Health and Wellness

Once Bitten: Protect Yourself from Ticks and Lyme Disease this Summer

Posted by Benafsha Irani, D.O. on Jul 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This year seems to have been a particularly strange one for weather in Southeast Texas. Recent weather activity has a bearing on the amount of insect activity we’ll see in the upcoming months. From having virtually no winter at all to torrential downpours and flooding, our hot, humid summer might prove to be the prime ingredient for a season full of bugs. One insect you need to pay attention to? Ticks. They transmit Lyme disease and that’s nothing to take lightly. 

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Topics: insect bites, ticks, lyme disease

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