Tick, mosquitoes, bed bugs … they're practically everywhere yet we may not need to see them much less notice them. It's only until we already see some rashes on the skin which make us assume they're telltale signs of their bites. Normally, they're really not much of a bother.
But it's when they transmit or cause diseases or other health problems that we should be bothered about. Especially when you're living in an area where there's known activity by any or all of them. Let's deal with them one by one.
Deer Ticks and Lyme Disease
Ticks, specifically deer ticks, are known to carry and transmit Lyme disease to people. Commonly found in grassy or woody areas, a tick that is not detached to its host is harmless. But once it has attached itself to the host, taken its blood meal, and becomes engorged, that's when the terror starts as … Read More