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The Bachelor's Daisy Kent: Lyme and Hearing Loss
March 6, 2024
Daisy Kent from this season's Bachelor is inspiring everyone with her class, wit, and incredible courage. She has held nothing back when it comes to her journey with Lyme disease and hearing loss, hig...
Exploring Ozone Therapy for Lyme Disease
February 27, 2024
Explore the potential of ozone therapy for treating Lyme disease, its benefits, risks, and ongoing research efforts. Learn how this alternative treatment may offer hope for patients. The standard trea...
How Does Lyme Disease Affect the Immune System?
February 23, 2024
Learn how Lyme disease impacts the immune system, affecting responses and leading to chronic symptoms. Discover ways to support your immune system during treatment. Lyme disease, the fastest-growing v...
Magnesium Matters
February 8, 2024
Learn about the importance of magnesium for Lyme disease patients, its benefits, and the different types of magnesium supplements available. Find out how to manage magnesium deficiencies and improve y...
Maine Reports Record Surge in 2023 Lyme Disease Cases
January 17, 2024
Maine is facing a record surge in Lyme disease cases, reaching an all-time high in 2023. The rise is attributed to the expanding range of deer ticks and favorable conditions in certain regions. In a s...
Dr. Jacob E. Lemieux's Study Sheds Light on the Impact of B. burgdorferi Variants
January 10, 2024
Significant research by Dr. Jacob E. Lemieux explores the genetic variations of Lyme disease bacteria, exploring why some strains are more harmful than others. Jacob E. Lemieux, MD, PhD (Massachusetts...
Learn the Stages of Lyme Disease
January 2, 2024
Learn about the stages of Lyme disease, from early localized to late disseminated, and the potential complications that can arise if left untreated. Discover how to recognize the symptoms and the impo...
Global Lyme Alliance Selected to Join TRAIN with FasterCures
December 27, 2023
Global Lyme Alliance joins The Research Acceleration and Innovation Network with FasterCures, opening up avenues for breakthroughs in Lyme disease research and treatment. We are thrilled to announce t...
From Discovery to Reality: Hygromycin A Moves to Human Trials
December 22, 2023
In a significant stride toward battling Lyme disease, Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) proudly announces the progression of hygromycin A (FP-100) into human clinical trials in Q1 2024. This groundbreaking a...
Is There a Vaccine for Lyme Disease?
December 18, 2023
There is a lot of news, rumors and speculation surrounding a potential vaccine for Lyme disease. Here is debrief on the latest news and what is in development. Lyme disease is the fastest-grown vector...
Lyme Disease and Joint Pain
December 15, 2023
Learn about Lyme disease and joint pain, including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. Find out how Lyme arthritis can affect your joints and how to prevent the disease. Lyme disease is ca...
Rickettsiosis: A Potentially Fatal Tick-Borne Disease
December 8, 2023
Learn about rickettsiosis, a potentially fatal tick-borne disease, and how to prevent it. Discover the symptoms, treatment, and co-infections associated with this deadly illness. Stay informed and pro...
Combination Antibiotic Therapy Clears Lyme Disease in Mouse Model
December 1, 2023
A recent study led by Dr. Monica Embers details important research on Lyme disease treatment. Combination therapies show increased efficacy in eliminating the disease, paving the way for new treatment...
Lyme Disease and Hormones
December 1, 2023
Learn how Lyme disease can impact hormones and the various ways it can affect the body. Discover the symptoms and potential treatments for hormonal imbalances caused by Lyme disease. Lyme disease, the...
Unleash Hope in the Fight Against Lyme with Global Lyme Alliance
November 27, 2023
With 476,000 new cases and counting each year, a donation to Global Lyme Alliance is more critical than ever With so many worthy causes to choose from, how do you know where to best lend your support ...
What Causes A False Positive Lyme Test
November 21, 2023
Learn about the challenges of Lyme disease testing, including false positive results and the limitations of current diagnostic methods. Understand why Lyme disease should be a clinical diagnosis and t...
Lyme Disease by State: Planning for Lyme Disease When Traveling
November 18, 2023
Does Lyme Disease Affect Your Liver?
November 8, 2023
Learn how Lyme disease can affect your liver and what you can do to maintain liver health. Discover the stages of Lyme disease and the symptoms to look out for. Find out how proper diagnosis and treat...
