• Welcome to Lyme Disease UK, a registered charity founded by Lyme disease patients. We are healthcare advocates campaigning for increased knowledge and awareness of Lyme disease and the associated factors.

Welcome to Lyme Disease UK

Awareness Animation

Tick bite prevention and correct removal are crucial when it comes to avoiding Lyme disease. There are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your chances of being bitten by a tick. Watch our awareness animation and read our tips for enjoying the outdoors safely.

News From the LDUK community

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Guest Blog – ‘What makes viruses tick?’ Project

At the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, we are undertaking a new project ‘What makes viruses tick?’. This project aims to raise awareness and offer information on ticks and tick-borne diseases in Scotland. Ticks and the diseases they transmit have become an increasing concern in recent years for […]

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Awareness Talks 2022

Our awareness talks are popular as ever and we’ve had some great interactions throughout the start of 2022. In collaboration with Botanic Protect, we were invited to give a talk to the Woodland Trust in March. Over one hundred people attended this virtual event where awareness about what Lyme disease […]

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Wake Up To Lyme Campaign 2022

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, which means we’re launching our annual Wake Up To Lyme campaign! Following the lifting of Covid restrictions, this year we’re excited to be running the campaign both online and offline for the first time in three years! Our campaign aims to raise awareness on […]

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Light up for Lyme 2022

Want to see your local landmark lit up in green for Lyme Disease Awareness Month? Please take part in #LightUpForLyme! In May 2019 we had a total of 18 iconic landmarks light up across the UK for Lyme disease awareness. The Spinnaker Tower, The Tyne Bridge and Blackpool Tower, to […]

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Tick Bite Prevention Week

Tick Bite Prevention Week takes place in March each year and with this topic in mind, we would like to make the exciting announcement that our campaign partner for Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2022 will be Botanic Protect – a tick repellent solution! There are many ways to take precautions […]

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My Lyme Story: Lori Chisnall

I was a healthy, young 47-year-old enjoying life. A party animal, I was always first on the dance floor and last to leave until one morning I awoke with every bone and muscle hurting, an intense, deep crushing pain. Months went by without improvement, in fact I got worse. My […]

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Free Yoga Sessions for Lyme Patients

Lyme Disease UK are delighted to offer free online yoga sessions specifically for Lyme disease patients! A huge thanks to yoga teacher and Lyme warrior, Helen Say, for generously donating her time and expertise to help our community. The first session took place on Monday 22nd November and will reoccur […]

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Online Seminar: An Overview of PoTS with Dr Sanjay Gupta

This online seminar took place on Wednesday 17 November. Dr Sanjay Gupta shared his extensive knowledge on Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia (PoTS). You can download his slides here: An Overview of PoTS with Dr Sanjay Gupta. Dr Gupta qualified in 1995 from Charing Cross Hospital in London and relocated to Manchester […]

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