Lyme Loonies

Life can be a comedy or tragedy. Lyme Loonies is a little bit of both. In the first cartoon book about Lyme disease, creator David Skidmore captures and illuminates the struggles faced by those with the illness. The silly, savvy, and witty cartoons are a way of expressing hope, humor and revolt at the tug-of-war which those affected with Lyme find themselves regarding all aspects of the illness.

Supplements Aiding in Lyme Disease Fight

Pinella – Brain/Nerve Cleanse is an herbal extract made from Pimpinella Anisum, commonly known as Anise, or Aniseed, and has been used by indigenous groups from the Mediterranean to southwest Asia for centuries. Primary benefits of the cleanse include reducing inflammation, the elimination of toxins from both the brain and central nervous systems, and reducing brain fog.

35 Christmas Present Ideas for Lyme Disease Patients

The holiday season can be particularly difficult for Lyme Disease patients. Physically, emotionally, financially, you name it- it seems like the holidays has the potential to heighten every emotion that comes with fighting this disease. I have received numerous emails asking what appropriate gifts for a Lyme Disease patient may be so today I wanted to 35 Christmas present ideas for those loved ones in your life that may be fighting Lyme Disease. I hope that this helps you! 

5 Things You Can Do For Your Friends with Lyme Disease During the Holidays

During the holiday season, families are busy with present shopping, eating, parties and good times with friends. Although it is a great time of year, for someone with a chronic illness, it can be an incredibly taxing and stressful season to maneuver through.

Talking Lyme Disease In London

On May 15, 2016, Dr. Jemsek presented at the Academy Of Nutritional Medicine of the UK conference in London. This was the academy’s third meeting in their “Lifting the Veil” series, which provides “answers to important questions on chronic disease by stepping outside the box,” according to their website. The conference was chaired by Dr. Judy Mikovits, who was the only other American doctor that spoke that day.

Battling Lyme With Probiotic Beverages: Kombucha & Kefir

Kombucha is fermented tea that contains live bacteria and yeast—as such, it boasts the benefits of a probiotic, including improved digestion. So, why try kombucha for Lyme disease? It promotes health and healing by fighting off pathogens and detoxifying your body, which in turn boosts your immune system–thus helping to fight Lyme. Furthermore, its anti-inflammatory components lessen muscle and joint pain as well as stiffness. Some say it even improves mood due to its high levels of Vitamin B. Ultimately, this antioxidant aids in helping you feel better day-by-day.

Musical Medicine: Harpist Astrid Walschot-Stapp’s Journey With Lyme Disease

When Astrid Walschot-Stapp was eight years old, she had such bad knee pain that she told her mother, “It’s almost like thousands of little creatures are eating me from the inside out.” Prior to this, she had a near-death experience when she had a seizure that was so bad it caused her tongue to retract into the back of her throat. What she didn’t know then, and what she wouldn’t find out until many years later, was that she had Lyme disease. During the seizure she lost consciousness and recalls, “I remember being in this beautiful white light…there were strings and when I would touch them a tear would fall, and I always wondered about it.”