Don't want Lyme disease? Time for a new tick-resistant outfit

Wearing clothing treated with the insecticide permethrin may protect against tick bites, confirms a new study by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Shannan Rouss
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Chronic Sinus Disease Symptoms

Around 31 million Americans suffer from chronic sinus disease, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. Most people with chronic sinusitis (sinus infections) are affected by the condition from environmental factors or by a physical issue.

Emily DeSerio
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Tannins & Jaw Pain

Tannins are plant compounds that display a variety of properties, some of which are beneficial and others that lead to problems. Tannins cause red wine and black tea to be astringent and bitter, which may affect your saliva glands and trigger jaw pain.

Sirah Dubois
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Atherosclerotic Disease of the Abdominal Aorta Symptoms

The atherosclerotic disease of the abdominal aorta is commonly known as abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Medline Plus states that most abdominal aortic aneurysms are caused by atherosclerosis, a fatty deposit of the inner lining of the arteries.

Helen Nnama
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Symptoms of Bright's Disease

Bright’s disease is an historical classification of kidney diseases that today includes acute and chronic nephritis (sometimes also known as nephritic syndrome or glomerulonephritis). Nephritis is caused by an inflammation of the internal structures of the kidney.

Tricia Mangan
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Advanced Lyme Disease Symptoms

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which is spread to humans by tick bites. In the days or weeks after a tick bite, early Lyme disease typically causes a rash and flu-like symptoms.

Niya Jones
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Degenerative Muscle Disease Symptoms

Degenerative muscle diseases cause progressive damage and loss of muscle cells with associated weakness. There are many types of degenerative muscle diseases, and they act in different ways to cause loss of functional muscle mass.

Dr. Tina M. St. John
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Ocular Signs of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a tick-borne disease that can cause symptoms in many body systems, including the eyes, well after the initial tick bite occurs. Ocular problems are uncommon side effects of Lyme disease that can occur in the early or late phase of the disease and can take many different forms.

Sharon Perkins
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Diseases with Mono Like Symptoms

Mononucleosis, commonly known as the kissing disease, is a type of virus found in your saliva. The Mayo Clinic says that mononucleosis causes such manifestations as fever, fatigue, a sore throat and weakness.

Lisabetta DiVita
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