My positive result came from IGeneX, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA. My doctor was certain I had lyme disease even before the positive test result came back, just from all of my symptoms.
Being on antibiotics definitely throws off the flora in the intestines. Since I am on longterm antibiotic therapy to treat the lyme disease, I take a probiotic called PB8. I buy it from vitamin shoppe online. It works great. As long as I stick to a sugar-free and wheat-free diet, I don't get any yeast problems.
Also, I read on the lyme board that a prominent U.S. Lyme Disease doctor believes that the majority of patients with a fibromyalgia diagnosis actually have lyme disease. If I were you I wouldn't rule it out. I am not an outdoorsy person, have lived in cities my whole life and have never even been camping and I have it.
Post Edited (CathyA) : 4/24/2006 2:33:52 PM (GMT-6)