Fall Is Nymphal Tick Season. They're Dangerous.
Fall is here - the perfect time to head outdoors for exercise, fresh air and peace.
Nymphal ticks are out too. And they're tiny and they're dangerous.
Tiny as a poppy seed, they're likely to have fed on a mouse - the most efficient carrier of the Lyme Disease pathogen.
When the tiny tick finds you, it secretes saliva which contains an aesthetic so you won't feel it's bite, a cement-like substance which basically glues it to the host and an anticoagulant to keep a host’s blood flowing. I call this "yucky tick juice."
Don't despair, you can remove even the tiniest nymphal tick with TickEase tweezers.
But first you need to do a thorough daily tick check