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About Lyme Disease
Causes and Transmission

Lyme disease is caused by a spirochetal bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi(Bb), transmitted by the bite of the Ixodes (deer) tick. Its symptoms vary widely. Most people bitten by an infected tick have either no symptoms or flu-like symptoms and a skin rash at the bite spot. In the acute stage, active antibiotics treatment can eradicate the bacteria in many cases. 10 to 15 percent of cases result in chronic joint pain and central nervous system problems. These are the results of chronic LD, about which have been the center of much political and academic disagreements. Recently, the official definition of LD has changed from the CDCís reporting definition to a much more realistic definition.
 
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About Lyme Disease
Overview
Causes and Transmission

Clinical Symptoms
Diagnosis
 
Treatment Strategies
Conventional Treatment
The Dilemma
Why Chinese Medicine

Spirochete Diseases in China and Modern Chinese Medicine
The Design of Comprehensive LD Treatment Strategy
 
Herxheimer's Reaction