Question: Does it affect your emotional state? Answer: Yes, Lyme disease can cause mood swings, anxiety, depression, and sudden rage.
Question: Who discovered Lyme Disease? Answer: Willy Burgdorfer discovered it in 1975.
Question: Why is it called Lyme Disease? Answer: It was discovered in a town called, "Old Lyme."
Question: What organs does Lyme Disease affect? Answer: Mostly the brain, nervous system, joints, and the heart.
Question: What are some symptoms? Answer: Head aches, seizures, stiff pain, blurred vision, decrease in hearing, and memory loss.
Question: Can you get Lyme Disease from other animals? Answer: Other animals can get it, but there is no evidence of them spreading it to humans.
Question: Does Lyme Disease spread fast? Answer: No, this is a chronic disease meaning it can stay unnoticed in the body for a long period of time.
Questions: Can Lyme Disease kill you? Answer: Yes, if it is left untreated.
Question: What seasons is it most popular in? Answer: It is most popular in late spring, and early summer.
Question: What kind of ticks spread Lyme Disease? Answer: The Deer tick, also known as the Black legged tick.
Question: How do you remove a tick? Answer: Use fine tipped tweezers to grasp the tick as close to the head as possible, pull up with steady, even pressure. When the tick is removed clean the bite area with rubbing alcohol, an iodine scrub, or soap and water.