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Weʼre raising £7,000 to Help my best friend Wendy get treatment for Lymes disease that is not available on the NHS.

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Our aim is to raise £7000 for life changing treatment to cure my best friend of Lyme's Disease, this is her story. 4 years ago my best friend was the liveliest, happiest and strongest women i know. Fit and healthy a black belt in karate, she was stupidly active. Full of life she did everything for other people, she was constantly running around for everyone, she participated in everything, she was superwoman, full of hope, vision and passion. Now there's nothing, a single mother with no life left. I've watched my best friend slowly deteriorate in front of me. We went from spending every moment laughing to every moment crying. I've watched her in unbearable pain and emotionally breakdown over and over for the last 4 years. Lyme's disease has taken away every aspect of her life. Wendy was bitten by a tick 4 years ago, she started to get every symptom of Lyme's disease, when she sought medical attention they dismissed her. The thing is with Lyme's disease when its caught early it can easily be treated. However, after 4 years of mis diagnosis the disease is almost impossible to cure. She has reached points of being unconscious at the wheel of her car, she has been rushed to hospital with heart complications, its affected her memory, her breathing, her sleep. After years of research into Lyme's we have discovered that NHS testing is only 30% accurate, the only true diagnosis is a bulls eye rash which Wendy had. We didn't give up, we didn't accept the doctors mis diagnosis we kept pushing, despite doctors frustration we kept bringing back more evidence. We finally gave up with the NHS and taking things into our own hands we raised £450 to have her blood tested by Lyme's Disease specialists Armin in Germany. We finally got the positive result, two weeks ago. There is no effective treatment available on the NHS for chronic Lyme's, her only hope is private treatment abroad, with Lymes Literate specialists. For more Lyme's stories Facebook.com/LymeDiseaseUK

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  • Donna Morgan

    Donna Morgan

    a month ago

    Donna Morgan

    Thank you to everyone that has given so far, so grateful, my next step is having my blood sent back to Germany to be tested for co-infections which come alongside tick borne diseases, then I need to consult with a Lymes Literate Specialist, of which there aren't any in the UK, and choose where to attempt treatment. Its looking likely that I need to go abroad. Please watch Tommy Hilfigers Daughter Ally speak out about her battle with Lymes undiagnosed for 19years via youtube or Google, and Ray Mears, Avril Lavine for a small insight.

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  • Elizabeth Guy

    Elizabeth Guy

    Dec 8, 2016

    £30.00

  • Daniel Johnson

    Daniel Johnson

    Dec 2, 2016

    This is a horrible illness that really needs more research. I hope you get the help you need soon. Bless u. Dan

    £150.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 29, 2016

    £5.00

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