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I hear you snohare....you bring up some good and valid points. It seems that this person who did the most recent church shooting...Illinois i think...may have just recently been dx'd with Lyme Disease.
But...before you we rely too much on the folks who are dx'd w/ LD as the example of what to expect...we need to take note of the belief by the experts that at least 35% of the time folks are tested for the disease they test negative...usually if you test positive you will always do so...but if you test megative and still have it...you also will usually always test negative. On top of that the ratio of unreported cases versus reported/verified cases seems to about 10 to 1.
In my search of the web I found 1 article that stated that if it were not for HIV...Lyme Disease would be the #1 world wide concern. This disease is spreading rapidly and many in the field feel that thousands of people have been living with it for years w/o knowing it...that too many doctors either don't test because they are under the false impression that it only occurs in certain areas and others dismiss it based soley on one or two tests that have at best a 65% accuracey rate.
Not sounding the chicken little alarm here...but doing a little research on the web has really opened my eyes first ...to how wide spread and how much worse this disease than I thought and secondly...so many of the associated symptoms are going on inmy life or have occurred that I feel compelled to explore it a bit further. Of the 100 known and associated symptoms I have experienced or continue to experience on a serious level at least 25... On the other side of the coin....many of those issues that i have experienced or continue to experience are what many on here normally associate with crohns.