October 2017 on Lyme and bartonella treatment, as well as Lyme-related adventures over the past year, including some angels and events in Washington, Philadelphia, Amsterdam and Ottawa.
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
People keep asking me, “What were your symptoms? How did you know you have Lyme disease?” To say “it’s complicated” is an understatement.