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  • Lyme Disease Information & Support
    This site offers comprhensive information on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases including "Is It Lyme", a wonderful resource of information that can help parents understand the complexities of Lyme symptoms, Children and Lyme, Pregnancy, Neuropsychiatric, support groups, Treatment, Testing, Proper Removal technique, Mitigation and much more. There is an email address available for finding more info, support, or a doctor near home.

  • American Lyme Disease Foundation
    The American Lyme Disease Foundation supports research and plays a key role in providing reliable and scientifically accurate information to the public and health care provider.

  • America On Lyme
    America On Lyme is an informal association of America On Line users experiencing Lyme Disease as patients or by supporting family members and friends.

  • Children and Lyme Disease
    Lyme disease is a serious bacterial infection caused by a tick bite and affects humans and animals.

  • How Can Lyme Disease and Ehrlichiosis Be Prevented?
    The best defense against Lyme disease is to avoid potential contact with ticks. Avoid tick-infested areas, including tall grass, woods, and bushes where ticks tend to congregate (child health).

  • Lyme Alliance
    Your source for information regarding Lyme Desease, its diagnosis, treatment, discussions and advice.

  • Lyme Disease and Ehrlichiosis
    Lyme disease, now the most common tick-borne infection in the United States, was first documented as a skin rash in Europe in 1883. Over the years, researchers there continued to identify additional aspects of the disease, including symptoms occurring in the nervous system, the role of the Ixodes tick as its carrier, and certain bacteria its cause (child health).

  • Lyme Disease Information
    Lyme Disease is an infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which can be transmitted by the bite of certain species of ticks. The disease often starts as a skin rash and can progress to more serious stages involving joint, nerve or heart tissue.

  • Lyme Disease Network
    Welcome to The Lyme Disease Network, a non-profit foundation dedicated to public education of the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

  • Lyme Disease: The Facts, the Challenge
    In the early 1970s, a mysterious clustering of arthritis cases occurred among children in Lyme, Connecticut, and surrounding towns. Medical researchers soon recognized the illness as a distinct disease, which they called Lyme disease. They subsequently described the clinical features of Lyme disease, established the usefulness of antibiotic therapy in its treatment, identified the deer tick as the key to its spread, and isolated the bacterium that caused it.

  • Lyme Info
    This website provides an online directory of information about Lyme and other tick borne diseases.

  • National Capital Lyme Disease Association
    The National Capital Lyme Disease Association provides support and education about Lyme Disease, its prevention and treatment alternatives for victims of Lyme Disease and their families in the Greater Washington D.C. area.

  • Neuroscience for Kids - Lyme Disease
    Lyme disease is an infectious disease (a disease caused by an outside agent) that affects the skin first, then the joints, the nervous system and, if untreated, eventually other organs.

  • Should Children Be Vaccinated Against Lyme Disease?
    A vaccine designed to protect people against the tick-borne illness Lyme disease may be as effective and well-tolerated in children as it is in teen-agers and adults. But even if the vaccine is eventually approved by the FDA for the under-15 set, should every child get it?

  • What Are the Symptoms of Lyme Disease?
    Symptoms of Lyme disease are diverse and often occur in early and late phases. They vary widely from person to person. Any one symptom may fail to appear, and symptoms may overlap in various combinations (child health).

  • What Tests May Be Required to Diagnose Lyme Disease ?
    Proper diagnosis of Lyme disease is important but can be difficult. The appearance of the telltale bulls-eye skin rash is often reason enough to begin treatment, but in many cases, the array of symptoms do not present a clear-cut diagnosis (child health).

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