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Coming out of 10 years of chronic illness has made me look at life in a different way. I’ve realized that things happen for us, not to us; something new comes into our lives or something happens to make us change. For me it was Lyme disease, PCOS, hypothyroidism, leaky gut, and so much more. When I had to cut out gluten, dairy, soy, sugar, and corn, I thought my life was ending but I learned that we can come out of any struggle in our life on the other side of it and prove to ourselves that we can not only survive, but thrive.
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:
For patients with tick-borne diseases, the path to health can be confounding. Combining integrative and conventional approaches may be the best way forward. Katina Makris was living her dream when life derailed. A natural-medicine practitioner with a flourishing career, she had a passionate marriage, a young son she doted on, and a home she had lovingly restored in the New Hampshire woods. But slowly she began to slip.