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OPMC Reform

Signed by Gov. Paterson 2008

and

NYS Doctors are Offered Some Protection

 

Empire State Lyme Informational Brochures (free)-also, you can ask for a customized version for your group

 

Tick- Info Plus (Download 97 page Tick Management free)

 

Lyme and Tick-

Borne Disease Info

 The Beginning

 Rashes

 Early Detection 

 Testing

 Symptoms

 Additional Symptoms

 Co-infections

Late stage Infection

 Antibiotics

 Treatment

 Herxheimer Reaction

Mechanism of Action

 Survival Tactics

 The Bad News 

 Conclusion

 Good News

 Prevention

 Alternative Treatments

 Lyme Disease Politics

 Disclaimer

 

**PREVENTION**

 

Lyme tests are not accurate-2005 John Hopkins study

 

Articles on the Persistence and Virulence of Lyme

by Miklossy, Luft, Barthold,  others

 

*Support Group Meetings*

 

Empire State Lyme en EspaŮol

 

Michele Moynihan's Presentation "Lyme Disease: Be Lyme Wise* is a Great Educational Presentation for School Children 

 

LYME BOOKS

and Books on 
Tick-Borne Diseases
plus

FREE: THE THIRD

GREAT PLAGUE

 

**Empire State Lyme Disease Association ~ Our Yahoo Discussion Group**

 

Children

Autism and Lyme Disease

Children

LYME & Pregnancy by John Drulle, MD

 

Misdiagnosis

Alzheimer's and Lyme Disease

 

LYME BORRELIOSIS and MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

 

Worm Parasites, FILARIASIS Nematodes in ticks?

Nematode Spirochete Farmers

Nematode-Bacteria- Symbiosis

10 Questions For Scientists

 

Heart Disease & Lyme Disease & Lyme Carditis
 

Antibiotic

Resistance

 

ILADS TIPS TO AVOID CHRONIC LYME DISEASE

 

**US Senator Chuck Schumer, NY, on the
Board of Empire State 
Lyme Disease Association
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In Memory

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In a Nutshell Some Quick Tips

 

HELP WITH MEDICINE COSTS http://www.themedicineprogram.com/

Read a letter to the NYS Health Dept and the OPMC here

 

HAVE YOU BEEN MISDIAGNOSED?

Lyme disease mimics other diseases which results in people being misdiagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, ALS, MS, Lupus, Parkinsonís, Alzheimerís, or other diseases.  Then later, they may find that the 'culprit' is Lyme disease and it could be important not to overlook the AUTISM-LYME CONNECTION.  If you have Lyme disease, or have a loved one with Lyme disease, if you wish to learn more about one of the fastest growing vector-borne illnesses, support group meetings are for you. Learn about prevention. Lyme disease can be serious, and other serious diseases, like Babesiosis, Rock Mountain spotted fever, Ehrlichiosis, Bartonella, etc., are also transmitted by ticks.

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Ticks Can Be Active All Year Round - Caution Urged

The Empire State Lyme Disease Association urges everyone to be on guard throughout the year. Ticks may be active if the temperature is warm, even in the middle of the winter. The ticks can even become more active in the cooler and damper weather, and can be found in leaves, on trees, and in tall grasses or other leafy areas. We recommend using caution when moving firewood, walking in the woods or fields, and be especially vigilant in checking children who have been playing outdoors. The use of a commercial tick repellent, wearing light colored clothing, and avoiding leafy or tall grassy areas is recommended for out-door activities. Even if pets are vaccinated, they can bring ticks into the house. Check yourself, check your family members, and check your pets for ticks. 

SEE PREVENTION

Tick-borne diseases, rampant in New York, can be highly complex, and difficult to diagnose and treat. For instance, blood tests for Lyme can return false negative results, leading doctors and patients down long, expensive, and incorrect diagnostic paths.

SEE TESTING IS INACCURATE

We need more doctors to have extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases, in all stages and especially advanced stages. New York has a number of outstanding doctors who are helping many patients afflicted with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. If diagnosed and treated early, patients can recover. If left undiagnosed, or improperly or insufficiently treated, Lyme and tick-borne diseases might turn into life-long debilitation. They can strike every one of the body's systems: digestive, circulatory, psychiatric, cardiac, pulmonary, neurological, etc. Tick-borne diseases are often misdiagnosed as ALS, MS, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, psychiatric and many other disorders. Many people suffer with an "unknown disease" for years before they discover that they are victims of tick-borne disease. Because there is much conflicting information surrounding Lyme and tick-borne diseases, the Empire State Lyme Disease Association urges everyone to become familiar with prevention, symptoms, the kinds of medical help available, and ongoing support structures. More information can be found here within www.EmpireStateLymeDiseaseAssociation.org 

**LYME DISEASE INFO**

**Articles Proving Persistence**

**PREVENTION**

Ticks-download info**

**Nematodes, Worm Parasites, Nematodes**

**Testing is inaccurate**


CCSVI video by Stanford doctor covers the topic fairly broadly, talks about resolution of symptoms like brain fog, tinnitus etc in some of patients.

 http://csvi-ms.net/en/content/sir-presentation-prof-dake-available informative  


Click here to listen to a disturbing tape of how the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) once advertised about treatment for Tick-Borne Diseases


*Important* Does Lyme affect the heart? Click Here for Lyme Carditis


*More information* LYME DISEASE * Symptoms, Misdiagnosis, Testing, Coinfections*

 

The Empire State Lyme Disease Association, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization incorporated in NYS and dedicated to education, prevention,  awareness advocacy, research, and patient support for tick-borne illnesses including Lyme disease.  Our goal is to prevent chronic tick-borne diseases, by education about prevention which includes crucial early diagnosis.  We offer patient support and we work for awareness of the need for a quality of health care that needs to be provided to victims of both early and later diagnosed tick-borne diseases. We are dedicated to helping and supporting people suffering from Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases.  Empire State is based in Manorville, NY and is active in local, state, and national issues.  There is a desperate need for more awareness of the potential dangers of tick-borne illnesses.

 

Disclaimer: Information on this site is offered to help further awareness of Lyme and associated diseases.  We hope that the information will help you to become more familiar with the subject of tick borne illnesses, but the information on this web site should not be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  The information on this web site does not represent endorsement or an official position of Empire State Lyme Disease Association, Inc. or any of its directors, officers, advisors or members.  Please consult a physician for all medical advice, including advice on testing, treatment and care of a patient who has or may have Lyme or any associated tick borne diseases.

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The Empire State Lyme Disease Association, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization incorporated in NYS and dedicated to education, prevention,  awareness and patient support for tick-borne illnesses including Lyme disease.  Our goal is education about prevention of tick bites and the importance of early diagnosis of the diseases transmitted by ticks.  We offer patient support and work for awareness of the need for health care for victims of both early and later diagnosed tick-borne diseases.Information on this site is offered to help further awareness of Lyme and associated diseases.  We hope that the information will help you to become more familiar with the subject of tick borne illnesses, but the information on this web site should not be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The information on this web site does not represent endorsement or an official position of Empire State Lyme Disease Association, Inc. or any of its directors, officers, advisors or members. Please consult a physician for all medical advice, including advice on testing, treatment and care of a patient who has or may have Lyme or any associated tick borne diseases Back to Top