Tag: lyme

Please Help Freedom Farmer Who Has Lyme Disease Keep the Farm

By Heather Callaghan Randy Buchler is a farmer, permaculture expert and educator, and his family of Shady Grove Farm in Gwinn, Michigan are reaching out to the food freedom community for help. Not only has Randy battled to keep the freedom to farm in Michigan (aside from his own victory in keeping his farm in…

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Music Legend Kris Kristofferson Misdiagnosed With Alzheimer’s, Goes Public With Lyme

By Brandon Turbeville For years Kris Kristofferson was told he was suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and would simply have to get used to a failing memory that would only continue to get worse. Kristofferson had been having trouble with his short-term memory for quite some time and even had problems recounting the past,…

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Fasting-Like Diet Has Profound Effect On Autoimmune and Inflammatory Conditions Like MS

By Heather Callaghan According to a human study, a fasting-like diet switches on a process in which the body kills bad cells and begins to generate new healthy ones Researchers believe that evidence is mounting that a diet which mimics cyclical fasting has way more health benefits than mere weight loss. A new USC-led study shows that it…

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Lyme discovery: Borrelia bacteria hides inside parasitic worms, causing chronic brain diseases

Via Outbreak News Today The examination of autopsied brain tissues from patients who died of serious neurological conditions has revealed that many tick-borne infections, such as Lyme disease, go undiagnosed and untreated. Board-certified pathologist, Alan B. MacDonald, MD, says his research shows “tick infections are not easily detected with routine tests, nor are they easily…

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Lyme Action Network to Host Science and Policy Forum on Capitol Hill

GLENS FALLS, NY, April 26 — Lyme disease is the second-highest reported infectious disease and the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States. Yet government resources currently allocated to research and patient support do not meet the needs of the growing population affected by this disease, with more than 300,000 new cases annually….

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Lyme Disease Science and Policy Forum on Capitol Hill May 19

  Washington, DC – WEBWIRE – Monday, April 4, 2016 Speakers include experts from the fields of microbiology, pathology, molecular medicine, integrative medicine, diagnostic testing, and government oversight. On Thursday, May 19 The Mayday Project Lyme patient advocacy group will host a forum on the scientific and policy challenges posed by the rapidly growing epidemic…

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Lyme Advocates Take Fight for Reform to Capitol Hill

Washington, DC – March  2016 – Because of CDC policy failures, mismanagement, and violations of Federal law, hundreds of thousands of Lyme patients experience a greatly diminished quality of life—a tragedy compounded by financial hardships from out-of-pocket costs and lost income. The burden on individuals as well as on our economy is enormous, the suffering is…

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Advocates Call on CDC to Remove Expired Lyme Guidelines from all Publications

Washington, DC – WEBWIRE – Friday, February 12, 2016. After a decade of controversy, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines for treatment of Lyme disease, first posted in 2006, have lapsed and been removed from the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC). Lyme patients and advocates are calling on the CDC to follow suit and…

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Lyme Patients to Call on Congress for Decisive Action on Epidemic

Advocates demand reform of CDC Lyme disease program Washington, DC – WEBWIRE – Friday, January 22, 2016 On January 26 – 27, a different kind of telethon will take place when Lyme patients and their supporters from coast to coast will make phone calls to their Congressional representatives demanding more attention be paid to the…

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Natural Blaze on Down the Rabbit Hole Show About PTSD, TV, Brain and Mental Health

DTRHRadio On the September 22nd edition of DTRH, Popeye welcomes back to the broadcast friend, author, and researcher Heather Callaghan of Natural Blaze. The two of them get into a bunch of topics including: PTS – why do we call it PTS? How nutritional deficiency is mislabeled as mental illness, and the effect nutrition has…

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