Yes, it is true that bed bugs won’t cause you any deadly disease, but they can surely cause health problems such as itchiness, allergic reactions, and whatnot. Many homeowners do not see bed bugs as a major issue in their home. They often tend to ignore it and merely see it as an annoyance. However, it is essential to understand that bed bug infestations have grown rapidly in the US in the last few years due to homeowners’ ignorance. Just because you do not experience any allergic reaction due to bed bugs’ presence in your house, it does not mean other members of the family or guests won’t either.
In this blog, we will tell you about the heath risks associated with bed bugs. What are those health risks? Let’s find out.
Not everyone but many people are susceptible to allergic reactions caused by the presence of bed bugs. When bed bugs bite allergic people, they experience itching, blisters, or hives.
Although cases of infections from a bed bug bite are rather rare, we cannot really say infections do not happen at all. Infection can happen if you scratch the area bitten by bed bugs harshly, which sometimes allow pathogens and germs to enter the wound. It is essential to observe any bed bug bite closely to check whether it is becoming worse or getting healed. You can avoid infection in the first place by having a pest control service performed in your house at fixed intervals.
Lack of Sleep
Not a lot of people know this but bed bugs are nocturnal, which means they become active during the night. When they bite you in the middle of the night, you won’t feel a lot of pain but you will surely experience a lot of irritation. For example, you might have to wake up in the middle of the night to scratch the areas bitten by bed bugs. This can then lead to sleepless nights for weeks, which in turn can cause problems such as irritability, anxiety, depression, lack of focus, and other similar problems.
If your loved ones or friends are aware of the presence of bed bugs in your house, chances are they will feel reluctant to send their kids or visit your house themselves. They will exhibit this behavior because they are afraid that your bed bugs might come to their own place. You might too feel guilty of visiting other people’s houses as you do not want to contaminate their house with bed bugs. Bed bugs can spread easily as they just stick to any clothing and attach themselves to a new surface whenever there’s a close connection made. All of this can make you feel isolated after a while.
As you can see, bed bugs can lead to a variety of problems. If you do not want to face the above-mentioned problems, you can get in touch with Bug Stompers for a proper bed bugs extermination service. We are famous for our insect, aphid, spider, mole, and termite control services in Dayton. Give us a call at (937) 322-2245 to know more about our services.