Archive for August, 2017

Chronic Lyme Disease in 2017

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Chronic Lyme Disease in 2017 – has anything really changed?

Chronic Lyme Disease in 2017, unfortunately, is still chronic and at least for some, still incurable.

I may be one of those.

Part of the problem is still denial by the IDSA (Infectious Disease Standards Association), who have dug in and refuse to accept modern science.  The IDSA creates the protocols that almost all the Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons in the Western World follow, which in turn are the protocols they expect the doctors and practitioners they license to follow.Chronic Lyme Disease in 2017

So strictly do the colleges adhere to these protocols, which the IDSA now call “guidelines,” that many good doctors in Canada, the USA, Australia and others have had to face censure, fines and even losing their licenses, only because they have dared to treat sick people with evidence-based medicine that often improves their health. (more…)