Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted in a tick bite however, the types of tick that carry the bacteria have not been found in Australia.
Tick bites are usually harmless, but it’s still important to know how to avoid and treat bites, and what to do after visiting an area where ticks are present.
Peripheral neuropathy is a type of nerve damage. It can cause pain, numbness or tingling in your arms and legs. Learn about some of the possible causes and treatments here.
Travel health advice
Going overseas? Here are some tips on how to stay well during your holiday, including tips on food and water safety, insect risks and vaccinations.
Psychosis, where you experience an altered sense of reality, is treatable, but its causes are a mystery to researchers.