Lyme Disease: Symptoms
Dr. Marty Ross, MD
Advanced Treatments for Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Complex Illnesses

Lyme Disease: Symptoms

There are many symptoms associated with Lyme Disease. Because of this it is often referred to as the "great imitator". The following is a list of lyme disease symptoms. Because many of these can also be caused by diseases other than Lyme, Dr. Ross does not diagnose Lyme disease based on symptoms alone.

Persistent swollen glands; Sore throat; Fevers; Sore soles; Joint pain; Joint swelling; Unexplained back pain; Stiffness; Muscle cramps or pain; Muscle weakness; Muscle; twitching; Confusion/difficulty thinking; Difficulty with concentration, reading, problem absorbing and new information; Word search /name block; Forgetfulness, poor short term memory, poor attention; Disorientation, getting lost, going to wrong places; Speech errors: wrong word, misspeaking; Mood swings, irritability, depression; Anxiety, panic attacks; Psychosis (hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, bipolar); Tremor; Seizures; Headache; Light sensitivity; Vision: double, blurry, floaters; Ear pain; Hearing: buzzing, ringing, decreased hearing; Motion sickness, vertigo, spinning, off balance; Lightheadedness, wooziness, unavoidable need to sit or lie; Tingling, numbness, burning or stabbing, sensations, shooting pains, skin hypersensitivity; Facial paralysis-Bells palsy; Dental pain; Neck creaks and cracks, stiffness, neck pain; Fatigue, tired, poor stamina; Insomnia, fractionated sleep, early awakening; Excessive night time sleep; Napping during the day; Unexplained weight gain or loss; Unexplained hair loss; Pain in genital area; Unexplained menstrual irregularity; Unexplained milk production, breast pain; Irritable bladder or bladder dysfunction; Erectile dysfunction; Loss of libido; Queasy stomach or nausea; Heartburn, stomach pain; Diarrhea; Low abdominal pain, cramps; Heart murmur or valve prolapse; Heart palpitations or skips; Heart block on EKG; Chest wall pain or sore ribs; Head congestion; Breathlessness, air hunger, unexplained chronic cough; Night sweats; Exaggerated symptoms or worse hangover from alcohol; Symptom flares every 4 weeks.

Learn about the special qualifications of Dr. Marty Ross of The Healing Arts Partnership in dealing with Lyme disease.

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