11 sep

Dr. Neil Spector Speaks at Focus on Lyme 2017

Top Lyme Awareness door Dr. Neil Spector, top kankerspecialist in US, en Lyme ervaringsdeskundige. Hij moest een harttransplantatie ondergaan door Lyme Disease. De diagnose bleef lang uit, en hij werd lang niet geloofd door zijn collega’s, zoals het voor de meeste patiënten het geval is. Hier spreekt hij over wat er kan gedaan worden voor Lyme Disease Awareness en het onderzoek ernaar, wat in tegenstelling tot kankeronderzoek, totnutoe summier is.

Dr. Neil Spector Speaks at Focus on Lyme 2017

Dr. Neil Spector-one of the top cancer researchers in the US-suffered from misdiagnosed Lyme disease for many years. Although he was eventually diagnosed and treated for Lyme, by then his heart was so damaged, he needed a heart transplant. He chronicled the experience in his memoir, Gone in A Heartbeat: A Physician’s Search for True Healing.

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05 sep

Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome Questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease

Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome Questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease

The results consistently demonstrated that the HMQ accurately differentiated those with Lyme disease from healthy individuals. Three migratory pain survey items (persistent muscular pain, arthritic pain, and nerve pain/paresthesias) robustly identified individuals with verified Lyme disease. The results support the use of the HMQ as a valid, efficient, and low-cost screening tool for medical practitioners to decide if additional testing is warranted to distinguish between Lyme disease and other illnesses.

 

Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Dise | IJGM

Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome Questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease Maryalice Citera,1 Phyllis R Freeman,2 Richard I Horowitz2 1Department of Psychology, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, 2Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, Hyde Park, NY, USA Purpose: Lyme disease is spreading worldwide, with multiple Borrelia species causing a broad range of clinical symptoms that mimic other illnesses.

 

HMQ for Lyme disease – Video Abstract ID 140224

Video abstract of original research paper “Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome Questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease” published in the open access journal International Journal of General Medicine by authors Citera M, Freeman PR, Horowitz RI.

 

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