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Bedbug Problems
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Susan Evans, MD posted:
Dear Readers,

Bedbugs are making a comeback in the U.S. They had all but disappeared through the 1970's and 1990's. Recently they have been making headlines coast to coast. This is frustrating, especially for the people getting bit.

What I'd like to point out is that while bedbugs are an irritant, they are not dangerous and they do not transmit disease through their bites. There are ways to deal with a bedbug infestation in your home, but please make sure that whatever method you employ, you don't go overboard and try to kill them with pesticides that are designed only for outdoor use.

These types of pesticides are dangerous to humans, especially to younger children. Please don't put your children in danger as you try to eradicate a minor irritant. Make sure any extermination company you hire is authentic and has a history of successfully dealing with bedbugs. As this problem becomes more widespread, there are a number of businesses that pop up claiming to be experts at getting rid of bedbugs, but all they manage to do is to make your family ill.

A good extermination company will be costly, but they will work with you until the problem is solved and most importantly, they will make sure you family suffers no ill effects from the chemicals they use.

Best,

Dr. Evans
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By far the most prevalent advocated alternative with regard to killing Bed Bug Bites is actually to apply Diatomaceous Soil mainly because this wipes out insect pests by simply drying these animals.

One of the readers advised this:

Pay a visit to animal boutique and simply obtain Diatomaceous Earth. It can be 100 pct reliable, chemical substance free, not to mention all-natural. Lord bless mother nature for this. Additionally, it is incredibly affordable. Typically the harmful bacteria possess a waxed shell and so the powdered (ditomasis earth) is going to hold on to their own systems and dehydrates these. They begin to sooner or later dry up then die.


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