Why Lyme is such a Unique Disease (Short Answer)

by Dave Cottrell

It is VERY important to be diagnosed quickly if you are bitten by a Bb (Burrelia Burdorferi=Lyme) infected tick.  If you go on the proper antibiotics within the first couple of months, they will get rid of any Bb or co-infections, but once they get a foothold, they are very difficult to get rid of. Continue reading

The Real Pandemic of the 21st Century?

by Dave Cottrell
I had just finished watching the documentary, Under Our Skin, on the Knowledge Network website.
As a diagnosed Lyme sufferer, diagnosed by a retired doctor who is one of the most respected and highly sought out speakers on Lyme Disease in the world, yet still refused the treatment that could cure me, this film did not offer much hope.  It only served to underscore the huge problem this disease is for those unlucky enough to have it anywhere in the developed world. Continue reading