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UK Mum-Of-Two Spent 14 Years Partially Bedridden After Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis

Wednesday 13 September 2017

 

From UK newspaper the Daily Express:

 

Lisa Vallo
Lisa Vallo spent 14 years partially bedridden
after her lyme disease was misdiagnosed.
(Photo: SWNS/Getty)
 

Mum-of-two spent 14 years partially bedridden after Lyme Disease misdiagnosis

August 10, 2017
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A MOTHER-of-two was left partially bedridden for 14 years her doctors misdiagnosed her chronic fatigue for depression when in fact she had Lyme Disease.

Lisa Vallo, 49, saw nine doctors during her illness in which she suffered from extreme tiredness, nausea, arthritis, breathlessness and a racing heart.

Ms Vallo would spend hours and sometimes entire days asleep on her sofa or in bed due to the exhaustion-inducing illness which medics put down to depression and ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) for chronic fatigue syndrome. 

It was not until 2015 that she was finally diagnosed with tick-borne condition Lyme Disease - after persuading her GP to send a blood sample off to a private clinic in Germany.

 

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