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Lyme Disease: Determine Your Risk

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Three Factors That Determine Your Risk for Lyme Disease

I was reading a reading an NPR article yesterday on Ticks and Lyme Disease: 3 Factors Determine your risk of infection. Of all the different ticks out there and all the new diseases they are discovering from tick bites of which Lyme disease is the major one, there are only 2 ticks that transmit Lyme disease.  They are the blacklegged tick or deer tick and the Western Blacklegged tick. The blacklegged tick is found throughout the US east of the Rocky Mountains and the Western Blacklegged tick is found west of the Rockies.

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The Danger of Lyme’s Disease

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Lyme’s Disease & Tick Removal

Lyme’s disease and other disease from ticks are a big issue these days. Each year there are over 300,000 new cases of Lyme’s disease and the number is growing across the country. Precaution and awareness are big steps in helping prevent the many diseases from ticks.

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