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LYME DISEASE MYTHS REFUTED

LYME DISEASE MYTHS REFUTED

Studies Increasingly Refute Four Prevalent Lyme Disease Myths Common and long-standing misnomers about lyme disease, it’s symptoms, it’s geographic distribution, and vectors of transmission may pose significant risks to patients who contract this disease.  Early detection and treatment are critical, as this disease can be debilitating or fatal if not quickly or adequately treated.  The physicians and […]


New CDC Lyme Estimates

New CDC Lyme Estimates

What Do New CDC Lyme Disease Estimates Mean for Patients? The CDC recently revised its previous estimate of 30,000 new annual Lyme disease cases in the U.S. to 300,000 or more new annual cases. This led to a rash of media coverage, and came as a tremendous surprise to most of the public and many […]


What to do if you get the Flu

What to do if you get the Flu

What to do if you get the flu Now that school is back in session and the weather is getting cooler it is likely that cases of the flu will start to occur and spread. Flu vaccinations are available and are urged for all Americans older than 6 months. According to the CDC, the flu […]


Understanding Post-Lyme Disease Sydrome.

Understanding Post-Lyme Disease Sydrome.

Understanding Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that is caused by a bacteria known as Borrelia burgdorferi, and can be harbored by deer ticks. If you spend time in heavily wooded areas where deer ticks harboring Lyme disease thrive, you may be more likely to become infected. FirstCare treats hundreds of […]


Alternative Health Options

Alternative Health Options

Alternative medicine involves all-natural and holistic type of treatment. It is often used to relieve the symptoms of certain health or mental illnesses. Individuals who are considering incorporating alternative therapy into their lives have several options to choose from. Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which small needles are inserted at specific locations […]


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