Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis

Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis

Lyme disease is known as the “great imitator”. Over 150 common Lyme symptoms are core symptoms of other diseases. It takes a skilled medical practitioner to recognize the patterns of what may seem like unrelated symptoms to make a diagnosis of Lyme disease. Lyme disease is frequently misdiagnosed as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Chronic Fatigue syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Alzheimer’s disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, temporomandibular disorders (TMJ), carpel tunnel syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression or other psychiatric illnesses.