Scottish Parliamentary Awareness Event

Lyme Disease UK was invited to organise an awareness event which was held at the Scottish Parliament on 14th June 2017. Alexander Burnett MSP kindly sponsored this event & lodged a motion, “Lyme disease, a need to do more” which achieved cross party support and was debated in Parliament just […]

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Scottish Lyme Disease Rally May 2017

Lorraine Murray shares her account of the day with LDUK: “Scottish Lyme disease sufferers held their very first awareness Rally in Edinburgh on 24th May 2017 this year. All in attendance were ordinary people that this disease has sadly affected. Many brought along family members to show their support and […]

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‘Wake up To Lyme’ Campaign Wrap Up!

As Lyme Disease Awareness month draws to a close, we can reflect back on the incredible success of LDUK’s ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign. Our members worked tirelessly to educate a nation and beyond! Thousands of leaflets, posters, and car stickers were sent out in our awareness packs and our […]

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AONM May 2017 Conference – Chronic Lyme Disease Uncovered

  LDUK were delighted to attend the AONM May 2017 conference titled Chronic Disease Uncovered – Lyme Disease, Viral Pathogens, Morgellons, Mould and More… on Sunday 14th May 2017 The conference was very informative with excellent presentations from key experts on the latest testing, treatment approaches and research into chronic […]

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getting into the water ben bechtel

Getting Into The Water to Support my Partner, By Ben Bechtel

Ben Bechtel wrote a heartfelt post on Facebook recently about his experience watching his partner Lindsey struggle with Lyme disease. He talks about getting into the water with her, and helping her through the immense difficulties of life with Lyme disease. Thank you for giving us permission to share this, […]

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In the top 25 Lyme disease blogs

LDUK Receives Top Lyme Disease Blog Award

We’re thrilled to announce our inclusion in Feedspot’s top 25 Lyme blogs at number 14. So many fantastic global publications are on the list such as Lymedisease.org, CanLyme and Global Lyme Alliance. Our goal for the blog is to create quality posts about Lyme disease from a patient perspective. To help […]

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Lyme Ninja Radio Comes to the UK

Lyme Ninja Radio is ‘the #1 podcast for people with Lyme disease’. The well established show interviews experts and patients alike and this time, it has been the UK’s turn in the Lyme Ninja Radio limelight! They’ve recently featured two well known UK pracitioners and a UK patient. #121 Chantelle […]

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Lyme Disease Can Destroy Lives

For many people with ongoing health problems, life has changed since a diagnosis and they’ve had to adapt their work, adjust to medications and find ways to fit their illness around their lives. These are often the people you think of when you hear ‘chronic illness’. These are the people […]

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In My Blood – A Story of Lyme Disease in the UK

    In my Blood is an in depth look at the complex and baffling world of Lyme disease in the UK, as told by people whose lives have been shaped by it. The piece starts with the difficulties surrounding diagnosis and how many patients took years to finally get […]

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Emma’s story

Emma Dolan, 41 Bitten in the USA in 2005. Health declined but still managed to still function at around 60%. Self employed because not able to hold down a job and was refused Employment Support Allowance –  deemed fit for full time work. October 2014, health deteriorated following a bad […]

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