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    DescriptionYou may not know that you have Lyme. It can mimic every disease process, including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, autoimmune conditions like MS, psychiatric conditions like depression and anxiety, and cause significant memory and concentration problems, mimicking early dementia. It is called the "Great Imitator," and inaccurate testing--combined with a fierce, ongoing debate that questions chronic infection--makes it difficult for sufferers to find effective care. When Dr. Richard Horowitz moved to the Hudson Valley over two decades ago to start his own medical practice, he had no idea that he was jumping into a hotbed of Lyme disease. He would soon realize that many of the chronic disease diagnoses people were receiving were also the result of Lyme--and he would discover how once-treatable infections, in the absence of timely intervention, could cause dis abling conditions. In a field where the number of cases is growing exponentially around the world and answers remain elusive, Dr. Horowitz has treated over 12,000 patients and made extraordinary progress. His plan represents a crucial paradigm shift, without which the suffering will continue. In this book, Dr. Horowitz: Breaks new ground with a Sixteen-Point Differential Diagnostic Map, the basis for his revolutionary Lyme treatment plan, and an overarching approach to treating all chronic illness. Introduces MSIDS, or Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome, a new lens on chronic illness that may prove to be an important missing link. Covers in detail Lyme's leading symptoms and co-infections, including immune dysfunction, sleep disorders, chronic pain and neurodegenerative disorders--pro viding a unique functional and integrative health care model, based on the most up-to-date scientific research, for physicians and health care providers to effectively treat Lyme and other chronic illnesses. Cutting through the frustration, misinformation and endless questions, Dr. Horowitz's enlightening story of medical discovery, science, and politics is an all-in-one source for patients of chronic illness to identify their own symptoms and work with their doctors for the best possible treatment outcome."


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    Title
    Why Can't I Get Better?
    Subtitle
    Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard I. Horowitz, Narrator Patrick Lawlor
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 183 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 120 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452668697
    ISBN 10: 1452668698
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: VFJB
    LC classification: R
    Abridged Dewey: 610
    BIC subject category V2: VFD, MJCJ
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 56920
    BISAC V2.8: MED000000, HEA000000
    DC23: 616.9246
    Thema V1.0: VFD, MB
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    09 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Richard I. Horowitz, a board-certified MD specializing in internal medicine, is cofounder of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center in Hyde Park, New York. Dr. Horowitz is known for his pioneering work with Lyme disease and is recognized to be one of the country's foremost experts on chronic illness. An "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner and Audie Award finalist, Patrick Lawlor is also an accomplished stage actor.
    Review quote
    "If you have suffered from unexplained, chronic or hard-to-treat illness, this book is your pathway to health." ---Mark Hyman, M.D., author of The Blood Sugar Solution