Lyme disease, which is transmitted by the bite of a deer tick, is a painful, debilitating condition that can cause permanent damage to the joints, heart, and nervous system. Other kinds of ticks, including wood ticks and dog ticks, can transmit other diseases to people and pets which, if less well-known than Lyme, can be […]
As the winter finally comes to an end, people head outdoors for some fresh air and warmer temperatures. However, humans in the Hoosier State aren’t the only ones who love the spring and summer. Ticks also enjoy this time of year. When warm weather and seasonal rains begin, ticks emerge from their slumber and infest […]
In America, ticks are responsible for more human ailments than any other bug. Just like us, they’re more active in warmer weather.
These eight-legged parasites, which are relatives of spiders and scorpions, feed on the blood of their hosts. It’s hard to know when a tick has bitten you because they inject a deadening agent into […]