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JudyEric
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This is the title of a new article over at www.latitudes.org Unfortunately you need to be a member (i.e. pay) to view it. There is not much info given about Tourette syndrome but they report that "20-30% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder may be infected with Lyme Borreliosis.."

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My daughter was dx with Tourettes at age 9, she was just diagnosed with Lyme at age 16!!!! I belive this!!!

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Its probaly higher than that.70%to80%

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A few parents and doctors have founded the Lyme Induced Autism Foundation to research this issue:

www.lymeinducedautism.com

Their website has a lot of great links, plus info about next year's conference.

The Lyme Tymes also published a few articles about this recently.

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