You may have just been diagnosed with Lyme Disease, or just found out someone you know has it. Odds are increasing that you will know someone soon, because it’s on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 300,000 cases per year, in the U.S. alone.
Regardless if you have it, someone you know has it, or you’re just curious, there is a lot of information floating around on Lyme Disease. Unfortunately, not all of it is accurate. And, chronic illness is difficult enough to live with, let alone obscuring it with an abundance of misinformation. There are several myths that are circling around, and some of the more common ones will be addressed here.