Ticks are carries of lyme disease, which should be taken very seriously. Once you contract the insidious disease, it’s with you the rest of your life.

There really no surefire way to prevent ticks from getting on you, or preventing yourself from contracting the disease.

The best thing a person can do when they notice a tick it to remove it, making the sure the head of the tick is does not come off in your body.

As soon as you return from the woods, or any other outdoor activity, check yourself to see if you have a tick or two, and take a shower.

This video will show you how to properly remove a tick.

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Jason Houser
Jason Houser is an avid traditional bowhunter from Central Illinois who killed his first deer when he was nine years old. A full-time freelance writer since 2008, he has written for numerous national hunting magazines. Jason has hunted big game in 12 states with his bow, but his love will always be white-tailed deer and turkeys. He considers himself lucky to have a job he loves and a family who shares his passion for the outdoors. Jason writes full time and is on the pro staff of two archery companies; in his free time, he fishes and traps as much as possible.