Lyme Disease Awareness: Learn About This Infection & How It's Spread! by Donna John

Lyme Disease Awareness: Learn About This Infection & How It's Spread!

Lyme disease (LD) is an infection caused by a type of bacteria called spirochete that’s carried by deer ticks. The infected tick transmits the bacteria to humans and other animals when it bites. Left untreated, the bacteria travels through the bloodstream and establishes itself in various body tissues. It affects:

  • the skin in its early stage
  • then spreads to joints, nervous system and other organs

Treated early, it is curable. Visit ALDF.com to read more!

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