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‘You don’t feel safe in your own home:’ Bed bugs’ biggest health threats are psychological, triggering flashbacks, extreme anxiety, and other symptoms of PTSD

Bed bug infestations are on the rise. While their bites aren’t dangerous, their presence can cause serious mental health issues. Victims of bed bugs report mental health symptoms like paranoia, obsessive behaviour, nightmares, and anxiety, all of which are consistent with post-traumatic stress. People who have a mental illness, live […]
‘You don’t feel safe in your own home:’ Bed bugs’ biggest health threats are psychological, triggering flashbacks, extreme anxiety, and other symptoms of PTSD
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5 things to do if you find bedbugs while travelling

Bedbugs can be found in clean or dirty hotels. If you find bedbugs, you’ll want to try to seek alternate accommodations. You may want to check your luggage and clothing for signs of infestation. Bedbugs can be quite an inconvenience, especially when you’re in a new place and are living […]
5 things to do if you find bedbugs while travelling
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13 common bug bites and how to spot them

Bug bites can be hard to identify, especially when there are so many household critters that can leave you with a bite. While most insects you’ll encounter are harmless, there are a few specific bites that might warrant a trip to the doctor and it’s important to be able to […]
13 common bug bites and how to spot them
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11 bedbug horror stories that will keep you up at night

Many people mistakenly believe that you only have to worry about bedbugs in big city hotel rooms. But there has been an increase in the number of bed bug cases in the US, with cities of all sizes from coast to coast landing on Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities […]
11 bedbug horror stories that will keep you up at night
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17 surprising ways you can bring bedbugs into your home

Your home is your castle, and there’s nothing worse than having unwanted guests on your turf – especially the insect kind. A bedbug infestation in particular is bad news because the insects’ flattened bodies allow them to fit into the smallest of spaces – roughly the width of a credit […]
17 surprising ways you can bring bedbugs into your home
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17 surprising ways you can bring bed bugs into your home

Your home is your castle, and there’s nothing worse than having unwanted guests on your turf – especially the insect kind. A bed bug infestation, in particular, is bad news because the insects flattened bodies allow them to fit into the smallest of spaces – roughly the width of a […]
17 surprising ways you can bring bed bugs into your home
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Air India grounded 2 of its planes after passengers complained of being covered in gruesome bedbug bites after flights

Air India grounded two aircraft operating between Mumbai and Newark after passengers complained of being bitten by bedbugs on two flights last week. Passengers posted pictures and vented their frustrations on Twitter. The airline said that affected aircraft have been fumigated and its upholstery overhauled. Air India temporarily grounded two […]
Air India grounded 2 of its planes after passengers complained of being covered in gruesome bedbug bites after flights