Health problems are not only genetic but they also can be caused by many rodents in your home. Health problems caused by roaches can cause harm to the body. Here some issues that Pest Control Pros have found that will cause harm to your health if you have roaches in your home or business.
Everyone is aware of this insect. The insect with reddish brown appearance and the looks are quite ugly and dirty. This insect has been haunting many people and especially it is known to be the scariest thing for the girls. Yes, we are talking about the roaches.
The roaches are dirty and ugly and they are the pests in our houses. It is really important to eradicate them from the house otherwise, it may cause some problems. It is really difficult to eliminate this insect from the house as it is small and can hide under the bed and other furniture in the house.
Here is a tweet from Pest World a great resource for pest prevention.
A cockroach can live almost a month without food and about two weeks without water. #funfact
— NPMA (@PestWorld) February 25, 2017
Did you know pests may hitch rides inside your home via cardboard boxes and deliveries? Cockroaches love a good grocery delivery! #dyk
— NPMA (@PestWorld) February 18, 2017
The roaches are known to spread many diseases. Here is a article from the National Center for Healthy Housing regarding what other health problems cockroaches can cause.
In this article, Pest Control Pros will cover the health problems caused by the roaches:
1: Contamination of food:
The roaches can be found in every dirty and filthy place. One can find them in the dirty main holes as well as the washrooms. It seems that this insect loves the filth. Hence, it carries many germs and contaminating factors. So it can contaminate food once it reaches the kitchen of your house. Try to eradicate it from your house before it reaches your kitchen and spread germs in the food.
2: Filthy bites:
Although this case is rare but the roaches shouldn’t be taken as granted. There are some species of roaches which are known to bite. Although the bite is not too painful, but it can cause infections and wounds. Hence, they should be completely removed from the house to avoid any worse condition. They can bite the soft parts like your feet or the nails of your hands or fingers. There are some home remedies which you can do to cure these bites.
3: Food poisoning bacteria:
The food poisoning is caused by the bacteria called E.coli. The bacteria contaminate the food and cause this disease. Roaches are known to carry this bacteria hence causing food poisoning. Food poisoning is a disease in which your stomach is not able to digest food and you get vomiting and loose motions.
Polio is a deadly disease and now proper vaccinations are available for it. In this disease, the person can’t walk or stand due to the deformation of bones or weakening of the muscles. Polio is basically the name of virus which causes this disease. The roaches also carry this virus hence they can cause this disease too.
Allergies are also caused by allergens which trigger the reaction in our body in the form of allergies. Roaches are known to carry many allergens hence causing many allergies. The saliva and shells of the roaches carry allergens which can cause allergic conditions like sneezing, watery eyes, and rashes.
Name a disease and roaches are there to spread it. Roaches are the worst thing in the house of the asthma patients. The roaches increase the number of asthma attacks hence making attacks more dangerous and life threatening. It is also reported that people who are not having asthma develop this allergy due to the allergens spread by the roaches.