Arterioventricular conduction disturbance due to Lyme carditis

An active professional sportsman was admitted to our hospital with arterio-ventricular conduction disturbances. Purpose of admission was to insert a definitive pacemaker. During recording of the symptoms and patient history, the patient mentioned a tick-bite on the neck, followed by the only symptom of arterio-ventricular conduction disturbances, four months later. Serological tests came back negative for…

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Over two years to a diagnosis?

A nationwide survey by LymeDisease.org confirms that current methods used to diagnose and treat Lyme disease are often faulty and inadequate.  The overwhelming response rate – over 6,000 respondents within six weeks – demonstrates the urgency of this issue within the Lyme community. Sixty-one per cent of those who responded to the survey by LymeDisease.org…

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The consequences of missing the diagnosis

Out of 960 Lyme borreliosis patients with chronic symptoms, 707 had not been treated for the symptoms before – according to data from a Hungarian Lyme clinic. The patients were diagnosed with other disorders, e.g. autoimmune, rheumatologic, neurologic or psychiatric diseases. Treatment schedule of the 960 patients The diagnosis and treatment of Lyme borreliosis is a subject with…

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Interview with Dr. Béla P. Bózsik

The following interview was posted on Lyme.no, the website of the Norwegian Lyme Borreliosis Association, in 2010. Dr. Bózsik is the inventor of DualDur and the leader of the Diagnostic & Therapeutic Workgroup of the Lyme Borreliosis Foundation, Hungary.   25 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH LYME BORRELIOSIS Dr. Bela P. Bozsik is a Hungarian physician with a unique experience…

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