Lydia Niederwerfer – Webmaster of

When Lydia first discovered a tick on her shoulder – she went to the ER, and was prescribed 10 days of Doxycycline as a precaution. A few days later she developed a bull’s eye rash. The doxycycline alleviated her symptoms, but when she went back to ask for another treatment of antibiotics – which she was refused, because her western blot and Elisa tests came back negative.

A neurologist successfully diagnosed her Lyme disease, and after exhausting the treatment protocols recommend she find a Lyme Literate Doctor. Now she is mostly symptom free, and continues to work on controlling her babesia symptoms. She has created a website, as an easy to use resource for people with lyme disease.

I originally contacted Lydia to speak with her about her article, The Stages of Grief in Lyme Disease.  We had a great conversation about the topic, but I was totally blown away by the story she tells about how her dog helped her during her darkest days,


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Lydia Niederwerfer's Website: Lyme Aware
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