ECU researcher, MD A. Motableb has obtained $1.7 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study borrelia, the causative agent of Lyme Disase in the human body.
The hope is to develop a medication.
The article goes on to state deeply entrenched myths about initial symptoms such as the bullseye rash that do not represent many patients.
Psychological symptoms of Lyme: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2015/10/18/psychiatric-lymemsids/
I’m not holding my breath for this hoped for medication. The first thing that has to be acknowledged by main stream medicine and researchers is this is NOT a one pathogen one drug illness. Patients are often infected with a plethora of pathogens – some viral, some bacterial, some fungal, even nematodes (worms). They all take different medications. https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2017/07/01/one-tick-bite-could-put-you-at-risk-for-at-least-6-different-diseases/ The actual number is 18 and counting.
Besides this crucial fact, these pathogens cause all sorts of havoc within the body including inflammation and an autoimmune response. Many have mast cell issues, newly developed sensitivities, hormonal imbalances, adrenal issues, and on and on to infinity.
This is the perfect storm and it’s complicated to say the least.