How Are Mold Illness and Lyme Disease Related?
November 2, 2023
Learn how mold illness and Lyme disease are connected and can impact your health. Discover the overlapping symptoms, the link between these two conditions, and find out about proper diagnosis and trea...
I Found a Tick on Me, Now What?
August 31, 2023
It’s important to follow these simple tips when you find a tick on you, whether it’s attached or unattached
Can You Get Lyme Disease from a Mosquito?
August 1, 2023
Lyme disease transmission in regard to mosquito bites. When participating in outdoor activities during warmer weather, we find ourselves shooing off mosquitos and worrying about ticks. Many people won...
The Power of Bananas in Combating Lyme Disease Symptoms
July 28, 2023
Harnessing the Healing Power of Bananas in Lyme Disease Management Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness in the United States, can cause various symptoms and complications. While antibiotic...
Climate Change Increases Risk of Tick-Borne Disease
July 14, 2023
Climate change is impacting the spread of Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. Lyme disease—that’s the illness you can get when you’re hiking in the woods in the summer, right?
Lyme Disease Versus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
July 3, 2023
When we think of ticks, we most often think of Lyme disease. While Lyme is the most common vector-borne disease, infecting more than 476,000 people in the U.S. alone each year, unfortunately it is not...
Does Lyme Disease Cause Weight Loss?
June 29, 2023
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bite of an infected black-legged tick. Common symptoms can range from an erythema migrans (EM) rash, to swollen lymph nodes, to joint pain. Untreate...
Jutras Lab awarded $1.2 million to create rapid and accurate Lyme disease testing
June 29, 2023
[In the Jutras Lab at Steger Hall, Assistant Professor Brandon Jutras uses peptidoglycan, a component forming the cell walls of many bacteria, as a biomarker of acute disease. Photo by Lee Friesland f...
2nd Annual Global Lyme Alliance Charity Golf Tournament Raises $215,000 for Tick-Borne Disease Research and Awareness
June 20, 2023
What Percentage of Ticks Carry Lyme Disease?
May 25, 2023
It's important to learn about Lyme disease prevention and transmission, especially as the warm weather approaches. Lyme disease is the most common and fastest-growing tick-borne illness in the United ...
QuidelOrtho and Global Lyme Alliance Partner To Spread Lyme Disease Awareness
May 18, 2023
QuidelOrtho is the official sponsor of Global Lyme Alliance’s awareness efforts during Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Lyme disease is a growing epidemic, with an estimated 500,000 reported new cases ye...
Mycoplasma and Lyme Disease
May 16, 2023
Aside from Lyme disease, you can contract other infections from ticks, such as Mycoplasma. When you get a tick bite, you can get infections in addition to or other than Lyme disease. Ticks can transmi...
Natural Treatment for Lyme Disease
April 20, 2023
Did you know that natural remedies like herbal medicine can help patients to heal from Lyme disease? Lyme disease, caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, is the most common vector-borne disease...
Lyme Disease During Pregnancy: Protecting Mothers and Babies
April 5, 2023
Lyme disease affects people from all walks of life. This includes adults, children, and sometimes, even babies. The mere thought of infection is terrifying for parents, who want their children to be f...
GLA Podcast: Interview With Leading Expert on Lyme Carditis, Dr. Adrian Baranchuk
March 29, 2023
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Is Lyme Disease an Autoimmune Disease?
March 23, 2023
Lyme Disease Versus Autoimmune Disease There is a lot of debate around whether or not Lyme disease, which affects more than 476,000 people in the United States each year, is an autoimmune disease. Whi...
Lyme Disease in Horses
March 15, 2023
Lyme disease is caused by the bite of an ixodes scapularis tick (also called a black-legged tick or deer tick) carrying Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi). More than 476,000 people in the United St...
10 Celebrities with Lyme Disease
March 1, 2023
Lyme disease and tick-borne illnesses can strike anyone — even the famous people we think of as invincible. From Justin Bieber to Amy Schumer, many familiar faces have dealt with devastating symptoms ...
How to Prevent Ticks While Hiking
February 27, 2023
It’s a beautiful day, and you’re thinking of going for a hike. You’ll get to see the foliage, get some exercise, and get to see a beautiful vista at the top. Sounds idyllic, right? Hiking can be fun a...
