31 Mar '18, 11pm

Why checking for ticks is now part of our nightly routine | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Why checking for ticks is now part of our nightly routine | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Because ticks have had millions of years to evolve into the supervillains they are today, the first three phases above do not always work. In fact, when it comes to tick prevention, the best thing you can do for yourself and your family is to get into a routine of checking each other as often as possible. Ticks love to hide in tight spaces on the body — belly button, in-between the toes, behind the ears, the edge of the hairline, under the armpit, and well, you get the picture. This means that having a flashlight handy to really examine your loved one is imperative. Thankfully, once you get really good at it, the entire process takes less than 2 to 3 minutes.

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