Lyme Disease is hard to detect and diagnose, harder still to treat effectively. So perhaps it's not surprising that the disease is becoming more and more common.
Ticks are known as common carriers of Lyme Disease, but Nurse Practitioner Mara Williams, author of the Lyme handbook, Nature's Dirty Needle: What You Need To Know About Chronic Lyme Disease And How To Get The Help To Feel Better, explains that Lyme is just one part of the medical hazard the little bugs pose.
Ticks may be the most widespread vector for Lyme Disease and its related ailments, they're not the only ones. And the ticks themselves are increasingly widespread.