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Lyme Treatment Update

One of the areas in which patients are wronged is chronic Lyme. There are two forms of chronic Lyme. One are those who have persisting symptoms after receiving standard therapy after a valid Lyme diagnosis. Persisting symptoms can occur after a variety of infections, from EBV to Q fever to Borellia . I suspect these patients have a pathol...
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MAR
15

Points of Interest 03/14/2016

Class-action lawsuit reveals company sat on 2004 study indicating Cold-FX does nothing to fight colds . Big Supplement, suppressing the truth THEY don't want you to know. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Mar 3. Acupuncture for substance use disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis . "Available evidence suggests no consistent differences between ac...
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Points of Interest 05/21/2015

Synthetic rhino horn will not solve poaching problem.With bipartisan support, Lyme research bill moves forward.Vaccine-free childcare ‘potentially catastrophic’, says industry group.‘Stalking’ of pro-vaccine lobbyists prompts warning from doctors’ groupThe imperfections of Evidence-Based Medicine
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Everything That is Wrong About Chronic Lyme in One Patient

Over at Science-Based Medicine I have two recent articles on the issues surrounding Lyme, chronic Lyme, and protecting Lyme literate physicians from responsibility for their creative medical practice. There are here and here.

But neither post do the treatment of chronic lyme justice. For that you need Suffering from the anguish of chronic Lyme disease, a case of horrible reporting about mind-boggling medical care.  It is one thing to write about these cases in the aggregate, it is quite another to see what happens to another human.

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