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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Kirkham Grammar School Raises £1750 for LDUK!

Kirkham Grammar School is LDUK’s Sophie Ward’s old school and they raised a whopping £1750 for LDUK! Thank you so much to the school for their support and also to Sophie for maintaining a link with her old school, raising awareness amongst the students and for attending to pick up […]

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Micheal Rubenstein Conferences Raises £3000 for LDUK!

We are really grateful to Michael Rubenstein Conferences Ltd who chose LDUK to be the beneficiary charity of their conference, ’22 QCs On The Hot Employment Law Issues 2019-2020′. “I have seen in my own family the devastation that long-term Lyme disease can cause. LDUK is leading the battle in […]

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Diary Of A Press Manager – Julia Knight

My name is Julia Knight & I’m the Press Manager for Lyme Disease UK.  I thought I might be interesting for people to have an insight into what this role entails and how very interesting it can be! How did I end up doing this job? A Brief history of […]

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Children’s Poster Competition Winner!

We are delighted to announce that the winner of LDUK’s 2019 children’s poster competition is Evangeline Baxter-Fox who is 7 years old. Well done Evangeline for creating such an impactful poster with a really strong message to help people #WakeUptoLyme and to Moyles Court School for embracing Lyme disease awareness. […]

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How Does The Weather Affect Our Symptoms?

Summer 2019 has generally been good to us but this winter is set to be another harsh one. With the rollercoaster of the seasons and a climate that is continuously changing, how is our health being affected? Many of us take holidays abroad in order to chase the sun and […]

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How Does Your Illness Make You Feel?

This question is heartbreaking, and I know for many people, it sparks SO many different emotions which are often, understandably, negative. When I asked this question in our Online Community, the main responses were: embarrassed, angry and let down. We feel embarrassment because we don’t want people seeing us as […]

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An EM rash may appear in some cases

Lyme disease and the EM rash

An erythema migrans otherwise known as an EM, is the rash associated with Lyme disease. The rash does not occur in every case of Lyme disease but if a patient does present with an EM rash then no blood test is required and treatment should be prescribed immediately as per […]

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