‘Dear Hubby’ by Jannine Harris

This month’s guest blog is a tribute to Jannine’s husband and to all the carers in the Lyme disease community who support sufferers during their darkest days. It is important to recognise and appreciate what the carers of Lyme disease patients go through in the maze of this complicated illness […]

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A Bout with an Alien Entity

This month’s guest blog is by LDUK group member and osteopath, Robert Hale who describes the sense of invasion that often accompanies Lyme disease and as a health professional, gives a unique perspective on becoming a patient. He blogs at A Quack’s Diary. The experience You are lying in bed, as […]

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Travels Through Lyme Disease UK

This month’s guest blog is by Natasha Metcalf, who along with Louise Dean, co-founded Lyme Disease UK. Natasha reflects on how LDUK began, what the group has taught her as well as her personal journey with the illness. The past few years have been a whirlwind and a roller-coaster combined. […]

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Me and Lyme Disease

This month’s guest blog is from ‘Blah, Blah Blog’, written by LDUK’s public Facebook Page Manager, Rachel Bowerman. Rachel’s blog documents her journey with various health problems which lead her to discover she had Lyme disease as well as her creative ventures, hopes, dreams and travels. Back in February, I […]

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Who to believe when doctors disagree? – Sarah

  This month’s guest blog is by Sarah, from The School of Balance. I first became ill in 2013. My health deteriorated fairly rapidly and over the next 2.5 years I saw consultant after consultant trying to establish the cause. I was diagnosed with an every growing list of chronic […]

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Such a Long Journey – Shalina Agarwal

Shalina writes a blog on living with Lyme disease called ‘Down with Lyme’. She honestly discusses mistakes she’s made along the way and shares advice she would give others at the beginning of their own battles with Lyme disease. My entry into the ‘Lyme World’ took place about 3 years […]

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Tick Repellents; Literature Review and Tips – Dr Nicola Seal

Dr Nicola Seal is an entomologist who has worked on developing insect repellents. Here she gives us the results of her literature review on the effectiveness of different repellents for ticks. Spring is here! Unfortunately, so are ticks. The little blighters are starting to come out to bite in force […]

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A Naturopathic Approach to Chronic Lyme Disease – Sonia O’Donnell

This month’s Guest Blog is by Sonia O’Donnell from NTA Clinics who explains how alternative and naturopathic treatment for Lyme disease differs from conventional medicine’s approach. At LDUK, we don’t recommend or endorse any particular clinic or treatment but we aim to highlight all options available so that people can make […]

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Living in the Now…Happy 2016 – LadyofLyme.com

Many thanks to LadyofLyme.com for allowing us to feature this optimistic article for this month’s Guest Blog Living in the Now…Happy 2016 By Christina Kovacs (aka Lady of Lyme) “Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” – Lao Tzu If I let the worry […]

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