Fleas and ticks are a common summertime irritant to both pets and people, and they can also transmit dangerous diseases. In addition to regular flea and tick prevention for your pets, there are several safe and effective remedies you can use to create natural flea and tick repellents for your yard.
Ironic isn’t it? A single elevated PSA value and the medical system goes into a tailspin of immediate treatment and surgery. A tick bite that might cause decades of misery could be ignored “until that bulls eye rash” occurs - even by people who ought to understand the serious consequences. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is an acute febrile illness caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and spread by a tick vector. Unfortunately, up to one-third of patients in endemic areas do not recall a tick bite. After a 1–2 week incubation period, patients develop the abrupt onset of fever, chills, myalgias, malaise, nausea, and vomiting. The characteristic rash is erythematous and blanching, appearing first on the ankles and wrists then spreading inward in a centripetal (inward) fashion.