The Pest-Health Connection ─ Why Infestations Are More Than Just a Nuisance

Most people just consider pests to be a minor annoyance, although they are a prevalent household issue. These unwanted visitors, which range from rats in the attic to ants in the kitchen, might obstruct our everyday activities. However, many people are unaware of how closely insect problems and human health are related. In this post, we’ll look into the different ways infestations can affect our health and examine why they’re more than simply a pain. Allergies and Respiratory Issues Dust mites and cockroach infestations are well-known allergens and respiratory issues cause. These bugs’ allergens can cause symptoms including itchy eyes, sneezing, and coughing. Exposure to certain allergens can worsen asthma in those who already have it, resulting in more frequent episodes. Vector-Borne Diseases Vector-borne diseases are a category of illnesses that are transmitted to humans through the bite of infected arthropods, such as mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas. These tiny vectors serve as carriers for pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, and parasites, which they transmit into the bloodstream during their feeding process. Vector-borne diseases pose a significant global health threat, as they are responsible for the transmission of diseases like malaria, dengue fever, Zika virus, Lyme disease, and more. Contaminated Food and […]

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