Lyme disease is a complicated bacterial infection. Lyme patients may experience a plethora of different symptoms such as flu-like symptoms, fatigue, numbness in the arms and legs, dizziness, and joint pain and swelling. In some cases, taking antibiotics can rid the bacteria from the body and return it to its formal health. In others, the symptoms that develop from the infection persist long after treatment.
When the joints are affected by Lyme disease, it is referred to as Lyme arthritis. Lyme arthritis can develop as early as one to a few months after contracting the bacteria from an infected tick. There is no way to definitively tell whether a person will recover after treatment or if the symptoms will stick around. For those unlucky enough to develop persistent Lyme arthritis, coping with the symptoms is the only way to deal with them.
Let’s learn some more about this condition, and investigate some top tips to manage Lyme arthritis in winter and beyond.Continue reading “5 Tips To Manage Lyme Arthritis This Winter”