Its quite possible that those who are chronically infected with Borreliosis/Lyme also have collateral conditions which may give additional symptoms.
• Evidence has shown that the hypothalamic-pituitary link is malfunctioning causing pituitary suppression. Pituitary and endocrine abnormalities could be quite common.
• It is possible that the cellular hormone receptors may be blocked. For example thyroid receptors could be blocked resulting in symptoms of subclinical hypothyroidism. This implies that blood testing may not pick up the hypothyroidism as there will be more thyroid hormone in the blood and less in the cells due to the receptor blockade.
• Magnesium deficiency is also often present which can give rise to several symptoms.
• Deficiency in vitamin B12 could also be present.