Is Chronic Lyme Disease a real disease?

No, its not. Its a made up condition.

The existence of Chronic Lyme Disease (CLD) as a distinct clinical entity is a topic of much debate and controversy within the medical community.

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected ticks. It can cause a range of symptoms, including fever, fatigue, headache, and a characteristic skin rash. When diagnosed early and treated with antibiotics, most people recover from Lyme disease without complications.

However, some people report ongoing symptoms after being treated for Lyme disease, and this is often referred to as “chronic Lyme disease.” The symptoms may include fatigue, muscle and joint pain, cognitive difficulties, and other non-specific symptoms.

While there is evidence to suggest that some people may experience ongoing symptoms after being treated for Lyme disease, there is currently no scientific consensus on the cause, diagnosis, or treatment of CLD. The term “chronic Lyme disease” is not recognized by major medical organizations, such as the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who do not consider it to be a distinct clinical entity.

It is important for individuals who are experiencing ongoing symptoms after being treated for Lyme disease to seek medical attention from a qualified healthcare provider. They can help determine the underlying cause of the symptoms and provide appropriate treatment.

Resources for: Is Chronic Lyme Disease a real disease?

From Skeptical Inquirer: Bogus Treatments For Bogus Diagnosis Are Killing Patients

From Wikipedia: Chronic Lyme disease

From The Conversation: Chronic Lyme disease – does it exist?

From Lyme Science: Chronic Lyme disease: A scam that should be condemned!

If you have any good peer reviewed science that says otherwise, please send it and if it stacks up to scrutiny it will be linked above.

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