Resources

Listed in this resource section are websites, blogs, and books that can be helpful in understanding Lyme disease and related co-infections, as well as treatment options, therapies and nutritional support. I've also included some other resources I've personally found to be relevant, beneficial, interesting, and inspiring in this ongoing healing process. This is a list-in-progress, so I'll update as I find new resources I believe to be helpful.

Websites and Blogs

International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) - A non-profit medical society dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease and other related diseases. ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research and education and strongly supports physicians and other health care professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for patients.

Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) - The new consolidated organization of Turn The Corner Foundation, co-founded by Staci Grodin, and the Tick-Borne Disease Initiative, founded by David Roth. This site is dedicated to raising awareness, supporting research and promoting advocacy to find a cure for tick-borne diseases including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesia, Ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Tularemia, and Relapsing Fever.

LymeDisease.org - A non-profit corporation that is a central voice for Lyme patients across the nation through advocacy, education and research. Find the latest news and research here. Also home to the blog, Touched By Lyme, which explores the personal side of Lyme and how it affects individuals and families as well as helpful information about the disease.

The Lyme Action Network - A non-profit organization that provides general information and resources to the public as well as to medical practitioners seeking more information about Lyme and other Tick Borne-Diseases. The Lyme Action Network covers a variety of initiatives, from public education campaigns and patient support programs to professional education endeavors and public and private advocacy.

LymeLight Foundation - While most existing foundations focus on research and awareness, LymeLight Foundation is uniquely dedicated to funding medical treatment for children and young adults with Lyme disease. They award grants to eligible individuals ranging from 3-25 years of age.

Lyme Disease Research Database - An online resource to educate people about Lyme disease. Lists an ongoing collection of the latest research, news and therapies for LD. Listen to audio interviews with Lyme doctors; hear specific protocols followed by healthy survivors of Lyme; and discover lifestyle support resources.

Lyme Research Alliance - Formally Time for Lyme, Inc, Lyme Research Alliance promotes Lyme disease awareness, offers a support system to Lyme patients and their families, serves as an information resource for current medical research concerning Lyme and generates funding to find a cure for chronic or persistent Lyme infection.

Lyme Disease Educational Resources (BioMed Publishing Group) - Website of Bryan Rosner aimed to provide accurate and useful alternative health information about Lyme and other related diseases. A myriad of articles, videos, books and DVDs are available.

Lyme Info Network - This site provides details about Lyme Disease symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Advocacy information and peer-reviewed medical literature are also available. You will find articles as well as an extensive directory of information about Lyme and other tick-borne infections.

The Mayday Project - Standing as a voice for those who are too sick to fight, The Mayday Project is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the multitude of injustices that continue to be inflicted upon those suffering from Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses. They are committed to exposing truths through a unified voice while encouraging meaningful research, education, advocacy, and unwavering support throughout the year.

Hansa Center For Optimum Health - Website of Hansa Center and Founder, Dr. David Jernigan, DC, who practices Biological Medicine. Excellent information on Lyme and other chronic diseases, health issues, etc., as well as cutting edge technology and therapies. Dr. Jernigan has a brilliant knowledge and understanding of the body's energy matrix and how it affects overall health. He believes in working with God's natural design of the body to achieve optimum health. One of my favorites.

Seeking Health - Website of Dr. Ben Lynch, ND and his product line Seeking Health. Dr. Lynch is best known for his expertise in methylation pathway defects and MTHFR mutations. Great audios and videos by Dr. Lynch explaining the function of methylation pathways, panels, mutations, treatments, etc. He also has a lot of great info on other specific health concerns and how certain supplements benefit each condition. Seeking Health offers pure, high quality supplements at a reasonable price. Great overall health tips and information here. Another one of my favorites.

FYI - If you have an MTHFR gene mutation you must check out Dr. Lynch's MTHFR website. It's loaded full of relevant videos, podcasts, forums, articles, research and protocols. Excellent information.

