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Huh, something I did not want to know...

Here are the symtpoms of Lyme Disease symptoms... you might note some very familiar neurological symtpoms associated with migraines and well the whole list looks like FMS. I had always assumed that the one benifit of living in Canada, and freezing my butt off for half the year, is that the cold killed all the nasty bugs and it was not an enviroment for certain bugs (killer bees for one... they freak me out... and lyme carrying ticks for another. Then I read this article that a dog had ticks (what? Ticks on a dog... no way) but this ticks tested positive for Lyme disease, even in the area I live in. Then comes this article in the Edmonton Journal about a protest for misdiagnosis of Lyme disease... such that there are more people with it and it is not being diagnosed properly.

I had long since crossed off Lyme disease for a possible over all reason for all my symptoms, all my individual diagnosis. I wonder about Lupus and such... more so because I seem to be getting works and FMS is said not to be progressive. And now this Lyme disease pops up as an issue and I don't even want to speculate about it... cause apparently harder to treat if you have had awhile. And because there is an actual treatment, too much to hope for to have a condition that could be actually treated... to not have the neurological problems and muslce issues. How I wish there was such a treatment for FMS. Anyway, I thought it was importmant to bring up as a Canadian. In the states they rule out Lyme disease quite well and diagnosis it very well, but if we are not doing the same, and you have almost all the symtpoms on that list, well it would be worth asking your doctor to look into it. I might even bringing it up myself, to see if I ever was... but not sure they do not have the files from back in the day.
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