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Can Lyme disease change the way substances and medications affect your body and brain?

Yes-it's complicated. Lyme is a complex illness. Lyme often causes liver inflammation (hepatitis) which can affect how the liver metabolizes medications ; herbs. Lyme also causes encephalopathy (brain dysfunction) related to infection, inflammation ; microbial toxins and an inflamed brain will likely react to medicines/herbs differently than a healthy brain. Read more...

Could chronic (2 or more years) Lyme disease be the cause of my continous migraine-like headaches of over a year?

Yes, it could. Lyme disease effects human body with prominent neurological involvement. The patient may manifest the following flu-like symptoms with joints pain, muscles pain, fatigue, headache, stiff neck, sore throat, fever, chills and enlarged lymph nodes. Headache is the most common symptom (in 50%) and can transform in chronic daily headache. See orofacial pain specialist near you for headache management. Read more...