Symptoms of lyme disease vary by patient. Symptoms can include a bulls-eye rash from a tick bite, but often patients never remember getting a tick bite. Most common symptoms are flu-like fever, aches, fatigue, neck stiffness, memory loss, partial facial paralysis (Bell’s palsy) and neurological symptoms.
Dr. Moayad has an extensive list of symptoms that he reviews with his patients. These include chest pain or rib soreness; confusion or disorientation; constipation, diarrhea, upset stomach; difficulty with memory; difficulty with sleep; ears buzzing, ringing or in pain; facial paralysis; fatigue; fevers, chills, sweats, flushing; hair loss; headaches; heart palpitations; motion sickness; joint pain, swelling, stiffness; light-headedness; mood swings, irritability, depression; muscle pain, cramps, twitching; neck creaks, cracks, stiffness; sexual dysfunction or loss of libido, shortness of breath or cough, swollen glands or sore throat; tremors, tingling, numbness, burning, stabbing sensations; urinary problems; vision problems, and weight change.
Depending on the patient’s symptoms, blood test results, and neurological evaluation, Dr. Moayad develops a comprehensive treatment plan for each individual patient.