Forbidding Forecast For Lyme Disease In The Northeast

Last summer Felicia Keesing returned from a long trip and found that her home in upstate New York had been subjected to an invasion. “There was evidence of mice everywhere. They had completely taken over,” says Keesing, an ecologist at Bard College. It was a plague of mice. And it had landed right in Keesing’s…

Could You Have Lyme Disease and Not Know It?

Lyme disease is a potentially serious tick-borne illness that can be tricky to diagnose. And the number of cases in the United States may be vastly underreported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A report published in the September 2015 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseasesestimates that 329,000 cases of Lyme disease…

Have Lyme? Avoid These 3 Foods

Getting the medical community to recognize and treat Lyme disease with medicine is difficult and even with treatment, some of the symptoms linger. Many people have found tremendous benefit in changing the diet to reduce the symptoms of Lyme and maximize the immune response to let the body do as much as it can to…

8 Signs Of Lyme Disease To Watch Out For

Cassidy McCarthy, 27, was exhausted no matter how many hours she slept. “I felt like a zombie most days,” she says; her muscles ached, and she sometimes forgot words during conversations. McCarthy was awaiting the results from a battery of blood tests when intense chest pain sent her to the ER. Could it be a…