The 2016 Lyme Treatment Guidelines written by Infectious Disease Doctors in Switzerland are abominable. This is a sneak preview into our futures- soon to be determined by the upcoming IDSA/CDC guidelines in the USA.
Summarized, the abstract says- no such thing as chronic Lyme and no treatment should be provided for Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome.
Links to the abstract and study, along with some quotes, are shared below.
Full Guidelines Here
Attempt To Discredit Lyme Treating Doctors- "Last but not least, misconceptions of some healthcare professionals contribute to iatropathogenesis of “chronic” Lyme borreliosis, by supporting unscientific views – often with substantial financial interests – about Lyme disease ."
Quote- “Growing and unequivocal evidence confirms that prolonged or repeated antibiotic therapy for PTLDS is not beneficial, but potentially harmful and therefore contraindicated."
Quote on Treatment- "The main therapeutic options remain cognitive behavioural therapy and low-impact aerobic exercise programmes.”