Since its release in the fall of 2013, Dr. Horowitz's groundbreaking text on Lyme and chronic disease Why Can't I Get Better? Has been an extraordinary success, with more than 20,000 copies sold across formats to date and a media platform that is increasing every day. Now, in this new handbook, Dr. Horowitz takes the incredible research and patient stories behind his comprehensive first text and focuses it into a direct, actionable step-by-step plan for implementing his 16 MSIDS Diagstic Map in the treatment of Lyme and Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome. This new handbook will also dovetail nicely with an app Dr. Horowitz is developing and which will release at the same time. The ongoing debate over Lyme disease as a chronic illness has made it difficult for sufferers to find appropriate care, as they are often misdiagsed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, an auto-immune disorder, or, even worse, a psychiatric condition this specific and accessible new text will guide doctors and patients alike through the process of treating Lyme.In a field where the number of cases is growing each year, reaching epidemic proportions, and answers remain elusive, Horowitz has made extraordinary progress. This book is an all-in-one source for patients of Lyme and other chronic illnesses to identify their own symptoms and work with their doctors for the best possible treatment outcome.
RICHARD I. HOROWITZ is a board-certified MD specializing in Internal Medicine. He and his wife, Lee, founded the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center in Hyde Park, New York, which has treated over 12,000 patients for tick-borne diseases over the past twenty-six years. Dr. Horowitz is known for his pioneering work with Lyme disease and is recognized to be one of the country's foremost experts on chronic illness.