Klinghardt Academy - Website of Dr. Dietrick Klinghardt, MD, PhD. Excellent information on healing Lyme, Autism, and other chronic diseases. He's the creator of Autonomic Response Testing (ART), which is a comprehensive diagnostic system using enhanced biofeedback and kinesology.

Mercola.com - The comprehensive natural health website of Dr. Joseph Mercola, D.O. Loaded with tons of informative health and nutrition related articles and videos. You can also sign up for his daily health e-newsletter.

Know The Cause  - Website of researcher, author and lecturer, Doug Kaufmann, who hosts the daily television show called Know The Cause and is best known for The Fungus Link Series. Great resource for natural health information and products such as nutritional supplements, air filtration systems, and books (paperback and audio) regarding the link to fungus and illness.

Lyme Disease Resource - Jenna Smith's accurate and up-to-date website of information on Lyme disease with resources on diagnosis, treatments and therapeutic products. She shares the story of her personal battle with chronic Lyme disease and all that she has/is subsequently learning. Excellent information.

Better Health Guy - Website and blog of Scott Forsgren, aka Better Health Guy, that is dedicated to his personal journey with  Lyme disease and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Filled with a lot of  in depth articles and insights on the latest news, research, testing, treatment protocols, therapies, etc. He graciously shares conference and presentation notes he gathers from many of the top doctors, researchers and therapists who are leading the way in treating chronic Lyme and other complex chronic health conditions. He also shares a great deal about his own treatment and therapy choices. Excellent information.

The Tick Slayer - Website of Perry Fields, US Track and Field athlete, and her book, The Tick Slayer, documenting her four year journey with Lyme disease and the fight back to the sport she loves. Includes great resources as well as treatment options and products she used for recovery. Excellent information. Love the title!


Books


The Lyme Disease Solution By Kenneth Singleton, MD


Natures Dirty Needle: What You Need to Know About Chronic Lyme Disease And How To Get The Help To Feel Better By Maura Williams, RN, MSN, ANP

The Lyme Disease Survival Guide: Physical, Lifestyle and Emotional Strategies for Healing By Connie Strasheim 

Out Of The Woods - By Katina Makris

Lab 257: The Disturbing Story of The Government's Secret Germ Laboratory By Michael C. Carroll

Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis By James Oschman, PhD

Beating Lyme Disease: Living the Good Life in Spite of Lyme By David Jernigan, DC

The Homeopathic Treatment of Lyme Disease By Peter Alex, ND and Doug Smith, PhD, HD

Natures Virus Killers By Mark Stengler, NMD 

Cure Unknown: Inside The Lyme Epidemic By Pamela Weintraub

The Stealth Killer: Is Oral Spirochetosis the Missing Link in the Dental and Heart Disease Labyrinth? By William Nordquist, DMD, MS 

Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome By Dr. James Wilson, ND, PhD 

Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger and Disease Free By Joel Fuhrman, MD 

Health And Nutrition Secrets That Can Save Your Life By Russell Blaylock, MD 

Beyond Lyme Disease: Healing the Underlying Causes of Chronic Illness in People With Borrelosis and Co-Infections By Connie Strasheim

Herbal Antibiotics (2nd Edition): Natural Alternatives for Drug-Resistant Bacteria By Stephen Howard Buhner

Recipes For Repair: A Lyme Disease Cookbook By Laura Piazza and Gail Piazza

The Lyme Diet: Nutritional Strategies for Healing from Lyme Disease  By Nicola McFadzean, ND

Healing Lyme Disease CoInfections: Complementary and Holistic Treatments for Bartonella and Mycoplasma By Stephen Howard Buhner

Healing Chronic Illness: By His Spirit, Through His Resources By Connie Strasheim 

Everyday Miracles By God's Design By David Jernigan, DC

The Biology Of Belief: Unleashing The Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles By Bruce Lipton, PhD

Love, Medicine And Miracles: Lessons Learned About Self-Healing from a Surgeon's Experience With Exceptional Patients By Bernie Siegel, MD

Feelings Buried-Alive Never Die By Karol Truman

Your Inner Physician And You: Craniosacral Therapy and Somatoemotional Release By John Upledger, DO 

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