A Twist of Lyme: Battling a Disease that "Doesn't Exist"

A Twist of Lyme: Battling a Disease that "Doesn't Exist"

Andrea H. Caesar

whilst she moved to Barrington, Rhode Island, Andrea Caesar was once an lively, satisfied, vivacious ten-year-old who enjoyed to play kickball and grasp from the monkey bars. A yr later, Andrea had hassle catching her breath whereas working, used to be affected by migraines, and battled consistent muscle aches. Andrea had replaced as someone; she used to be the child who used to be constantly lacking tuition. even if she didn't are aware of it on the time, she had shriveled Borrelia burgdorferi, greater often called Lyme disease.

Caesar, who was once eventually clinically determined at age thirty-six, stocks a uncooked and sincere glance contained in the brain of a girl plagued by remedy in her pursuit of wellbeing. She chronicles her existence from age 11 via her analysis and next therapy, recalling her feelings as she struggled with Lyme, its indicators, and a number of comparable infections—all whereas trying to stay a typical existence. pushed by way of her selection to aid others with an identical illness, Caesar presents information on what labored, what didn't paintings, and why.

A Twist of Lyme stocks the beautiful, heart-wrenching tale of a woman’s decades-long conflict with Lyme ailment as she is led via perseverance, braveness, and wish to an eventual prognosis and remedy.

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