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Wake Up to Lyme 2019 Campaign Success!

May 2019 saw the nation ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ with our most successful awareness campaign yet. Thank you so much to everyone who took part! LDUK sent out more posters and leaflets in the first week of awareness month than we did during the whole campaign last year! A whopping […]

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Lighting up Lancashire for Lyme by Sophie Ward

LDUK has kicked off Lyme Disease awareness month with a bang. Across the country with the work of the LDUK team and members of our Online Community, we have been able to get major UK landmarks to glow green in support of Lyme disease awareness which is just incredible and […]

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How To Raise Lyme Disease Awareness

Raising awareness is a proactive and productive dose of medicine. It can give us a real buzz, provide us with a sense of a purpose, and make a real difference at the same time. You don’t have to go to extreme lengths to raise awareness, simply sharing your story with […]

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Meet The Team: Natasha Metcalf

I have been ill since I was 16 years old. I suffered with a ‘mystery illness’ for many years after removing what I thought was a tiny splinter from my leg, following a mountain hike. It was the Christmas holidays and we were living in Hong Kong at the time. […]

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How To Enjoy The Party

As 2018 marks LDUKs 5th birthday and Christmas is on the horizon, we’ve been talking about celebrations and how to best manage our symptoms when trying to enjoy ourselves. The Christmas period can often leave us feeling stressed. There are so many people to see, so many events, so much […]

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How To Help Others With Lyme Disease

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Lyme Disease UK we are running with the ‘5’ theme… kicking off with 5 ways to help others. Helping others gives us all a buzz and we always feel better mentally and physically when we see others smile. These are often selfless and free […]

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A 5 Year Reflection

As Lyme Disease UK turns 5 this year, it only seems right to reflect on this period of time which spans half a decade and to take stock of what has developed organically over the years. I have to pinch myself everytime I realise that a Facebook group which I […]

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Group Projects 2018

2018 has been an incredible year for LDUK. Our community has grown bigger by the day and we continue to be inspired by all the hard work and determination we see. So much has been going on, from new local support groups popping up to the fantastic efforts lobbying support […]

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Scottish Parliament Photo Call

LDUK’s Morven-May MacCallum headed to the Scottish Parliament following First Minister’s Questions to host a photo call to raise awareness of Lyme disease, sponsored by Alexander Burnett MSP. Below is Morven-May’s write up of the event! A big thank you to Morven-May, to Alexander Burnett and to all the MSPs […]

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Living with Lyme: My Journey So Far by Craig Fordham

I am a full-time Survival and Bushcraft instructor from Blackwolf Survival & Bushcraft living in Kent. I’ve pretty much spent my life in the great outdoors and have been lucky enough in that time to have travelled to and worked in some pretty amazing places. Of course I’ve always been […]

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