- May 19, 2011
very possible. Or that if you had it long enough you've had systemic damage that flares up.There are some fringe theories that sometimes it can be for life. We have a friend who occasionally has flare-ups which usually result in a migraine for 2-3 weeks straight. There's not a lot of data to support this idea, but she used to have migraines 9+ months out of the year and once a doc identified it as Lyme, she very rarely has them.