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THROUGH CHALLENGE and Lyme Disease

TICK SEASON IS HERE

 
How about educating your family together with a 4 minute video that is easy and not scary to take in. The following YouTube video will help you protect your family. 

DOGS and CATS
 For those who are looking for something natural to use on your pets when letting them out or taking them out for exercise. I have it from a pretty reliable source that the following recipe works well for dogs or cats.

8 oz. - Apple cider vinager
4 oz. warm water
1/2 tsp.

Binghamton University Update

  Good morning all. Linda and I returned safely from the Lyme conference at Binghamton University yesterday. We were and are very tired and will share a few of our experiences as we go. There is a lot to put together. We didn't see much of the big and informative speakers but will take in and share the streams as they become available. I understand the Igenex speaker was very informative and Dr. Steven Bock and Dr. Richard Horowitz were as usual interesting and educational. I personally would have loved to listen to the anthropologist that were speaking.

Gods In White Coats

Gods in White Coat Mentality

   Closed minded disaster waiting to happen.

  I have been hearing a lot about how doctors have allowed this Lyme issue to mushroom into the monster we have today. This is my own opinion and comes from many insights and much reading and listening. As for my “Gods in White Coat Mentality – GIWC ” terminology. That is reserved for doctors who are very intelligent and can do many great things doctoring as long as they stay with in the block of knowledge that this group of ?

RECENTLY ASKED

  It is I, David R Thomas. I was recently asked by a FB Lyme reader how I am doing. I have been as busy as I can be with getting the word of Lyme and Tick borne diseases out to the public and into our leaders minds. I feel better when I am doing something. As for my health, I require much rest after chasing many years of diagnoses that if was understood 30 yrs. Ago. I wood have been much healthier today. I am quite sure the heart issue is a development of many years of not so much misdiagnoses as it was just plain unknown at the time.

IN RESPONSE TO PROTOCOL

 There was a lot going on in a conversation with a Dr. who wears a nice suit. That is about all the credit I can give him for his knowledge of todays knowledge of Lyme. Second Testing I have researched and wrote about many times in my blog. The good testing is available but the FDA is trying to close it down after they actually said." We (FDA) won't give you clearance but we will let you use the Igenex testing." That was years ago. That worked until Big Pharma and ins. Com. started putting pressure on non FDA approved testing. As for the need for testing. We have come full circle. Dr's will have to educate themselves to Lyme disease at ILADS cert. classes. They will learn to use the MSIDS (Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Survey) to diagnose their tick borne disease patients. I am not a doctor and I understand it. Testing today only supports the doctors decisions and the TWO TIER testing is not reliable for Tick borne diseases. It is only useful in HIV testing and it lies most of the time for Lyme. There for I-genex and the like testing trumps CDC protocol testing. Unless we can come up with a reliable instant Tick borne disease test it is worthless against what we have now. They talk about designing a Lyme disease test. We need a multiple tick borne disease testing system if that is the case. It would have to detect Bb (borellia {many strains}, Bartonella, Rickettsia, Babesia which is a malaria type parisite plus many more. We have all of this in place and FDA and Mr. Levine who I am sure means well is stumbling for words because I am sure he is a profeshional guidelines Loyal CDC Physician. Just like all the LLMD's were before they discovered there is no help for them unless they go against the grain and do something for themselves and their patients.

SPRING IS HERE

Hello all,
It is another year so I thought I would refresh your memory for a great summer coming.
   I am here as I said to give you an idea of how to enjoy the out doors this year if you are rightfully concerned for your health and your family's health. Tick problems and Lyme disease has become a very important issue in the last few years. I feel this is just the beginning and if we don't take heed into this threat, it can be a very sad health issue for you and your family. But all is not lost if you learn to play the game as they say.

Protecting your property

  It is that time of year again to start thinking about protecting your property and family. The following article from Jill Auerbach is a very good start to a nice memorable summer.
 
Dear Friends and Associates,
 
Please consider sharing this with others. Bad enough getting Lyme or Tickborne disease once, but you can be re infected. This is why it is critically important to avoid, and protect yourselves, your family, pets and wildlife as well. It's unfortunate that more than 30 years have passed and this is all we have; protect and prevent!

Children and Lyme

  This is a very good article I want to share as is for those who spend a lot of time with children.Parents, Teachers,Doctors,Nurses, First Responders.
This article will also have it's own page for children.
 
Children Ages 5-14 are at the Greatest Risk of Acquiring Lyme Disease Around 25% of all reported cases are children. According to research, children are bitten by ticks more frequently around the head and neck, making them more vulnerable to brain and central nervous system infections.

THE GREAT LYME EPIDEMIC

  I hope you all enjoy and learn something from our web/blog and if you are incline to read more about our Journey through challenge and Lyme. You can go to my timeline atwww.facebook.com/DavidRThomas
 
  In my wife's and my journey through Lyme. We have found and lost and found and lost. We have become strong for each other and for ourselves. This disease is a hidden disease that the medical community is still finding it hard to except with misguidance from the CDC and the IDSA who right's the guidelines for our medical community.

Lyme Testing

 
From an article : 15 diseases doctors often get wrong / from my - health.com MSN page/artic
 You probably know to look out for tick bites and the telltale bullseye rash that can form around them if a person is infected with Lyme disease. But not everyone develops this rash—and Lyme disease's other symptoms (like fatigue, headaches, joint pain, and flu-like symptoms) can easily be confused for other conditions, says Dr. Shapiro.A blood test can check for Lyme disease antibodies in the blood, but those usually don't show up until a few weeks after infection and the test is notoriously unreliable.
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