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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

Education

07/17/2023

The Impact of Lyme Disease on Mental Health: Understanding the Connection and Seeking Support

Lyme disease is a significant public health concern that has effects far beyond its well-known physical manifestations. It also significantly impacts mental health, adding another layer to its profound influence. There is growing recognition of the ability of the Lyme bacterium to breach the blood-brain barrier, triggering inflammation and disrupting regular brain function, resulting in various neurological and psychiatric symptoms.

In the Media

06/07/2023

Jacksonville Lyme disease patients say they had to ask a dozen times for a test

There is a history of misdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of tick-borne diseases across the country, but especially in Florida. Dr. Kerry Clark of UNF states that tests are not sensitive enough and cases are getting missed. In addition to testing issues, doctors in Florida don't consider tick-borne disease as a part of their clinical evaluation, leading one woman to a dozen different doctors before figuring out what was wrong with her child. Project Lyme board member Melissa Bell joined ABC News Jacksonville on Wednesday morning to support these claims with her own son's story of misdiagnosis and illness

Science

06/02/2023

How Does Lyme Disease Affect Your Hormones?

Lyme disease has the potential to impact nearly every single system in our body including our brain, gut, endocrine system, nervous system, reproductive system, and cardiovascular system. This is why it can lead to such widespread symptoms that can vary from person to person. One of the major impacts it can have is on your endocrine system, which can impact thyroid function, adrenal function, and overall hormonal balance in the body. Dr. Izabella Wentz, author of Adrenal Transformation Protocol, addresses these issues and how to solve them.