As we have been consumed with protecting ourselves from Covid and again enjoying our parks, beaches, gardens and golf course I would like to remind everyone to protect themselves against ticks. It's important to enjoy nature and the outdoors but do so with safety in mind.
Lyme is difficult to diagnose and treat and its symptoms can linger for years. Lyme Disease is on the rise because the black-legged ticks that spread the disease are more prevalent. Reports indicate that tick borne diseases have more than doubled in the last 12 years. Climate change, mild winters and expansion of the number of animals that carry ticks are several reasons for the increase.
I have done a fair bit of research on Lyme as I have several clients with Lyme and would like to share some insights about the disease itself:
Here are some tips on how to prevent getting bitten:
This is just some information regarding a very serious disease that is much more rampant than people realize. Please, first protect yourself but if you do get bit, get help beyond the traditional antibiotic approach.
Susanne Jakubowski is a holistic nutritionist, yoga teacher, Thai Yoga Therapist, and cancer survivor.