Check out this article about heart problems and Lyme Disease. http://www.pennlive.com/bodyandmind/index.ssf/2015/07/when_a_young_person_suddenly_d.html
If you are interested and up for a more clinical approach to Bartonella, watch this recorded webinar with subject matter experts Edward Breitschwerdt, DVM and B. Robert Mozayeni, MD. Please note that the content is highly technical and designed for an audience of medical, veterinary and public health professionals.
Learning objectives include the ability to:
- Describe the epidemiology of Bartonella;
- Identify populations most at risk for Bartonella infection; and
- Explain the process for accurate and timely diagnosis of and treatment considerations for Bartonella
The University of Tennessee- Department of Infectious Diseases– basically says assume it it a TBD (especially RMSF, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis), don’t wait for tests, and treat immediately!
Recognition of and Prompt Treatment for Tick-Borne Infections in Children.
- 1Department of Pediatrics, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 50 North Dunlap Street, Memphis, TN 38103, USA; Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, USA.
- 2Department of Pediatrics, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 50 North Dunlap Street, Memphis, TN 38103, USA. Electronic address: email@example.com
- [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
You can watch the WMDT-TV documentary, as well as several really good interviews on their website here:
Parents, please watch the interview of Julie and Kelsy Warren – a lot of good points are made by this parent whose child was diagnosed at the age of 6 with multiple psychiatric issues that were actually all tick-borne diseases.
Share Marilyn’s story with anyone you know who was diagnosed with “fibromyalgia”. It seems as though she also has a message for the medical community (smile).
Autoimmune probems? Digestive disorders? Watch this clip of a young woman whose issues were tick-borne diseases:
The presence of drug-tolerant persisters can explain the recalcitrance of chronic infections to antimicrobial therapy, especially in cases when the disease is caused by a
susceptible pathogen like Lyme Disease.
Most people know some of the basics about Lyme Disease, but the majority of us do nothing to prevent it until it’s too late. Don’t let yourself or your loved ones experience the horrors that this disease can bring upon your physical, mental and financial health! With the number of new people acquiring Lyme skyrocketing to 300,000+ per year, chances are this disease will hit close to home. This educational presentation will provide some essential steps to protecting yourself, your children, your pets and others you care about.
We will share important information relevant to gardeners, landscapers, homeowners, scouts, kids attending outside camps/sports, pet owners and more.
Bob Oley is a Public Health Consultant and a Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention Expert and holds a graduate degree in Public Health from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He has been involved in public health and site work for over 30 years. Bob has worked in Pennsylvania and the surrounding states as a Public Health Consultant specializing in tick-borne disease prevention. An important aspect of his consulting work involves advising families and businesses on how to make their properties safer from ticks, and on what personal protection measures can be taken to safeguard family members and workers. He will share from his wealth of knowledge on this subject as well as personal experience.
Sponsored by the Howard County Lyme Awareness Group