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Friday, October 1, 2010

Lon's Article Directory Outdoors in Ontario: Know About Ticks and Lyme Disease

"There’s an awful lot of “outdoors” in Ontario. And good weather leads to camping, hiking, picnics or even a day at the beach. Just a little bit of preparation will make sure that Lyme disease doesn’t sideline your summer outdoor adventures
Lyme disease is spread by the bite of blacklegged ticks (also known as deer ticks). These ticks cannot fly, but settle on tall grasses and bushes until they attach themselves to a person or animal passing by. Lyme disease can have many symptoms, ranging from flu-like symptoms in its early stages or, if left untreated, to more serious symptoms affecting the central nervous system, brain or even heart."
Furthermore, he also explains how to protect yourself from tick bites when you are outdoors in Ontario. To learn more about Lyme disease, visit