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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Dr Jess Armine – Expert Q&A Video

For the second part in our Expert Question and Answer series, Dr Jess Armine joined us for a live Q&A on 17th March 2017. He took time out of his busy schedule to answer some of our members’ questions and gave a valuable insight into his diagnostic and treatment approaches. […]

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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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Letter to MPs and LDUK Response to Government Petition Statement

  LDUK group members signed and shared a petition demanding better testing and treatment for Lyme disease which generated over 10,000 signatures. The government then had to issue an official response which can be found here. LDUK members were dissatisfied with the official response and some prepared their own responses […]

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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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UK Lyme Disease Protest 2016

LDUK members were involved in two protests this year – one in Bath and one in London. The 10 aims of the protests can be found here. The events achieved unprecedented media attention with patients being interviewed around the country in newspapers, on TV and on local radio shows as […]

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Lyme Disease or Lymes Disease?

Many names, one disease You may have heard many different variations of the name ‘Lyme disease’, including Lymes disease, Lyme’s disease, Borreliosis and Lyme Borreliosis. We hope this post helps to clear up any confusion surrounding the correct name. The infectious agent that causes Lyme disease is technically a bacteria […]

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