Former world no. 1 Jennifer Capriati has revealed that she is suffering from Lyme's Disease. The three time Grand Slam champion has been strugling personally since being forced to quit the sport of tennis due to injuries a decade ago.
Capriati, who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2011, made the announcement to her fans on Twitter. Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, which can be spread through the bite of certain types of ticks.
Lyme disease in humans can have serious symptoms but can be effectively treated. Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the temperate zone and occurs in Europe, Asia, and throughout much of North America Does anyone know anything about Lyme disease or has been diagnosed with it? Diagnosed.
I've had it in my system for long time apparently How can this be?Cld explain injuries, intense pain physical + emotional stress Reading the literature..scary.. Please share any first hand experience from the effects for yourself or a loved one First step knowing the problem..yes I've read it's very controversial and not much drs even know about unless u catch it in time It's been a yr since I've known but too exhausted to address.i couldn't see another dr or id scream.i think Lyme makes u feel #overwhelmed What kind of person that claims to love u abandons and abuses u when u get a diagnoses for an illness? shouldn't they stand by and support? Thanks for all the feedback and support !! will keep u posted and will reach out to Sam Stosur.not to be ignored and willed away .