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What exactly does borrelia burgdorferi do to your cells to cause Lyme disease?

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Dr. Randy Baker
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In brief: Multiple imbalances

Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria have the most complex genome of any bacteria & create multiple imbalances.
They can infect any organ & prevent that organ from functioning properly & elicit an inflammatory response. They suppress immune function, often opening the door for other infections, produce microbial toxins, create hormonal imbalances etc. See http://ldnr.Us/lyme_disease_pathophysiology.Html.

In brief: Multiple imbalances

Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria have the most complex genome of any bacteria & create multiple imbalances.
They can infect any organ & prevent that organ from functioning properly & elicit an inflammatory response. They suppress immune function, often opening the door for other infections, produce microbial toxins, create hormonal imbalances etc. See http://ldnr.Us/lyme_disease_pathophysiology.Html.
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