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Can’t move jaw, hearing problems

In late August in preparation for classes and a big paper deadline, I slept an average of about 5 and a half hours a night, with interruptions, for a 5 day period. This precipitated the worst downslide I had had yet. First, starting on 8/27, my jaw pained worsened until I was completely unable to… Continue reading Can’t move jaw, hearing problems

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Stress and little sleep leads to worsening of symptoms

My notes during this period: May 20th ... sore throat.. runny nose developed May 23rd ... lymph nodes very swollen, have been stressed and not sleeping very long because of worries about work and my son. Around now I think my lymph nodes stopped getting better (shrinking) in the morning May 30th ... cold seems… Continue reading Stress and little sleep leads to worsening of symptoms

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Flu-like symptoms brought on by late nights

Right after the fatigue returned, I developed flu-like symptoms, probably also brought on by the late nights causing my Lyme disease to progress. However, with two young children who don't sleep through the night attending school and catching colds and the flu themselves, it was naturally assumed that the events reported below were simply a… Continue reading Flu-like symptoms brought on by late nights

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Fatigue lifts and returns … Could it be mold?

I was relieved when the heavy fatigue I had had over christmas/new years was gone by sometime in February/March. I don't remember much else about last spring, in fact one of the things affected by Lyme in my case is my ability to remember things. However, I do recall having serial colds during all of… Continue reading Fatigue lifts and returns … Could it be mold?