Family & Lifestyle

Lyme Disease Awareness

The Lisa Show
  • Jun 3, 2021 12:00 pm
  • 15:30

As the spring temperatures rise, so does the general tick population... Which means there is also an increased risk of getting Lyme’s Disease. Nearly half a million Americans get diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. Lyme disease has been coined "The Great Imitator” because its symptoms mimic many other diseases, so it often goes undiagnosed and untreated. But what happens when are you not diagnosed right away? What are the risks involved with getting Lyme’s Disease? Here to help answer these questions and teach us more about Lyme’s disease is Dr. Michelle Slater, a Lyme’s disease survivor and researcher.