Lyme disease is the fastest spreading infectious disease. People are just not aware that a new strain of infection can be transmitted from the tick’s saliva to you UPON ATTACHMENT. People are... More > just not aware that you should never use the ‘wait and see’ approach when dealing with your child and a tick bite. People are just not aware of the severity of the Lyme endemic and how disabling and irreversible neurological symptoms can be if not treated in time. Lyme disease can be a lifetime illness, and an illness that can be avoided.
This book chronicles the daily struggles that go along with living a life with Lyme disease while also educating the reader about the complexities of the disease, intricacies of supporting a loved one who becomes diagnosed with Lyme disease, the politics surrounding appropriate care, and the importance of prevention.< Less
Lyme disease is the fastest spreading infectious disease. Tick-borne illnesses can be spread from the tick's saliva to the host upon attachment. The result can be severe and irreversible neurological... More > illness if not treated in time. This book is aimed to educate on the complexities of Lyme disease in adults and children through the experiences of the author and her children; in a place where the reader will find hope while learning the truths about the politics of Lyme disease, intricacies of care, how to navigate the school system, and the importance of prevention.< Less