Mar 30, 2021

An Elusive Villain: Pain Associated With Lyme Disease

Spirochetal infection symptoms include muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and many others. Lyme disease can cause joint pain and stiffness, fatigue, flu-like symptoms, and sleep problems, among others. Depending on the species of bacteria involved, symptoms may be quite painful and range from acute to chronic. Dr. Charles Argoff discusses how patients are infected. What treatments work best? Although an “appropriate” treatment for the various stages of infection is not universally accepted, this course will suggest means for treatment while it reviews causes and types of infection and symptoms.