Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Kris Kristofferson was misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s, memory loss was due to ticks
Kris had been complaining to doctors about memory loss said his wife Lisa Meyers in 2016, ‘That was a big clue to me that maybe it was not really Alzheimer’s’
Kris Kristofferson (Getty Images)
The tick-borne illness affects many people but isn’t easily or efficiently diagnosed, with its array of symptoms, it can also be misdiagnosed.
Renowned songwriter and actor and country legend Kris Kristofferson contracted the disease and it went undiagnosed for years. Kristofferson is known for his roles as Rudy Martin in ‘Fast Food Nation’ and songs like ‘Me and Bobby McGee,’ and his suffering shocked many people. (See link for article)
Kristofferson had a laundry-list of symptoms indicative of tick-borne illness.
What’s truly unfortunate is that there are plenty more out there suffering from the exact same thing to this day who could get better but doctors are woefully ignorant.