May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month (to coincide with the start of high tick season) and this article featured in the Daily Record last week serves as a timely reminder as to why being ‘tick aware’ is so important.
This young tree surgeon describes his “traumatic ordeal” after contracting Lyme disease from a tick bite while working in 2018.
He is urging people to be on their guard this summer whilst enjoying post-lockdown ‘staycations’ and not to confuse Lyme disease symptoms for COVID.
As his Mother describes, “until you’ve seen what Lyme disease can do you can’t appreciate how bad it can be”
Sadly, we are gong to be seeing more stories like this. Read the full article here.