Fighting Chronic Lyme Disease

Archive for the Medical Research Category

KTVU News Reports: Lyme Transmitted Person-to-Person?

Article by John Fowler (May 8, 2014) KTVU News, BAY AREA — Some Bay Area doctors call Lyme disease a hidden epidemic. Once thought rare in California, Lyme disease appears to be all too common. Its devastating symptoms can begin as long as several years after exposure. […]

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You Do Not Have to Leave Your Home to Get Lyme

The research study results from Dr. Stricker announced earlier this year (suggesting Lyme as a possible sexually transmitted disease) is still making waves in certain media circles. To read the full recap posted by, click here. Perhaps the boldest statement yet came from Dr. Stricker himself: […]

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Dr. Alan MacDonald on Discovering Lyme Bacteria in the Brain of Alzheimer Patients

Don’t miss the comprehensive expert review on the subject of Alzheimer’s linked to Lyme disease and more… in this fascinating interview with Dr. Alan MacDonald: Part I: Part II: Part III:

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Heart and Breathing Complications from Lyme, Bartonella and Babesia

We’ve conducted a review of existing medical papers to understand and capture the essence of the various heart and breathing issues caused by Lyme, Bartonella and Babesia. Click here to view our summary.

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Bartonella Expert Speaks Out

Dr. Breitschwerdt, an expert on Bartonella, speaks out on the significance of Bartonella with or without Lyme disease. The great number of possible symptoms are listed, along with a warning about how much more widespread it is than previously assumed. Click here to read the full post […]

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Medical Research: Borrelia Persists in Brain for Chronic Lyme Disease – Linked to Alzheimer

It has long been known that the spirochete Treponema pallidum, which is the infective agent for syphilis, can in its late stages cause dementia, chronic inflammation, cortical atrophy and amyloid deposition. Spirochetes have previously been observed in the blood, CSF and brain of 14 Alzheimer Disease (AD) […]

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Medical Research: 365 Medical Conditions Linked to Lyme Disease Infection

A Disease Frequently Misdiagnosed (Repost Courtesy of Nutramedix) Katrina Tang, M.D., HMD, founder and Director of Research at the Sierra Integrative Medicine Clinic in Reno, Nevada, states that Lyme disease eludes many doctors because of its ability to mimic many other diseases. According to an informal study […]

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Medical Research: Long-Lasting & Resistant Forms of Lyme Similar to Syphilis Found in Brain

From the Journal of Neuroinflammation (September 2008): Non-typical and cystic forms of Lyme bacteria have been found in the brain, which are similar to those in syphilis. The persistence of these more resistant spirochete forms may explain the long latent stage and persistence of Borrelia infections (i.e. […]

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Medical Research: Lyme Found in Other Biting Insects Besides Ticks

From the Journal of Clinical Microbiology: Borrelia Burgdorferi (i.e. Lyme Disease) was found not only in tested ticks but also in other biting insects such as mosquitoes, horse flies and deer flies… Click here to read the full research paper

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Medical Research: Scientific Confirmation of Bartonella Transmission from Mother to Fetus

From the Journal of Clinical Microbiology: A research study in 2010 provides the first scientific evidence that Bartonella (a common co-infection of Lyme Disease) can be transmitted to children in utero or during cesarean section. The paper further reports that, based on other research, an increasing number […]

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"In the fullness of time, the mainstream handling of Chronic Lyme Disease will be viewed as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of medicine."
Kenneth B. Liegner, MD
Board Certified Internist + training in Pathology and Critical Care Medicine / NY