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  • Enjoy the Outdoors Tick-free!

    As temperatures warm up and ticks become more active, how do we protect ourselves and our loved ones and reduce our fear of spending time outdoors? I spend a lot of time talking to people and I...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • We’re Not Gonna Take It: Fighting for Lyme Patient Advocacy

    When I was composing this week’s article, eighties rock group, Twisted Sister’s, “We’re Not Gonna Take It” came to mind. Allow me to share some lyrics and you’ll see the connection: We’re not gonna take it No,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Ticks Do Not Die in the Winter

    “Just last week, I saw a patient with an adult deer tick embedded in their lower back,” said one of the Midcoast Lyme literate medical providers. “We removed the tick and sent it off to Tickreport.com for...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • An Integrative Approach to Healing from Lyme Disease

    Whenever Lyme and tick-borne disease treatment is brought up in conversation, the variety of methods a patient seeks out is never ending. Why? Because we, as a people, are so diverse in how we live that it...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Reliable Testing for Lyme Disease

    I’m a huge proponent that you need to see the right person for the right job. In order to get correct service or information, you need to seek out someone who has knowledge and experience with the...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • LYME TIME with Paula Jackson Jones THEY SAID WHAT?!?!?!

    “You’re too sick to have chronic Lyme” “Once you have Lyme, you can’t get it again” “You didn’t get the bulls-eye so you’re all set” “You been treated so any residual symptoms will fade in time” “You’ve...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Prevention is Key to Staying Tick Free

    I remember it was a cool October day when I went outside to do yardwork with my husband. I remember dressing in layers and not having to deal with mosquitos. I remember that I stood in the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • It’s All in Your Head…?

    There is nothing more disheartening than hearing these words from your Physician, “It’s all in your head.” I understand why my doctor said it to me. He tried all of the conventional testing, looked at my symptoms,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Tale of a Chronic Lyme Journey

    On April 24, 2010, my life changed abruptly and without notice. Until then, I had routinely been swimming 100 lengths in a nearby pool several days a week with aerobic and strength training workouts at the fitness...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 15 Essential Facts about Lyme Disease

    In researching on Lyme disease, it becomes immediately obvious that understanding Lyme re-quires embracing complexity. Many people—patients and practitioners alike, shy away from a delving into Lyme because it feels overwhelming – and it can be. Here...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Battle Against Lyme Disease – Part Two

    Chronic Lyme: An Attitude and Lifestyle Adjustment Being diagnosed with Lyme was a life changing experience for me. Prior to the diagnosis I had major work-ups done in order to try and understand what was creating some...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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