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HOW DOES LYME DISEASE AFFECT THE HEART?
As the weather warms, you may hear about more cases of Lyme disease. This condition, which spreads through tick bites, can cause a wide range of symptoms and even affect your heart if left untreated. Learn more about Lyme disease, how it affects your heart, and what you can do to prevent tick bites. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that spreads through tick bites. Not all ticks carry Lyme disease. Black-legged ticks, also called deer ticks, are carriers of the disease. These ticks are often found in wooded, grassy areas in the New England, mid-Atlantic, and upper Midwest areas of the United States. DOWNLOAD