Lyme Persists

Lyme Persists Lyme Persists

An educational initiative meant to be shared with everyone.

Bacterial persistence refers to the ability of some bacteria to survive antibiotic treatment, a phenomenon well documented in other diseases.

Despite an abundance of peer-reviewed evidence, the idea of Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme Disease, persisting is brushed off by conventional medicine.

Our Lyme Persists initiative is here to highlight this evidence in an easily digestible, easily shareable format, to spread awareness, and help patients educate those in their lives who don’t quite understand Lyme Disease.

Stories

DESPITE ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT

Symptoms can linger

No study shows Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme Disease, can be completely eradicated from the body.

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SUPPORTED BY

A mountain of evidence

Studies dating back to the 80’s, and even one from 1979, suggest tick-borne infections can persist against antibiotics currently recommended by the CDC.

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LYME DISEASE FORMS

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BIOFILMS

Biofilms are complex, continuously rearranging microbial colonies covered with a protective layer to shield them from hostile environments.

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EVIDENCE OF PERSISTENT INFECTION

FOUND IN VITAL ORGANS IN AUTOPSY

The patient had been treated multiple times with CDC recommended antibiotics. Significant inflammatory markers were found near Borrelia burgdorferi biofilms, suggesting that they may cause chronic inflammation.

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