Tick-borne Illnesses in Canada - Part 2

This is the second of two posts looking at the tick-borne illnesses it's possible to contract in Canada. As you read though this post and the one I wrote in October keep in mind that our collective knowledge of tick-borne illnesses is far from complete. Some of the organisms that I describe in these posts have been known to exist for many decades and are well documented while many others are new to medicine and little is currently known about them. Still others have yet to be discovered.

Top 10 Lyme Prevention Tips for Your Property

Although there is a long-standing perception that you need to head out into nature to contract Lyme disease, the reality is that many people are exposed to Lyme bacteria on their own properties. I've noticed over the years that a lot of information on preventing Lyme disease focuses on behaviour modification, something that we humans tend to fail miserably at unless something arrives to force the issue. Unfortunately, that something tends to be a brush with Lyme disease.

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