RESEARCH: Lyme Neuroborreliosis and Dementia

Is there a link between Lyme that crosses the blood-brain barrier and dementia? Research out of France finds the following conclusion:

“Pure Lyme dementia exists and has a good outcome after antibiotics. It is advisable to do Lyme serology in demented patients, and if serology is positive, to do CSF analysis with AI. Neurodegenerative dementia associated with positive AI also exists, which may have been revealed by the involvement of Borrelia in the CNS.”

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