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From the latest headlines to community events, keep your finger on the pulse of the Lyme world. Learn about groundbreaking research and what’s new in patient advocacy. Stay informed to make the best possible health decisions for yourself and the people you care about.

News & Updates

Advocacy

05/17/2022

Ashley Baker: Advocate, Artist, and Lyme Patient

Ashley Baker is a Lyme patient from Clear Spring, Maryland. During her childhood, she spent a lot of time in the woods and parks around her home, including the C&O Canal. She grew up with no concept of Lyme disease or effective tick bite prevention measures. She has since become another person who faces chronic symptoms. However, she has worked hard to overcome her illness and change the narrative surrounding the disease. This is her story.

Education

05/02/2022

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Food Sensitivities, and You

Inflammation plays a key role in the body’s natural defense system against viruses, bacteria, and other dangerous invaders. When it is temporary, it can boost healing. High inflammation can be exacerbated by certain medical conditions, including Lyme disease and various chronic illnesses. Fortunately, there is a way to calm and even prevent this inflammatory response—and it all starts with what you put in your mouth