Table of contents for Beating Lyme : understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease / Constance A. Bean with Lesley Ann Fein.


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CHAPTER ONE
The Hidden Epidemic
I
CHAPTER TWO
"Have We Aways Had Lyme?"
Discovering Infectious Disease,
Environmental Change, and the Surge of Lyme Disease
27
CHAPTER THREE
Discovering Lyme Disease
53
CHAPTER FOUR
"Is It Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?"
"Is It Fibromyalgia?"
Diagnosis of Lyme and Other Tick- Borne Diseases
67
CHAPTER FIVE
"There Must Be Tests"
97
CHAPTER SIX
"If It Isn't Lyme, What Is It?"
The Consequences of Not Diagnosing Lyme Disease,
Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, Lupus, and More
112
CHAPTER SEVEN
"Where Are the Doctors?"
The Politics of Lyme
134
CHAPTER EIGHT
"Will I Ever Get Well?"
Treating Persistent Lyme Disease
The Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction
163
CHAPTER NINE
Living with Persistent Lyme Disease
Insurance and Lifestyle Issues
I85
CHAPTER TEN
"What About Antibiotic Resistance?"
"Aren't Antibiotics Dangerous?"
Antibiotics Used for Treating Lyme Disease
200
CHAPTER ELEVEN
"What Do the Studies Say?"
The Experts Speak
212
CHAPTER TWELVE
"Whatever Happened to the Lyme Vaccine?"
Lessons Learned About Medical Research
228
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
Preventing Lyme Disease
What to Do After a Tick Bite
It's More Than Tucking Your Pants into Your Socks
248
Appendix: List of Symptoms
263



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Lyme disease Popular works