Receiving a diagnosis of Lyme disease is scary. About 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with the potentially serious illness each year, and many experts believe that because of misdiagnosis, the number of cases is much higher. Dr. Sheeba Asad, and the skilled medical and naturopathic team at Lifestyle Physicians in Warrenton and Culpeper, Virginia, offer an integrative approach to treating Lyme disease. If you suspect you have Lyme disease, call their office right away, or schedule an appointment online as soon as possible.
Lyme disease is an infection caused by bacteria transmitted through bites from infected deer ticks. It affects people of all ages and is especially prevalent in younger children and older adults. Anyone who spends time outdoors and near woods or parks is at risk of exposure rolex submariner 40mm de los hombres m126619lb 0003 automatico to a bite from an infected deer tick.
Often, the deer tick bite is painless and unnoticeable because the insect is so small. It can stay attached to your skin for several days, and the longer it stays, the higher your risk of infection that the tick transmits directly into your bloodstream.
Early signs and symptoms often include fever, chills, and headache similar to the symptoms you feel when you have the flu. About 70-80% of infected people also notice a rash around the area on their skin where the bite occurred. From three to 30 days after you’ve been bitten by you can find out more about an infected deer tick, you may experience any of the following symptoms:
Take these symptoms seriously, especially with younger children and older adults. Dr. Asad can help evaluate your overall health and determine if your symptoms are in fact Lyme disease.
If you wait to begin treating Lyme disease, it may become chronic. It can spread to any part of your body and affect any system in your body. Dr. Asad works to assess your specific condition so she can give you the most comprehensive treatment plan to relieve painful symptoms while eliminating the underlying infection. Many individuals have success treating Lyme disease with both naturopathic and conventional methods including antibiotics, IV therapy, and herbal medicine.
If you experience any of the symptoms of Lyme disease and you believe you were exposed to a deer tick, contact the clinic right away or schedule the next available appointment online. The experienced Lifestyle Physicians team wants you to know this disease is treatable and you can recover from its painful symptoms.
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