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Another Tickborne Illness

Most sportsmen are aware that ticks spread Lyme disease, which has caused many serious health issues for people. Thousands are infected with it every year. Often if a tick bites someone and infects the person with Lyme disease, there is a large red spot that looks much like a bull's eye. However, the bull's eye is not always present.

So, anytime you are outdoors, you should inspect yourself for ticks when you arrive at home. These can be removed carefully. You want to take special care that the tick's mouth parts are removed.

As if Lyme disease were not horrid enough, a recent email alerted me...


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