Caring for someone with a complex tick-borne illness presents unique challenges. These diseases can cause systemic symptoms, including psychological and cognitive problems. Symptoms may flare and recede without warning, which makes it difficult to make plans and keep commitments. Controversies in the medical community about the proper treatment of Lyme disease may add to the stress of caregiving.
The 8 Steps can help you create an environment that supports your own well-being along with the caring and healing of a loved one affected by a tick-borne disease.