FODMAPs And The Lyme Disease Treatment Diet: All You Need To Know

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Gastrointestinal health is a hot topic at the moment, and for good reason: much of your overall general health is governed by the state of your gut. In fact, the gut is often referred to as the body’s second brain. While you get on with the cognitive stuff, bacteria in the digestive system are busy making autonomous decisions that benefit the whole body, via a network called the enteric nervous system (ENS for short). There’s always a lot of information
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Is Your Dog Safe From Lyme Disease?

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As scary as Lyme disease can be for humans, it can also be devastating for animals as well. If you want to make sure your dog is safe from Lyme, check out these tips!   Keep your home protected from ticks The best thing you can do to protect your dog (and yourself) from ticks is to make your home and garden as unfriendly to ticks as possible. First, make sure your grass is always cut short (no higher than
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4 Reasons Lyme Disease Causes Anxiety (And How You Can Fight It!)

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Anxiety is an insidious mental disorder that has the potential to completely cripple sufferers. Those who have never experienced anxiety often write it off as merely feeling anxious, but in reality it is a far more deep-rooted condition. It can rear its head at the most unlikely of times, without any perceivable external factors, and can vanish just as quickly. In other cases, it can be linked to a trigger mechanism, which can vary hugely on a case-to-case basis. Anxiety
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7 Ways to Protect Your Home Against Ticks

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Although ticks might look like harmless insects, they can actually cause a whole host of problems if you’re bitten by one. Ticks carry bacteria that can lead to serious infections and illnesses such as Lyme disease. There are some easy ways you can keep yourself safe from tick bites when you’re out in nature, but what should you be doing at home to protect yourself from ticks? Here are some ideas to keep you and your family safe from ticks.
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The 6 Most Common Lyme Disease Co-Infections

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In 2018, many people have heard of Lyme disease and are vaguely aware of the dangers it poses. We face a constant struggle in trying to reckon with this debilitating disease, but in recent years, it’s safe to say awareness is growing, for both patients and doctors alike. Lyme is fast becoming an epidemic, and global warming isn’t helping the situation, as it allows ticks to live longer and travel farther, and keeps people outside for more months of the
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4 Improvements In Lyme Disease Treatment In The Last 10 Years

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Lyme disease has increased in prevalence in recent years, but thankfully, the effectiveness of treatment has also increased. Here are four key improvements to Lyme disease treatment that have come about in the last 10 years.   1. Higher visibility   Lyme disease is a problem all over the world. Most people have heard about it, but only a relative few take it as seriously as it needs to be taken. Most people in Europe consider it an American disease;
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4 Indicators of Lyme Disease That You Should Watch Out For

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The number of cases of Lyme disease has steadily increased, with hundreds of thousands of instances reported throughout Europe every year. Because Lyme disease is such a significant threat (especially if you’re someone who spends a lot of time in nature or works outdoors), you should know what to look for if you have been bitten by a tick. Here are the four major indicators that you’ve contracted Lyme disease.   Red bullseye rash   One of the most noticeable
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I Got Bitten by a Tick: Do I Have Lyme Disease?

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If you’ve been bitten by a tick, you might be worried that you have contracted Lyme disease. It can be a stressful process to determine if you have Lyme disease and to begin treatment. Here’s everything you need to know about the condition and what steps you should take to get back to good health. Lyme disease (also known as Lyme borreliosis) is a bacterial disease that’s transmitted from infected ticks to humans. It is a common disease in Europe
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The Importance of Treating All Co-Infections of Lyme Disease, with Dr. Nicolaus

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Dr. Carsten Nicolaus has been treating tick-borne diseases from his clinic in Augsburg for many years. Over that time, he’s seen many different variants of chronic Lyme disease, and has helped hundreds of patients in their constant battle against the disorder. However, it’s not always simply Lyme disease that Dr. Nicolaus and his team are up against. Many people think that Lyme is one singular condition, but in fact, the Lyme bacteria (borrelia) can infect a person simultaneously alongside other
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What’s In Your Medicine? A Guide to Make Well’s APP Plus

While it’s true that antibiotics are an effective way to treat most infections, some run deeper than others and require a more considered approach. One such disease is Lyme, which infects the body of the sufferer to an incredible degree, often over long stretches of time. If it’s caught in its early stages, i.e. three to four weeks, then antibiotics alone can manage to clear it up. However, if it slips by undetected, or is written off as a fever
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