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Disease-carrying Ticks That You May Ignore as Harmless

You might not be quite aware of their tiny bites, but they are a big danger to your health.

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Lyme Disease in Australia

Lyme disease, or Lyme borreliosis, is an emerging infectious disease world-wide. In Australia, Lyme disease is a controversial subject. Does Lyme disease exist in Australia? Here are the facts.

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Lyme Disease (Borreliosis) - Symptoms and Treatment

Lyme disease (borreliosis) is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. The disease spreads through tick bites. Symptoms of Lyme disease include a circular red rash, fever, fatigue, depression and arthritic joint pain. As Lyme disease progresses, symptoms can become chronic and debilitating.

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Hyperbaric Oxygen and Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a very serious illness. It can be difficult to identify and treat. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is helpful in treating chronic causes of Lyme disease.

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The Facts About Lyme Disease

Lyme disease has been known in Europe under various names since the late 19Th century. The Lyme name’s origin comes from the town of Lyme, in Connecticut, USA. In this town some children developed arthritis, which was originally thought to be rheumatoid arthritis, but investigations showed that this illness was caused by an infection transmitted from ticks.

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Causes of Headaches in Kids

Headaches in kids can have a wide range of causes and many levels of severity, whether they are dull and aching, or pounding and throbbing. It is important to understand how to recognize when a headache in kids is something more and requires medical attention or when it is just a passing pain.

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Breastfeeding Through Infection: Risks to Baby

This article talks about the risk of breastfeeding when the mother is infected with some diseases.

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What I’ve Learned From Chronic Lyme Disease

Written for a zine on chronic illness.

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You May be Sick and Not Even Know It

About my experience with disseminated Lyme Disease, and how I didn’t even know that I had it.

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Lyme Disease

The term borreliosis may not be so familiar, but lyme disease is. Find out more about this disease, what causes it and how you get infected. This article will provide you with some information you may find useful.