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Chronic Lyme Disease

With tick bites on the rise and Lyme Disease spreading west, it’s important to talk about aspects of the disease other than prevention, like Post-treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS). Formerly known as Chronic Lyme Disease, researchers are trying to figure out how to combat PTLDS, which affects 10% of Lyme Disease patients. One lead? Fighting […]

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During the summer we naturally gravitate outside, but that means more exposure to ticks (and a much higher chance of catching Lyme Disease!). Lyme Disease carrying ticks are in more than half of US counties… and spreading. Plus, there are other similar diseases in other regions that are also spread by ticks. And even with […]

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Tick season is worse than usual this year. Even in your own backyard, you should follow extra precautions, and check yourself, kids, and pets for ticks when you come inside. But in all the media coverage and warnings, there’s some misinformation swimming around. For instance, there are more tick borne illnesses than just Lyme Disease. […]

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