by ILEANA PAULES
Now that it’s almost summer, the weather is finally getting nicer, and it doesn’t seem unreasonable to spend hours at a time outside.
Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to spend a bunch of time outside enjoying the sunshine.
The problem with spending a lot of time in nature is that our bodies don’t always react well. From sunburns to seasonal allergies, sometimes it seems like our bodies are fighting our instinct to go outside and enjoy the weather.
While some of these outside issues are easy to deal with — sunscreen to avoid sunburns, bug spray to ward off mosquitos, allergy medication to avoid seasonal allergies — others are more serious.
One of the scariest outdoor issues? Ticks.
Ticks can cause a variety of problems in both humans and animals alike.
This May, researchers published a study on Lyme disease that they say can predict where Lyme disease will be most prevalent this year.
Read on to learn more.