Maybe It’s Lyme: What Happens When Illness Becomes an Identity?

Molly Fischer dives deep into the growing culture of “chronic Lyme,” a sort of wild West where a proliferation of unconventional approaches to diagnosis and treatment contradict the medical establishment’s contention that, despite some possible lasting symptoms, Lyme is not chronic; and where sufferers find identity and community.

Source: The Cut
Published: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 31 minutes (7,926 words)
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