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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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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NICE Lyme Disease Guideline Published

The NICE Lyme disease guideline has now been published and can be accessed here. LDUK commented extensively on the draft guideline, labelling it as ‘an inadequate tool for doctors and patients, seriously undermined by lack of evidence’. Our comments can be found here. The usefulness of the guideline is therefore […]

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US Tick-Borne Working Group Launches

We have been closely following the federal Tick-Borne Disease Working Group across the pond, in Washington DC. “The Tick-Borne Disease Working Group was established by Congress in 2016 as part of the 21st Century Cures Act to provide subject matter expertise and to review federal efforts related to all tick-borne diseases, to […]

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The Global Natural Healthcare Trust Charity Conference

“There has to be a way forward when you are living with Lyme Disease” On 25th November 2017, some LDUK members attended the conference ‘There has to be a way forward when you are living with Lyme Disease’  by The Global Natural Healthcare Charity Trust in Edinburgh. Hosted by charity […]

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Hope at Christmas by Morven-May MacCallum

Author Morven-May MacCallum reflects on 2017 and the hope it has brought her, achieving more than she could ever imagined.  Morven-May has combined her book promotion with raising awareness of Lyme disease and raising funds for Lyme Disease UK. Thank you Morven-May for all your support this year! Sometimes it […]

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Enjoythecountryside.com

Enjoythecountryside.com is a collaboration between Caudwell LymeCo charity and Lyme Disease UK. Our aim is to raise awareness of the dangers in the British countryside so that everyone can enjoy it to the maximum, whilst staying safe. Caudwell LymeCo charity Caudwell LymeCo is a registered charity whose aim is to […]

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