How Does Lyme Disease Affect Your Relationships?

This is a very hard and emotional question for many people to answer but we wanted to get a sense of how people’s relationships in our Online Community are affected. Many people feel a great sense of loss as those who were once so dear to us simply can’t or […]

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How Does the Weather Affect Lyme Patients?

As Brits, one of our national pastimes seems to be complaining about the weather; it rarely seems to please us! One minute it’s too hot, the next it’s too cold and gloomy. When it comes to Lyme disease and some other chronic illnesses as well, the weather seems to play […]

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What Has Made You Most Proud Since Becoming Unwell?

LDUK Admin Sophie Ward posed the question ‘what has made you most proud since becoming unwell?’ to our Online Community: It’s a tough question in many ways. As our health fails we easily fall into the trap of having a mindset that leaves us feeling as though we are failing […]

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Living with Lyme: My Journey So Far by Craig Fordham

I am a full-time Survival and Bushcraft instructor from Blackwolf Survival & Bushcraft living in Kent. I’ve pretty much spent my life in the great outdoors and have been lucky enough in that time to have travelled to and worked in some pretty amazing places. Of course I’ve always been […]

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The Life of a Campaigner

LDUK admin Sophie Ward shares what she has been doing for our annual ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign to inspire people to get involved in spreading the word about the dangers of ticks. I arranged a brief meeting with my local MP,  Ben Wallace, to fill him in on where […]

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How to Choose a Complementary or Alternative Medicine Practitioner

Many of our members consider complementary or alternative treatment. If you do wish to explore this route, there are many different options and it’s very important to try and choose the right practitioner to suit your needs. Most types of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practitioners are not regulated by the […]

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Kay’s Cards!

LDUK member Julie posted a heartwarming request in our Online Community. Her daughter Kay suffers from Lyme disease and her birthday was coming up… Kay has been ill off and on for the last 10 years but basically couch/bedridden for the last 1 ½ years.  I know that birthdays are […]

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