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By Pamela Weintraub

The groundbreaking, award-winning research into Lyme disease—the technological know-how, background, scientific politics, and sufferer experience—now with a new chapter.

When Pamela Weintraub, a technological know-how journalist, realized that her oldest son established confident for Lyme illness, she concept she had discovered a solution to the indicators that were plaguing her family members for years—but her nightmare had simply started. nearly every thing approximately Lyme sickness grew to become out to be deeply arguable, from the microbe inflicting the an infection, to the size and sort of therapy and the type of practitioner needed.

On one aspect of the struggle, the scientists who first studied Lyme describe a illness transmitted by means of a deer tick that's demanding to trap yet effortless to remedy irrespective of how complex the case. at the different facet, insurgent medical professionals insist that Lyme and a soup of "co-infections" reason a sophisticated spectrum of disorder usually dramatically assorted – and much more challenging to regard – than the unique researchers declare. rather than simply swollen knees and a rash, sufferers can event exhaustion, disabling discomfort, and a "Lyme fog" that leaves them dazed and careworn. As sufferers fight for solutions, once-treatable infections turn into continual.
In this nuanced photo of the serious controversy and crippling uncertainty surrounding Lyme disorder, Pamela Weintraub sheds gentle on one of many angriest scientific disputes raging this present day. the main entire e-book ever written concerning the previous, current and way forward for Lyme affliction, Cure Unknown exposes the ticking clock of a raging epidemic and the vulnerability all of us share.

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