Symptoms- Lyme Disease

Kris Kristofferson’s ‘Dementia’ Was Lyme Disease, PBS, June 17, 2016“He was taking all these medications for things he doesn’t have, and they all have side effects,” his wife, Lisa, told Rolling Stone. After three weeks of Lyme treatment, there are still some down days, but on other days he seems normal, she said. “All of a sudden he was back.”

If Not Lyme Disease, What Caused This Man’s Fever?, New York Times, June 16, 2016In puzzling over a possible diagnosis, doctors often rely on “illness scripts,” detailed mental images of what a particular disease looks like based on our knowledge of the disease’s characteristics along with our experiences with patients.

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