Advertisement

The crippling impact of Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease can have a devastating impact on a person’s life.   Figures are not available ...

Share this article

14.01 16 Jul 2021


The crippling impact of Lyme Disease


Listen to this episode


Share this article

14.01 16 Jul 2021


Lyme Disease can have a devastating impact on a person’s life.  

Figures are not available for the number of cases of Lyme disease in Ireland, but it is estimated that around 200 people have a positive blood test for it each year. 

Donegal woman Jennifer Brolly has been suffering from the disease for ten years now and is hoping to raise funds for a life changing treatment in Germany. Andrea chatted to Jennifer along with Nicci St. George Smith who has also been impacted by Lyme Disease. 

Listen and subscribe to Lunchtime Live on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

    

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.

  

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.


Read more about

Blood Chronic Illness Disease Germany Health Jennifer Brolly Lyme Disease Nicci St. George Smith

Related Episodes

Will ‘Coco’s Law’ be enacted?

00:00:00

Will ‘Coco’s Law’ be enacted?

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:00:00


What level of education does o...

00:11:02

What level of education does our government have?

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:11:02


TIM VICKERY:  Chaotic Copa fin...

00:35:48

TIM VICKERY: Chaotic Copa final as Argentina retain their crown | Messi nears the end? | The Football Show

OTB Football

00:35:48


Ireland’s worrying arts declin...

00:08:37

Ireland’s worrying arts decline

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:08:37