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Tag Archives: Lyme

As Deer Multiply, So Do Ticks!

The deer population in the United States has risen significantly over the last few years, which means we’re more likely to be in closer proximity to a deer than ever before. Unfortunately, with this growth, it also means another increase […]

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Virginia Is A Hot Spot For Ticks

Virginia is a hot spot for ticks! There are many varieties of these disease spreading critters and most of them have set up camp in Virginia, which means there’s a higher risk of infections, such as Lyme disease. The lone […]

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Watch out! Watch out! There’s a new tick about!

Watch out! Watch out! There’s a new tick about!
Yes, that’s right! As if there weren’t already enough of these pesky critters making our lives a misery, there’s another species of tick to add to the list. The East Asian or […]

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What Can You Do For Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May 1st marks the start of Lyme Disease Awareness Month.  Lyme patients, activists and educators take action to spread awareness and information on how to prevent Lyme and tick-borne diseases.  There are a number of things you can do to […]

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Spring is the Start of Tick Season

Spring has sprung! There’s a great sense in the air of new life and nature. Colors are starting to become bright and beautiful, the weather is warming up and there’s more of a ‘spring’ in our step. But hold on […]

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Be Tick Aware!

2018 was a year of excessive rainfall in the Northeastern United States paired with warm temperatures. The impact of climate change has been increasingly evident over the last few years, changing the seasons, killing crops and harming a myriad of […]

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Help to Raise Lyme Disease Awareness

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. Unfortunately, there is not enough Lyme disease awareness surrounding this debilitating disease and many people are still carrying on about their lives not giving a second […]

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What To Do If A Tick Is On You

Ticks are so tiny, that it’s easy to not notice that one has latched onto your skin. So if you’ve ventured out into an environment that has the potential to be shared by ticks, you must make sure you do […]

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Night, Night! Don’t Get A Tick Bite!

If you are reading this just before you head off to bed, you might want to reconsider, because this post has the potential to give you nightmares. Instead of those things that go ‘bump’ in the night, what about those […]

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Tick Technology On Your Phone

If you’re an iPhone or Android user, and conscious about ticks (which you should be!) then you might want to check out this useful app that’s been released. “What’s My Tick” can be used to identify species of tick, and importantly, […]

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