Discussion on the Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments of Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is at epidemic proportion in the USA and is the number one infectious disease in the world now, bypassing the number of people with breast cancer and AIDS, yet many doctors remain Lyme illiterate. It is not enough to know whether the person afflicted has acute or chronic stage, although it is necessary to know which category a person suffers in order to choose the right treatment, because acute Lyme means the Borrelia burdorferi bacteria has not had time to penetrate into the cell membranes yet and can usually be cured with antibiotics if it is caught in time.