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Lyme Disease is an
acute inflammatory condition. The name Lyme Disease
comes from the town where it was first identified in
the mid-1970s - Lyme, Connecticut.
Disease is a tick borne illness caused by
bacteria that cause it are transmitted by the
deer-tick (carried by deer and
mice). It can also be carried by
black-legged tick and wood rats. These ticks are
tiny and hard to spot and thus go
undetected. These ticks can fall off
an animal into grasses in marshes or fields or into brush
in wooded areas from which they can be picked up by an
unsuspecting passerby who becomes the next host.
tick will bite, and waits several hours before it
begins to feed on the host's blood. It will then
feed for three or four days. As it feeds, it may
deposit bacteria into the host's bloodstream. The
longer the tick remains attached, the greater the risk
of the disease.
symptoms are variable and will show up two to thirty
two days afterward. The first sign
maybe the appearance of a red, circular lesion or rash
on the skin. The lesion gradually expands
in a circular pattern while the center appears to
clear up. It is for that reason it is
referred to as a bull's eye rash.
addition to the rash, and in some cases, instead of
the rash, fatigue, flu-like symptoms, difficulty
sleeping, muscle weakness, achiness, headache, stiff
neck, backache, and, occasionally, nausea
and vomiting may occur.
disease usually progresses through three stages:
Raised bumps on the skin and/or a rash appear and may
cover the entire torso for a day or two or as much as
several weeks and then fade.
Facial paralysis may occur weeks to months
later. Enlargement of the spleen and lymph
glands, severe headaches, enlargement of the heart
muscle and abnormal heart rhythm may also occur.
Over the long term, persistent headache, stiff neck,
joint pains that attack the knees, swelling and pain
in other joints and even degenerative muscle disease maybe
the tick bite is usually unnoticed and the incubation
period so long, and the symptoms so varied, the
disorder may go unrecognized for weeks or even
Disease can mimic multiple sclerosis, gout, lupus and
chronic fatigue syndrome. Misdiagnosis is not
uncommon. A blood test is usually used to
identify the disease by measuring certain antibodies
that increase from three days to three
to do if you've been bitten
is important that if a person is bitten by a tick, the
longer it remains, the more chance there is of
infection. Most people can reduce the major problems
if the tick is spotted fairly soon and removed.
The way to remove it is tweezers, not
fingers. If you must use fingers, protect
them with a paper towel. Grab the insect close
to its head and pull it straight out. Take it to
a doctor or health department for identification.
Tree oil can be used on a piece of cotton on the
tick's head. It will kill the tick in minutes,
making it easier to yank out minimizing the amount of
harmful bacteria absorbed into the system.
to Avoid if you have it
products that weaken the immune system. That
includes alcohol, sugar, caffeine, tobacco smoke,
white flour products, hydrogenated fats, chemicals
added to foods, fluoridated and chlorinated water,
aluminum cookware, and certain
Remedy for Lyme Disease - You need to
strengthen your immune system. See what Dr. Berg
says to do (he had Lyme Disease)
a side effect of Lyme Disease -
Lyme disease is an infection that
results in nerve damage. Click on the link
to find out more about this side effect.
Here is a book written by America's Pharmacist, Suzy
Cohen, R.PH. It includes Lyme Headaches.
About the Author
Suzy Cohen, America's Pharmacist, is a Functional Medicine practitioner and pharmacist for more than 24 years. Cohen is a Huffington Post
blogger, and the author of several best-selling books on natural health. She has appeared on hundreds of radio programs and television shows including The Dr. Oz show, The View, Know the Cause and The Doctors.
We've found all her recommendations to be sane and
helpful. She uses natural solutions and studies to find
non-drug help. In this book she has you find the cause of the problem and
tells you want to do.
This is very much needed by
Relieve Migraine, Tension, Cluster, Menstrual and Lyme Headaches
by Suzy Cohen, R, Ph. (pharmacist)
This is what is said about this
"Your how-to manual to get rid of headaches, once and for
Up until now headaches were considered a pain syndrome that is only manageable, not curable. Prescription analgesics are addictive, while triptans have their own limitations.
Pharmacist Suzy Cohen has seen headaches of every sort and helps you uncover the hidden cause. Is it a hormonal imbalance, infection or food allergy? Is it a nutrient deficiency? Are your estrogen, testosterone and thyroid hormones in balance? What about neurotransmitters?
The latest research is at your fingertips with this easy-to-read book. Cohen offers hundreds of solutions to end the pain including herbals, vitamins, minerals, medications, teas and much more!
Inside Headache Free you will learn how to pacify pain from:
* Migraine headaches
* Cluster headaches
* Trigeminal neuralgia
* Tension headaches
* Sinus headaches
* Hormonal headaches
* Sex Headaches
* Lyme disease and Babesia headaches
Get it here
Available as both Kindle and Paperback
by Suzy Cohen, R. Ph.
America's Pharmacist does it again. This time headaches are the target of Suzy's attention and I'll tell you the end of the story: Headaches don't win. You do.
--Dr. Ben Lynch, Renowned expert of MTHFR, Nutrigenomics and Methylation. MTHFR.net
When it comes to the uncensored truth about pharmaceuticals, it's hard to find a more credible source than Suzy Cohen, who has served tens of thousands of customers in her professional career. She knows medications inside and out, and yet she's a strong supporter of nutrition and natural health, so she can tell you what to use instead of medications wherever
possible.--Health Ranger Mike Adams Founder of NaturalNews.com
My favorite pharmacist has created a wonderful resource to help you eliminate your headaches and improve your health.
--Dr. Joseph Mercola, Founder of Mercola.com, the world's most visited natural health website
This is clearly the most comprehensive resource available for those suffering from headaches.
--David Perlmutter, MD Author of Grain Brain
by Suzy Cohen, R. Ph.
Learn More about the Author Suzy
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