Science & Research

Map of Montana Canine Lyme Cases in My Local Area

Map of Montana Canine Lyme Cases in My Local Area

Lyme disease is under-reported in animals in Montana (and everywhere), as it is in people.  But, interestingly enough dogs are routinely tested and treated in areas where people are not.  Many people have treated their dog for Lyme disease where I live, which is why it catches many people off guard to hear that the […]

1986 Lyme Persistence Study is Just One Example of Relevant Available Science

1986 Lyme Persistence Study is Just One Example of Relevant Available Science

This post is a lengthy introduction to a study published in 1986 that speaks directly to the issue of the persistence of Lyme infection. This is one of many studies addressing this question (Lymedisease.org has a useful pdf list of similar evidence) in the past three or more decades. Yet many high profile doctors and […]

Why is Two-Tiered Lyme Disease Testing Still in Use? Check Out This POLICYWONK Article

 Lymdisease.org diagram, full size below Please take a moment to read the article I’m leading into here, and if your time is perhaps too short to read until we get there, please scroll directly down to the article link.  At the very least, you need to save this one for later.  (And/or share it with […]

Use of Best Available Current Science Would Lead to Appropriate Diagnosis and Care

There will be numerous posts on this topic, as it is the primary obstacle to proper care for Lyme patients.  Inadequate guidelines authored by IDSA and published/supported by CDC are causing misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, delayed care, inadequate care, and permanent disability or death for thousands and thousands of the millions of people who have contracted […]