What’s the Deal with ZIKA?

tigerUnless you’ve been living under a rock, by now you’ve probably heard about something called Zika.

In the event you’re not familiar, the Zika virus is carried by the Aedes aegypti (or Tiger mosquito, see the photo to the right) and is said to cause microcephaly a condition that causes babies to be born with small heads and brain damage.

In most people the virus is said to be mild. Those that should be worried are women that are pregnant or trying to conceive (TTC). While precautions should be taken, it’s important to remember the Zika virus typically only lasts in your system Continue reading “What’s the Deal with ZIKA?”