Lyme Disease Information Links
www.lymedisease.org –the website of LymeDisease.org (formerly the California Lyme Disease Association) gives info about ticks, Lyme disease, co-infections, prevention, the Lyme Times, risk maps, downloadable brochures, blogs, news and events. Lymedisease.org is also on Facebook and on Twitter. There is also a listing of in-person support groups (California only).
Dr. Burrascano’s Lyme treatment guidelines. Print out this 37-page document and highlight the parts that pertain to you. Take a copy to your doctor.
Lymenet–Discussion groups, doctor recommendations. Listings of in-person support groups by state.
ILADS–International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. Make special note of their downloadable brochures.
Gastrointestinal manifestations of Lyme.
Psychiatric manifestations of Lyme.
Public Health Alert–monthly newspaper on Lyme and related issues. Read it free on-line.
Lyme and autism
Recommended books and films:
The Lyme Disease Solution, by Dr. Kenneth Singleton
The Lyme Diet, by Dr. Nicola McFadzean. What to eat while healing from Lyme.
Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic, by Pamela Weintraub. Excellent explanation of the scientific, medical and political turmoil surrounding Lyme disease.
Insights Into Lyme Disease Treatment: 13 Lyme-Literate Health Care Practitioners Share Their Healing Strategies by Connie Strasheim. This book can be read on-line for free.
Under Our Skin, award-winning Lyme documentary film. Available for free viewing at Hulu.com.
Putting Lyme Behind You, 2-DVD set. Dr. Burrascano lecture, along with a panel of other Lyme-treating doctors. Available for purchase here.
LymeTAP.com–Lyme Testing Access Program. Financial assistance for Lyme diagnostic testing.
Info about how to save money on medical lab tests.
Prescriptionhope.com–a service that helps you obtain low-cost medications.
Clinic of Angels–financial assistance for Lyme treatment
Free on-line book, Infusing for Lymies, lots of information about PICC lines and IV drugs.
Filing for disability benefits when you have Lyme.
Outside of the United States:
BADA-UK (Borreliosis and Associated Diseases Awareness UK)
Lyme Disease Action (UK)
Karl McManus Foundation (Australia)
TOUCHED BY LYME is written by Dorothy Kupcha Leland, LymeDisease.org’s VP for Education and Outreach. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.