Can Cats Get Lyme Disease?
February 23, 2023
Learn about the prevalence of Lyme disease in cats and how to practice effective prevention strategies. Lyme disease, the tick-borne infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, is not just...
2022: Another Milestone Year for GLA
January 30, 2023
Thanks to the generosity of our community, 2022 was another milestone year of achievements for Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) Watch GLA's Year in Review
Lyme Disease and Alcohol
January 26, 2023
Can You Drink Alcohol with Lyme Disease? If you are a Lyme disease patient, you may wonder if you’re able to drink alcohol. Can you have a glass of wine with dinner? Do Lyme disease and alcohol mix? T...
Lyme Disease in Dogs: Dog Lyme Disease Life Expectancy
January 13, 2023
Learn about how Lyme disease affects dogs, including the symptoms they experience, potential treatments, and its impact on their life expectancy. Can Dogs Get Lyme Disease? Yes. Just like humans, dogs...
When You Suspect You Have Lyme, But Your Test Comes Back Negative
January 6, 2023
Lyme disease testing can be unreliable. You should be prepared to ask these five questions to your physician if your tests comes back negative. For many illnesses, doctors rely on lab tests for diagno...
Chris Meloni Targets Lyme Disease This Giving Tuesday for Global Lyme Alliance
November 29, 2022
The Law & Order TV star partners with Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) to fundraise for the leading Lyme disease research nonprofit Chris Meloni is lending his support to this year's Giving Tuesday, the...
A Fourteen-Year-Old Boy Wrote A Poem About His Mother's Lyme Disease
November 23, 2022
Read a special poem written by the child of a Lyme warrior. Jessica Devine is a Lyme disease patient advocate, who runs the RISE ABOVE LYME support group on Facebook. She was bitten by a tick over ten...
Broadway Star Ashley Loren Secretly Battled Neurologic Lyme Disease Since Childhood — Now, She's Opening Up
November 22, 2022
Ashley Loren is the star of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical and recently gave a speech at the 2022 GLA Global Gala. PEOPLE interviewed her about "the lifelong condition that left her playing 'pre...
Clinician Barriers to Providing Care: Why Patients Can't Get the Care They Need
October 31, 2022
Why is it so difficult for Lyme patients to receive proper care at an affordable cost? Lymedisease.org set out to find the answers using their MyLymeData. By Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA for LymeDisease....
Watch the Speeches from the GLA Global Gala 22
October 28, 2022
Watch and listen to some of the heartfelt, inspiring, and educational speeches from the GLA Global Gala 2022 Chris Meloni, Nicole Miller, Kelley Flanagan, and Peter Weber were among guests in attendan...
New Podcast: The Guardian’s Science Weekly Discusses Potential New Lyme Vaccine
October 4, 2022
In recent weeks the Lyme world has been abuzz with news of a potential new Lyme disease vaccine, created and soon to be tested on humans by pharmaceutical company Pfizer and biotech company Valneva. T...
It's Almost Time for The GLA Global Gala 2022!
September 28, 2022
GLA is hosting its annual gala on October 13th, 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street. We look forward to seeing you there! Join Global Lyme Alliance for the premier annual fundraising event dedicated to Lyme ...
Shania Twain is Opening Up About Her Battle with Lyme Disease in Her New Netflix Documentary
September 1, 2022
Legendary country singer, Shania Twain, released a Netflix documentary this year that discusses her battle with Lyme disease and how it almost ended her career. “I believe every creator of their own d...
Medical Gaslighting and Lyme Disease
August 31, 2022
Medical gaslighting is a serious issue that patients should be aware of in order to properly advocate for themselves. To gaslight someone is to manipulate them into questioning their own reality—essen...
Diagnosing Lyme Disease: The Future of Lyme Lab Tests
July 28, 2022
GLA is leading the charge towards a more accurate and readily available Lyme disease lab test because, early diagnosis = early treatment = better outcomes! Read below to learn about a new Lyme disease...
Golf Fundraiser Raises Over $200K for Global Lyme Alliance
June 30, 2022
1st Annual Charity Golf Outing Benefitting Global Lyme Alliance a Major Success Charles Balducci, Vice Chair of Global Lyme Alliance and Managing Director/Wealth Advisor at Merrill Lynch, almost died ...
