A hidden danger lurking in the tall grasses and wooded areas!
Even though it's often associated with outdoor activities like hiking and camping, you can still contract Lyme Disease in your own backyard!
bull's-eye rash, fatigue, fever, headache, and muscle and joint aches
antibiotics is key to preventing long-term complications
Make sure to wear protective clothing and use bug spray when venturing into wooded or grassy areas
Tall grasses, leaf litter, and wooded areas provide ideal habitats for ticks to live and breed
Using fine-tipped tweezers, grasp the tick as close to your skin as possible and pull it out slowly and steadily
Methods For Tick Removal Avoid twisting or jerking the tick, which can cause the mouthpart to remain embedded in your skin. Once the tick is removed, clean the bite area with soap and water or rubbing alcohol