Lyme disease NICE guideline. April 2018

A step in the right direction, but more work needs to be done to recognize the true extent that patients with lingering symptoms and other associated chronic tick-borne infections are treated and monitored. A specialist clinic for this purpose is what we at Vis-a-Vis Symposiums are working towards.  Education is the key, and we will not rest until all patients are treated with equal importance, whether they are newly infected or have been ill for many years. Lyme disease is only part of the problem.There is, and will be, no excuse in allowing the current situation to continue at a snail’s pace. ...

LORD ASTOR RAISES CONCERNS OVER LYME DISEASE DURING QUEEN’S SPEECH DEBATE

Queen’s Speech 29 June 2017 Volume 783 Lord Astor of Hever (Con) My Lords, I want to speak briefly on the specific health issue of Lyme disease, which is a rapidly increasing health risk in the United Kingdom. If Lyme disease is not treated early, it can cause significant illness and devastate affected patients’ lives. This is what life has been like for my daughter, and I declare this personal interest. The full speech is on Hansard :-...

HEART PROBLEMS AND TICK BORNE DISEASE

Gone in a Heartbeat: A Physician’s Search for True Healing ‘Dr. Neil Spector, one of the nation’s top oncologists, led a charmed life. He was educated at prestigious universities, trained at top medical centers, and had married the woman of his dreams. It seemed too perfect. And it was. In 1994, it all came crashing down.’ https://www.amazon.com/Gone-Heartbeat-Physicians-Search-Healing/dp/1936946424 Dr Spector had a heart transplant as a result of the effects of Lyme Disease on his heart.  It is important to recognise the serious risks to the heart from Tick Borne Diseases   Medical   Just a selection of published papers on Lyme Carditis but other Tick borne diseases can also cause Cardiac problems.   Lyme Carditis   An earlier News Item about Dr Spector     Cancer Researcher Who Nearly Died of Lyme Discusses the Similarities Between the Two...

Awareness publicity at Leicester Racecourse.

Leicester Racecourse is supporting us for the second year running!   Grateful thanks goes to the Board for donating a race in our name, and for the accompanying awareness publicity. Naval Warfare owned by Qatar Racing wins our race at Leicester, many congratulations to the team! Invictus, (Ger) owned by Mike and Eileen Newbould wins our second race at Leicester, many congratulations to the...