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Tag Archives: tick prevention

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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The Importance of Understanding Ticks

We know that ticks transmit diseases, but do we know why? If we understand how these pests can spread harmful bacteria, then we may be able to find more ways to prevent the transmission of harmful diseases and protect ourselves […]

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Ticks Cause Allergies And Transmit Disease

The lone star tick has been identified as the culprit in causing an allergy to red meat. However, there are other critters that you might want to be aware of, that could also be a nightmare for any meat lover.  […]

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Ticks Are A Risk At All Times

The weather is starting to turn, with cooler days and more rainfall. We are led into a false sense of security by thinking that we are safe from ticks as the seasons starts to change. Surely you’re not as much […]

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Mystery Ticks In Virginia

Reports of a new tick species invading the Eastern half of the United States are causing scientists to scratch their heads. The long-horned tick that has been discovered in Virginia and other parts of Eastern U.S has similar features to […]

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100% of the U.S is Now Subject to Lyme Disease

Here’s some shocking news folks, but by no means surprising really, considering how rapidly Lyme disease has been travelling across the U.S.  A report has been released that 100% of the United States is now subject to this tick borne […]

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What Makes Ticks, Tick?

Could your blood type turn a ticks stomach? Well, a recent study has revealed that some ticks may have a preference for a particular blood group, more than they do others. With the rising number of tick borne diseases, such […]

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Lyme Disease. Is It A Bigger Threat Than We Realize?

Lyme disease is a problem in the United States, but is it a bigger threat than we realize? A recent study has shown that many areas across the U.S, once believed to be safe from the species of tick that […]

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Learn About Lyme Disease, Just Like Your ABC’s

Learning your ABC’s as a child, you were more than likely subjected to some catchy tune from Sesame Street that helped you to remember the alphabet. Jingles and songs are great methods to making things memorable. We’ve all had that […]

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Lyme Disease: What’s The True Picture?

When it comes to Lyme disease, are we ever really going to see a true representation as to just how big a problem this tick borne virus actually is? Studies have  shown that the actual number of identified cases could […]

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