7 Ways to Protect Your Home Against Ticks

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Although ticks might look like harmless insects, they can actually cause a whole host of problems if you’re bitten by one. Ticks carry bacteria that can lead to serious infections and illnesses such as Lyme disease. There are some easy ways you can keep yourself safe from tick bites when you’re out in nature, but what should you be doing at home to protect yourself from ticks? Here are some ideas to keep you and your family safe from ticks.
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8 Animals That Carry Ticks

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Want to know how to steer clear of Lyme-carrying ticks? Your best bet is to stay pretty far away from wildlife. There are many animals that carry ticks, and those ticks can then hop off the animal to feed off you. Here’s a look at which animals carry ticks and how you can protect yourself from tick bites. The main animal that generally carries ticks is deer. In fact, the black-legged tick is actually more commonly known as the deer
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I Got Bitten by a Tick: Do I Have Lyme Disease?

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If you’ve been bitten by a tick, you might be worried that you have contracted Lyme disease. It can be a stressful process to determine if you have Lyme disease and to begin treatment. Here’s everything you need to know about the condition and what steps you should take to get back to good health. Lyme disease (also known as Lyme borreliosis) is a bacterial disease that’s transmitted from infected ticks to humans. It is a common disease in Europe
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Why Ticks Are Still Dangerous in Autumn and Winter

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With more than 3,000 cases of Lyme disease occurring in the UK every year, it’s imperative that people learn to protect themselves from ticks (which are carriers for the infections that cause this often chronic condition). It’s important to note that although some insects are less active during colder months, ticks can be just as dangerous in autumn and winter. Read on for information about why you should still be focused on preventing tick bites during colder months and how
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