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  •  You've been flooded with IDSA propoganda (3+ / 0-)
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    MsGrin, churchylafemme, Wheever

    The IDSA disseminates misinformation to doctor's who are far too busy to research themselves.

    The IDSA's own research from the 80's and 90's shows lyme is a systemic, chronic infection which is very difficult to treat and can continually relapse. Today, the IDSA states that very short courses of antibiotics completely wipes it out.

    Here's a link to a 1988 New England Journal of Medicine article where the IDSA states...................

    "We studied 17 patients who had presented with acute Lyme disease and received prompt treatment with oral antibiotics, but in whom chronic lyme disease subsequently developed.

    http://www.actionlyme.org/...

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