Category Archives: Lyme Disease

How to prevent Lyme disease

It’s that time of year again, when ticks are out and Lyme disease is front and centre. Lyme disease is spread through biting insects – virtually all biting insects, including ticks, mosquitoes, fleas, horse flies, spiders and mites carry the bacteria associated with Lyme. Shockingly, researchers have found that up to 80% of mosquitoes can […]

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Comparing Lyme Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

The overlap of symptoms between these two diseases has complicated physician’s process for diagnosing either one. Not only do they share many symptoms, they may also appear similar during an MRI brain scan. This has led to some discussion in the scientific community as to whether or not Lyme disease and Multiple Sclerosis should be looked […]

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Dr. Risk Shares How She Overcame Lyme Disease

At a Lyme awareness event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on August 12, 2013, hero doctor, Dr. Rebecca Risk shared how she successfully overcame Lyme Disease using an integrative approach. In her talk below, she explains how she has found herbal preparations to be more effective than antibiotics in ridding her of her symptoms.     Dr. Risk currently has a practice in […]

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