Given the controversy surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease, it may be difficult to find a doctor willing to treat you.  Many patients are forced to travel at great expense to the U.S.A. for treatment.  Learn as much as you can about Lyme disease.  If your doctor is unaware of the symptoms, suggest they visit the CanLyme site for more information.  There are numerous Provincial and Federal websites dedicated to Lyme Education as well as countless blogs and chat rooms.


Check their resources list for names and contacts of individuals in various provinces. Also check:


British Columbia


Saskatchewan  (Prevention & Protection-Disease Prevention)




Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Prince Edward Island



Other Resources (Alternative Health Practioners)

Tick Removal

Tweezer Method

Lyme Disease Prevention Resources

Information about using DEET insect repellent

Tick prevention and control

Information geared towards outdoor workers

Alternative Treatments and Protocols

International Lyme and Associate Diseases Society

Lyme Disease Resource

Lyme Info

Kinghardt Academy


The Homeopathic Treatment of Lyme Disease
by Peter Alex, translated by Doug Smith © 2007

Lyme Disease and Modern Chinese Medicine
by Dr. QingCai Zhang; © 2006

Healing Lyme: Natural Healing And Prevention of Lyme Borreliosis And Its Co-infections
by Stephen Harrod Buhner; © 2005

Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, and Lyme Disease
by Burton Goldberg, Larry, Jr. Trivieri; © 2004

Other Recommended Readings

Healing Lyme Disease Naturally
Wolf D. Storl
North Atlantic Books

Insights into Lyme Disease Treatment: 13 Lyme Literate Healthcare Practitioners Share Their Healing Strategies.
Connie Strashiem
Bio Med Publishing, Lake Tahoe, CA 2010

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