Do you have any idea what’s in a tick? Have you ever thought about it? I didn’t know until my entire family was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease. As I began researching Lyme disease to my horror I discovered that one single tick can carry hundreds of pathogens, some worse than others.
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and what I have stated here is only my opinion based on my research. Seek out a knowledgeable Lyme Literate Physician who can better help you. Visit ILADS
Babesiosis, most often referred to as Babesia, is considered one of the most tenacious and dangerous co-infections to Lyme Disease and is now one of the most common tick-borne co-infections. [Read more…]
Most people are unaware of the many infections they are exposed to when they get a tick bite. Generally, they are only concerned with the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease but the reality is they are also at risk for getting many other infections.
Unfortunately, most doctors are not aware of these co-infections either and may misdiagnose symptoms as something else. Every few months the news reports on a new tick-borne infection, usually when it takes someone’s life. [Read more…]