Daily Archives: May 24, 2012


Another negative health effect of our recent mild winter is an explosion of the tick population–which can only mean more incidences of Lyme disease. Lyme disease occurs when you are bitten by a deer tick (a.k.a. black-legged tick) that is infected with a bacterium known as Borrelia burgdorferi. If the […]

What Is Lyme Disease?


If you are one of the more than 25 million Americans who regularly suffer from allergic rhinitis–commonly referred to hay fever–chances are you are familiar with the concept of pollen count. Pollen is one of the most common airborne allergens, and the levels of pollen in the environment will have […]

Why Is My Hay Fever So Severe This Year?