How to Avoid Lyme Disease

Many people do not worry about ticks in the very early spring because they believe that cold temperatures in winter kill the blacklegged tick, brown dog tick or Lone Star tick. However, that is not actually the case; some tick species survive our winters despite freezing ...

5 Medicinal Mushrooms for Lyme Disease

Since May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, it seems an appropriate time to review a form of treatment support many Lyme disease patients, doctors and practitioners may have overlooked. Used by ancient Greek and Asian cultures for thousands of ...

Eye on Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a very prevalent health concern across the United States and particularly in our neck of the woods. Without prompt treatment, the Lyme spirochetes spread throughout the body through the bloodstream, affecting the joints, heart, brain and eyes ...

Lyme Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment Tips

Lyme disease (LD) is both prevalent and controversial. Physicians have become polarized into opposing viewpoints and many patients are left in the middle, unsure which way to proceed. Let’s put this into perspective. In 2013, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) ...

An Integrative Approach to Lyme Disease

For many, it’s a rash followed by a doctor’s appointment with some antibiotics, analgesics, rest and, if blessed, that is the end of it. But for some it’s more than that. It’s scarcity, it’s pain, it’s decreased quality in daily life, and, for others, it’s disruption within families ...

Backyard Tick Prevention

Increased awareness about ticks and the diseases they carry has led to heightened interest in preventive measures people can take for their own property. In Connecticut, where densely wooded areas frequently abut landscaped lawns and backyards, this is of paramount ...