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Category Archives: Lyme Disease

You Don’t Need to be Bitten by a Tick to be Infected

Investigation into the death of a Japanese woman whose cause of death was from a tick borne virus, has revealed that she wasn’t actually ever bitten by a tick! It was actually through the bite of a stray cat. Here’s […]

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Meat Lovers Beware! Ticks Can Cause Red Meat Allergy

If you’ve been venturing out into areas well known for their tick habitat, then you might want to read on a little further. The Lone Star tick is just one of many species of tiny arachnids that feed on our […]

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Meat Lovers Beware: Ticks Can Make You Allergic

Only a few posts back, we wrote about how the Lone Star tick turns victims into vegetarians by causing an allergy to red meat. Unfortunately, we have more bad news because this particular tick is making its way across other parts of […]

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Make Checking for Ticks Part of your Routine

This year has seen the start to one of the worst tick seasons in a very long time. Due to a mild winter, many ticks have survived and reproduced,  leading to a higher population of this disease spreading pest. So […]

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Lone Star Tick Turns Victims into Vegetarians

If you’re a lover of meat and don’t wish to voluntarily turn vegetarian, then you may want to watch out for this little pest. The Lone Star tick has been known to be culprit when it comes to a meat […]

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