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Lyme Disease In Australia

Author : Nicola McFadzean ND
ISBN : 0988243709
Genre : History
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Does Lyme disease really exist in Australia? Could this possibly be the missing link in thousands who are suffering with debilitating chronic health problems, where no other cause can be found? Are Australian doctors unaware of recent studies that show that Lyme disease does in fact exist in Australia, and that their sickest patients may have this disease? These are the questions that Naturopathic Physician Nicola McFadzean, ND, will answer for you in this groundbreaking and life-saving book. A native Australian who was trained in medicine in the United States, Dr. Nicola has treated more than 1000 Lyme disease patients on both continents, over 400 in Australia alone. This long-awaited book not only takes you on a journey of discovery through the history, politics, and science of Lyme disease in Australia, it also provides practical guidelines for diagnosing and treating the disease from both a holistic/naturopathic perspective, and an allopathic/pharmaceutical perspective. Find out the truth about Lyme disease in Australia - your life or the life of your loved one may depend on it. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dr. McFadzean is a Lyme-literate Naturopathic Doctor, trained in both the United States and her native country of Australia. She specializes in combining conventional and integrative approaches to treating Lyme and other tick-borne illness. She is the Founder and Medical Director of RestorMedicine in San Diego, California, and also holds Lyme disease clinics in Australia. Dr. McFadzean is the Medical Advisor to the Lyme Disease Association of Australia.
Category: History

A Description Of Australian Lyme Disease Epidemiology And Impact An Analysis Of Submissions To An Australian Senate Inquiry

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ISBN : OCLC:1051909219
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Abstract: Background: Many Australian patients are diagnosed and treated for the scientifically and politically controversial diagnosis of an endemic form of 'Australian Lyme Disease'. Patient advocacy led Senator John Madigan to propose an Australian Senate Inquiry into this illness. Aim: To describe the symptomology and outcomes of patients diagnosed and treated with Lyme disease in Australia. Methods: All public, first‐person submissions ( n = 698) to the inquiry were reviewed and responses analysed for epidemiology, symptoms and impact against structured criteria. Results: The most common symptoms described were fatigue (62.6%), disordered thinking (51.9%) and sensory disturbance (46.1%). Respondents reported experiencing symptoms for a median of 10 years and spent a median of $30 000 on diagnosis and treatment. Almost 10% of respondents self‐diagnosed after being exposed to a media report of Australian Lyme disease. Conclusions: Patients diagnosed with Lyme disease in Australia display a symptomology similar to 'medically unexplained physical symptoms' syndromes, experience social and financial harms, and are at risk of nosocomial harms. Negative medical interactions and the media may contribute to patients seeking alternative and potentially non‐evidence‐based diagnoses and treatments.

Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease And Other Tick Borne Disorders

Author : Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner
ISBN : 9780471473640
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Keep your family safe from tick-borne infections With millions around the world infected-and millions more atrisk-Lyme and other tick-related disorders are today'sfastest-growing infectious diseases. And while there has been muchprogress in combating these illnesses, we are a long way fromeliminating them. Early treatment is crucial-and there's no betterway to get informed and be prepared to deal with these diseasesthan to read this book. This comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know toprotect yourself and your family from the pain of Lyme, includingvital information about the new Lyme disease vaccines. Written byLyme disease pioneer Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner-cofounder of theLyme Disease Foundation and a Lyme sufferer herself-this updatedand expanded edition provides the latest on the multiple diseasesthat can be transmitted in a single tick bite and the symptoms thatindicate you've been infected. In easy-to-understand language, theauthor discusses the often controversial issues of diagnosis andtreatment of Lyme while reviewing the other tick-borne diseases inNorth America, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, tularemia, theemerging ehrlichioses, and some that are considered potentialbiowarfare agents. She offers expert advice on: * Protecting yourself from disease-carrying ticks-and what to do ifyou find one on your skin * Obtaining the best medical treatment * Accessing online information on vaccines, repellents, and thelatest research * Finding self-help and support organizations, state medicalcomplaint boards, products, and related services * Starting a school or business prevention program
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Author : DE Walter
ISBN : 9780643098503
Genre : Science
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Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress is a timely overview of the current international research mites and ticks. The outcome of a conference of leading acarologists, it presents major reviews of all current areas of research including: *advances in acarine biodiversity and systematics *human and livestock diseases transmitted by ticks and other parasitic mites *interactions between mites and their food plants *mites as biological control agents *use of genetic markers in mite population studies *mites as bioindicators *ecology and biology of soil mites *mite evolutionary ecology and reproduction *advances in acarine diversity and systematics The 90 papers in the book represent some of the best research from leading international researchers from over 50 countries, and helps to establish priorities for future research. All papers have been peer reviewed and edited. Acarology is a comprehensive and important addition to the world literature on mites, and is an essential addition to all acarological and entomological reference collections.
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Lyme Brain

Author : Nicola McFadzean Ducharme
ISBN : 0988243776
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Lyme Brain. Most people with Lyme have experienced it. It's the most intrusive symptom that comes with the disease, and also one of the most difficult to alleviate. In this book, Naturopathic Doctor Nicola McFadzean Ducharme brings you the most comprehensive protocol for Lyme brain that's ever been written.
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Freedom From Lyme Disease

Author : Bryan Rosner
ISBN : 0988243741
Genre : Medical
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Bestselling author Bryan Rosner is back with this information-packed sequel to his 2007 book, "The Top 10 Lyme Disease Treatments." That book established a foundational treatment plan for Lyme disease based on Rosner's extensive research and personal experience. Now, Rosner's newest book, "Freedom from Lyme Disease," builds on the principles set forth in the earlier book. Focuses not just on describing available treatments, but also on how to coordinate and weave these treatments into a customized, individualized treatment plan.
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Lyme Disease

Author : Allen C. Steere
ISBN : CORNELL:31924001048168
Genre : Medical
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Author : Mary Beth Pfeiffer
ISBN : 9781610918442
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. Mary Beth Pfeiffer argues it is the first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, infecting millions around the globe. She tells the heart-rending stories of its victims, families whose lives have been destroyed by a single, often unseen, tick bite. Pfeiffer also warns of the emergence of other tick-borne illnesses that make Lyme more difficult to treat and pose their own grave risks. Lyme is an impeccably researched account of an enigmatic disease, making a powerful case for action to fight ticks, heal patients, and recognize humanity's role in a modern scourge.
Category: Health & Fitness