Caudwell LymeCo received a press release today about an interesting research paper just published, which reports on an association researchers have found between Morgellons disease and borrelia, the bacteria which cause Lyme disease. Morgellons disease is a poorly understood condition characterized by spontaneously occurring, slowly healing skin lesions containing multicolored filaments and accompanied by symptoms … More Scientific Study Sheds Light on Morgellons as an Infectious Disease
Caudwell LymeCo was grateful to speak to one of the world’s leading experts on safe tick removal, known as Tick Man Dan. Proof of his expertise is the fact that he has personally removed more than 300 ticks from his own body, and does not have any tick borne diseases! He makes educational and entertaining … More How to check for ticks
Many Lyme disease patients have other chronic infections, which seem to play a significant role in their symptoms and may be the reason why some patients are very difficult to cure. These various infections make up the chronic condition Mr. John Caudwell has nicknamed “LymeCo”. A co-infection survey Caudwell Lyme Disease is running the first … More INITIAL SURVEY RESULTS: Lyme disease co-infections
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The following blog post was written by guest blogger and Lyme patient, John Benson-Bunch. It is intended as a thought piece and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Caudwell LymeCo. “Borrelia DNA has been found in 100% of 100 Alzheimer’s plaques examined.” Dr Alan MacDonald Introduction Over a century ago Dr Alzheimer was already … More Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease
Caudwell LymeCo received a press release today announcing that the EU has given a €2 million research grant to Netherlands-based Innatoss Laboratories to develop an innovative diagnostic test for Lyme borreliosis. We congratulate Innatoss and wish them every success in their interesting and important work. The researchers at Innatoss have already proven their ability to … More EU gives Innatoss €2 million funding to develop a new Lyme diagnostic test
The BCA clinic and BCA Lab in Augsbug, Germany, as well as, Dr. Leona Gilbert’s Research Team at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland are conducting a study into the role of genetics in Lyme disease symptoms. They are looking for participants in the study. Caudwell Lyme Disease charity welcomes this study and urges all Lyme disease … More Call for participants in a study on the genetics of Lyme disease
The following article is by guest writer Carolyn. Carolyn is a patient not a doctor, and the information contained in this article should not be interpreted as medical advice. Carolyn discussses some evidence for the alterations in the immune system that Lyme disease can cause, as a mechanism for antibiotic resistance. Elisa + Western Blot … More Lyme Disease: an immuno-deficiency disease?
This page offers some patient stories. We invite you to ADD YOUR OWN STORY by writing in the ‘Leave a Reply’ box at the bottom of the page. Please include information about: Symptoms that helped you recognise you had Lyme disease, which may help others learn about the illness, How you have been treated by … More Add your Lyme story
How many people catch Lyme disease in the UK each year? In England and Wales, confirmed cases of Lyme disease almost quadrupled in the ten year period between 2001 and 2011, when there were approximately 1,000 new cases reported. However, Public Health England now estimates that there are up to 3,000 new cases of Lyme … More How Common is Lyme Disease in the UK?