Tired and Don’t Know Why? Have You Recently Spent Time Outdoors?

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There are many factors to consider if you think you might have contracted Lyme disease. If you have spent some time outdoors and now have a rash, or you’re feeling tired and don’t know why, it’s possible you have been bitten by a tick and infected with Lyme. Here’s how to tell if you might have Lyme disease. The first thing to evaluate is whether you’ve been in any high-risk environments recently. The woods (especially off the beaten path), as
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Is Your Dog Safe From Lyme Disease?

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As scary as Lyme disease can be for humans, it can also be devastating for animals as well. If you want to make sure your dog is safe from Lyme, check out these tips!   Keep your home protected from ticks The best thing you can do to protect your dog (and yourself) from ticks is to make your home and garden as unfriendly to ticks as possible. First, make sure your grass is always cut short (no higher than
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10 Celebrities Who Have Gone Public With Their Battle With Lyme Disease

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Lyme disease is a condition that isn’t super well-known to people, which can make those suffering from it feel alone. Fortunately, a growing number of celebrities have become more open about sharing their own experiences battling Lyme disease. Here’s a look at 10 well-known names who are helping to increase awareness of the condition.   Shania Twain This country singer has been a star since the ‘90s but she had to keep problems with her voice under wraps to avoid
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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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Children, Outdoor Workers, and Hikers: Who is Most at Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases?

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Being bitten by a tick can result in contracting a tick-borne disease such as Lyme disease. This condition can be difficult to treat and can include sometimes debilitating symptoms. Ticks are often found in woodland areas or places with long, overgrown grass. But who is the most at risk for contracting a tick-borne disease? Here’s a look at who’s in danger and some tips on how to protect yourself from getting a tick bite.   Children Children are at great
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