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Resources for Dealing with Lyme

Lyme Tests
Books and Video Resources
Websites

Lyme Tests  


IGeneX, Inc.

795 San Antonia Rd.  Palo Alto, Ca.  94303
1-800-832-3200

This test has come down in price and is about 80% accurate if tested in an active phase.

Advanced Laboratory Services:
501 Elmwood Ave.
Sharon Hill, Pa. 19079
855-238-4949
fax: 855-238-4946

This is the newest and most accurate test available.  It is a test that cultures the blood and can actually see the spirochetes.  No false Negatives!

Heavy Metal Test & Comprehensive Stool Analysis and Parasitology:
Doctor's Data, Inc.
3755 Illinois Ave. St.
Charles, Il. 60174-2420

Extremely important to know what kind of toxic heavy metal load your immune system is struggling with.  We are ALL HEAVY METAL TOXIC.

Fry Laboratories, LLC
15720 N. Greenway-Hayden Loop
Suite 3
Scotsdale, Az. 85260
(480) 292-8560 fax: (480) 656-4923

This test will identify if you have coinfections  from nan-bacterias    such as Babesia, Erlichia, and Bartonelle's

Low cost Testing: See Turn The Corner Foundation site.  It is uncertain how accurate this test is, particularly if it the standard Western Blot test or Eliza used in most doctors offices.

Books & Video Resources 

Healing Lyme, Stephen Harrod Buhner Great book.  A must read for all Lymies.  Great information about the illness, how to prevent and how to treat and more.

Cure Unknown, Inside the Lyme Epidemic, Pamela Weintraub,  Senior Editor for Discover Magazine, takes you through her journey with her son’s Lyme Disease. A great read.  Reads like a mystery novel with excellent facts and information.

Under Our Skin.  A documentary film on Lyme Disease.  Absolutely must see and share with family and friends to help them understand what you are going through.   I recommend that you watch it with a loved one.

The Top 10 Lyme Disease Treatments:
Bryan Rosner.  Defeat Lyme Disease with the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine.

The Widening Circle, Polly Murray.   A Lyme Pioneer Tells Her Story. 

Coping with Lyme Disease, Denise Lang.  A Practical Guide to Dealing with Diagnosis and Treatment.

Putting Lyme Behind You, Dr. Joseph Burrascano, MD, one of the world's leading experts on diagnosing and treating Lyme disease. A 2-DVD set is available of a talk he gave on In March 2011, along with a panel of other Lyme-treating physicians.

There are many other good books and resources. Please check out the LymeInfo website for further suggestions.

Websites 


Lyme Research Database:  Great Website with lots of reliable information.

International Lyme and Associated Diseases: A great site to look for current research and publications.

Lyme Disease Association:  Non-profit, volunteer based information, and a great resource for locating Lyme-literate doctors

Tick-Borne Disease Alliance:  A great place to search for Lyme-literate doctors, low-cost tests and support for those who struggle with Lyme.

American Lyme Disease Foundation: An excellent resource.