A Twist of Lyme: Battling a Disease that "Doesn't Exist" by Andrea H. Caesar

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By Andrea H. Caesar

While she moved to Barrington, Rhode Island, Andrea Caesar was once an lively, satisfied, vivacious ten-year-old who enjoyed to play kickball and hold from the monkey bars. A yr later, Andrea had hassle catching her breath whereas operating, was once laid low with migraines, and battled consistent muscle aches. Andrea had replaced as somebody; she was once the child who was once consistently lacking institution. even if she didn't realize it on the time, she had shriveled Borrelia burgdorferi, greater often called Lyme disease.

Caesar, who used to be eventually clinically determined at age thirty-six, stocks a uncooked and sincere glance contained in the brain of a girl plagued by therapy in her pursuit of wellbeing. She chronicles her lifestyles from age 11 via her analysis and next therapy, recalling her feelings as she struggled with Lyme, its signs, and a number of similar infections—all whereas trying to dwell a standard existence. pushed by means of her selection to assist others with a similar disorder, Caesar presents info 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 sickness as she is led by means of perseverance, braveness, and wish to an eventual analysis and remedy.

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