Dr Enid Haller Speaks – Aug 5

Dr Enid Haller, Executive Director of the Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard, speaks on Chronic Lyme Disease Diagnosis & Treatment Saturday, August 5th 6:30 pm at the West Tisbury Free Public Library Dr Haller will present a review on the latest developments in Chronic Lyme Disease while bringing the Martha’s Vineyard community up to date […]

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Dr Bill Rawls Speaks – Aug 2

Dr Enid Haller and the Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard are pleased to present Dr Bill Rawls to speak: Wednesday, August 2nd 6:30 – 8:00pm Howes House – West Tisbury Dr Rawls will share an overview of the therapies that have helped him overcome chronic LYME disease — and have since helped thousands of others. […]

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 […]

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Dr Nevena Zubcevik speaks on Lyme at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Grand Rounds Friday, July 8th, 2016 8:30am – 9:30am *** OPEN TO THE PUBLIC *** “Update on Diagnostics, Treatment and Rehabilitation Strategies for Lyme Disease and Co-Infections” Presenter: Dr. Nevena Zubcevik Dr Zubcevik is the clinical co-director of the Dean Center for Lyme and Tick-Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.  She is an attending physician […]

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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Lyme disease: a neuropsychiatric illness

Abstract OBJECTIVE: Lyme disease is a multisystemic illness that can affect the central nervous system (CNS), causing neurologic and psychiatric symptoms. The goal of this article is to familiarize psychiatrists with this spirochetal illness. METHOD: Relevant books, articles, and abstracts from academic conferences were perused, and additional articles were located through computerized searches and reference […]

Untreated Lyme disease: 2 years of hell

EXERPT … My doctor holds me down, consoling me, telling me to breathe because he has no idea what’s going on. My face is numb, and it feels like I have the flu. I have trouble breathing. The pain is so bad I start to cry. A few years ago I noticed a pain radiating […]

What is Babesia?

Babesiosis is an infection caused by a malaria-like parasite, also called a “piroplasm,” that infects red blood cells. Babesia microti is believed to be the most common piroplasm infecting humans, but scientists have identified over twenty piroplasms carried by ticks … Symptoms of babesiosis are similar to those of Lyme disease but it more often […]

Lyme Disease Symptom Checklist (CALDA)

The CALDA Lyme Disease Symptom Checklist can be found here (PDF).

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Lyme Borreliosis Symptom Checklist (Burrascano)

The symptom checklist and diagnostic criteria of Dr Joseph J. Burrascano Jr MD can be found here (PDF) at the Lyme Disease Association’s website.

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