Kentuckiana Lyme Support is a support group for individuals with Chronic Lyme Disease and related tick-borne illnesses, serving Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
Besides walking in the woods, working & playing in your yard may be a risk factor for acquiring Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. One tick bite can cause many diseases, known as co-infections. Patients with early (acute) Lyme disease need prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment to prevent the development of Chronic Lyme Disease, which is the controversial area of the disease. Different ticks carry different diseases, and diagnosis and treatment are complex.
This website is intended as a resource for people interested in learning about Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. The information presented is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice regarding the treatment of any symptoms or disease. You should not use any information on the site to take the place of advice from your personal healthcare provider or other professional. Links to other sites are provided to facilitate research only and information on those sites is the opinion of those who publish the sites and is not necessarily that of Kentucky Indiana Lyme Support.org