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Lyme In Iceland Too?

Sunday 27 November 2016

 

From Outbreak News Today:

 

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Iceland
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Lyme in Iceland too?

By
November 26, 2016
© 2016 Outbreak News Today

By now, we are all too aware that chronic Lyme disease can be found in 80 countries worldwide, affecting tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions around the globe. We know that chronic Lyme disease is the New Great Imitator, imitating 350+ conditions from Alzheimers, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis to Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, just to name a few. We also know that around the globe, mainstream medicine has essentially turned its back on the chronically sick and infirm — especially those with chronic Lyme. The story is the same everywhere — for everyone you meet in every country, state, province, city, and town.

Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking with a gentleman in Iceland. He has been extremely ill with myalgic encephalomyelitis — the medical term for chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Like chronic Lyme, those who suffer with this disease have a whole host of chronic symptoms that are very similar to Lyme, symptoms that interfere with day-to-day functioning, wearing the sufferer down over time. Like chronic Lyme, there is no cure. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment. There is only symptom management at best.

He told me that his life has been hell for years. That he feels like he is a prisoner in his own body. And that the jailer has thrown away the key. This is also how it feels to have chronic Lyme.

 

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