Vis-a-Vis Symposiums

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new UK based charity, Vis-a-Vis Symposiums. The first London Tick-Borne Disease Symposium was privately funded and held in June 2014 and now that the charity has been established, the aim is to hold regular educational events on this subject. Patrons include […]

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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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Lyme Disease Testing Controversy Continues…

The media interest in Lyme disease has spiked again recently with LDUK group member Emma Horlock sharing her story widely in the Daily Mail, the Liverpool Echo, ITV News and the BBC News. Emma has gone from running her own successful PR firm to spending 22 hours per day in […]

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Living in the Now…Happy 2016 – LadyofLyme.com

Many thanks to LadyofLyme.com for allowing us to feature this optimistic article for this month’s Guest Blog Living in the Now…Happy 2016 By Christina Kovacs (aka Lady of Lyme) “Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” – Lao Tzu If I let the worry […]

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Local Patient Support Groups

There are regular as well as occasional local face to face patient support groups (not run by LDUK), happening around the UK. Keep checking back to see if there’s one happening near you! These groups give patients and carers the opportunity to meet people in a similar situation nearby, make […]

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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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