Lyme disease

Lyme disease can attach to your red blood cells, which travel throughout your entire body and then cause a vast array of symptoms, and with Lyme sometimes you will have family X, Mom X and Dad X and Daughter X have it but only Mom X and Daughter X share such two symptoms such as air hunger and brain fog. All three share fatigue. Dad X and Daughter X both didn’t have a rash. Family X is just an example.

 

Here is a list of common Lyme disease symptoms:

General:

  • Fever
  • Night Sweats
  • Fatigue, lack of endurance
  • Unexplained weight gain/loss
  • Generalized, unprovoked pain
  • Migratory Pain

Head, Face, Neck:

  • Headache, mild or severe
  • Facial flushing
  • Pressure in head
  • Jaw pain or stiffness
  • Unexplained hair loss
  • Dental problems/pain (unexplained)
  • Twitching of facial muscles
  • Stiff or painful neck
  • Facial paralysis (Bell’s Palsy)
  • Sore Throat, hoarseness
  • Tingling of nose, tongue, cheek

Eyes/Vision and Ears/Hearing

  • Double or blurry vision
  • Difficulty with night vision
  • Increased floating spots
  • Pain in eyes or swelling around eyes
  • Oversensitivity to light
  • Flashing lights/peripheral waves/phantom images
  • Change in color vision
  • Decreased hearing in one or both ears
  • Pain in ears, over sensitivity to sounds
  • Auditory hallucinations

Gastrointestinal and Genito-urinary Systems

  • Upset stomach (nausea/pain) heartburn
  • Recurrent vomiting
  • Diarrhea/Constipation
  • Irritable bladder or interstitial cystitis
  • Testicular or pelvic pain
  • Decreased libido
  • Unexplained menstrual irregularity
  • Symptoms worse with menses? Yes No
  •  Unexplained milk production

Musculoskeletal System

  • Bone pain, joint pain or swelling
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Stiffness of joints, back, neck
  • Frequent tendonitis, tennis elbow
  • Muscle pain or camps, muscle spasms
  • Sore soles, especially in the morning

Respiratory and Circulatory System

  • Shortness of breath, cough
  • Endocarditis, myocarditis, heart failure
  • Chest pain or rib soreness
  • Peripheral vascular abnormalities
  • Rhythm disturbances-extra beats
  • Heart block, palpitations

Psychological

  • Mood swings, irritability
  • Feeling as if you are losing your mind
  • Over-emotional reactions, crying easily
  • Depression
  • Bi-Polar disorder
  • Panic attacks, anxiety
  • Obessive compulsive disorder
  • Psychosis

Mental Capability

  • Memory loss (short or long term)
  • Going to the wrong place
  • Disorientation (getting or feeling lost)
  • Confusion, difficulty thinking
  • Forgetting how-to perform simple tasks
  • Difficulty with concentration or reading
  • Dementia

Nervous System

  • Burning, stabbing, aching or shock sensations
  • Lightheadedness, fainting
  • Numbness, tingling, pinpricks
  • Increased motion sickness
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Abnormalities of vision, hearing, smell, taste, or touch
  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscle atrophy or partial paralysis
  • Muscle twitching
  • Speech difficulty (slurred or slow)
  • Stammering speech
  • Word searching, misspeaking
  • Poor balance
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty walking, gait problems
  • Tremors
  • Seizures
  • Sleep problems: excessive sleep, insomnia. Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, unusual sleeping behaviors.

 

Decreased alcohol tolerance? Yes No

 

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