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Weather tick activity or that the forest rather avoid

Weather tick activity or that the forest rather avoid Sunny, cloudy, slight breeze, the activity of ticks on stage three. Are you afraid of these tiny creatures? Follow the prediction of their behavior. So you'll know when you enter the forest without fear of their bite, and vice versa when podrostům avoid arc.

Fight with enemy as small as a tick, is very uneven. The short end of it, however, we are pulling ourselves. Infestation by this parasite usually do not notice it. The attack takes place quickly and quietly. And although the effects of bite arrive with a delay, can be fatal. Encounters with ticks may sooner or later end up causing very serious consequences, including brain damage .

They go for breath

These blood -sucking parasites are on their way of life perfectly equipped. They can sense the humidity and carbon dioxide exhaled its next victim. Contrary to legend Ticks do not fall from trees, but wait until their future host passes. They reach out to him, his limbs and captures him. When the bite is relieved at the same time the wound pain-relieving substances, so attacked would notice. The loss of blood, of course, is not dangerous. What threatens humans are diseases transmitted by ticks, especially encephalitis and Lyme borreliosis.


Tomorrow overcast, sometimes ticks

These parasites show seasonal activity, the risk of attack is not the same throughout the year. When comes the crucial turning point? This question is not easily answered. Usually a period of increased activity of ticks lasts from April to October, in warmer years, but may begin as early as March and last until November. In other months, the danger is minimal, though not impossible. Weather risk of tick infestation publishes on its website the Ministry of Health every Monday and Thursday. In Monday's predictions you can read views on the following week, on Thursday clarified the forecast for the upcoming weekend.


Tips for Survival

The risk of infection is indicated on a scale 1 to 10 This corresponds to one of five categories recommended behavior.
Low risk - in the woods in bright, smooth clothes.
Moderate risk - use a repellent, and nelehat does not fit into the stands.
Medium risk - would not enter into the bushes.
Big risk - not to join the bush and herbal vegetation, especially on the edge of the woods or on the water.
The highest risk - movement in the woods along the paved paths.

For all threat levels apply it after every visit to the forest required inspection of the skin . If a tick is found, it is necessary to get rid of him as soon as possible. If you do not leave anything to chance, you can get vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis. For Lyme disease vaccine is not yet available, it's always best to avoid conflict with ticks. Watching "tick-borne forecasts" yet will be very useful helper.

Source: Tick-borne encefalitida.cz



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