Dr. Phil Zeltzman’s Blog
I’m not a physician, but I wanted to make you aware of an important study.
Researchers have recently shown that chances of finding a tick on a human doubles if they own a cat or a dog. This puts you at risk for diseases transmitted by ticks, such as Lyme disease (there are others). A friend of mine was actually just diagnosed with Lyme disease.
So what should you do?
They recommend simple things:
. Check all pets daily for ticks.
. Check all humans daily for ticks.
. Talk to your vet about serious tick control