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Hoarders and their serious health issues?

Frequently I get called in to consult on issues that deal with hoarding, considered a serious health risk to all involved.

Hoarders – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hoarding could have simply remained a symptom and been included under multiple disorders. However, treating the comorbid disorders in a patient often does not eliminate hoarding behaviors. Another significant factor in the disorder’s reclassification was the discovery that more people could be diagnosed with hoarding behaviors than could be diagnosed with OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder).

 

All sorts of items play into this, mice are often able to set up within the home, as well as insects. If animals are involved the hoarder may only think there are a few when in fact many more are present. In the pictures below there were over 150 cats in this house. The smell of feces and urine permeate the entire structure and had to be dealt with house wide as it had become part of the drywall and the cement within.

If you notice someone within your community please consider the impact on that person and seek help. There are numerous agencies within most communities that can assist.

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Lyme Disease – the debate

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Great article on debate whether Lyme Disease is a chronic disease. Study may suggest some correlation to Global Warming – OK I said it. Lyme Disease also imitates other nefarious like chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and mulitple sclerosis.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/05/06/lyme-disease-debate-can-condition-be-chronic/?intcmp=ob_homepage_dont_miss&intcmp=obnetwork

Something sneaky came our way, what was it?

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Well it didn’t surprise at all, when you see this many crickets you are bound to see a spider or two. Let me tell you this Black Widow was huge, she was almost the size of a quarter. Rodent stations are ideal for hiding, minimal intrusion and plenty of space until we show up that is.

Have you ever tried DIY for German Roaches?

The biggest issue I have with DIY (Do It Yourself) pest control is that most people don’t understand bugs. If you have the knowledge then you can deal with the pest. Same reason I don’t replace my own brakes on my vehicle. I don’t have a clue and frankly I don’t want to know. But let me tell you, I know bugs.

You know those cockroach stations that you just throw into the kitchen or bathroom cabinet, they might work if you get them close enough. But most people just toss them into the cabinet and that isn’t very helpful. Yes some roaches will find the stuff but if you place them near the source, it will work better.

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So how would you control these roaches if the bait wasn’t close by, it’s far easier to just call a Pest Management Professional. 480-831-9328

Rattlesnakes and information you might need

Two recent articles on rattlesnakes in the news, great information as many people are know hiking and interacting with critters in the desert. Our calls have increased on snakes in backyards etc. The pictures below are of a Gopher snake that got caught up on a glue board and I’m trying to set it free.

Newly approved rattlesnake ant-venom under UA study.

Tucson Poison Center warns baby rattlesnakes may be a Danger.

 

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