Spring has officially arrived, and the idea of enjoying the fresh air and beautiful blooms can be a pleasure — unless you're an allergy sufferer. Trust me, I am right there with you! As a chronic allergy sufferer, the smell and sight of flowers, cut grass and blowing pollen is enough to keep me inside during the gorgeous weather.
Drug abuse drastically changes the brain for the worse. Addiction hijacks pleasure centers, creates ingrained behavioral patterns, and kills brain cells. The good news is you can restore the brain after addiction.
If you spend time outside in spring, summer or early fall, sooner or later you will pick up ticks in their various stages or get bitten by flies or mosquitos, all of which can carry a range of different microbes. Several of these are associated with Lyme disease.