Better Health Guy
Scott Forsgren’s Lyme resource center with helpful information on testing, treatment options, related conditions, and important links based on his own experience with Lyme disease.
Bullseye Rash Photos
Gallery of Lyme bullseye rash photos from Lyme.org.
>CDC Diagnostic GuidelinesChronic Neuroimmune Diseases
Melissa Kaplan’s informative site on CFS, FM, MCS, Lyme Disease, Thyroid, and more.
Website of Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker, with online VCS (Visual Contrast Sensitivity) tests and information on his groundbreaking treatment of biotoxin-related illnesses.
Several PDF downloads detailing the Cowden protocol, including a 25 page protocol schedule and list of products required for the entire protocol. The Cowden protocol was developed by Lee Cowden, MD and is based on several herbs from Peru, including Samento, Cumanda, and Quina.
Dr. Burrascano’s Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines (PDF)
Diagnostic hints and treatment guidelines for Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses, from Dr. Joseph, J. Burrascano, Jr.
The effectiveness of Cowden’s protocol on chronic Lyme disease
Article titled The effectiveness of Samento, Cumanda, Burbur, and Dr. Lee Cowden’s protocol in the treatment of chronic Lyme disease by Suzanne Arthur in the April 2007 Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients.
ILADS Treatment Guidelines Summary
In early 2004, The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) released the first evidence-based comprehensive set of Lyme Disease Treatment Guidelines to assist physicians, public health officials and organizations involved in the evaluation and treatment of Lyme disease. The Lyme Disease Association (national) and the California Lyme Disease Association endorsed the Guidelines which were then peer-reviewed and made available to professionals and to the public. 301.263.1080
Blog about a guy named Kurt’s search for a holistic protocol to treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Lyme Disease—with a focus on the various versions of the salt/vitamin C protocol.
Late and Chronic Lyme Disease
Article from CANLyme.com by Sam T. Donta, MD, Prof. of Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Disease and BioMolecular Medicine Director, Lyme Disease Unit at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Lyme and Autism Videos
Lyme-Induced Autism (LIA)’s collection of free videos on Viddler.com.
Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center
The first academic research center in the country to focus multidisciplinary research on chronic Lyme disease.
Basic information about Lyme Disease from the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS). 301.263.1080
Overview of Lyme Disease by Kenneth Todar, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Bacteriology.
Lyme Disease: a turning point
An expert review of anti-infective therapy by Raphael B Stricker and Lorraine Johnson.
Lyme Disease Detailed Overview
Detailed overview of Lyme Disease from the Jemsek Specialty Clinic in South Carolina.
Lyme Disease Research Database
The LDRD aims to serve Lyme patients, the people who love them, and health care providers by providing a portal to new discoveries about Lyme disease. Here you will find an ongoing database of the latest research, news and therapies. You will also find healthy lifestyle support resources.
Doctor referrals from the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. Planet Thrive recommends that you call the office of any referred doctor to verify that they are Lyme literate, and find out their treatment approach before committing to the expense, time, and effort of an appointment. 888.366.6611
Lyme Education Awareness Program (LEAP Arizona)
Lyme Education Awareness Program (LEAP Arizona, Inc.) is dedicated to providing support, resources, and information about Lyme Disease and its co-infections 480.219.6869
Lyme Disease medical literature summaries from LymeInfo.net.
Lyme Induced Autism
Grass roots organization with the intention of mobilizing the Lyme and Autism Communities to find answers for these children.
Articles and an extensive directory of information about Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.
Information about upcoming Lyme Out Retreats, as well as general information about Lyme Disease and other Tick-Borne Infections.
Site of Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, M.D., with his protocols for heavy metal poisoning, Lyme Disease, and other neurotoxins. 425.637.9339
New Theory on Mystery Illnesses Part I
New Theory Links Neurotoxins with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease, MCS, and other Mystery Illnesses Part I summarizes Shoemaker and Hudnell’s theory on biotoxin illness.
New Theory on Mystery Illnesses Part II
Part II of the summary of Shoemaker and Hudnell’s theory on biotoxin illness.
Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi Following Antibiotic Treatment
Abstract of study which examined the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment in a mouse model of Lyme borreliosis. Results indicated that following antibiotic treatment, mice remained infected with non-dividing but infectious spirochetes, particularly when antibiotic treatment was commenced during the chronic stage of infection.
Home of master herbalist Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Healing Lyme” Q & A, lyme forum, “Healing Lyme” and “Lymeville” support groups, and other invaluable resources for lyme disease and co-infections.
Public Health Alert
A newspaper committed to researching and investigating Lyme Disease and other chronic illnesses in the United States.
Photos of ticks from the Laboratory for the Diagnosis of Tick-Borne Diseases.
Tick-borne diseases (PDF)
Comprehensive article by David Winston published in Medical Herbalism, 2006:15(1):p1-9.
What is a Herxheimer Reaction?
Article by Donna Herrell, Director of Lyme Alliance Inc.
Why Aggressive Lyme Treatment Can Fail
Interesting article by James Schaller, MD on why those with certain genetic markers may get worse after treating Lyme due to an inability to remove Lyme toxins from their body.