When it comes to the medical establishment and treatment guidelines!
By: Rika Keck
As a Lyme disease advocate it can make my blood boil when I see how many people (who are infected with vector-borne infections) fall through the cracks of medical treatment – especially in regards to the treatment guidelines of the Infectious Disease medical community.
Lack of treatment, too little treatment, too late treatment, dependence on flawed and outdated blood testing, lack of clinical and critical thinking can result in long-term illness for many who are infected. Over 300 000 individuals are diagnosed every year – how many fall through the cracks or are misdiagnosed?
Flawed IDSA Treatment Guidelines (supported by the CDC):
There is no scientific evidence to support the popular IDSA (Infectious Disease Society of America) perspective that a short-term course of antibiotics will eliminate tick-borne infections. This notion is highly flawed as:
For correct information, please check out ILADS.ORG. That is the best resource regarding acute and chronic vectorborne infections.
You are welcome to connect with me at Rika@NYIntegratedHealth.com to discuss your unique situation, whether you in active treatment, or not.
If you have ongoing symptoms, you do want a holistic and integrative perspective as ongoing inflammation can keep you sick. As can low-grade infections that can flare or re-activate when you are highly stressed.
Talk to you later,
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