Justin Bieber Raises Awareness of Lyme Disease Struggle

Singer Justin Bieber has created a fresh wave of Lyme disease awareness this month by revealing his struggle with Lyme disease, which was mistaken for mental health problems and even drug abuse. On his social media channels, the singer said “I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that […]

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Group Projects 2019

What a phenomenal year 2019 has been for LDUK and awareness of tick bites, Lyme disease and other tick borne diseases. We are continually inspired by the members of the Lyme community, our fantastic volunteers, and all those who participate in fundraising to enable us to continue raising awareness and […]

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Chronic Christmas by Sophie Ward

It is no lie or exaggeration to say that Christmas can be a very daunting time. There is so much to think about, to balance and to sort out and this is not easy when your mind is in a fog. With the long preparation time, it can seem endless. […]

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Breaking the Stigma of Late Lyme Disease

Breaking the stigma of late Lyme disease There’s nothing quite like lived experience as a catalyst for igniting passion for change.   I feel completely surrounded by this passion as part of the LDUK team and member of the wider Lyme community. Despite ill-health, the care for other patients and […]

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Online Shopping: Raise Money for LDUK While you Shop!

LDUK is now registered with easyfundraising and Amazon Smile so if you feel like supporting us as you do your shopping online, here’s everything you need to know and we’d be so grateful! AmazonSmile: AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Amazon donates 0.5% […]

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School Cake Sale in Aid of LDUK!

A huge thank you goes out to Isabella Doyle who very kindly organised a cake stall at her school, Northgate Primary School in Bishop’s Stortford with the help of her sister Eva, family and friends. They raised a whopping £200 and also raised awareness of Lyme disease and how to […]

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Lyme Disease and Travel

For many people, travel is a healer, a motivator, a goal and the best way to expand horizons. For those who are chronically ill,  it can represent a struggle with uneasiness about how symptoms will be manageable, how pacing will be possible throughout the trip and how dietary requirements will […]

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Raising Awareness at Bransby Horses Rescue and Welfare

After relocating back from the Middle East in late 2017, my husband and I moved to the lovely village of Sturton-By-Stow just outside of Lincoln. Being an avid Lyme disease awareness raiser & Sturton being semi rural,  I immediately contacted the local Parish Council to ask if they would put […]

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Living with Hidden Disabilities

Living with Lyme disease is no small challenge, especially for those of us dealing with late-stage Lyme. We have to fight for the correct diagnosis and then fight for the adequate treatment. This complex illness requires us to be medical detectives, sourcing the most suitable practitioners to help us along […]

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