|Title||Motivations and Experiences of Canadians Seeking Treatment for Lyme Disease Outside of the Conventional Canadian Health-Care System.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||Boudreau CR, Lloyd VK, Gould ON|
|Journal||J Patient Exp.|
|Keywords||alternative medicine, Canada, complementary medicine, Lyme diagnosis, Lyme disease, Lyme treatment, medical tourism, narratives, patient perspectives|
Many individuals with Lyme or Lyme-like diseases are deeply dissatisfied with the care received within the conventional Canadian health-care system and therefore felt both pushed and pulled to seek treatments either from international physicians using different treatment protocols or from alternative medicine providers in Canada.