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Lyme Disease Book Reviews

The following is a selected list of books about Lyme disease reviewed by LymeDisease.org.

Cannabis for Lyme Disease


Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Medicinal Use

by Shelley White

A discussion of the use of medical marijuana for the relief of Lyme symptoms.

Lyme disease book - Cannabis for Lyme Disease

Believe Me:


My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease

by Yolanda Hadid

A former super-model and former cast member of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” Hadid details how she crisscrossed the globe to try an astonishing array of alternative and ancillary treatments for Lyme disease.

Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease

Bite Me:


How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy and Almost Killed Me

by Ally Hilfiger

Riveting first-person account of what it’s like to be a young child—and then a teenager—with undiagnosed Lyme disease. 

Lyme disease book - Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy and Almost Killed Me

Suffering the Silence


Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial

by Allie Cashel

Memoir of growing up with Lyme disease.

Lyme disease book - Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial: Memoir of growing up with Lyme disease

In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease:


Collected Writings & Associated Materials

by Kenneth B. Liegner, MD

The CDC and IDSA dismiss any existence of chronic Lyme disease. In this book, Kenneth B. Liegner, M.D. has compiled into a single volume a compelling argument that the disease does exist.

In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease: Collected Writings & Associated Materials

My Promise to Alex


Through Pain Comes Purpose

by Jody Hudson with Penelope Childers

Eleven-year-old Alex Hudson battled with what perplexed doctors deemed a medical mystery. Her mother Jody wrote this book and founded the Alex Hudson Lyme Disease Foundation in her daughter’s memory.

My Promise to Alex - Through Pain Comes Purpose

Growing Stronger


by Thalia

Entertainment superstar Thalia, a Mexican and American singer and actress, discusses her Lyme disease experience.

Growing Stronger - Thalia

How to be sick:


A Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers

by Toni Bernhard

A book about how to “be” when you are sick. How to have a worthwhile existence, finding meaning, purpose and joy, even when chronic illness seems to have stolen your life away.

How to be sick: A Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers

Recipes for Repair:


A Lyme Disease Cookbook

by Gail and Laura Piazza

This book offers 151 whole food recipes to reduce harmful inflammation caused by Lyme disease and chronic illnesses.

Recipes for Repair: A Lyme Disease Cookbook