A diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease
might be based solely on clinical judgment and without laboratory evidence of B.
Appendix 1 : Variants (SNPs) Found in those with Chronic Lyme Disease
Our mission is to prevent Lyme disease, prevent early Lyme disease from becoming chronic, and to obtain access to care for patients with chronic Lyme disease
Little did I know that just two years later my son would be diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease
and forced to travel to Cape Breton for treatment.
91) According to a recent, mainstream medical review: "[M]ost patients receiving treatment for chronic Lyme disease
have no convincing evidence, by history (sometimes including even absence of tick exposure), physical examination, or laboratory test results, of ever having had B burgdorferi .
In Connecticut, where Lyme disease was first recognized in 1975, when researchers investigated why unusually large numbers of children were being diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, physicians who treat chronic Lyme disease
were mercilessly harassed by the state medical board.
I know I may be stepping into a hornet's nest with this observation, but I am not convinced that chronic Lyme disease
exists as a diagnosable clinical entity.
Cameron, an epidemiologist, medical doctor and Lyme Disease researcher, after conducting a research study, "The present findings emphasize that timely treatment of chronic Lyme disease
is crucial for outcome.
A year-long clinical study is under way to test the effectiveness of a herbal protocol in the treatment of chronic lyme disease
BOSTON -- Persistent musculoskeletal pain, headache, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction that occur for no apparent reason over a prolonged period of time are key elements of a clinical diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease
in children, results of a retrospective study has shown.
Both subjects were women with clinical and laboratory evidence of chronic Lyme disease
, progressive neurologic dysfunction, and abnormal magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.
Sigal and Hassett published an article about Lyme disease in the EHP Supplements (Sigal and Hassett 2002), suggesting that chronic Lyme disease