Tick Bite Prevention

We are experiencing the hottest February on record in the U.K. While we all want to make the most of it, we must be aware that when the weather heats up, the  chances of being bitten by a tick increases as well. Many of us are all too familiar with […]

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LDUK Achieves Charity Status!

We are delighted to announce that Lyme Disease UK is now a registered charity (1182212), thanks to all the hard work of our volunteers and generous donations from the Lyme community, general public and sponsors. Some of the benefits of this exciting development are that we can receive gift aid on […]

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What Do You Say to Friends When You Have to Cancel Plans?

Having to cancel plans on a regulalar basis is something people with a chronic illness often have to do, much to their disappointment and to the disappointment of others. I decided to ask our Online Community how they explain to people when they have to pull out of an arrangement […]

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‘Hummingbird’ by Laura C. Brown

Hummingbird by Laura C Brown Having my song included on the LDUK website is something of a surreal moment for me, and feels like a bit of a landmark. 6 years ago, I first found LDUK, and along with the many friends and family that have helped me, I have […]

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Meet The Team: Rachel Bowerman

I’ve been volunteering with LDUK since 2016, and although I wish an organisation like ours wasn’t needed, I do love what I do. Raising awareness of Lyme disease and tick bite prevention has given me a sense of purpose, it makes me feel as though my experience hasn’t been in […]

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Lyme Disease: My Journey So Far by Craig Fordham

I’m seldom happier then when I’m in the great outdoors, especially the woods and in the forest and I’ve been lucky enough to have spent the vast amount of my working life learning and teaching in this environment. Now, this does come with a few issues for me. Firstly, I’m […]

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Am I Going Mad? By Peter Hill

An Insight into my Personal Journey with the Psychiatric Aspects of Lyme Disease Why am I feeling this way? This will always be the first question we ask ourselves no matter what ails us. We may need the reassurance of someone we trust to tell us what it is that […]

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How Has LDUK Helped You?

Lyme disease is a complex condition that can leave many of us feeling alone. We don’t always know where to turn, doctors don’t understand our symptoms; family members can’t always relate, and friends often struggle to see our pain. That’s why LDUK is so important – we have an amazing […]

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