A new study has found that Lyme disease is much more common than previously thought. The deBugged blog offers Lyme disease facts and tick bite prevention tips.
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Pets bring many wonderful things into our homes. Unconditional love is one of them, as is their ability to look adorable even when they tear every toilet paper roll in the house to shreds. But the downside of owning an animal that considers rolling in the grass an acceptable method of scratching his back is [...]
It’s summer which means it’s tick time. Ticks are most active in late summer through the fall. The nasty bloodsuckers can carry Lyme disease, a bacterial disease transmitted by infected ticks. It was first recognized in the United States in 1975 after a mysterious outbreak of arthritis near Old Lyme, Connecticut. Since then Lyme disease [...]
Although a bite from the tiny American Deer Tick is virtually painless, its effects can be long-lasting if the tick was carrying Lyme Disease. Although Lyme disease is not fatal, it can seriously threaten your health with arthritis, irregular heartbeats and even paraylysis. Here are some quick tick tips to keep you safe and healthy [...]