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by phyfe
Sun 1 Sep 2013 18:15
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Did Lyme disease originate out of Plum Island?
Replies: 1
Views: 1378

Did Lyme disease originate out of Plum Island?

http://www.theglobaldispatch.com/did-lyme-disease-originate-out-of-plum-island-33473/ Did Lyme disease originate out of Plum Island? Many in the Lyme disease community and so-called “conspiracy theorists” have been making this claim for a long time. While no surprise, the Department of Homeland Secu...
by phyfe
Sat 31 Aug 2013 14:58
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: The Global Search for Education:In Search of Solutions-Ticks
Replies: 0
Views: 841

The Global Search for Education:In Search of Solutions-Ticks

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/c-m-rubin/the-global-search-for-edu_74_b_3729435.html The Global Search for Education: In Search of Solutions - Ticks Posted: 08/09/2013 8:31 am C. M. Rubin. Blogger and author, 'The Real Alice in Wonderland' To date in my "Ticks" series, we have learned from leading gl...
by phyfe
Fri 30 Aug 2013 19:54
Forum: Personal Stories
Topic: Lyme Disease Wales and Horse Flies?
Replies: 19
Views: 24135

Re: Lyme Disease Wales and Horse Flies?

http://www.uri.edu/ce/factsheets/sheets/deerhorseflies.html Full article at link above but here is the statement you are looking for: Damage: Only female horse flies and deer flies feed on blood. Both flies are vicious, painful biters which feed on the blood of cattle, horses, mules, hogs, dogs, dee...
by phyfe
Sun 25 Aug 2013 4:11
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: FDA approves test to identify 193 microorganisms
Replies: 0
Views: 920

FDA approves test to identify 193 microorganisms

NEWS: FDA approves test to identify 193 microorganisms 24th August 2013 Vitek MS is the first mass spectrometer system for automated identification of yeast and bacteria known to cause serious illnesses in humans. (No mention on whether it works for Lyme. But even if it doesn't, it may prove helpfu...
by phyfe
Tue 20 Aug 2013 1:44
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fatigue: Sick Tired vs. Normal Tired
Replies: 0
Views: 779

Fatigue: Sick Tired vs. Normal Tired

http://tbdalliance.org/getinformed/tbdablog/229-fatigue Fatigue Written by Jennifer Crystal. A few weeks ago, there was a small fire in my apartment building which necessitated three separate evacuations between the hours of 2:00 and 5:00am. Needless to say, it was a long night, and no one got much ...
by phyfe
Mon 19 Aug 2013 17:59
Forum: General Topics
Topic: When the ‘cure’ doesn’t end the pain
Replies: 0
Views: 543

When the ‘cure’ doesn’t end the pain

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/science/2013/08/17/huge-question-about-lyme-why-some-patients-report-lingering-symptoms/DP82z7oYLdfq8wEQZ7ekaL/story.html When the ‘cure’ doesn’t end the pain Some Lyme disease patients have symptoms that can linger for years despite standard treatment. Scientists are...
by phyfe
Wed 14 Aug 2013 15:56
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Alcohol consumption for Lyme sufferers?
Replies: 1
Views: 864

Alcohol consumption for Lyme sufferers?

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/806594_5 In order to increase memory function it is recommended that a person drink a moderate amount of red wine. Mediterranean diets high in omega-3 fatty acids improve working memory[29] and reduce risk for mild cognitive impairment[30] -- per DSM-5, minor neur...
by phyfe
Wed 14 Aug 2013 15:05
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Muliple-Strain Bb Infections: Implications
Replies: 14
Views: 5389

Re: Muliple-Strain Bb Infections: Implications

Since some people get the erythema migrans rash and some don't, could the strain be the defining criteria?
by phyfe
Mon 12 Aug 2013 13:55
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Deconstructing Lyme Disease
Replies: 0
Views: 718

Deconstructing Lyme Disease

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/08/11/deconstructing-lyme-disease Deconstructing Lyme Disease Debaters: Richard I. Horowitz, Doctor--Focus on the Co-Infections Brian Palmer, reporter--Antibiotics Are Not the Cure Richard S. Ostfeld, author, “Lyme Disease: The Ecology of a Complex System"--...