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Another celebrity comes out: Kris Kristofferson finds Lyme treatment has improved his failing memory

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by Antares in NYC, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. Antares in NYC

    Antares in NYC Senior Member

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    He was first misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Turns out he had Lyme, and the treatment is improving his severe memory issues:
     
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    duncan Senior Member

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    I saw this yesterday. I am a huge fan of his on so many levels, and share so many of his views. Now I share a disease with him, and I wish I didn't for his sake.

    Lyme is transcending generations of Stars in life, and in the media which follow them.
     
  3. sarah darwins

    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    Kris Kristofferson played the Glastonbury festival the other day and that got me Googling him and finding out he has lyme. There's a very good interview in the HuffPo with his wife, describing Kris' misdiagnosis (Alzheimer's) and the long journey of treatment and improvement.

    article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...istoffersons-long_us_577c047be4b00a3ae4ce6609

    Johnny Depp took a turn on guitar during his Glastonbury gig, which you can watch here if you're in the UK:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08w2cx7/glastonbury-2017-kris-kristofferson-and-royal-blood

    Might find it on YouTube otherwise.

    Kris K is clearly not in the greatest of health, but from what his wife says he's made huge gains with treatment from a lyme-literate doc. That he can play a major festival at all says something. Great guy, and a treat to see him still performing those wonderful songs:

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    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    And just for fun, Kris and Johnny:

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    (Bradley Cooper was playing guitar, too, just in case there wasn't enough star power on stage)
     
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