Correlation Between Lyme Disease And Psychological Disorders

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As Lyme disease continues to affect more and more people every year, researchers are beginning to look more closely at the correlation between Lyme disease and psychological disorders. The connection seems like it could be twofold: Lyme bacteria can potentially cause neurological symptoms that mimic psychological ones, and Lyme disease can also cause mental health symptoms because of its life-altering and debilitating nature. Here’s a breakdown of the correlation between Lyme disease and psychological conditions. What is Lyme disease? Lyme
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Could Lyme Disease Be Misdiagnosed as Schizoaffective Disorder?

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 Lyme disease often masks itself as other medical conditions. Many of the most common symptoms (joint pain, extreme fatigue, lowered mood) can lead to misdiagnoses of illnesses like arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome or depression. Getting misdiagnosed can lead Lyme disease patients down an even longer and more fraught journey to recovery. As Lyme disease gets more attention worldwide, people are left wondering about both the chance to be misdiagnosed, as well as whether Lyme disease can actually cause psychological issues.
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