When Montreal health authorities started collecting data on cases of Lyme disease in 2003, there were fewer than five cases a year. Over the past three years, that number has been closer to 20.
Ridgefield, CT - 'Understanding the Lyme Experience: Patient and Physician Perspectives' will be held on May 25 in Ridgefield.
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Ticks that carry Lyme disease have reached into northern Maine and are increasing in Vermont, where the state's entomologist expects cases of the disease to continue to rise and the insects to inhabit new areas.
It's believed Canada has seen more confirmed cases of Lyme disease because of a combination of greater awareness, increased reporting and climate change.
Marnie LePage has hope that changes will come to Canada after she attended the Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Conference in Ottawa this week.
Debbie McCann of the Atlantic Lyme Disease Association, said infected ticks are a growing problem in this province but cases of Lyme disease are still vastly under-reported.
For nearly 14 years, Ally Hilfiger, daughter of fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, suffered bouts of strep throat, pain, difficulty concentrating and paranoia.
A new, over-the-counter test is now available in Canada to test whether a tick is carrying the main bacteria that causes Lyme disease.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is dragging for black-legged deer ticks at three Windsor-Essex parks today.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit was looking for ticks to make sure none has Lyme disease.
Residents can learn how to control ticks with landscaping
May is the beginning of tick season in New York and the Hudson Valley is a hot spot for Lyme disease cases. Lyme, which is caused by a bacteria transmitted by the bite of a female deer tick, can cause a wide range of symptoms, including muscle and nerve pain, and arthritis. As the disease progresses, it can cause facial palsy, short-term memory problems, even an irregular heartbeat. The numbers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Orange County had 6,064
Lyme disease awareness is observed in the month of May. Believe it or not, Lyme disease is a concern in Hocking County.
As the days get longer and warmer, both ticks and mosquitoes become more active. It's important to know how to protect yourself and loved ones from these irritating insects that can spread the West Nile, Chikungunya and Zika viruses, Lyme disease and more.
Dr. Aria Williams, an infectious disease specialist at Crystal Run Healthcare, warns: It’s likely the tick you didn’t see that gave you Lyme disease.That’s what happened to Dan Depew, now the Wallkill supervisor, seven years ago, back when he was an Orange County legislator. Depew said it got to the point where he was virtually paralyzed, and suffering with muscle seizures. The flare-ups were worse at night, and he would lie on the floor, writhing in pain. He was 27 at the
Fight the bite, a catchy name for a 5k race on Saturday in Ocean City, Md. that raised money for a serious cause, lyme disease awareness.
A few simple measures can increase the chance that you and your furry friends don't get blood-sucking tick bites that bring Lyme disease.
Yolanda, 52, virtually glowed in a classic white knee-length dress with fuchsia blazer and beige flats while posing with her fellow Lyme disease sufferer.
There are few Canadian health issues as emotionally charged as Lyme disease, with growing numbers of patients feeling abandoned by a health system playing catch up to a disease that was unheard of in decades past.