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CDC Acknowledges Lyme Disease Can Cause Lingering Symptoms

Some potentially hopeful news emerged this week in the Lyme disease community as  the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website has included Lyme disease in a list of diseases that can lead to lingering, chronic symptoms. Although there is still a long way to go, hopefully this is […]

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The Impact of Covid-19 Lockdown by Julia Knight

Many people who are already chronically ill with Lyme disease or other illnesses were bed-bound or housebound before the Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown became part of daily life. If Lyme disease is left untreated, it can result in long term damage to the joints, heart and nervous system and this […]

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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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What Has Made You Most Proud Since Becoming Unwell?

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 overall. It […]

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