Meet The Team: Julia Knight

In 1999 I was bitten by ‘something’ while on holiday at Center Parcs near Thetford, Norfolk. Despite being a senior paediatric nurse I had no knowledge of Lyme disease. Over the next few months I became progressively unwell resulting in me being unable to get out of bed, sleep, swallow […]

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Lower Stress in Five Ways by Sarah Jones

Five Ways To Lower Stress Wherever You Are, and Help Your Recovery Many of us feel trapped by the daily rigors, but while we are very often told that the key is to move, or speak up or even, dance, most of us cannot bear the thought of doing these […]

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Dr Joseph Jemsek – Expert Q&A Video

Thank you to Dr Jemsek for answering so many of our group members’ questions. He covers a range of topics such as; transmission, treatment, cure vs remission, co infections and paediatrics. JOSEPH G. JEMSEK, MD, FACP, AAHIVS Board Certified Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Dr. Jemsek is a board-certified physician […]

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Calum’s Story

Calum Culbert aged 16 “living the lyme life” School pupil from Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. An outdoors enthusiast, an active Scout, hill walker, interested in all rural pursuits and very keen fisherman, being a member of the Scottish Sea Angling Team. Walked and camped regularly. Despite best preventative efforts picked […]

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Better Health Guy, Scott Forsgren – Expert Q&A Video

Better Health Guy, Scott Forsgren is an expert patient and health coach who managed to regain his health after suffering from a wide range of chronic health problems including Lyme disease and mould toxicity for over twenty years. His renowned website www.BetterHealthGuy.com is an invaluable resource and Scott attends and […]

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Wake Up To Lyme Campaign 2017

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month! LDUK wants to prevent further people being infected with Lyme disease this Summer. Our ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign aims to raise awareness on how to prevent tick bites, how to safely remove ticks and the importance of early treatment for those people who become […]

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Getting Into The Water to Support my Partner, By Ben Bechtel

Ben Bechtel wrote a heartfelt post on Facebook recently about his experience watching his partner Lindsey struggle with Lyme disease. He talks about getting into the water with her, and helping her through the immense difficulties of life with Lyme disease. Thank you for giving us permission to share this, […]

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Bob Miller – Expert Q&A Video

Bob Miller is an American practitioner with 20 years of experience and specialises in genetic variants and nutrigenomics. In this video he answers many questions from Lyme Disease UK members and explains his work in nutrigenomics and complimentary medicine. Robert Miller ND earned his naturopathic degree from Trinity School of […]

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BBC News Item on Lyme Disease interviewing Simone Sheppard

Simone Sheppard from Aylesbury was interviewed by BBC News on 31st March 2017. She didn’t agree with the Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis her father, Alan Sheppard, was given after he fell into a coma in 2014. He had the classic bulls eye rash and then the family dog died from Lyme […]

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My Experience with Bee Venom Therapy – by Rebecca Hayward

  Bee Venom Therapy is a controversial alternative treatment used by some patients with Lyme disease. Lyme Disease UK doesn’t endorse any particular treatment and any opinion stated in our guest blog is that of the author. Do not attempt self treatment without precautionary measures and oversight by a medical […]

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