Clydebank teacher feared Lyme disease ‘was dementia’ – Clydebank Post

Lyme disease: Pauline Bowie suffered brain fog, headaches, muscle pain, carpal tunnel, and was even wetting herself after being bitten by a tick in America in 1989.

 
A TEACHER feared she had dementia and was “losing her mind” after it took 29 years to diagnose her Lyme disease.

Pauline Bowie suffered brain fog, headaches, muscle pain, carpal tunnel, and was even wetting herself after being bitten by a tick in America in 1989.

The 54-year-old, from Clydebank, begged NHS doctors to take her symptoms seriously but they were repeatedly stumped for answers until she took matters into her own hands.

Read more at: https://www.clydebankpost.co.uk/news/trendingacrossscotland/20125868.clydebank-teacher-feared-lyme-disease-was-dementia/

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