Mr S.M., a 56-year-old rambler, came to see me with an irritable bowel, stomach pain, loss of sex drive, severe fatigue, joint pain and swelling that kept moving to different joints, stiffness in his hands and bone sensitivity in his ribs
This tick borne disease, a result of forest mismanagement, is sharply on the rise. But medicine still hasn't worked out how best to diagnose it, let alone treat it. ...
The incidence of new cases of Lyme disease has doubled in the US since 1991, according to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
LYME DISEASE: It's still on the increase
What is Lyme disease? Although the world’s attention was riveted on a small cluster of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) cases last year, it is Lyme disease (LD) that is considered one of the fastest-growing illnesses in the world.
One small study has had remarkable success with a rare type of cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa). The benefits of most types of cat’s claw are counteracted by tetracyclic oxindole alkaloids (TOA), which prevent the most active compounds,
Skin Rashes ;Skin rashes come in all forms and sizes. Some are raised
Skin rashes come in all forms and sizes. Some are raised bumps, others are flat red blotches. Some are itchy blisters; others are pathe
Lyme disease is a potentially serious long-term illness caused by a bacteria carried by minute deer ticks and spread when they bite a person. Because the symptoms vary and often mimic those of other ailments, a diagnosis can easily be missed in the...