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Lyme,

city in Connecticut where disease was first recognized.
Lyme arthritis - the arthritic manifestations of Lyme disease.
Lyme disease - infectious disease spread by tick.
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There were also cases of doctors misdiagnosing patients because many conditions share the same initial signs with Lyme disease.A
The study, which examined data on 2,361 hospital patients collected between 1998 and 2015, also found an increase in Lyme disease incidence over time, with the number of new cases peaking in August each year and higher rates in central southern and western England.
"Many efforts to combat Lyme disease have focused on trying to control those ticks, but they have been difficult to put in practice," said Lyme disease pioneer Alan Barbour, M.D.
Some 4,083 cases of Lyme disease were detected among 4,025 patients.
The current official estimate for the UK is around 2,000 to 3,000 new cases of Lyme disease annually.
Lyme disease can often be treated effectively if it's detected early on, but if it's not treated there's a risk you could develop severe and long-lasting symptoms.
Over the years I saw no doctor who had any explanation for these problems, and Lyme was never mentioned.
[USA], Dec 04 ( ANI ): Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.
Named for Old Lyme, Connecticut, the site of its discovery in 1981, Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burdorferi.
(4.) Smith JL, Winward KE, Nicholson DF, Albert DW Retinal vasculitis in Lyme borreliosis.