The bacteria that cause Lyme disease also have been shown to trigger dysfunctional mast cell activation, and mast cell activation causes inflammation that can then bring about a great number of characteristic mild to life-threatening symptoms.
Eighty-five years ago, in 1932—coincidentally during Adolf Hitler’s political ascent in the decade before World War II—the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) commissioned a study to gain a greater understanding of syphilis. S
Sticks and stones break bones, and unfortunately semantics are getting in the way of helping people with chronic Lyme disease.
What the News Media Don’t Tell You About Lyme Disease—But Should (Updated 12/01/17 With Audio Podcast Version)
Lately there have been more headlines about Lyme disease than ever before. Most of them say nothing new.
Lyme disease contains multitudes of mysteries. Is it too complex for some doctors to be willing to manage?