6 Life-Threatening Diseases Ticks Can Give You

Kim Vansant
4 min readJun 26, 2023

Symptoms and when to get medical help.

Photo by Erik Karits on Unsplash

I spend a lot of time outdoors working in vegetable and flower gardens. I put my hair up and wear a hat, and they still manage to get on me.

Here on the homestead, the place is crawling with ticks during the spring months. As the weather heats up, ticks find their way into the shade of trees and…

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Kim Vansant

Homesteader, gardener, chicken tender-er, feral cat whisperer. Dreamer. Writer, & Sharer of stories from writers from around the world. twitter.com/WriterKVS