Yoan
Lyme story

Yoan

Yoan, 12, lives with his mother Sylvie in Bertren, Southern France. Yoan suffers from Lyme disease. His mother Sylvie has sought medical attention from various sources but feels that some of the doctors have not taken her and the illness of her son seriously.

Yoan suffers from various symptoms related to Lyme disease. He has pains and sudden absence seizures. Yoan even lost his ability to walk but has since recovered from this.

During Yoan’s illness, the whole family has gotten closer and learnt to enjoy small, simple moments of happiness.