doesn’t exist” | by Laurie […]

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