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Lyme Disease

What is Lyme disease? Initially discovered 30 years ago in Lyme, Connecticut, Lyme disease has become the undiagnosed and untreated epidemic of the 21st century. While it is often attributed to tick bites, recent studies have also shown that it may also be transmitted by mosquitos. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the […]

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Babesia is a parasite similar to malaria, infecting red blood cells and is the most common coinfection of Lyme disease. It infects the body in a similar way to malaria by growing and reproducing within red blood cells. Infection of babesia is referred to as babesiosis and is the most common Lyme co-infection as well as the […]

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Bartonellosis is caused by an infection of bartonella bacteria. These harmful disruptors are capable of infecting a wide array of organisms. Bartonella is most commonly spread by fleas, ticks, and lice and can infect humans, mammals, and several other wild animals. Individuals who have been bitten by a tick may acquire bartonella. Symptoms of bartonella […]

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