Though it's a devastating chronic disease, Lyme disease confounds a large portion of the public. It's much more than a bull's eye rash, and with more than 35,000 reported cases of Lyme in the United States last year.The CDC estimates, based on other data, that 300,000 people are treated in the US each year for Lyme. Below are 10 things everyone should know about Lyme:
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Q. Why did you decide to write The Autoimmune Solution? A. I know firsthand how frustrating and painful autoimmune disease can be. During medical school, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune thyroid condition called Graves’ disease. When conventional medicine failed me, I had to develop my own solution—now my mission in life is to help others on their own journey to recover from autoimmunity.
Because it is something of a mystery disease that can show itself as a bewildering array of other conditions, you could have Leaky Gut Syndrome and not even realize it. The reason is that Leaky Gut Syndrome is one of the many concepts in medicine that cuts across the boundary lines of specific diseases. It is a major example of an important medical phenomenon: distress in one organ causes disease in another.