- Writer, journalist and columnist James Delingpole, 53, suffered for many years
- The cause is a Lyme Disease – which is notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat
- Here, he reveals his on-going battle to beat the devastating tick-borne condition
Almost the worst thing about Lyme disease — almost worse than the migraines, brain fog, night sweats, chronic fatigue, depression, panic attacks, insomnia, neck ache, facial twitch, numbness, shooting pains, arthritic joints and the sensation of impending death — is that no one believes your problem is real.
You complain to the family and they say: ‘Off he goes again. What is it this time — a brain tumour?’
You moan to the wife and she says: ‘But I thought you’d been told years ago that it wasn’t Lyme?’
You tell your doctor you think you’ve got Lyme, and he says: ‘Now let’s see if we can get to the bottom of what’s really wrong with you.’
Read the rest in the Daily Mail.