Fight Lyme Now Campaign Goes Live!

The ‘Fight Lyme Now’ campaign was set up by LDUK group member Demetrios Loukas and comprises of a patient survey hosted by Neil Coyle MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark and a petition for UK citizens to sign. The survey needs a minimum of 1,000 UK Lyme disease patients to […]

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AONM Lifting the Veil 2 Conference

  On Sunday 15th November 2015, a conference was hosted by The Academy of Nutritional Medicine (AONM) in London featuring some of the best brains in the Lyme disease community. The presentations will shortly be available on the AONM website and a DVD will be released in the future. Professor B […]

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Tick Removal – Using Tweezers or a Tick Removal Tool

If you find an embedded tick in your skin, what do you do?  The longer a tick is left to feed, the higher the chances are that it will pass on any diseases it’s carrying. Incorrect removal will also increase the chances of disease transmission. So whilst it is important to […]

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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. It is most commonly transmited through the bite of an infected tick. It is possible for a mother to pass the disease on to her unborn child and more research is […]

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UK Lyme disease Protest 2015

UK Lyme sufferers, friends and family members protested outside the Department of Health on 13th May 2015 to demand a change in the way Lyme disease is handled in this country. Patients want to see improvements in the diagnostic and treatment process of Lyme disease as well as recognition of […]

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Patient-Led Parliamentary Lyme Disease Conference 2015

A date has now been set for the upcoming conference in London. Lyme disease patient Demetrious Loukas has initiated this event and has released details of the conference as well as instructions on how to reserve a place. The more support, the better, for what will undoubtedly be a very important event […]

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Elaine’s awareness music single – Once Bitten Twice Shy

Elaine Griffin from Ireland has been suffering with poor health for 24 years. Here she talks about getting an eventual Lyme disease diagnosis, her fundraising and creating her awareness music single ‘Once Bitten Twice Shy’ which includes tick prevention information and a tick remover. **************************************************** Hi Everyone, My name is Elaine Griffin […]

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ILADS Conference 2014

ILADS hosted its Annual Lyme Disease Conference in Washington DC, USA on 10-12th October. Twitter was ablaze with live updates from the event which LDUK tuned into and according to @DrDanielCameron, the current president, ILADS’ membership has ‘more than doubled in past 3 years’ which is an exciting prospect for […]

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4th Annual Wego Health Awards

Lyme Disease UK are thrilled to announce that we’ve been nominated for the 4th Annual Wego Health Activist Awards! The awards aim to recognise people and organisations which make a difference to the lives of patients and carers. This year we’ve been nominated for the categories of; Best in Show: […]

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