GLA Sponsors Virtual Reality Exhibit for the film, “Please, Believe Me,” an Official Selection at Tribeca Festival
June 22, 2022
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) was a proud sponsor of the Virtual Reality Exhibit for the film “Please, Believe Me,” an Official Selection of the 2022 Tribeca Festival that was held from June 8-19th. Usin...
Quidel Corporation and GLA partner to Spread Lyme Disease Awareness
May 24, 2022
Global Lyme Alliance is joining forces with Quidel Corporation heighten public awareness around Lyme disease Lyme disease is a growing epidemic, with more than 476,000 reported new cases each year in ...
American Society for Microbiology Publishes Minireview, Research Funded by GLA
May 14, 2022
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has over 30,000 members, including researchers, educators, and health professionals. ASM is one of the largest life science societies in the world. The minirevi...
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Here Are Ways to Get Involved
May 1, 2022
Are you a GLA supporter who wants to help spread awareness during Lyme Disease Awareness Month? Read below! What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of a bla...
Lyme Disease in Dogs
April 27, 2022
Tick season is upon us, and that means both you and your pets are at risk for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Dogs are particularly prone to tick bites, because they love to play in places where t...
The True Cost of Lyme Treatment
March 9, 2022
Patients with Lyme disease not only suffer from debilitating symptoms, but also have to pay enormous amounts in medical bills. This blog discusses the financial impact of having Lyme on individuals an...
Exclusive Interview: Ricky Wysocki, 2x Disc Golf World Champion and Lyme Warrior
February 11, 2022
Ricky Wysocki went from being a top-level pro athlete in his sport to getting Lyme disease to barely being able to walk. The 2x World Champion contracted Lyme disease in 2019 and is currently in remis...
Top Blogs of 2021
January 3, 2022
GLA Milestones 2021: Giving Means Progress
December 20, 2021
Though 2021 has been difficult in other arenas, it’s brought great strides in the Lyme world. Thanks to generous support from donors, GLA has awarded over $13 million for Lyme and tick-borne disease r...
Hygromycin A—What’s Next?
November 24, 2021
An exciting new finding for a potential treatment gives hope to Lyme disease patients, as it may prevent cases of post-treatment and chronic Lyme disease. So, when can patients actually use it? Hope r...
Tess Williams Runs the TCS NYC Marathon for GLA
November 23, 2021
One week ago, I completed the NYC Marathon on behalf of the Global Lyme Alliance! I am honored and humbled to be able to represent this amazing organization in such a personally meaningful way.
Why Isn’t My Lyme Disease Treatment Covered by Insurance?
November 2, 2021
You’re sick. You’re tired. Your body aches. You’ve spent months or years going from doctor to doctor, many of whom insist your symptoms are psychosomatic, or minimize them by calling it stress. Perhap...
Meet Our Lyme Education Ambassador: Dominic S.
September 28, 2021
Name: Dominic S.
Ozone Therapy for Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illness
September 24, 2021
GLA's Chairman, Paul Ross interviews ozone therapy specialist Dr. Robbins, along with a Lyme patient, Charles Toepher who has experience with the treatment Watch the interview:
Global Lyme Alliance Sets the Groundwork for More Lyme Disease Funding
September 3, 2021
GLA is proud to highlight the recent success of Dr. Nicole Baumgarth of UC-Davis. Together with our supporters, GLA will accelerate Lyme knowledge by funding great evidence-based projects, innovative ...
Meet Our Ambassador: Teja K.
August 26, 2021
Meet Our Ambassador From Mexico: Daniela Acosta
July 23, 2021
Daniela Acosta is a student, GLA Lyme Education Ambassador, and Peer Mentor from Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. In 2019, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. I wanted to ...
Fundraising During a Pandemic: A Recap of Lyme Warriors Live
December 19, 2020
by Ali Moresco,
Victoria's Story
November 30, 2020
This blog post is part of our People to Highlight Series during our 2020 Year-End Appeal. Each week we’ll be spotlighting a GLA community member who has helped to advance our mission. To support GLA d...
25 Ways to Be a Good Friend to Someone with Lyme Disease
March 15, 2017
Updated on July 21, 2023 GLA and The Mighty asked the Lyme community for some ways to be a good friend to someone with Lyme disease. Here’s what they said: