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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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Bob Miller Expert Q&A Video

Bob Miller is an American practitioner with 20 years of experience and specialises in genetic variants and nutrigenomics. In this video he answers many questions from Lyme Disease UK members and explains his work in nutrigenomics and complimentary medicine. Robert Miller ND earned his naturopathic degree from Trinity School of […]

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BBC News Item on Lyme Disease interviewing Simone Sheppard

Simone Sheppard from Aylesbury was interviewed by BBC News on 31st March 2017. She didn’t agree with the Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis her father, Alan Sheppard, was given after he fell into a coma in 2014. He had the classic bulls eye rash and then the family dog died from Lyme […]

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My Experience with Bee Venom Therapy – by Rebecca Hayward

  Bee Venom Therapy is a controversial alternative treatment used by some patients with Lyme disease. Lyme Disease UK doesn’t endorse any particular treatment and any opinion stated in our guest blog is that of the author. Do not attempt self treatment without precautionary measures and oversight by a medical […]

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Kate’s Story

Journey into the unknown with Lyme disease by Kate Lawlor It is hard to say where it all began, as I am honestly not sure. In 2002, I took my young children to a nearby picnic area. We sat in a grassy area by a lake and then we went […]

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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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Dr Horowitz Expert Q&A Video

For the first instalment of our new Expert Question & Answer series, we’re delighted that Dr Richard Horowitz took time out of his busy schedule to answer some of our members’ questions. Dr Richard Horowitz is a world renowned Lyme disease doctor from the United States. He’s written several books, regularly speaks at […]

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Lyme Disease Co-Infections

In addition to Lyme disease, ticks also carry numerous other infections and these vectors are often referred to as ‘dirty needles’. According to one study, ‘ticks transmit more pathogens than any other arthropod’ (Moutallier et al, 2016). It’s important to be aware of these Lyme disease co-infections as they can […]

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Lyme Disease and Art – by Rachel Alban

Rachel Alban is an artist living with Lyme disease in the North of England. In this guest blog post she discusses her illness and the effect it’s had on her art. You can find out more about her work from her website. http://www.rkalbanart.co.uk/ ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade’. This […]

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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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