Lyme disease is a seriously complex multi-system inflammatory disease caused by a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb). This highly sophisticated bacteria is transmitted through a tick bite. The bacteria can also be passed through the placenta to the fetus during a pregnancy. There are also theories that claims, it could also be transmitted sexually, however there are not any conclusive studies on this theory.
There are many conflicting information presented on Lyme disease due to the politics surrounding the topic. There is a great documentary that explains what Lyme is and all the controversy around it, called “Under Our Skin.”
There is also a video I find helpful in understanding how Lyme disease work its way around our body and the effects of the treatment.
And here is a video that will give you an idea what it is like fighting Lyme disease.