Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an insect-borne illness transmitted through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick (also called the deer tick). Roughly 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year. However, the actual number of infections could be much higher.

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15 Important Facts You Must Know About Ticks
Your guide to Lyme disease, deer ticks, and tick removal.
7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself from Ticks
Disease-carrying ticks are terrors, but there are ways to stay safe
Why Is It So Hard to Get a Lyme Disease Diagnosis?
Avril Lavigne opened up again this week about her struggle with Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness she says left her bedridden for months and desperate for answers. Why did it take so long for her to get answers?
Here's Exactly What to Do If You Find a Tick on Your Clothes
It turns out getting the critters off is easier than experts thought.
8 Celebrities Who've Struggled With Lyme Disease
These celebrities have been vocal about their Lyme disease symptoms, treatment, and more

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