About LDAA

The Lyme Disease Association of Australia is a small yet powerful registered charity and Australia’s peak patient body. We are committed to achieving universal recognition and equitable treatment for Australian Lyme and associated disease patients.

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LDAA Lyme - Dr Richard Horowitz headshot

“It is beyond ridiculous that you’re getting bull’s eye type rashes in Australia and they’re ignoring it…
I mean, that is medical abandonment.
From a human rights perspective that is absolutely not acceptable.”


Dr Richard Horowitz, LDAA Patron
Eminent Lyme expert, Author and Consultant
to the Australian Department of Health

Do I have Lyme? Symptom Checklist

Lyme disease manifests as a multi-systemic illness that can result in symptoms affecting random parts of the body including the muscles, joints, organs, brain, gastro-intestinal and neurological systems. Lyme disease is generally categorised into acute (early) and chronic (late) stages of disease, each with varying symptoms.

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Dee's Lyme Journey: Was SOT the answer in the end?

"I remember that late spring morning in 2014, when I woke up with a sharp pain on the left side of my chest. It was unusual and I could not move, but after a while it eased, and I finally got out of bed and started my day as usual. Over the next couple of days I developed a pressure in my chest that was a little concerning for an active, healthy eater, aged 34."

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Lyme-Ed: A course for practitioners

There is an overwhelming need for Lyme-literate practitioners in Australia, both medical and complementary. In response to this, LDAA has partnered with Dr Nicola Ducharme to make her online Lyme disease training, Lyme-Ed available to practitioners

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