Emotional Numbness: The Difference Between “Depression” and “Lyme Depression”

There is severe depression, and then there is Lyme depression -which, for many with Lyme, is not actually depression at all. It is emotional numbness but they do not know how to describe it, much less care to whilst in a numb state. So when they see they their Lyme specialist or any other doctor and are unable to describe their emotional state as anything but “unable to enjoy life,” it is assumed the individual is suffering from depression, and rightfully so. From the outside looking in, the person does in fact appear depressed. The thing is, though, their emotional … Continue reading Emotional Numbness: The Difference Between “Depression” and “Lyme Depression”