The prevalence of Lyme disease and associated co-infections in people with a chronic post-concussive syndrome.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31488744 Comment; Interesting, valid study demonstrating that there’s a correlation with folks who have had a concussion with poor response to therapy also having had exposure to Lyme, suggesting neuroborreliosis. Recall that...

Lyme Disease Risk of Exposure to Blacklegged Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) Infected with Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae) in Pittsburgh Regional Parks

https://academic.oup.com/jme/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/jme/tjz140/5566654?redirectedFrom=fulltext Comment; This shows that exposure to ticks found in parks within metropolitan Pittsburgh PA is equivalent to being in rural areas of the NE USA in terms of...

Psychosis in Borrelia burgdorferi infection – part I: epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of neuroborreliosis

http://www.psychiatriapolska.pl/_629_640_.html Comment; Poland is having problems with tick-borne neuropsychiatric illnesses as well. Is this a case of improved recognition of a long-ongoing problem or has virulence increased? It’s a tough call at present; more...