Symptoms of Lyme Disease

  The symptoms of Lyme disease are numerous and can vary significantly from case to case, perhaps due to differences in the strain of Borrelia, genetics and immune responses, the mixture of co-infections or other opportunistic infections present and environmental factors. The symptoms can change from day to day as […]

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Diagnosing Lyme disease

    Diagnosing Lyme disease can be difficult due to the wide range of symptoms and unreliable blood tests. GPs often miss the diagnosis and there are also many uncertainties surrounding the disease, as outlined by the James Lind Alliance findings.   The EM Rash In the early stages (between […]

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What is Lyme Disease?

To answer the question, ‘what is Lyme disease?’, the illness is caused by a spirochaetal bacteria from the genus Borrelia. It is the most common human tick-borne infectious disease in the northern hemisphere and there are multiple strains of the bacteria. It is endemic in many parts of the United […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by a spirochetal bacteria known as Borrelia. For more details, see our ‘What is Lyme disease?’ page here. Q: Is it Lyme disease or Lymes disease? The correct name of the illness is Lyme disease and not Lymes […]

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